Life's Primary Energy Source
Pupils examine how engineers can use photosynthesis as a model of a complex. In this energy source instructional activity students describe the relationship between photosynthesis and respiration and how they sustain life on this planet.
6th - 7th Science 14 Views 15 Downloads
Investigation: Concept Mapping Alternative Fuels
Accompanying this graphic organizer activity are a complete reading assignment on alternative fuels and a chart of their characteristics to use as reference. These high-quality resources will be a valuable addition to your energy unit.
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Simple Story of Photosynthesis and Food
Meet adorable animated chloroplasts as they, with the help of the sun, produce glucose. In this four-minute feature, viewers learn how carbon, oxygen, hydrogen, and electrons are combined to form carbohydrates. The narrator also explains...
4 mins 4th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How We Think Complex Cells Evolved
Being able to absorb the abilities of other life forms may seem like something taken from a superhero movie, but sometimes reality is stranger than fiction. Join the narrator as he takes viewers back billions of years to investigate how...
6 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How Do Solar Panels Work?
What are those shiny things that people are installing on the roofs of their houses? Learn about the structure, function, and logistics of solar panels, as well as the challenges of using the sun's energy as our exclusive power source on...
5 mins 4th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable