Visualizing the Invisible
Students create animations of black holes using a computer and also materials that are scanned and used in their animation. In this black hole lesson students explore how to use animation and create an example of a Black Hole.
7th - 10th Technology & Engineering 3 Views 4 Downloads
Be a Scanning Probe Microscope
Extensive reading is done in order to learn about scanning probe microscopy and nanoscale. Afterward, individuals use a pencil to probe an unidentified object that is inside of a box so that they cannot see it. Using only what they could...
3rd - 9th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Colour by Numbers–Image Representation
How do computers store and send images? Here's an activity that explains one way a computer can compress image information. Pupils decode run-length coding to produce a black and white image. Pairs then work together to code and decode...
10 mins 2nd - 12th Technology & Engineering
Start Your Engines
Have your techies read up on the details of how combustion engines work in an automobile. Create a set of accompanying response-to-reading questions and have your mechanical engineering or automotive technology class use this as a...
6th - 8th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Adaptable
Black Holes: The Ultimate Abyss
Students compare and contrast the characteristics of the three different types of black holes. In this space science lesson, students research black hole's lifetime, location and evidence of existence. They present their findings to class.
6th - 8th 21st Century Skills
What's the Difference Between Accuracy and Precision?
While often used interchangeably, the distinction between accuracy and precision is critical for many scientific endeavors. Discover the importance of consistency for precise results, and the need for accuracy in the field of research,...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable