Photosynthetic Pictures--Are Worth More Than a Thousand Words
Students observe and examine how carbon dioxide, water, and light produce glucose/starch through a process called photosynthesis.
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Things Are Not Always What They Seem
Science is magic that works. Magical color-changing beads and a coffee can that follows voice commands are just two examples of magic tricks that rely on science. After completing a hands-on activity and an experiment investigating the...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Monitoring Active Volcanoes
The fastest growing volcano in recorded history grew more than 150 meters in less than a week and to more than 424 meters in less than a decade. How do we safely monitor active volcanoes? Young scientists design an instrument to measure...
7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Are We All Related?
All humans alive today descended from the same woman who lived just 150,000 years ago. A thought-provoking video explains this concept as part of a larger biology playlist. It lists the location where the woman lived as well as where our...
6 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The Science of Six Degrees of Separation
The concept of everyone on earth being separated by only six degrees of social connections originated more than 100 years ago. Connect the dots using an installment from an engaging video series that takes a look at various social...
9 mins 9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
The Sex Lives of Nonvascular Plants: Alternation of Generations
Plants evolved more than 400 million years ago into two types — vascular and nonvascular. Here's a video that explains the difference between vascular and nonvascular plants and then focuses on the over 24,000 types of nonvascular...
10 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Cell Membranes Are Way More Complicated Than You Think
Cell membranes contain many contradictions; for example, they are both oily and strong. The video explains the parts of a cell membrane, the function of each part, and discusses the contradictions. It highlights what happens when...
5 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Sunlight Is Way Older than You Think
Light travels fast... really fast. But that doesn't mean it moves instantly from its source to whatever object it hits. After watching this video students will understand that once generated in the sun's core, light takes thousands of...
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable