Lesson 3-Explore/Explain Do You Hear What I Hear?
Students explore how loudness is measured. They identify the decibel scale and explain the amplitude of the sound wave.
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You Are What You Eat: Testing for Organic Compounds in Foods
We have all heard that we are what you eat, but what are we eating? An informative lesson opens with a discussion of the foods pupils have recently eaten. Then, young scientists perform four experiments on seven different foods to...
8th - 11th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Biological Oceanographic Investigations – I, Robot, Can Do That!
How do you decide the best person for each job? Would it be easier if you didn't have to consider their feelings? The lesson begins with a discussion of underwater robots. Then groups research one of these robots and present their...
7th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review DNA Doesn’t Look Like What You Think!
DNA forms a double helix, but that is not what it looks like. A fact-filled video takes on this inaccuracy as part of an extensive playlist on biology. It shares the recent discoveries about what DNA looks like as well as the many...
6 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Why Do You Need to Get a Flu Shot Every Year?
Don't let your classes take a shot in the dark! Help them understand different types of vaccinations with an informative video lesson. The narrator explains how the flu virus challenges vaccine creators each year thanks to its shifty...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson 3: Confronting Climate Change: Acting
In the third and final lesson in the series on the impacts of climate change, learners synthesize the knowledge they have accumulated by identifying potential areas of concern for their school due to effects of drought and/or flooding,...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How Do Solar Panels Work?
What are those shiny things that people are installing on the roofs of their houses? Learn about the structure, function, and logistics of solar panels, as well as the challenges of using the sun's energy as our exclusive power source on...
5 mins 4th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How Quantum Mechanics Explains Global Warming
What do quantum mechanics and global warming have to do with each other? More than you might think. Surprisingly, this video explains how it's not the energy emitted from the sun that causes the problem, but how the infrared radiation...
5 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
What Are Those Floaty Things in Your Eye?
Ever find yourself looking at a clear blue sky and notice something that seems to be floating across your eye? Well, you're not alone. Watch this short video to find out exactly what causes this and other common visual phenomenon.
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable