What is Radioactivity?
Young scholars use a geiger counter to record changes in the amount of radioactivity produced by different objects. They research articles which mention radiation and discuss them. They work together to complete an activity and worksheet.
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What is the Relationship Between Radioactivity and Radon?
In this radon and radioactivity worksheet, students analyze the data of the isotopes of elements that occur in the decay series of uranium-238. Students answer 6 questions about the isotopes, their half-lives, their potential threat and...
9th - 12th Science
Why is it Hot Underground?
The deeper the mine shaft, the hotter the inside temperature, but why is that? The video explores different theories about the temperature of the earth through time. The discovery of radiation altered scientists' views, but mysteries...
3 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
What Can You Learn From Ancient Skeletons?
Skeletons may not be able to speak, but they can still tell us a lot. High schoolers watch a short video about the ways biological anthropologists can use a skeleton's bone structure to determine age, gender, place of birth, and social...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable