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Vision Of The Future
Students investigate ways in which new vision tests and technologies can be used to help detect and correct vision problems. They begin by reading the Times article, Software May Replace the Eye Chart on the Wall. They stage a medical symposium.
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From Salmonberry to Sagebrush - Exploring Oregon’s Native Plants
Take a deep dive into Oregon's ecosystems, plants, and changes from the past to the future. Many hands-on activities in an environmental science unit delight scholars, including creating a field guide for a local park. The in-depth study...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How Will We Create a Future without Waste?
Students act globally by reducing, reusing, and recycling, but now they take it to the next level by upcycling. Middle school students design a proposal to eliminate waste by exploring the new material cycle and applying their knowledge...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed
New Review Vision
Your eye cells come in different shapes and serve different functions; rod-shaped cells see shapes and cone-shaped cells see color. Video 18 in the series of 47 teaches all about vision. Scholars see (no pun intended!) how vision works....
10 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
A Future Beyond Traffic Gridlock
Bill Ford, great-grandson of Henry Ford and executive chairman of Ford Motor Company, discusses his struggle to reconcile his two passions: automobiles and the environment. He explains how our current transportation systems are simply...
17 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable