Kilo Prototype Mysteriously Loses Weight
In this kilogram activity, students read an article about how the international prototype for the metric mass has slightly lost weight. Then students complete 6 short answer questions based on what they read in the article.
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Architecture on Ice: The Challenge of Building on Permafrost
Young scholars identify the problems associated with building a structure on permafrost. In this physical science activity, students investigate how heat and pressure affect the rate of ice melting. They read an article about traditional...
9th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts
Mapping the Ocean Floor: Bathymetry
Bathymetry is not a measure of the depths of bathtubs! Through the three lessons, scholars explore two different types of maps and how they are made. The resource focuses on topographic and bathymetric maps and teaching the techniques...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Physics, Technology and Engineering in Automobile Racing
Start your engines! This five-lesson unit introduces physics and Newton's laws through automobile racing. Each lesson includes background information, a student worksheet, and an answer key. There are also culminating project...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed