Life Cycle of the Drosophila Fly
Students observe the life cycle of the Drosophila fly as well as manipulate large numbers of flies, determine the difference between the sexes, and identify the different stages of the fly's life cycle.
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Unit 3 Pre-Test, Grades 7–9
Earth's systems respond to changes in environments in all types of ways including migration, extinction, adaptation, immigration, and emigration to name a few. Part one in a series of seven is a pre-test consisting of 14 questions. Some...
7th - 9th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Why Is The Very Hungry Caterpillar So Dang Hungry?
What would it be like if your only goal in life was eating? See the world from a caterpillar's point of view in an interesting video. Science scholars learn about the life cycle of a butterfly, as well as the distinct functions performed...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
A Real Alien Invasion Is Coming to a Palm Tree Near You
What happens when you plant large numbers of non-native trees in an area? Well, sometimes it attracts the wrong kind of attention! Meet the South American palm weevil, an insect that spends its entire life cycle destroying palm trees....
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Newt Sex: Buff Males! Writhing Females! Cannibalism!
Taricha torosa travel up to three miles in order to reproduce, an impressive feat for something only six inches long. The video explains their mating rituals, which many consider rough and forceful. With a little cannibalism after...
4 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Sea Urchins Pull Themselves Inside Out To Be Reborn
Sea Urchins live for centuries if they can make it to adulthood. The video highlights the challenges of sea urchins making the journey through the open sea for years. When they finally find a place to land, an amazing transformation occurs.
3 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable