In this science learning exercise, students write down facts that are important while viewing a video. Then they summarize the meaning and draw a picture on the back of the sheet.
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Types of Volcanic Eruptions
Blow the roof off your classroom with this multimedia science lesson on volcanic eruptions. A short online video teaches young geologists about shield and composite volcanoes and explores the examples of Kilauea and Mt. Vesuvius, before...
5th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Fibre Optic Cable Class
Many people know that fiber optics are used in delivering the Internet, but are surprised to learn they are also used in astronomy. Scholars explore light, reflection, and fiber optics through hands-on activities. They discuss methods of...
5th - 9th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Do Cell Phones Cause Brain Tumors?
It appears everyone has a cell phone, but are they damaging our health? A thought-provoking video addresses this question by pulling together multiple studies from around the world. It explains the methodology and conclusions of each.
8 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Insect Adventure, Part 1
Have you ever wondered why scientists use rotten chicken liver? The video explains this and more on a Field Museum trip to a prairie. Brain Scoop presents the first part of their insect adventure as part of the playlist on Insects.
10 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Why Do We Have To Sleep?
Humans are the only mammals who delay sleep. Viewers learn this and other interesting facts in a video that explores sleep in humans. The narrator also discusses how lights affect our sleep, the importance of sleep, and how sleep is...
8 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Why Are Some People Left-Handed?
Despite what some may think, being right- or left-handed isn't a conscious choice people make. Watch this short video to find out exactly what determines a person's dominant hand, and how the cooperative and competitive nature of humans...
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How Polarity Makes Water Behave Strangely
Water is common? Not really! Learn how the polarity of the water molecule gives it tremendous properties that make is quite unique in the universe. Learners will understand surface tension, adhesion, and cohesion, as well as why these...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable