The Science Behind Phone Systems
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Young scholars, in groups, discuss the origin of voice communications. In small groups students research the science behind innovations related to voice communications up through today's satellite systems. They make models or demonstrations.
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The Science of Caffeine: The World's Most Popular Drug
Discover the science behind the world's most popular drug. Scholars explore the neural effects of caffeine in an episode of the larger ACS Reactions playlist. The presenter explains how caffeine impacts different neurotransmitters in the...
2 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Introduction to the Solar System
Today scientists watch other solar systems forming, helping to inform us how we got our start. The video covers what makes up the solar system, how we went from gas to a disk, how the planets formed, and the motion in the system. The...
10 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Why Do We Get Allergies?
Allergies are really just mistakes our immune system makes—and we pay the itchy, watery price! An ACS Reactions lesson outlines the immune response to pollens and other allergens. When the body mistakes these allergens for germs, it...
3 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Bill Nye Explains Why Jupiter Is Like a Blender
Jupiter could make one mean smoothie! Discover how the massive planet helped shape the rest of our solar system through a Why with Nye! video from THNKR. The resource discusses Jupiter as the first planet in the solar system to form, how...
3 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
A Call to Invention: DIY Speaker Edition
What if I said that you can build a homemade speaker out of a potato chip? Bestselling author and do-it-yourself expert William Gurstelle shows you how in his brief presentation at TEDYouth 2012. He encourages young people to be creative...
7 mins 4th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Caffeine!! - Bite Sci-zed
Caffeine is a legal stimulant that many people use every day, and some people are even addicted to it...but why? Discover the science behind this everyday drug, including how caffeine acts on the central nervous system, stimulates...
4 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Math Behind Michael Jordan's Legendary Hang Time
As spectacular of an athlete as he was, even Michael Jordan can't beat gravity. Engage young scholars in exploring the science and math behind this hall-of-famer's amazing leaping ability, and see how things would be different on other...
4 mins 7th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable