Video Science Lessons

 

Lesson Types:

  • 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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Complete Lesson Library

Insect Populations Lesson Packet

This complete lesson including a video and worksheet teaches about the importance of insect populations in an ecosystem.

Science Challenge: Finding Aquatic Insects

Aquatic macroinvertebrates help us understand the health of our waterways. In this lesson, Mary ellen shows you how to locate them within a stream or river and identify what’s there.

Benthic Macroinvertebrates Lesson Packet

These aquatic insects are an important part of the ecosystem and critical to the health of our waterways. Get more information in the complete lesson packet.

Science Challenge: Water Speed Test

Learn how to test the speed of flowing water using materials from around the house. This experiment is often the foundation of many other water quality and species population experiments in waterways.