Students view a video clip on dams. They discuss how the dam is reinforced and how it holds the pressure of water. They participate in an activity in which they use liter bottles to represent the dam.
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If You're Under Pressure, Blame It On The Air Force
Students complete an experiment in which they demonstrate that air exerts a force. In groups, they create their own siphon and define air pressure. They estimate the time it might take to siphon various amounts of water. They collect,...
3rd - 6th Science
How Ingenious Animals Have Engineered Air Conditioning
Humans aren't the only species to build structures with air conditioning—we weren't even the first! The video explains how a variety of species that live under and above ground design their structures to allow for air circulation. It...
5 mins 4th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable