Living in Extreme Environments
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Students explore the living conditions needed to grow bacteria. They develop an experiment that will test the ability of bacteria to survive various temperature extremes. In addition, they complete a lab reprt to share their results.
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Do Microorganisms Live in Antarctica?
Can microorganisms live in the dry, cold climate of Antarctica? Young scientists view a research project measuring microorganisms in the Taylor Glacier. They record the findings from dirty ice, clean ice, boots, sediment, and more. Then...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How to Live Forever? Be a Jellyfish
The turritopsis dohrnii, or immortal jellyfish, are tiny, with adults measuring only 0.18 inches tall and wide. The narrator of this short video explores the immortal jellyfish and the importance of their unique and amazing lives. These...
4 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The Universe in a Cup of Coffee
Connect the chemical aspects of coffee to the world in which we live! Scholars consider the molecules within coffee and how they interact with the environment as they view an episode of the ACS Reaction series. From caffeine as a...
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Acid-Base Reactions in Solution
Ever wonder why old headstones in cemeteries are difficult to read? Learn about acid-base reactions and how these contribute to the defacing of statues and headstones and how improving the way we burn coal has decreased these effects.
11 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Could We Actually Live on Mars?
What would be the best place to live on Mars? A fascinating look at the geographical of Mars is sure to intrigue the future astronomers in your middle or high school class. A short video introduces learners to the different...
4 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable