Photo credit: The Science Channel “Who Wants to Live a Million Years?“, is a game from the Science Channel that helps students think about the traits of a breeding population help it face the threats of starvation, temperature variations, and predators to name a few. FIRST, click on “Learn About Natural Selection” to learn the […]
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Photo credit: Jonathan Mann Happy Asexual Reproduction Day, is a light-hearted song from Jonathan Mann that celebrates the diverse ways in which organisms reproduce asexually. I like to share this video prior to sharing a PowerPoint that I developed that highlights the numerous ways in which organisms reproduce. Disclaimer: It is possible that some families […]
Photo credit: AsapSCIENCE Using songs and mnemonic devices can help students memorize the elements of the periodic table. The NEW periodic table song is an active fast paced song that has a catchy tune. With practice it can be memorized. If you doubt it, check out this amazing 6 year old girl who has […]
Photo credit: Duolingo Duolingo is a dynamic way to learn another language.
Photo credit: Powerhouse Animation Studios, Inc. Joshua M. Sneideman has partnered with Powerhouse Animation Studios, Inc. to create an animated lesson to teach students about Earth’s deep time, through the use of various analogies. Disclaimer: The analogies are presented rather rapidly and might be a bit confusing at that speed, as the topic is already […]
Photo credit: Oregon Public Broadcasting PBS has developed an interactive animation for students to explore various events in deep time. This includes changes in organisms and extinctions. Save Save
Photo credit: Geology Labs On-Line Virtual Dating from sciencecourceware.com is an animation that teaches students about radiometric dating of rocks. Explore Virtual Dating Isochron and Virtual Dating Radiocarbon. Disclaimer: This site uses Java Applets Save Save
Photo credit: The Cornell Lab of Ornithology This video clip titled, Speciation: An Illustrated Introduction, helps to teach students about the diversity of life on Earth. This TED Ed lesson, by Mya Thomson, helps to check student understanding of the materials in the video clip above. Save
Photo credit: sciencenetlinks.com Gravity Launch! is a game to learn about how gravity pulls smaller objects towards larger objects.