The Big "Why"
Students examine the Q.& A. article found each week in the Science Times, focusing on how the answers present scientific data in a clear and logical manner. They write their own questions and answer other classmates' questions in the format o
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Why Cosmic Evolution Matters: Crash Course Big History #201
Does reality exist, or are we just a part of a larger virtual reality game someone is playing? A mind-bending video explains why we study cosmic history. It presents details about the start of the universe and more accurate predictions...
11 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Why Human Ancestry Matters: Crash Course Big History #205
Genetic variation makes for stronger species, but for a mammalian species, humans are disturbingly closely related. Help your class explore human ancestry and genealogy using the 15th video in a 16-part series. It describes how we became...
10 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Big Bang: Crash Course Big History #1
Theoretical physicists say that space and time are one thing created by the Big Bang. According to them, nothing happened in the time before the Big Bang because time did not exist. The first Crash Course-Big History video in a 16-part...
14 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review What’s Wrong with the Big Bang Theory?
A video highlights the contradictions in the Big Bang Theory and then discusses the need for a unifying theory of everything. Space Time presents an enlightening video as part of a larger series on Cosmology.
13 mins 10th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
What's the Big Deal with Gluten?
Is gluten-free just a fad? What is gluten anyway, and why can't some of us process it? This is the perfect video to break down the anatomy of gluten and the various diseases and symptoms caused by the notorious protein, as well as to...
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Why Is Biodiversity So Important?
There are millions of plant and animal species on the planet, but why do we need so many? Follow along with this short video as it explains how biodiversity helps strengthen ecosystems, allowing them to adapt to change so that life...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Why is Yawning Contagious?
How can a bodily function be contagious? It is a question scientists and psychologists are still grappling with, but some of the leading hypotheses are presented here in the case of the contagious yawn. Most likely, it is something we...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable