The Effect of Temperature on Cricket Chirping
Students examine the effect of temperature on how often crickets chirp. In groups, they complete the experiment and answer lab discussion questions. They create a graph of temperatures and the amount of chirps and discuss the results.
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New Review What Is the "Greenhouse Effect"?
Enough talk about the Greenhouse Effect—let's actually look at it! Junior climatologists engage in a simple thermodynamics experiment on a cold winter's day to examine global warming. The activity simulates rising carbon dioxide levels...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Analysis of the Effect of Saliva On Starch
The complete digestion of starch happens in the small intestine, but it begins with the first contact with saliva. Scholars investigate the presence and activity of amylase, an enzyme found in saliva, and which begins the hydrolyses of...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Making and Breaking Bonds: The Effect of Temperature
Time to turn the heat up on your next bonding lesson! Young chemists explore temperature, kinetic energy, and bonding through an interesting interactive. The controls allow individuals to vary the temperature, as well as pause progress...
9th - 12th Science
Cloudy Climate Change: How Clouds Affect Earth's Temperature
While clouds may not make for the most enjoyable weather, they play an important role when it comes to regulating the temperature of the earth. Watch this video and learn how these giant masses of water droplets actually help to cool the...
7 mins 7th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
What Happens When You Get Heat Stroke? sun stroke, homeostasis, body temperature
Exertional heat stroke is one of the three leading causes of death in sports, but with the help of this video young athletes will be able to avoid this life-threatening condition. Offering clear explanations of how the body dissipates...
4 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable