Photo credit: Khan Academy Khan Academy offers great courses in Math, Science, Engineering, Arts, Humanities, Computing, Economics, Finance, and test preparation. This link will take you to the lessons for Biology, which includes: Introduction to Biology, Chemistry of Life, Water/Acids/Bases, Properties of Carbon, Macromolecules, Energy & Enzymes, Structure of a Cell, and many, many more.
Photo credit: Jill Bolte Taylor Ode To The Brain! is a song that unravels some of the mysteries of the brain’s inner workings.
Photo credit: Neil DeGrasse Tyson’s quote We Are All Connected is a great song that focuses on the commonality of ALL humans, really of ALL living things.
Photo credit: acapellascience The Molecular Shape of You describe how atoms and molecules attract one another to make up you (and everything else in the Universe). The music is based upon the song “Shape Of You” by Ed Sheeran.
Photo credit: Bethany Lau I love creative writing assignments for processing newly acquired knowledge. Mrs. Lau fondly remembers when her 9th grade teacher assigned this, and she located her original story to share on-line. Save Save
Photo credit: Tree of Life web project The Tree of Life web project is a site with over 10,000 pages of information focused on the diversity of life on the planet. Biologists from around the world have contributed to this virtual warehouse of knowledge. Disclaimer: This is very informative, but can be challenging to navigate. […]
Photo credit: eGFI Atomic Candy is a lesson from eGFI (Engineering, Go For It!), that teaches students about radiometric dating. On eGFI’s website, this lesson is attributed to North Carolina State University’s partnership with The Science House. Radiometric dating is a critical concept that is necessary for student’s understanding of how old things like the […]
Photo credit: Oregon Public Broadcasting The Fossil Evidence for Evolution is a multi-part lesson from PBS that can take 2-3 class periods, where students explore fossil formation, evidence of the descendants of fish moving to land, and how some mammals returned to the sea. Save
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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