Volcanism (part 1 of 3)
Students explore the factors that control magma viscosity and study about the characteristics of volcanic eruptions. Lesson describes collaborative group exercises and guided inquiry methods.
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Types of Volcanic Eruptions
Blow the roof off your classroom with this multimedia science instructional activity on volcanic eruptions. A short online video teaches young geologists about shield and composite volcanoes and explores the examples of Kilauea and Mt....
5th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Ocean and Great Lakes Literacy: Principle 3
How do the oceans and Great Lakes influence weather and climate? Part three of a seven-part series about salt and freshwater examines the impact large bodies of water have on the skies above us. Included in the lesson plan is a study of...
6th - 12th Science
New Review Bending Fossils: Experiments In Paleontology (Harvard Adventures, Part 3)
How can we bend a fossil? Junior paleontologists explore the joint movements of extinct species in Brain Scoop's Fossils and Geology series. The narrator works with a paleontology curator to show the experiments performed on the...
6 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Transport in Plants, Part 1: Xylem and Phloem
Humans use their hearts and circulatory systems to move things through their bodies, but plants also have a transport system. The first video in a three-part series introduces the xylem and phloem. It explains what each part moves, which...
2 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Density Column Lab - Part 2
Groups suspend objects within layers of liquids to determine the densities of different liquids and compare them to the densities of objects calculated in Part 1. The groups then carefully test their calculations by layering the liquids...
7th - 9th Science CCSS: Designed
Exploring Our Backyard, The Solar System - Part 1/2
A charming narrator introduces viewers to the wonders and history of our own solar system. A full explanation describing the birth of our sun, planets, and entire solar system. This is the first part of a two-part series on our solar...
9 mins 3rd - 8th Science
Lesson 1: Fight the Flu: Seeing
The flu has been a deadly epidemic many times in the past. By examining technological innovations throughout history, then simulating the spread of disease from person to person through a classroom investigation, and finishing up with...
8th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Rainforests - Under the Canopy, Part 1/3
Your may remember the Kratt brothers from their PBS show, Zabomafoo. Here they are in a whole new environment, the rainforest! The silly antics and clear and basic information make this video perfect for children in grades k-3. In this...
8 mins 2nd - 6th Science