Students conduct research on space exploration through participation in a weekly Ripley's Freaky Fridays online chat discussion. They read information, answer questions, and discuss various issues regarding space exploration.
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New Review Can it Really Rain Fish and Frogs?
You've heard of it raining cats and dogs ... but what about fish and frogs? It turns out, one scenario is much more likely than the other! Intrepid weather investigators examine the curious behavior of waterspouts using a leaf blower,...
6th - 12th Science
The Discovery of Fullerenes
Carbon is the most common element on earth, so the innovative discovery of a new type of carbon molecule won the 1996 Nobel Prize. In the ready-to-go instructional activity, scholars learn about C60 and how it has opened up the entire...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review 5 Amazing Stars We’ve Discovered in Space
Scientists estimate as many as 400 billion stars may exist in our galaxy alone. As part of a larger physics series, an out-of-this-world video introduces five amazing stars. Each star holds the record in something!
7 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review What Is a Black Hole? Black Holes Explained
Black holes are not just events in sci-fi movies—they're part of real life! Learners experience the creation of a black hole as they watch an episode of the Socratica playlist. The presenter explains the creation and composition of these...
11 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review What in the World Is Topological Quantum Matter?
Time to expand your thinking! A video lesson begins with an explanation of topology and its application to new technology. The narrator shares examples of electron transfer of electricity and data storage in computers.
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable