"Tri-County" Project--Well in a Cup
Students construct a model of a well to identify how water is brought to the surface. Signs of pollution are investigated.
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Solar System Model Project
Challenge young astronomers to demonstrate their knowledge of the solar system with this fun open-ended science project. Provided with a short list of requirements, students are given the freedom to use their creativity and whatever...
6 mins 3rd - 6th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Chesapeake Bay in Captain John Smith's Time
When Captain John Smith visited the Chesapeake Bay in the summer of 1608, what types of animals and habitats did he encounter? Your young historians will analyze primary source documents to answer this question, as well as compare the...
4th - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The A:Shiwi (Zuni) People: A Study in Environment, Adaptation, and Agricultural Practices
Discover the connection of native peoples to their natural world, including cultural and agricultural practices, by studying the Zuni people of the American Southwest. This lesson includes examining a poster's photographs, reading...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Winter Sampling Polar Projects
Copepods may be the most abundant species on Earth. Individuals determine a project to research, write about, and present to the class on topics that range from copepods in the Arctic to researching about the US Coast Guard Cutter Healey.
7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
This Pulsating Slime Mold Comes in Peace (ft. It's Okay to Be Smart)
Can you name an organism that isn't a plant, animal, or fungus? Here's a hint: each cell contains thousands of nuclei. Slime mold may not have any appendages, but their movements fascinate scientists. The video focuses on these unique...
3 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
What Are Those Floaty Things in Your Eye?
Ever find yourself looking at a clear blue sky and notice something that seems to be floating across your eye? Well, you're not alone. Watch this short video to find out exactly what causes this and other common visual phenomenon.
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable