I'm Inclined to See
High schoolers examine motion of a sphere on an inclined plane. In this inclined plane instructional activity students complete an activity to discover basic relationships.
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Circuits and the Flow of Electricity Lesson Plan
I think I lost an electron. Are you sure? Yes, I'm positive! Starting with a hands-on demonstration and problem solving activity, young scientists define vocabulary related to circuitry and currents. Then they build their own circuits...
6th - 10th Science CCSS: Designed
New Review Respect for All Life
Ten percent of the world's forest carbon stores exist on the 18 percent of land legally owned by indigenous people. The first activity in a series of four discusses the way different groups of people treat the land and forests. Scholars...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
The Tide is High, but I’m Holding On… Using ICESat Data to Investigate Sea Level Rise
Based on the rate of melting observed from 2003-2007 in Greenland, it would take less than 10 minutes to fill the Dallas Cowboys' Stadium. The 17th activity in a series of 21 has scholars use the ICESat data to understand the ice mass...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
The average human body loses 40–100 strands of hair in one day. This is the first video in a series of 47 and introduces scholars to anatomy and physiology, the study of the human body, and how it works. The narrator shares the history...
11 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Not So Sweet: Investigating Science and Health Questions About Sugar and Our Bodies
Is sugar as dangerous to our health as cigarettes? What happens when we ingest sugar, and how much do we consume on a daily basis? Using several New York Times articles, learners search for evidence to answer important questions like...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed