Video Science Lessons
- Project instructions: students are led to create an NGSS aligned science project based on self-driven research fueled by their curiosity.
- Science challenge: activities which deliver background content and demonstrate an activity you can try on your own
- Fun Science Fridays: mini activities for young children in grades K-5
- Lunch With A Scientist: science talks for high school students given by professional scientists. These include post-talk resources and are designed to be the beginning of a student project based on the talk material.
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Rachel has spent the last two years as a student researcher exploring the toxicity and use patterns of waterpipe tobacco smoke and other alternative tobacco products, and will share that work in this talk.
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David Dimitrie talks about the behavior of frogs and how this influences habitat selection.
A collection of Lunch With A Scientist episodes with ties to the Tahoe/Truckee and Sierra Nevada regions.
Justin Ondry, PhD talks about how scientists have perfected technology to be able to look at atoms through special microscopes.
David Hill, PhD talks about his work studying snowpack and its impact on water resources below the mountains.
PhD student Kelly Loria discusses her work studying the clarity of mountain streams and lakes in the Sierra Nevada.
Eben Broadbent, PhD talks about his work through the Spatial Ecology and Conservation (SPEC) lab at the University of Florida, and his work with GatorEye, a drone that houses a mobile laboratory for conservation work in remote areas.
Melissa Hill, land conservation expert from Central Florida, talks about her work protecting lands within the Santa Fe River Basin Watershed.
Meet Rachel Hendricks, a PhD student at Davidson college studying the effects of alternative-use tobacco products. Rachel has developed a free NGSS curriculum for k-8 students to learn about the human impacts of using these products.