Introduction To Orbital Mechanics
Students use NASA drawings to build a model satellite for a specific mission. They design a set of drawings for their satellite showing its subsystems as well.
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Esters: An Introduction to Organic Chemistry Reactions
Scratch and sniff an introduction to organic chemical reactions. A creative lesson plan has individuals study the esters commonly used in scratch-and-sniff stickers and advertisements. Following the lab procedure, scholars create the...
9th - 12th Science
From Salmonberry to Sagebrush - Exploring Oregon’s Native Plants
Take a deep dive into Oregon's ecosystems, plants, and changes from the past to the future. Many hands-on activities in an environmental science unit delight scholars, including creating a field guide for a local park. The in-depth study...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Physics Skill and Practice Worksheets
Stop wasting energy searching for physics resources, this comprehensive collection of worksheets has you covered. Starting with introductions to the scientific method, dimensional analysis, and graphing data, these skills practice...
9th - Higher Ed Math CCSS: Adaptable
Fresh Water Scarcity: An Introduction to the Problem
Freshwater is not as plentiful as one might think! Explore how limited this fundamental resource is, how it is being used, and how shortages can be addressed. When you are teaching upper-elementary or middle school earth scientists about...
4 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Mechanics of Elastic Solids
Make the connection between Hooke's law and elasticity with an activity that introduces the class to the behavior of elastic materials. The resource defines stress and strain to calculate the modules of elasticity of materials and also...
10th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Schrödinger's Cat: A Thought Experiment in Quantum Mechanics
Can something be both alive and dead at the same time? According to quantum physicist Erwin Schrödinger, the answer is yes. Watch this short video to learn how the wave and particle nature of all matter allows objects to be in two states...
5 mins 11th - Higher Ed Math CCSS: Adaptable
What Can Schrödinger's Cat Teach Us About Quantum Mechanics?
Toto, I have a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore. Step out of the macroscopic world and into the strange, bizarre realm of quantum mechanics with this short instructional video. Using the example of the Schrödinger's Cat thought...
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable