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Young scholars participate in an experiment with a 2-liter bottle. They develop their own hypothesis about what they believe will happen when certain items are tested on the bottle. They discuss results.
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New Review “I Can’t Live Without You!” A Close-up Examination of Microorganisms Involved in Mutually Beneficial Symbiotic Relationships
To gain an understanding of symbiotic relationships that exhibit nature working together, scholars create slides of three different microorganisms working in symbiotic relationships. Through careful observation, they learn why termites,...
5th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How Can Work Be Done with Water Power? Activity C
Third in a set of lessons regarding reservoirs, dams, and hydropower, this involves a two-day hydropower plant simulation. Collaborative groups build, maintain, and finance the plant. The transparency of the reservoir setup can be...
6th - 8th Science
Lesson 1: Fight the Flu: Seeing
The flu has been a deadly epidemic many times in the past. By examining technological innovations throughout history, then simulating the spread of disease from person to person through a classroom investigation, and finishing up with...
8th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
What Really Happens to the Plastic You Throw Away
Inspire environmentally conscious young minds with an exceptional video, which traces the life cycles of three different plastic bottles after they are thrown away and move through the earth with different journeys through a landfill, an...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable