Sugar and Light
Students connect starch to sugar as the storage form of energy. They find that no starch is produced in the plant without light. Students perform the old favorite of looking at starch deposition in geranium leaves using Lugol's iodine reagent.
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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
Social Interaction and the 'Bliss Molecule'
Increased oxytocin helps people read facial expressions with greater accuracy. Video explores the way this hormone impacts social interactions and highlights the way scientists perform research to confirm the findings. Then the video...
4 mins 9th - 12th Science
What Are Those Floaty Things in Your Eye?
Ever find yourself looking at a clear blue sky and notice something that seems to be floating across your eye? Well, you're not alone. Watch this short video to find out exactly what causes this and other common visual phenomenon.
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable