Tour of the Basics
In this biology website, students examine what DNA is and how it supports your heart beat. Then they identify and describe what a gene and a chromosome are and how they function in the body.
9th - Higher Ed Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
New Review The Excretory System: From Your Heart to the Toilet
Beginning with how different animals excrete waste, this short video moves on to the human excretory system from the kidneys, to capillaries, to the loop of Henle, to the excretion out of the body.
12 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Above-Ground Storage Tank Design Project
The challenge: determine whether a tank will float. A design activity has groups work as engineering teams in order to determine the stability of given tanks and liquid contents. The teams need to determine the equations to calculate the...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Life on Mars: Science Fact or Science Fiction?
Using NASA's planet fact sheets, collaborative groups discuss what the basic needs are for a human to survive, and how likely he would be to survive on another planet. Assign each group a different planet and have them compare its...
6th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable