Where Do I Belong?
Tenth graders study the diversity of life in the world. They classify and sketch organisms into the 6 kingdoms.
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New Review Why Can’t I Eat This Fish?
Can turning on the television lead to toxins in the food supply? The instructional activity offers an opportunity for young scientists to complete guided research. A worksheet lists each question as well as the web page necessary to...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
I Speak for the Polar Bears!
Climate change and weather extremes impact every species, but this lesson focuses on how these changes effect polar bears. After learning about the animal, scholars create maps of snow-ice coverage and examine the yearly variability and...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Where Do Trees Get Their Mass From?
From stately oaks to towering pines, trees are the largest members of the plant kingdom that most people see. But how do trees get so big? Find out where the mass of a tree comes from with a short video. The narrator presents the topic...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science
New Review Archerfish Says..."I Spit in Your Face!"
In many cultures, spitting is considered rude; in the world of the archerfish, spitting just means you're trying to catch dinner! Journey to the mangroves of Southeast Asia to meet the archerfish, an expert marksman that shoots insects...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
A Call to Invention: DIY Speaker Edition
What if I said that you can build a homemade speaker out of a potato chip? Bestselling author and do-it-yourself expert William Gurstelle shows you how in his brief presentation at TEDYouth 2012. He encourages young people to be creative...
7 mins 4th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable