Modern Science Teacher Resources
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The Historiography on Robert Boyle: Was Boyle the Progenitor of Modern Science?
9th - 12th
Learners participate in a warm-up activity by attending a football match writing an account of who won the game. They discuss how their account could differ from someone else's account of the game. They discuss how different people's...
Brain-Controlled Robotic Arms: Cloze activity with Article
5th - 9th
Fascinating content about current medical research on brain-controlled prosthetics comes in cloze activity form with a link to the original article. Useful for listening and reading comprehension skills development, and for any science...
What are Radioactive Isotopes (Radionuclides)
4 mins 9th - 12th
Create a little excitement with a radioactive resource! An engaging lesson builds a solid understanding of the nature of radioactive isotopes. The narrator explains the desire of a nucleus to become stable, which leads to radioactive...
OF SUNSETS, SOULS AND SENSES: Science, Scientific Methods, Natural and Supernatural
6th - 9th
Students explore the realm and limits of science. Engages students to give examples of topics that can be studied by science, and those that cannot. This also takes a examine descriptive terms, which reflect the true nature of modern...
How Mendel's Pea Plants Helped Us Understand Genetics
3 mins 7th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
A brief animation introduces heredity to your beginning biologists. They will meet Gregor Mendel's green and yellow peas, dominant and recessive traits, homozygous and heterozygous alleles, and Punnett squares. In this cartoon animation,...
How Small Are We in the Scale of the Universe?
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
There are so many galaxies in the universe that the vast majority of them are too distant for the human eye to perceive. An astronomy video discusses the Hubble Telescope's Deep Field image from 1995 and the eXtreme Deep Field image...
Fossil Myths: Cyclopes, Griffins, and Magic Fairy Bread
6 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Fossils—not just intriguing, but helpful too! Scientists use the fossil record to support ideas throughout history. The video highlights some of the incorrect ideas that came from the fossil record. From cyclopes and griffins to...
The Indian Subcontinent Since 1947: The Legacy of Independence
7th - 10th
An exploration of Indian and Pakistani cultures and conflicts throughout the 20th - 21st centuries, this presentation features relevant political cartoons and poignant photos to illustrate the breadth of politics in India and Pakistan....