Matter, Matter, Everywhere!
Eighth graders make inquiry about the existence of matter. A definition of the word is needed before students can engage in various activities. The application of knowing about matter is done in the working of experiments.
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"Water, Water Everywhere, And Not a Drop To Drink" Or Can You Survive a Flood?
Students examine the different causes of floods while identifying areas that are at risk. They study how to prepare for potential flooding in areas at risk. They explain ways in which FEMA helps flood victims.
6th - 8th Science
New Review The Trouble With Trilobites
Trilobites survived on Earth for longer than mammals have, so what was their secret? From their evolution to diversity, they survived multiple large changes in the environment—and even flourished. Then, in the matter of less than a...
7 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Crystals: What Are They and What Holds Them Together
Students are introduced to the characteristics of crystals and what keeps them together. Using the Periodic Table, they examine the various elements and develop a model of an atom. In groups, they place sugar and salt in petri dishes...
5th - 8th Science
The Science of Static Electricity
Add some spark to your physical science instruction with this short video on static electricity. Taking a look at the fundamental structure of atoms, this fun film explains how rubbing objects together can cause electrons to move from...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable