Students conduct experiment with water striders by placing the insect in two different solutions and discuss their observations. They discover that weight and surface area are important factors in their experiment.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
Things Are Not Always What They Seem
Science is magic that works. Magical color-changing beads and a coffee can that follows voice commands are just two examples of magic tricks that rely on science. After completing a hands-on activity and an experiment investigating the...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Energy, Work, Simple Machines
The tension of the 236 strings in a grand piano exert a combined force of 20 tons on the cast iron frame. The presentation includes topics such as work, forms of energy, conservation of energy, gravitational and elastic potential energy,...
11th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Plant Cells
Why can't plants escape prison? Because their cells were surrounded by walls. Introduce viewers to the evolution of plants with a video that discusses the differences between prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells, plant cells' organelles, and...
10 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Water - Liquid Awesome
If H2O is water and H2O2 is hydrogen peroxide, what is H2O4? Drinking, bathing, and cooking among others. Viewers of a short video explore water through its molecular structure, its ability to stick to itself through adhesion (cohesion...
11 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Demonstration of Cheese-Making Enzyme Magic
Young scholars participate in a modified demo enzyme lab, a "magic show." The purpose of the demo is to tickle the curiosity of the student and grab their interest before discussions of enzymes. Its purpose is also to stimulate problem...
6th - 12th Science
The Wingra Marsh: A Purple Population Problem
Students engage students in an ecological inquiry. They author a presentation to the Grounds Management Committee of their school giving their recommendation for the control of the invasive species purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria)...
9th - 12th Science