In this quartz activity, students read about the chemical structure and properties of quartz and its commercial applications. Then, students complete 7 short answer questions.
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Why Is All Sand the Same?
We find sand on beaches, sand dunes, timers, and in hydraulic fracturing, but what exactly is it? The video discusses the mineral that composes the majority of sand on the planet. It also explains how it forms and why it ends up near...
2 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review What's in your Smartphone?
Your cell phone contains many elements you may not have even heard of! Explore the science of the smartphone with a lesson from the Reactions playlist. The instructor explains the location and purpose of the many different elements that...
3 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
How to Squeeze Electricity Out of Crystals
It is possible to generate electricity by squeezing a single sugar crystal. A short video explains how this is possible and the way this knowledge has changed our society. From sonar devices to renewable energy, generations rely on this...
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable