Building a Telescope
Young scholars construct a simple refracting telescope. They calculate the magnification.
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New Review Design a Folding Solar Panel
Solar energy is an amazing alternative ... but, not always particularly portable! Challenge young scientists to a folding solar panel build-off with an easy-to-execute activity. Scholars brainstorm around specific design needs, construct...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Have your physical scientists try some engineering origami by examining how the folding of materials can have practical and beneficial applications. Teams use their convoluted cortexes to collaborate on constructing a solar panel that is...
3rd - 12th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The Discovery of Uranus
Take a trip back in time to the Age of Enlightenment. A video lesson describes the sequence of events leading to the discovery of the planet Uranus. Previously, Uranus was considered a faint star, then a comet, and finally correctly...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Why Neutrinos Matter
What can we learn from one of the smallest particles in the universe? A lot more than you might expect. Check out this short video as it takes a closer look at neutrinos, tiny elementary particles that carry valuable information from the...
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable