What Makes Good Long Undies?
Learners examine a variety of different types of fabrics and discuss what characteristics would make a good pair of long underwear for a journey to Antarctica. They investigate the properties of various fabrics and determine how they differ.
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When is a Wind Farm a Good Investment?
When will a wind farm pay for itself? Individuals calculate the anticipated annual revenue for two proposed wind farms. By comparing the number of years it takes to pay back the initial investment, they determine which site makes the...
6th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
New Review What's the Difference Between Blue Light and Red Light?
Finally, an electromagnetic spectrum lab that will get glowing reviews from your class! Explore the nature of light using red and blue LED sources and fantastic phosphorescent paper. Young scientists compare the effects of blue light...
6th - 12th Science
Methane Hydrates – What's the Big Deal?
Have you ever tried to light ice on fire? With methane hydrate, you can do exactly that. The ice forms with methane inside so it looks like ice, but is able to burn. The lesson uses group research and a hands-on activity to help scholars...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Comparative Anatomy: What Makes Us Animals
What makes animals, well, animals? Viewers of a via comparative anatomy video see how similarities and differences in animal anatomy help support the theory of evolution. The video also includes examples of shared characteristics in...
9 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
10 Suprising Chemicals Your Body Makes
Your body makes many chemicals that allow the complex systems to operate, but did you know this includes formaldehyde, hydrochloric acid, hydrogen peroxide, and ammonia among others? Find out about 10 chemicals your body makes in a video...
7 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review What is a Complete Breakfast?
Start your day—and your class—off right with an interesting video about breakfast! The resource, part of the American Chemical Society's Reactions series, tackles the most important meal of the day. The narrator explains what makes for a...
4 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
What is the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle?
Not sure how to introduce young physicists to the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principal? Well this short video is a great place to start, as it explains how the particle and wave nature of matter makes it impossible to know both the location...
5 mins 10th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
What Does the Liver Do?
It's the heaviest organ in the human body, but exactly what role does the liver play in sustaining life? Follow along with this short video as it explores the various ways the liver filters, stores, and manufactures materials in order...
3 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable