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10 Imaginative Science Videos for Your Curious STEM Learners. If you’re looking for some science videos to flip your STEM classroom with, there’s a whole world of them on the Web.

10 Imaginative Science Videos for Your Curious STEM Learners

You don’t want just any old average science videos, though. You’re looking for ones that learners will actually want to watch. Science videos should do more than just inform; they should inspire. We’re looking for vids that get us wanting to explore, create, and try things. They should open our eyes and free us to think about interesting experiments and projects. The 10 science videos we’ve posted below are designed to do just that. 1.

There are many reasons why chemists love chemistry. 2. 10 Amazing Science Tricks Using Liquid There are some pretty cool experiments on this video that show you detailed steps and explanations as to what you need to make them work right. 3. This fun video explains how plate tectonics really works. 4. Explore Science. Climate.nasa. The world seems smaller to Steve Wofsy than it used to.

climate.nasa

He’s the lead scientist for NASA’s Atmospheric Tomography (ATom) mission, an airborne mission to survey the gases on the world’s atmosphere that has just finished up a round-the-world flight. I met with Steve in February in Christchurch, New Zealand, at a hotel an easy ten-minute walk from the international airport. The proximity was key because that's where NASA's DC-8 research plane sat amid large warehouse-sized hangars and equipment on a section of the airport run by the U.S. National Science Foundation for research expeditions to Antarctica. Christchurch is at the halfway point of the latest ATom mission, a 28-day near-circumnavigation of the globe. Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths education. Space. BBC Terrific Scientific. Exoplanet Exploration: Planets Beyond our Solar System: Exoplanets 101.

Exoplanet– a planet that orbits another star The blocky space telescope was still getting its bearings, just a few months after launch, when the floodgates burst open.

Exoplanet Exploration: Planets Beyond our Solar System: Exoplanets 101

Twig - Educational science resources. Chemistry. Physics. Smithsonian. Image and Video Library. Online science. Home. BBC Universe – The Big Bang: Listen to light from the early Universe. Science Lesson Plans. 100 Engineering Projects For Kids - The Homeschool Scientist. BBC Earth. Sir David Attenborough's career as a broadcaster and naturalist has endured for an impressive 60 years.

BBC Earth

His accessible storytelling has inspired generations to learn more about the natural world and brought to life all creatures great and small on our television screens. He joined the BBC as a trainee producer in 1952. While working on the Zoo Quest series (1954-64), he gained his first opportunity to undertake expeditions to remote parts of the globe to capture intimate footage of rare wildlife in its natural habitat. Planet Earth II. BUILDING BIG: Home Page. Explore large structures and what it takes to build them with BUILDING BIG™, a five-part PBS television series and Web site from WGBH Boston.

BUILDING BIG: Home Page

Here are the main features of the site: Bridges, Domes, Skyscrapers, Dams, and Tunnels. The Labs Try your hand at our interactive engineering labs. Worms that can eat plastic could save us from destroying the planet. You tell me what's more repulsive: A Styrofoam cup laying on the ground...

Worms that can eat plastic could save us from destroying the planet.

Photo by jnyemb/Flickr ...or a pile of slimy, pulsing mealworms? Photo by OakleyOriginals/Flickr. Project Apollo Archive’s albums. The Magic School Bus. PanelPicker. This past year, students from around the world came together to collaborate on world issues affecting their communities, taking the concept of global learning and turning it into a reality.

PanelPicker

In GlobalCOlab (GCL), Students teaching students from around the world, has connected students and educators from different cultures and religions from around the world to cross-cut disciplines, curricula, and traditional subjects to empower participants through student-led and student-created topics. These topics are based around global issues affecting each student’s community. GCL educators will discuss the need for an educational paradigm shift towards a global classroom in a one hour panel format.

Additional Supporting Materials Questions Answered Speakers. Official Website for Bill Nye The Science Guy. Future Astronauts - Virgin Galactic. For centuries, humans all around the world have dreamed of flying to space.

Future Astronauts - Virgin Galactic

For decades, people have been able to watch as others actually made those journeys, heroically opening a new frontier. Now, at last, space travel is open to all of us. It still requires time, resources, and effort, but for the first time in history, space exploration is a possibility for everyone who dares to dream of it. The global group of Virgin Galactic Future Astronauts in many ways represents the most exciting club on Earth. Science Fair Project Ideas, Answers, & Tools. DIY projects, how-tos, and inspiration from geeks, makers, and hackers. Nature detectives. The Human Body app for kids. Science Resources - 2014 Curriculum, Science, New Curriculum. CREativity in Science and Technology - CREST — The Learner's Way. Grant Wiggins writing for te@chthough deals with this problem in an article titled 'Experiential Learning: Just Because It’s Hands-On Doesn’t Mean It’s Minds-On’.

CREativity in Science and Technology - CREST — The Learner's Way

Grant asks students three questions that reveal the level to which they are cognitively engaged with the task at hand; What are you doing? Why are you doing it? And What does this help you do that’s important? How many students if asked these questions would reply that they are following the steps indicated and that they need to follow the steps to complete the task?

Grant’s full article is worth reading and can be found on his blog, ‘Granted, and. . .' The next level is a little more challenging and is possibly the first step towards open ended scientific inquiry. A simple example of ‘guided discovery’ was shared with a group of scientists and teachers at a recent CSIRO ‘Scientists in Schools’ event. An essential element of this approach is the inclusion of elements of creativity. National Agriculture in the Classroom. Anatomy Arcade. Human Anatomy and Physiology Web Apps - GetBodySmart. Biology For Kids - KidsBiology.com. Creative Chemistry - fun activities, worksheets, games and revision quizzes. Encyclopedia of Earth. Welcome to IRENA.

For Students. National STEM Centre Search. Nightskyonline.info. Simple Machines. Home. PhET: Free online physics, chemistry, biology, earth science and math simulations. Science Games. Guide the beam to create a gorgeous spectrum of light.

Science Games

Your goal in the game is to spend as little money as possible while maintaining a balanced diet in the whole week. The monsters are ready for their dentist appointment! Click the monster you'd like to treat and then use the tools to clean their teeth! Science for Kids - Fun Experiments, Cool Facts, Online Games, Activities, Projects, Ideas, Technology. Science and Space Facts, Science and Space, Human Body, Health, Earth, Human Disease - National Geographic. ScienceWeb - ASTA.