A Natural Habitat: What, How and Why
Young scholars understand what a habitat is. They determine why a habitat is important to our environment no matter where it is located. Students observe and recognize natural habitats in their surroundings.
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Nature Journaling: Experience the Outdoors Through Writing and Drawing
Step into the great outdoors and develop young scientists' skills of observation with a nature journaling lesson. Given a specific focus or goal, children practice making and recording observations of nature through written descriptions...
2nd - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
What is Natural Selection?
If you carefully observe populations with short life cycles, you can observe natural selection happening. The video explains what natural selection is, how scientists theorized it, and how science proves the concept. It highlights the...
9 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Nature's Mood Rings: How Chameleons Really Change Color
Demonstrate how our understanding of chameleons trying to blend in was wrong. An education video explains how scientists now know that chameleons manipulate tiny salt crystals in their skin to change colors.
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Why Don’t Woodpeckers Get Concussions?
Woodpeckers withstand more than 4,000 Gs without getting a concussion, yet humans only withstand up to 300 without getting one. An eye-opening video explains the difference in anatomy between humans and woodpecker brains as part of a...
6 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Natural Selection: Peppered Moths
Can human activity influence the colors of moths? The simulation explains how pollution changed the color of tree bark, which led to the survival of a different variation of moths. It also discusses the shift back as air quality improves.
7th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable