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How to Date A PlanetLesson Planet
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The earth is literally older than dirt, but how can we prove it? The video explains the methods used to find the age of the moon and the earth. It offers a quick overview of the rock cycle, geologic processes, and the impact of meteors.
Meteor, Meteoroid, Meteorite: What's the Difference?Lesson Planet
3rd - 4th
Students explore the difference between a meteor, meteorite and meteoroid. In this space science lesson, students first read information about these space bodies. Students make Comet Cookies and use them to model a meteor shower with a...
Meteorites From Spaaaaaace!Lesson Planet
8 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Eighty thousand tons of material enters Earth's atmosphere every year. The video, part of a playlist from Brain Scoop on Fossils and Geology, focuses on meteorites. It defines the three types and explains which are most and least common....
Astronomically Correct Twinkle TwinkleLesson Planet
2 mins 9th - 12th
What do you get when astronomers rewrite beloved children's songs? THIS! Hear the tune Twinkle Twinkle Little Star as it was meant to be — from a scientist's perspective. Physics scholars follow along to a scientifically correct version...
Layers of the AtmosphereLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The air you breathe at sea level is different from the air you breathe at the top of a 14,000 foot mountain and is also different than the air an airplane flies through at 28,000 feet. In the activity, learners research the layers of our...
The Hero Of Tannenberg - Paul von HindenburgLesson Planet
10 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
He's often remembered as the man who died and left Hitler in power, but Paul von Hindenburg's military career before becoming president of Germany sheds light on his meteoric rise. Part of the Who did What in WW1? series, the engaging...
Napoleon and the War of the Fourth CoalitionLesson Planet
16 mins 7th - 12th
France has gone through a lot of changes lately - first the monarchy fell to revolution, then the Republic was formed from the ashes, and now Napoleon has made France a major world power once again. This video shows the meteoric rise of...