7 Great YouTube Channels for Science Below are some great YouTube channels for science. If you are a science teacher and you need some useful resources where you can search for and find educational science videos, then the list below would be of great help. Some of the channels listed below have thousands of subscribers featuring some of the best science videos online. This is one of the gifted science teachers who shares highly educational videos showing students and learners how to integrate science into day to day life. As its name suggests, this is one of the most reputed YouTube Channels with more than 9 million videos on science and a growing base of thousands of subscribers. This is another distinguished science resource where students can get to know the underpinnings of science is such an interestingly funny way. This is the official YouTube channel of NASA. This channels features the periodic table of elements for all things chemistry. This one here provides videos and cool science experiments from Steve Sprangler.
DIY: colorful discs for the light table in preschool I am not so lucky as my sweet friend Leeanne over at Kreative Resources who managed to find a free set of plexiglass discs to use on her light table. In fact, I don’t even have a light table! But after reading several ideas from others, I have managed to make my own discs and light table. These colorful discs are a spin off of a “not so nutty” idea for making a rainbow suncatcher shared by “Life in the Nuthouse“! The cups alone made for some fun play on a light table so I saved some and melted the rest. To melt the plastic cups, you first need to know that not all plastic clear cups are the same. I bought the red and blue cups (shown above) from Meijer and Garden Ridge and they melted fine. To melt the cups, you need to preheat your oven to 250 degrees Fahrenheit first. I used a spatula to flatten the cups or shape them a bit while they were still in the oven. Check back to read my next blog post about how I made my own light table… Lovely light boxes from Irresistible Ideas
Sand Dune Erosion Activity for Elementary and Middle School | The Science Muse Posted by Miss Muse on Apr 2, 2012 in 6-8, Environmental Science | 0 comments Loading ... With students going on Spring Break in the next few weeks, it’s hard to keep their attention on schoolwork when they can already smell the ocean air and suntan lotion waiting for them. Channel their excitement with this activity about sand dunes. Beaches provide a playground for some of the most fascinating and fun classroom topics. In the following activity, you’ll learn how to bring sand dunes to your class by studying erosion, the process of moving wind and water to break down and weather the shore line. What other ocean topics do you introduce to your classroom? Check out this Sand Dune Erosion classroom activity from Carolina Biological: Materials A wind source (e.g., a blow dryer or air mattress inflator)Blue food coloringRed food coloringSand with diverse grain sizes (1 L per student group)Tops from copier paper boxes Preparation (instructor) Procedure (students) Extension activities and questions
Mini Rube Goldberg Machine Makes Cool Travel Companion Mini Rube Goldberg Machine Makes Cool Travel Companion Article by Steph, filed under Gadgets & Geekery in the Technology category. A man takes a seat on a park bench and opens a pair of suitcases, carefully adjusting a few things inside, placing a few small objects in just the right spot. Then an alarm clock sounds, a pencil comes down onto a trigger and the most entrancing sequence of events takes place, one after the other. Melvin the Mini Machine is the creation of Dutch design studio HEYHEYHEY, and it’s possibly the coolest portable Rube Goldberg machine ever invented. As music starts playing, the choreographed movements begin, flinging objects from one of the suitcases to the other, making their own little sounds. Melvin the Magical Mixed Media Machine was a room-sized exhibit made for 2010 Dutch Design Week, and as cool as it was, it had one big limitation: it couldn’t be moved.
Five-Minute Film Festival: School Gardens Spring has sprung, and it's time to start thinking about getting outside and planting green things! School gardens are a great way to teach kids hands-on science. Whether you have a full garden where the kids produce their own cafeteria food, or you're just getting started and egg-crate seedlings are more your pace, you can pull valuable lessons in ecology, sustainability, healthy food habits, and teamwork out of the dirt. Video Playlist: Great School Gardens Watch the player below to see the whole playlist, or view it on YouTube. Starting a School Garden (06:38) A fun video with nuts and bolts details on how to lay the groundwork for a new school garden. More Resources for Learning from School Gardens Online resources are bountiful, for novice dirt-diggers and advanced green thumbs alike. see more see less
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Shout: About the Project Shout invites educators and students to take an active role in global environmental issues. Connect online to interact with experts in the field, share ideas, and collaborate with people around the world who, like you, are committed to solving environmental challenges. Shout gives participants a framework for success, with resources and tools for exercising social responsibility while building the 21st-century skills of collaboration, innovation, and critical thinking. When students are connected through technology and empowered to build activities in their own way the learning experience extends far beyond the four walls of a classroom. Check out the participants on the map and take your own stand in making the world a better place. Now that’s something to shout about! The Shout program offers: About the Collaboration Partners in Learning is a 10-year, nearly $500 million commitment by Microsoft to help education systems around the world. Come Join Us.
How the Earth Changed History Human Planet Iain explores the most recently established force on Earth, humans. It's easy to think of the human impact on the planet as a negative one, but as Iain discovers, this isn't always the case. Humans have unprecedented control over many of the planet's geological cycles.