Zebrafish as a Model for Muscle Development
Students explore the steps of protein synthesis in zebrafish. They view video clips to identify the parts of a zebrafish and observe them as they sequence the developmental stages. In groups they identify the muscles and how proteins are formed.
9th - 10th Science 3 Views 6 Downloads
Development of Baking Powder
Did you know baking powder can be used to treat acne, whiten teeth, and make sugar cookies? The lesson on the development of baking powder is ready-to-go with no preparation required. Through readings, pupils answer questions, complete...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Making of the Fittest: The Birth and Death of Genes
Adaptations must be made as environments change. This fabulous presentation features Icelandic icefish, a transparent, scaleless specimen that even has colorless blood. Genetics and adaptations concepts are explored as scientists study...
9th - Higher Ed Science
Role of the Sarcoplasmic Reticulum in Muscle Cells
Many of the concepts that are mentioned as an aside in previous videos are re-introduced here. By listening to Salman's recap of an action potential, students will understand how a nerve impulse can stimulate the release of...
15 mins 10th - 12th Science
Should We Eat Bugs?
Cricket cookies? Mealworm mac and cheese? Bugs are super nutritious! Why don't we eat them? Hear the history of entomophagy, that is, the practice of eating insects and spiders, by viewing this video. It is a fascinating exploration of...
5 mins 5th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Sequencing the Stages: Understanding H.I.V. Infection at the Molecular Level
How does HIV operate at the molecular level? Pupils discover the progression from a healthy immune cell to one infected with HIV, watch an animation of the HIV life cycle, and finally identify each of the stages with illustrations on...
7th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
The Science of Stage Fright (And How to Overcome It)
Why can speaking in public be so horrifying and have such strong effects on our bodies? Discover the science of stage fright! Your young learners will learn about the connection between stage fright and our natural fight or flight...
4 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable