Speed me up, Scotty!
Students describe and define chemical reactions. They design a laboratory experiment, collect data and analyze data.
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Give Me a Boost—How Gravity Assists Aid Space Exploration
The propellant needed for space explorations runs in the thousands, while paying to get the craft into orbit costs millions! In the second installment of three, two activities explore laws of conservation of energy and momentum. Using...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Transporters and Quantum Teleportation
"Beam me up, Scotty!" Star Trek is the classic reference to teleportation, but how close have scientists come to making this a reality? Through an engaging video lesson, scholars learn the successes of quantum teleportation. While the...
2 mins 11th - Higher Ed Science
Bill Nye The Science Guy on Light, Bending & Bouncing
Beam me up, Bill! Explore how beams of light behave when they strike flat and curved surfaces. Bill bends light using a nifty contraption that streams three beams through a straight and a curved piece of plastic. He also defines and...
2 mins 6th - 10th Science
Will We Ever Be Able To Teleport?
Quantium entanglement? The Uncertainty Principle? A cubit of data? Spooky Action at a Distance? How do these terms figure in an answer to the question of whether or not it will ever be possible to teleport? A short video provides all the...
6 mins 11th - Higher Ed Science
Vector Multiplied by a Scalar: Boat Race
Find the right number of vectors to get to the finish line. Using a boat race scenario, pupils add multiples of the same vector together. The scholars use scalar multiplication to speed up the boats in an exciting race to the finish.
11th - Higher Ed Math CCSS: Designed