Working in Space
High schoolers design and build one of three engineering problems dealing with living and working in space.
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New Review Can Explosions Work in Space?
Would an evil mastermind trying to take over the universe use explosives in space? A video that is part of a larger series approaches this question with physics of course! She explains the role of the atmosphere, the properties of waves,...
6 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review 5 Amazing Stars We’ve Discovered in Space
Scientists estimate as many as 400 billion stars may exist in our galaxy alone. As part of a larger physics series, an out-of-this-world video introduces five amazing stars. Each star holds the record in something!
7 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Bill Nye: How Not to Get Lost in Space
Can we use the stars to navigate if we're actually among them? Space-age scholars explore the precise planning that goes into long-distance exploratory missions using a video from THNKR's Why with Bill Nye! playlist. Bill Nye explains...
2 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review How To Clean Up Space Junk
NASA tracks around 20,000 pieces of debris orbiting Earth. The garbage humans leave in space cause problems for space exploration, satellites, and communication. One group of scientists hopes to clean up the junk and make this planet...
6 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Size and Distance in Space
Pupils explore objects in space in terms of their distance and size. They learn how to write and interpret exponential notation, how distances are related to time and about light years, and apply all of this knowledge to objects in the...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How Does Work...Work?
What makes a clock tick or a bulb light up? The concept of work is explained to a backdrop of clever animation. Physics fans learn that the amount of work equals the product of the force and distance, and that the rate equals the amount...
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable