Science: Making Career Connections
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Students explore careers in oceanography. They compare and contrast requirements for careers in the field, and determine what high school courses would help to prepare them. Finally, they create a computer-based project related to oceanography.
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Lesson 8: Considering A Stem Career
Men wearing lab coats, pocket protectors, and thick glasses. Many are the stereotypes attributed to those who work in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Challenge these myths and stereotypes with a...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Jetpack Rocket Science
Fly high using the force of water. A segment of the Veritasium playlist applies the Newton's Laws of Motion via a jetpack. Using a CO2 fire extinguisher, the video demonstrates the idea of Newton's second law, without enough mass. While...
9 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Four Science Secrets About Money
Strange fact—most dollar bills have a trace of cocaine! Chemists can tell us many interesting facts about money. Science makes counterfeiting an almost impossible process. An installment of the ACS Reaction series explains these...
3 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review World Cup Chemistry: The Science Behind the Brazuca Ball
Score a goal with your classes by showing the importance of science in soccer! Scholars learn how chemistry plays a part in the design of the soccer ball. An installment of a larger playlist explains how polymers make the properties of...
2 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Peer Review Meets D.I.Y.: Publishing a Student Science Journal
Peer review of science laboratory reports? You bet! First, learners work in pairs to review a scientific article. Then they trade lab reports for peer review. The end result is the publication of a classroom scientific journal!
7th - 12th Science
Science of the Winter Olympic Games: Engineering Competition Suits
What a thrilling job for an engineer: designing advanced athletic competition suits! Which materials can most reduce friction and drag, and yet still be flexible enough to move with the athlete's body? With attention focused on Shani...
6 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Neil deGrasse Tyson Replies to Lincoln's Gettysburg Address
President Abraham Lincoln may not be the first name that comes up when discussing scientific advancement in the last two centuries, but Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson believes that Lincoln's efforts during the Civil War paved the way...
3 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable