Who Turned Out the Lights?
Students use the internet to gather information about eclipses. They compare and contrast the differnet types of eclipses and describe what happens during them. They discover how to view them safely as well.
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New Review How to Control Light with Water
Can you bend light waves using water? Physics Girl demonstrates this phenomenon and explains how it happens as part of her larger series. She then details the applications and even explains how the Internet works.
10 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
There is No Pink Light
Barbie, pink flowers, Pink Panther, pink pigs, pink clothes, and pink flamingos all have one thing in common — they really aren't pink because there is no such thing as pink light. So, what is the color we call pink? The short video...
1 min 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Sun Sneeze Gene
Do you sneeze when you go from dark to light areas? Twenty-five percent of the population does! It turns out that the characteristic is due to genetic code. Explore why this happens with a video from the Veritasium playlist that breaks...
6 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Origin of Quantum Mechanics (feat. Neil Turok)
How do you get the most light out of a light bulb? That's the task Max Planck took on, and it turned out to be rather...enlightening! The illustrated video introduces physics scholars to Planck's plight, which ultimately changed our...
4 mins 9th - 12th Science
Why Don't Perpetual Motion Machines Ever Work?
It turns out that some laws were definitely not meant to be broken! A short illustrative video explains why the first and second laws of thermodynamics prevent perpetual motion machines from actually moving perpetually — and why...
6 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable