Plants in Your Gas Tank: From Photosynthesis to Ethanol
Explore ethanol and how it is produced. Young scientists investigate photosynthesis and fermentation to the concept of conservation of energy and mass. They discuss the environmental and economical benefits of ethanol as a fuel additive.
7th - 12th Science
Teaching Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration in Tandem
Rather than teaching photosynthesis and cellular respiration as individual topics, present them as a combined concept. Young scholars use websites to research and answer questions before organizing a concept map. The second day is much...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Fungi: Death Becomes Them
Death becomes fungi because many are decomposers, breaking down dead organisms and returning nutrients to the soil. Explore the fascinating world of fungi, how they feed, the different types, and how they reproduce in a video that also...
12 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Are Food Preservatives Bad for You?
It is safe to say that everything is best in moderation—including preservatives in food. Microbes and oxidation are the main reasons foods become spoiled. Thanks to preservatives, our foods end up having a longer shelf life. But what...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science
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