How Does Cell Size And Shape Affect Transport of Materials
Tenth graders explore concepts of surface area, volume, and ratios, create spreadsheets to aid organization of data collected and provide graphing capabilities, and use NIH Imaging to enable calculations of microscopic organisms.
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Cell Size and Shape; Diffusion and Osmosis Processes
Use salmon eggs as a cell model for demonstrating the movement of water over concentration gradients. Junior scientists examine the same process microscopically with an onion cell. They use a thistle tube and a semipermeable membrane to...
9th - 12th Science
How Does Cancer Spread Through the Body?
Cancer's ability to quickly spread from one organ to the next makes it one of the most fatal diseases in recent history. Watch as this short video takes you on a trip into the microscopic world of cancer cells, exploring the different...
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How Does the Thyroid Manage Your Metabolism?
Hidden in our neck is an important, but often overlooked, little organ called the thyroid. Enjoy this short video as it explains the vital role this powerful organ plays in controlling the function of all the cells in our body, as well...
4 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review How Does Your Body Know You're Full?
Feeling hungry after skipping breakfast? Here's why! Introduce young scientists to that feeling of fullness with an engaging video. Use the included assessment and extension materials to further study which foods make us feel the...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review How Does the Immune System Work?
The human immune system doesn't always prevent us from getting sick, so what is it doing? Young scientists watch a short video explaining what the immune system is and how it works. Then, they answer eight questions to prepare for an...
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable