In this video, students will gain a better understanding of biomagnification and how primary consumers are affected by chemicals that humans put out that then have a chance at affecting animals above them in the food chain. There is an emphasis on how biomagnification affected the reproduction rate of bald eagles so this is a great science video to show when teaching some environmental science.
This this educational resource students and teachers can demonstrate the correlation between fractions, percents, and decimals. By changing variables on the fraction model they can see how a particular fraction will equal a percent which is also equal to a decimal. It is very visual. This can be used as whole group instruction or if you have some computers students can work together.
This lab will help students understand what glaciers are, what some of the formations and deposits look like, and will have students explore how glaciers grow and shrink, and how scientists go about discovering glacial movement speeds over time.
This is a really cool website that features many different activities and games that younger students can play to learn about cells. Some of the games that you can play are: Mitosis, Cell Turnover Rates, Building Organs, Organ Surgery, Genes and your Cells, Bioengineering, Gene Finder, Fight with Bacteria, Fight a Flu Epidemic, Dieting and Exercise, a game about Heart Disease, Discover what cancer is, Explore possibilities to curring cancer, Develop a new drug, Become a medical engineer and make artificial limbs, and many more. Students can explore the inside and outside of cells.
Dan Meyer is one of the great math teachers of the world who tries his best to bring real world situations into the math classroom. Here is his take on how and why he teaches math in such a unique and needed way.