Learning Lesson: AM in the PM
Young scholars demonstrate that AM radio signals can travel many 100's of miles at night. They listen to as many radio stations as possible obtaining the call signs and places of origin during the nighttime hours.
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New Review The Cost of Electricity
Does it cost more to use an electric range or a refrigerator for an hour? Scholars learn how to calculate the cost of electricity in a variety of household appliances. The focus is on the calculations and understanding that even when...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Making Sense of Sensors
Have small groups in your class construct working hygrometers as an example of the benefits of using sensors in engineering. This instructional activity can be used during a weather unit when covering humidity or in a STEM instructional...
3rd - 12th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Adaptable
Trouble in the Hive: Researching the Decimation of Honeybee Colonies
Teach your class about colony collapse disorder and foster discussion about causes and solutions for the honeybee problem. Class members read and discuss an article and participate in one of two detailed activities about pollination and...
8th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
You and Your Microbes
Humans are like planets, hosting a plethora of microbial communities. This concept is explored with vivid narration and animation, bringing to light the benefits of the huge variety of microbes that live in and on our bodies. What a fun...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable