Maybe Not-So-Fine Feathered Friends
Students consider the spread of disease from animals to humans, by reading an article discussing one such incident. They explore the frequency, occurrence, and possible prevention of such crossover illnesses.
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To Filter or Not to Filter
Drinking clean water can be taken for granted. Explore the process and high cost of filtering water with a water pollution and filtration activity. Young scientist build a filtration system to filter polluted water, examine the economics...
5th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
When Capitalism is Great and Not-so-great
Comparing and contrasting Capitalism and Socialism, this lecture outlines many nuances between the two economic systems, including the ideas of meritocracy and "fairness." A discussion about the effects of either system gone "unchecked"...
14 mins 8th - 12th Social Studies & History
New Review Why Are Avocados So Awesome?
Is it just coincidence that avocados and awesome both begin with the letter A? Introduce young nutritionists to a super food with some super powers using a video from the Reactions playlist. Scientists from the American Chemical Society...
3 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Not-So Famous Person Report
Students research a person who it not famous. Using the internet, they research people in their local community of interest to them and interview them in person. After completing their research, they work together to discuss what they...
6th - 12th English Language Arts
How to Think About Gravity
What goes up must come down, but there is more to the phenomenon than meets the eye! As it turns out, any two objects attract to each other. The formula for Newton's law of universal gravitation is introduced in the explanation. A touch...
5 mins 6th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable