Life Beyond the Fifty Yard Line -- An ecological look at our backyard
Pupils, in groups, stake out and rope off their study area, do population counts and density studies. They construct a map of the whole area, collect plants and insects, and mount and identify the organisms using keys.
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New Review Life Begins: Crash Course Big History #4
Scientists try to understand the origins of life, and answers to these questions might be found during our lifetime. The fourth video in a 16-part series explains the earliest forms of life on Earth and their development. It covers...
13 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Astrobiology and the Search for Alien Life
Astrobiology includes the study of physics, biology, geology, astronomy, chemistry, ecology, and more. Share a video that explains how each of these apply to the search for alien life. It covers what we think we are looking for, what we...
4 mins 9th - 12th Science
Is There Intelligent Life Beyond Earth?
An educational video focuses on the SETI, search for extra-terrestrial intelligence, and the METI, messaging extra-terrestrial intelligence. It explains how we would identify a planet with life and how they would be able to hear from us....
8 mins 6th - 12th Science
Conserving our Spectacular, Vulnerable Coral Reefs
A three-minute clip covers a new strategy for protecting the coral reefs of Fiji while still allowing fishermen to harvest the fish that people survive on. Connectivity is the name of the game. This colorfully animated resource is a...
3 mins 5th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Why Is Biodiversity So Important?
There are millions of plant and animal species on the planet, but why do we need so many? Follow along with this short video as it explains how biodiversity helps strengthen ecosystems, allowing them to adapt to change so that life...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Should We Be Looking for Life Elsewhere in the Universe?
Is there life beyond Earth? If so, should we make contact with that life? Carl Sagan, along with other astronomers, packed the Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 with sounds of the Earth and Earth's inhabitants, hoping to reach life beyond...
5 mins 5th - 12th Science