Land of Plenty, Land of Want
Students view a video about the state of the environment. They discover the topic of sustainable agriculture. They identify problems and how to solve them.
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When You Were My Age, What Was This Place Like?
Here is a lesson that includes many great ideas for investigating and discovering how our communities have physically changed over the years, and how land use changes over time may affect a community's water supply. The lesson's...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
First Living Things on Land Clarification
Sal clarifies concepts covered in the Kahn Academy video on Biodiversity in the Phanerozoic Eon. He explains the types of animals and plants that were the first life forms on land. Additionally, he describes what these organisms would...
6 mins 10th - 12th Science
New Review Millipedes: The First Land Animals
Scientists need help identifying tens of thousands of species of millipedes. The Brain Scoop video, part of an Insects and Invertebrates playlist, discusses the unique features of millipedes. It explains their importance to the...
7 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Why Most Rain Never Reaches The Ground
More than half of the rain that falls on Earth never reaches the ground. The video discusses the location of rain, the amount that evaporates in the process, and the amount that lands on top of trees all as factors in this phenomenon. It...
2 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Which Hits The Ground First?
Choosing between a medicine ball and a basketball, which will hit the ground first when dropped? Learners watch as visitors at a festival demonstrate in an interview-style video. The narrator asks visitors to guess, then drops the balls....
3 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Roly Polies Came From the Sea to Conquer the Earth
Roly polies or pill bugs? No matter what you call them, these organisms are unique. Biology scholars discover a true evolutionary success story in a video about tiny, land-dwelling crustaceans. The narrator describes their journey from...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable