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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Introducing the new ‘Lunch With A Scientist’ episode library
Headwaters Science Institute nonprofit science education organization introduces its new searchable library for “Lunch With A Scientist” YouTube episodes and associated NGSS-aligned student investigation activities.
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Fill The Winter Break With This Fun – And Free – Scientific Challenge
This winter break, join Headwaters to study the birds that make your own backyard their home!
Video Lesson: Selecting and planting native plants
Here’s how to choose the right native plants for your home garden and how to plant them!
Rachel Hendricks is offering a free tobacco awareness curriculum
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.
Spooky Science: DIY pumpkin slime
Learn how to use chemistry to create super realistic pumpkin slime from household ingredients!
Spooky Science: understanding soil composition through edible treats!
Learn about the role of worms in soil as you craft a yummy treat!
DIY Halloween Chemistry: Monster Toothpaste!
Mary ellen walks you through how to use an easy rating sheet to look at the health of the riparian ecosystem.
Fun Science Fridays: Observing Caterpillars
Pick a small area and look for all the things you can find using your observation skills.
Wildfire Science Lesson Packet
In this lesson, we address the science behind wildfire and address some critical questions.