What Factors Contribute In Attracting Birds To Feeders?
Students develop their own research questions dealing with specific variables provided by the instructor; students conduct bird counts using two kinds of birdseed, and analyze possible effects such as abundance or diversity.
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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
Understanding Climate Change and Nature's Role in Creating Resilience
They say you can't control the weather — but maybe we can! A two-week unit explores climate change, humans' role in it, and nature's adaptation due to climate change. Learners research each topic with a focus on local and state information.
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Teaching Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration in Tandem
Rather than teaching photosynthesis and cellular respiration as individual topics, present them as a combined concept. Young scholars use websites to research and answer questions before organizing a concept map. The second day is much...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Why Don't Ants Get Stuck In Traffic?
Ants head out in the morning to collect food and all return at the end of the day, yet they don't have traffic jams. An intriguing resource compares ant travel patterns to human travel patterns as part of a biology playlist. It discusses...
7 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Chemistry: Intro to Stoichiometry with Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
What do grilled cheese sandwiches have to do with chemistry? Show your class the answer and introduce them to stoichiometry using an intriguing video from the Socratica chemistry playlist. Through an easy example—making a grilled cheese...
9 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
LS2B - Cycles of Matter and Energy Transfer in Ecosystems
Produce, consume, decompose...repeat! Examine how matter and energy cycles in ecosystems by watching a video discussing NGSS standard LS2B. The narrator explains the requirements of the standard at each grade level, plus gives tips to...
8 mins 3rd - 12th Science
LS2A - Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems
Everybody needs somebody... especially in nature! Show your young ecologists the finer points of NGSS standard LS2A, Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems, using the helpful ideas in the video. The narrator discusses the...
8 mins K - 12th Science
What is the Greenhouse Effect?
The greenhouse effect warms up earth enough so it can support life, but if it heats up too much, life won't be able to survive. An interactive presentation covers the greenhouse effect, the carbon cycle, climate forcing, and climate...
7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
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
What Happens in Type One Diabetes
This is an effective visual illustration of what is happening in the bodies of individuals who have either type 1 or type 2 diabetes. Using simple symbols and language, these two videos summarize the key concepts of the pancreas'...
2 mins 7th - 10th Health CCSS: Adaptable