High schoolers evaluate scientific and cultural data in order to make a recommendation for locating a new observatory site for NASA. In five groups, they conduct research on the five locations, and prepare a multimedia presentation.
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Project Gilgamesh: Gilgamesh and the Environment
A debate over the need for natural resources versus the preservation of natural resources is prompted by the reading of an excerpt from the Epic of Gilgamesh. Gilgamesh wants the tress in the Cedar Forest for his building program while...
9th - 12th Science
The Mighty Mathematics of the Lever
Exactly what did Archimedes mean when he said, "Give me a place to stand, and I will move the Earth"? Watch this video and find out as it explains the mathematics behind levers, and explores a few fun hypothetical situations involving...
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable