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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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.
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Learn about the chemical makeup, polarity, and other unique qualities of this substance which covers 71% of the Earth’s surface.
Learn how to use Headwaters’ research methods to create your own science journal and then put it to the test in this 7-day science project.
Here’s an easy guide to getting young children to start observing in the outdoors. Our printable journal makes taking notes extra simple.
Learn about the Earth’s wind and ocean current patterns, and how these factors help keep the planet cool. This complete lesson packet comes with a video, readings, a worksheet, and a suggested research project.
Going on a vacation is a great time to use observation skills to chart all the new things you’ve seen. Here’s an easy first journaling experience for younger children.
How can you help? A neighborhood clean up helps prevent trash from entering our ecosystems. This activity is perfect for members of the whole family, at any age.
Investigate what critter or natural process got to the fallen log in this science mystery challenge. Use a suspect guide and your detective skills to help solve the case of the disappearing log.
Behavioral ecology is the study of why and how animals control their behavior. To learn more about this, we’ll look at some of the fascinating behavioral adaptations of birds.