Watch This Space!
In this space worksheet, students, with a partner, answer five questions about the universe and read and discuss ten questions regarding astronomy.
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New Review Can Explosions Work in Space?
Would an evil mastermind trying to take over the universe use explosives in space? A video that is part of a larger series approaches this question with physics of course! She explains the role of the atmosphere, the properties of waves,...
6 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review How To Clean Up Space Junk
NASA tracks around 20,000 pieces of debris orbiting Earth. The garbage humans leave in space cause problems for space exploration, satellites, and communication. One group of scientists hopes to clean up the junk and make this planet...
6 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review 5 Amazing Stars We’ve Discovered in Space
Scientists estimate as many as 400 billion stars may exist in our galaxy alone. As part of a larger physics series, an out-of-this-world video introduces five amazing stars. Each star holds the record in something!
7 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Attack of the Cosmic Space Junk!
Even lands and planets far, far away feel the impact of humans! A video explains how space exploration leads to space litter. The lesson considers different events over time that led to space debris dangerous to satellites and even...
6 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Bill Nye's Solar Powered Spacecraft
It keeps going, and going, and going ... how does the Juno space probe have enough power to travel to Jupiter? Junior astronauts use a THNKR "Why with Nye!" video to discover solar-powered science with the one and only Bill Nye. Topics...
3 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Bill Nye: How Not to Get Lost in Space
Can we use the stars to navigate if we're actually among them? Space-age scholars explore the precise planning that goes into long-distance exploratory missions using a video from THNKR's Why with Bill Nye! playlist. Bill Nye explains...
2 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Is Space a Thing?
Travel through time to learn from some of the world's greatest scientists. The narrator of a thought-provoking video investigates the theories of Newton, Mach, and Einstein among others to determine if space itself is a thing. Viewers...
9 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Welding in Space
After the first American space walk, the hatch would not close on the spacecraft. Engineers later identified the problem as cold welding. An out-of-this-world video shows scholars how this discovery led to many changes in space crafts as...
7 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable