What's the Limit?
Students complete an activity designed to demonstrate how scientists estimate total population numbers of organisms in the wild. They discuss overpopulation and the biotic and abiotic factors that affect population growth.
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Biological Oceanographic Investigations – What's in That Cake?
Have you ever tried to find hidden items in a picture when you don't know what you are looking for or how many things are hidden? A lesson applies that same concept to sampling the deep sea habitats. Participants must first create a...
5th - 6th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Teamwork and Productivity: Building a Better "What's It"
Students produce products and calculate their group's profit or loss. In this productivity lesson, students work as a team to produce products at specific specifications for a pretend company. At the end of the time limit, they compute...
4th - 7th Math
Limiting Reactant Example Problem 1
Another problem from a chemistry textbook is utilized to illustrate the concept of Limiting Reactants. Sal sets up a reaction between carbon monoxide and hydrogen in order to produce methanol - which is the fuel used in race car engines....
19 mins 7th - 10th Science
New Review What Are Mini Brains?
Scientists grow tiny brains outside an organism in their labs. How this is accomplished and why become the central focus of a video and discussion. After viewing the core lesson, ten questions check for content mastery and prepare young...
5 mins 6th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable