Modeling Forest Fires Using Probability
Learners explore forestry. They discuss creating fire breaks to control forest fires. Students create models to determine the best way to manage forest fires. They discuss current techniques of forest management.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 1 Download
Critical Thinking through Core Curriculum: Using Print and Digital Newspapers
What is and what will be the role of newspapers in the future? Keeping this essential question in mind, class members use print, electronic, and/or web editions of newspapers, to investigate topics that include financial literary,...
3rd - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Space Shuttle Ascent: Altitude vs. Time
How long did it take to get to that altitude? Using a Google Earth file, groups explore a space shuttle launch. Using a calculator, groups determine the function that models the altitude/time data from an actual launch. With the model in...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The Plants and the Bees: Plant Reproduction
This video explains the difference between gametophytes and sporophytes and uses this this information to teach the reproduction process of various vascular plants. Viewers see how ferns, gymnosperms, and angiosperms reproduce.
10 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Networked Beauty of Forests
Forests are like Facebook, a social network of trees and other organisms that support and provide for each other. Professor Suzanne Simard describes how forests are wired for healing, but that they need our help. This video would be a...
7 mins 8th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Taking a Stand: Pros and Cons of Forest Fires
Pupils explore the pros and cons of forest fires. For this science lesson, students research the ecological implications of forest fires. Pupils record their findings in journals and compose a persuasive e-mail to government officials.
7th - 10th Science