Oh, Say Can You See
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Students explore different parts of the eye and functions of each part through a video and a dissection of a cow's eye. They discover different causes of blindness.
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Beautiful Brain: Do You See What I See?
Can art play tricks on your eyes, and can a still painting really appear to vibrate? The second lesson in a four-part series discusses the way our beautiful brains translate visual images. It highlights the style of optical art and...
5th - 9th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Can You Go the Speed of Light?
Is it physically possible to travel at the speed of light? A video in the Veritasium playlist discusses Einstein's Theory of Relativity. The narrator then challenges learners to consider the classic thought experiment: If you travel at...
4 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review How Can You See an Atom?
Seeing is believing! But, how can something as tiny as an atom be made visible? Explore the history of the atom with a video from the American Chemical Society's Reactions playlist. Content includes early concepts of the atom, as well as...
6 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review What Can Frogs See That We Can't?
Many assume light intensity decreases proportionally to your distance from the sun. An interesting video discusses why this isn't true and what actually happens. It shares the flashes of light people would observe and then compares what...
3 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
9 Weird Ways Animals See the World
Chiton are mollusks that have no face, but have many eyes made from a component found in limestone. Here is a video that introduces nine ways animals see the world, including through rock eyes like chiton. Viewers learn about a vision...
9 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Dark Matter: The Matter We Can't See
It's looking like the dark side is bigger than we thought! Physicists speculate that perhaps 96% of the universe consists of invisible dark matter and dark energy, while only 4% is what we can view with the aided eye. This flabbergasting...
6 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Diffusion: What Can Popcorn Teach Us About Diffusion?
Why do some smells, like popcorn, linger when others seem to vanish as quickly as they arrive? Learners think through that concept then complete an online simulation to determine if temperature and/or mass affect diffusion. Next, pupils...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable