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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Fun Science Fridays: Observing Caterpillars
Pick a small area and look for all the things you can find using your observation skills.
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Science Challenge: Make a Quadrat
Learn how to make a quadrat used to mark a small study area using household materials.
Phenology Series Episode 4 | Phenology Data analysis and presentation
The fourth installation in our video series on plant-based research.
Science Challenge: Temperature
In this activity, we challenge you to change a thermometer’s temperature without touching it.
Fun Science Friday: Identifying Trees
Learn how to identify a species of tree by looking at its characteristics and using a field guide.
Phenology Series Episode 3 | Data Collection
Part 3 of our phenology video lesson series walks you through the data collection process.
Fun Science Friday: Observing Animals
Head outside and look for signs of animals in your neighborhood!
Science Challenge: Observing Birds
You can use a homemade or store bought bird feeder to observe the behavior of your visitors. Learn how in this easy lesson you can do from home.
Phenology Series Episode 2 | How Scientists Study Phenology
The second installment in our series studying the characteristics of plants.