Students define biotechnology. They compare and contrast a mini-greenhouse with potential Martian greenhouses, as well as evaluate Martian soil through experimentation. They consider lunar and planetary travel.
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Rain Forest Teaching Curriculum
Take young naturalists on an exploration of the world's tropical rainforests with this extensive collection of lessons and activities. Whether its creating leaf and flower prints or investigating the absorption spectrum of chlorophyl,...
K - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Plants and the Bees: Plant Reproduction
This video explains the difference between gametophytes and sporophytes and uses this this information to teach the reproduction process of various vascular plants. Viewers see how ferns, gymnosperms, and angiosperms reproduce.
10 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Who Are Flowers Trying to Seduce?
Learn the tricks plants use to attract insects and animals in their quest for pollination. A thorough video lesson describes plant adaptations that meet their reproductive needs. From bees to rodents to bats, the narrator describes how...
2 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Four Ways to Understand the Earth's Age
Cartoon children compare the earth's age to timescales that we understand:a calendar year, the thickness of a book, the human lifespan. This smart film clip is definitely worth adding to your geologic timescale lesson! If you subscribe...
4 mins 6th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Conserving Energy through Grid Modernization
After learning about the technology of grid modernization, middle schoolers investigate its effectiveness in energy conservation. This is accomplished through a collaborative research assignment, resulting in a written summary and...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed
Trouble in the Hive: Researching the Decimation of Honeybee Colonies
Teach your class about colony collapse disorder and foster discussion about causes and solutions for the honeybee problem. Class members read and discuss an article and participate in one of two detailed activities about pollination and...
8th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed