Students practice using the tool of remote telescopes in order to make observations in space. The lesson includes the best times of year to make observations. They use the internet to obtain information and to initiate the use of the telescope.
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Dangers of Radiation Exposure
Gamma radiation, which is harmful, is useful in treating cancers. In the second lesson in a series of four, young scientists take surveys and calculate their yearly exposure to ionizing radiation. Then they read about how harmful their...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Investigating the Climate System: Energy, A Balancing Act
Earth science explorers design an experiment to demonstrate that the albedo of a surface affects its temperature. They test to find out if moisture on the surface affects temperature. They discover whether or not concrete or asphalt heat...
9th - 12th Science
Light Pollution: Lighting Our Path or Leaving Us in the Dark?
You pretty regularly come across lessons about air and water pollution, but how about light pollution? This unique topic is taught through the reading of an article, research, and the writing of a persuasive letter about light pollution....
6th - 12th Science