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The Scientific Methods: Crash Course History of Science #14

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How do we know what we know? Examine the asker of this, and many other questions, during the 14th installment in a 15-part History of Science video series. The narrator explains the important contributions made by Galileo, Bacon, and...
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The New Astronomy: Crash Course History of Science #13

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Sword duels, religious unrest, war—who says science is boring? Aspiring astronomers discover fascinating facts about the famous scientists that dared challenge the accepted model of the solar system in the 13th video of a 16-part History...
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The Speed of Light is NOT About Light

For Students 10th - Higher Ed Standards
Just when you thought you had this figured out! Engage young physicists in an interesting look at the nature of a universal constant with a video, part of a PBS playlist on space time and measurement. Viewers examine the history of...
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Galileo and His Telescope

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Learn about Galileo Galilei's contribution to modern science with a reading passage that focuses on reading comprehension. After kids read several paragraphs about his life, they answer five questions about the information they have just...
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Worksheet 8: Functions and Falling Bodies

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
For this math worksheet, students answer 6 questions having to do with continuous and differentiable functions, falling bodies, and derivatives.
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Leading Scientist of the Scientific Revolution

For Students 6th - 8th
Quiz your class on how well they know the leading scientist of the scientific revolution. They answer seven multiple choice questions that require them to know each major contribution of each of the following scientists: Galileo, Newton,...
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Scientific Revolution: The Renaissance

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Present key facts about the significance and controversy surrounding the scientific revolution. It defines terms and discusses people and politics in a comprehensive way. This slide show also includes a flow chart outlining what students...
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Astronomer Trading Cards

For Teachers 6th
Famous astronomers, and their contributions to the world of astronomy, are the focus of this space science lesson plan. Pupils make a trading card of the astronomer he or she is researching. Then they get together in pairs to complete a...
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Where on Earth Am I?

For Students 9th - 11th Standards
Almost every phone has GPS installed, but a large number of teens don't know how the technology works. An initial activity illustrates how GPS determines a location on Earth. Scholars then apply trilateration procedures to a...
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Our Solar System

For Students 7th - 8th Standards
The presentation starts with the scientists who made discoveries about our solar system: Ptolemy, Copernicus, Galileo, Brahe, Kepler, and Newton. It also covers the planets, inner, outer, and Pluto, satellites, and an in-depth discussion...
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How Do Things Move?

For Students 9th - 10th
In this Newton's Laws worksheet, students read about the scientific ideas of Newton and Galileo about the motion of objects. Students read about Newton's Three Laws of Motion and apply what they have read to answer 3 questions.
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The Solar System

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this solar system worksheet, students will name the two models of the solar system and compare their differences. Students will state the hypothesis behind the formation of the sun and planets. Students will compare and contrast the...
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Research Ethics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students develop an ability to distinguish between simple error, misconduct and fraud. Students are lead to consider a widening circle of the consequences of misconduct and fraud. They expand their knowledge on the self-regulating...
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The Truth About 10 Famous Inventions

For Students 9th - 12th
A scientific video focuses on ten famous inventions and the person credited with inventing each one. Then it describes the bigger picture of each invention and how it relied on those before them and around them. 
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Amazing History of the Telescope

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Did you know that Galileo wasn't the inventor of the telescope? Explore the amazing history of one of the world's most incredible inventions. Learn about Galileo, the telescope, and the discoveries it has allowed man to make. A...
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Exploring Our Backyard, The Solar System - Part 1/2

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
A charming narrator introduces viewers to the wonders and history of our own solar system. A full explanation describing the birth of our sun, planets, and entire solar system. This is the first part of a two-part series on our solar...
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The Concept of Energy

For Students 7th - 10th
For this energy worksheet, students read about the discoveries of Galileo and how different philosophers contributed to our understanding of energy. Then students complete 4 short answer questions.
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Video Worksheet: The Mechanical Universe – "The Apple and the Moon"

For Students 9th - 12th
For this gravity activity, high schoolers watch a video and describe how Newton, Copernicus, and Galileo helped explain inertia and gravity. This activity has 5 short answer questions.
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Early Space Missions

For Students 6th - 12th
In this space missions worksheet, students will review 15 terms associated with the first space missions and early space exploration. Then students will find the terms in a word search puzzle.
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Roller Coaster Simulator for the Magnetic Chalkboard: Construction Plans

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students watch a demonstration that allows the teacher to show Galileo's inertia experiment and how and why the hills on roller coasters are designed as they are. The roller coaster simulator can be mounted on a magnetic chalkboard;...
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Following in Galileo's Footsteps

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students explore the findings of Galileo and research the moons of Jupiter. They construct simple telescopes, and examine the moons for themselves at a star party. They record their findings in a journal.
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The Way Things Fall

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore concept of acceleration and motion under the influence of gravity, starting with free fall and ending with motions that start out with both horizontal and vertical initial velocities.
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Inventions of the Renaissance

For Teachers 9th - 12th
When we think of the Renaissance, we often think of music, art, and philosophy. Your young historians will be amazed to see just how much of our modern technology was invented in this time as well! From clocks and eyeglasses to the...
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Galileo- Mini Biography

For Teachers 4th - 12th
The importance of Galileo to modern science is the focus of a short video that recognizes his major achievements.