Inventions and Discovery
Students become familiar with the role of technology and inventions throughout history. It also show students how inventions have impacted human life today. The accidental nature of discovery also be presented.
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Discovery Streaming Video: “Life Science: Bacteria”
If your class is watching the Discovery streaming video Life Science:Bacteria, Understanding: Bacteria, or just studying bacteria, this might be a useful resource for helping students to discover the deeper impact of bacteria on their...
7th - 12th Science
Discovering Life Below the Sea Floor: An Introduction to How Science Works and the Science Flowchart
What is science and does it always look like the scientific method? The instructional activity follows a scientist as she conducts research to determine if she is doing science. It highlights the importance of creativity, invention, and...
6th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Wright Brothers Didn't Invent Flight
If you thought the Wright brothers invented flight, you'd be wrong. Scholars learn how Otto Lilienthal used gliders to simulate flight before the Wright brothers. The Real Engineering video then explains how the Wright brothers perfected...
2 mins 10th - Higher Ed Science
New Review How Thomas Edison Changed The World
Take a field trip to the laboratory of the famous Thomas Edison. An engaging video lesson explores the contributions of Edison to the scientific community. The narrator explains how his love of chemistry led to discoveries that changed...
4 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
How Farming Planted the Seeds for the Internet
Is farming the greatest innovation in all of history? Watch as modern technology and advancements are traced back to the invention of farming in the Neolithic Revolution. The video illustrates how agricultural surplus led to division of...
4 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Inventions and Discoveries That Influenced the Course of History
High schoolers identify inventions that influenced the course of history and determine the political, social and economics effects of these inventions/discoveries on mankind. They conduct individual research and participate in class...
9th - 12th Science