What is Scientific Notation?
In this scientific notation activity, students read about scientific notation and practice converting numbers from ordinary notation to scientific notation.
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Measuring for Chemistry: Moles, Compounds, and Conversions
Through a station rotation activity, scientists complete 9 chemistry activities to complete this interactive activity. Concepts include molar masses, percent composition, accuracy vs. precision, mass of an object, scientific notation,...
9th - 12th Science
The Effects of Earth’s Upper Atmosphere on Radio Signals
Assist your class with understanding how Earth's atmosphere is affected by radio signals. They discuss current knowledge of radio waves and construct an aluminum screen to mimic the effects of the ionosphere. They continue the lesson by...
8th - 12th Science
Using a cut-out template of a whirligig, emerging engineers experiment with flight behavior. After you teach them the concepts of force, air resistance, and lift, they discuss what variables on the whirligigs might be changed in order to...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Heart Rate and Exercise
What is the relationship among the heart, circulation, and exercise? Your class members will explore first-hand how different physical exercises affect an individual's heart rate. They will begin by learning how to measure their own...
3rd - 10th Physical Education CCSS: Adaptable
Climate Change as a Scientific Theory
Get your class thinking about climate change as a scientific theory. Guided by a handout, emerging earth scientists read articles and take notes about glaciers and sea ice. To conclude, they write an evaluation of the evidence for...
8th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
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
It's Not Science Fiction.....It's Scientific Notation
The use of the TI-83 calculator is the focus of this science/math lesson. It requires using the TI-83 to manipulate large and small numbers through scientific notation in order to solve word problems. Addition, subtraction, division, and...
6th - 8th Math