Radiation: To Worry or Not to Worry
Students distinguish safe forms of radiation from those that are dangerous. They watch a video about sources of radiation encountered every day. They estimate their own annual radiation exposure.
6th - 12th Science 4 Views 15 Downloads
Save the Penguins: An Introduction to Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer
Heat things up in your physical science class with this interactive lesson series on thermodynamics. Through a series of class demonstrations and experiments, young scientists learn how heat is transferred through conduction, convention,...
3rd - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Thermal Physics / The Saga Continues - Heat Transfer
Somebody in the Nevada Joint Union High School District has a talent for focusing the important, organizational skills, and a creative eye for creating sharp science presentations! Here is one on heat transfer. Conduction, convection,...
9th - 12th Science
Radiation Comparison Before and After 9-11
Using the NASA website, class members try to determine if changes could be detected in cloud cover, temperature, and/or radiation measurements due to the lack of contrails that resulted from the halt in air traffic after the attacks of...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How Cosmic Rays Help Us Understand the Universe
You may not realize it, but the earth is constantly receiving messages from all over outer space. Follow along as this video investigates how these cosmic rays carry information that can help humans better understand the composition of...
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable