Journey through the Digestive System
Learners work in cooperative groups to design a theme park called Gastro World, based on the anatomy and physiology of the digestive system. They prepare a portfolio of the park's attractions and construct a model of it.
9th - 12th Science 113 Views 277 Downloads
Pre-Assessment: The Brain
Break your class in to the general structure and function of the brain. Brainiacs discuss what they know about it and create personalized brain development timelines. They also take a true-false, pre-assessment quiz to get them thinking...
5th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Engineering Design for Human Exploration
What would it take to live on the lunar surface? Small groups build model rockets in order to simulate launching a habitat into space and rebuilding it. Divide the class into groups to design and build a model of a lunar habitat. The...
10th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Enzymes Help Us Digest Food ~ Introduction to Sugars and Enzymes
Three terrific experiments are delineated in this biology resource. After an explanatory introduction to sugars and enzyme activity, biochemists discover whether lactase is needed to digest lactose, sucrose, and milk as a whole. High...
9th - 12th Science
What Does the Pancreas Do?
We are all born with one, but how many people actually know what the pancreas does? Follow along with a short video as it examines the important role this often-overlooked organ plays in digesting food and maintaining healthy blood-sugar...
3 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Turn It Upside Down: Introduction to Computer-Aided Design
Students explore a computer-aided design program. Students chart out roller coaster design, computer graphics and architecture. Students focus on understanding the connections between mathematics, science, technology and innovation.
9th - 12th Technology & Engineering
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