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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...
Exploring Meteorite Mysteries: Building Blocks of PlanetsLesson Planet
7th - 8th
Students simulate the formation of chondrites and asteroids. In this astronomy lesson, students demonstrate accretion using balloons and static electricity. They compare and contrast their models to the actual process of chondrites and...
Calculating Iridium Fallout from an Asteroid ImpactLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Should we be afraid of a large asteroid impact on Earth today? Young scientists estimate the size and composition of an asteroid similar to the one that caused the K-T mass extinction. They apply algebraic formulas to answer questions...
Why the Solar System Can ExistLesson Planet
2 mins 9th - 12th
How does Earth's orbit stay constant, despite interactions with things like meteors and space junk? We have three dimensions to thank for that! Through simple animations, the narrator illustrates the how gravitational pull affects our...
Impact Craters and the K/T BoundaryLesson Planet
7th - 12th
Need an activity about the effects of asteroid impact that's sure to be a hit with the class? Explore the K/T Boundary and the impact responsible for the largest mass extinction, including the dinosaurs, that has been discovered so far....