Seeing The Sun In A New Light
Students examine the observation of "coronal holes," by x-rays, also about related fast streams and moderate magnetic storms that recur at 27 day intervals. They study NASA'S great observatories.
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How Light Pollution Affects the Stars: Magnitude Readers
Did you know light can decrease visibility? Light pollution absolutely makes it more difficult to see stars. Scholars build a simple magnitude reader to determine the magnitude of stars. They use these data to estimate the impact of...
5th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Can You Go the Speed of Light?
Is it physically possible to travel at the speed of light? A video in the Veritasium playlist discusses Einstein's Theory of Relativity. The narrator then challenges learners to consider the classic thought experiment: If you travel at...
4 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review What Can Frogs See That We Can't?
Many assume light intensity decreases proportionally to your distance from the sun. An interesting video discusses why this isn't true and what actually happens. It shares the flashes of light people would observe and then compares what...
3 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How the Sun Works: Fusion and Quantum Tunneling
There may be nothing new under the sun, but astrophysicists constantly are learning new things about the sun! In this minute-long clip, learn the physics of fusion in the sun and the possibility that quantum tunneling is happening...
1 min 9th - 12th Science
PS3D - Energy in Chemical Processes and Everyday Life
Need to take your teaching of energy concepts to another level? Check out a strategic video that examines standard PS3D in the Next Generation Science Standards. Filled with examples, scenarios, and connections to the life sciences, the...
7 mins 4th - 12th Science
Skin and the Effects of Ultraviolet Radiation
Though UV radiation can damage skin, it isn't all bad. The third installment in a six-part series allows the class to study the structure and function of skin. They learn about the different types of skin cancer and the SPF rating...
2 mins 10th - 12th Science