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72 resources with the concept mercury

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How Do You Organize a Space Party? You Planet! (Lessons For Learning)

For Students 3rd - 7th Standards
Welcome to the Solar System! Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars make up the inner planets in our solar system. Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune make up the outer planets. Use this collection of lesson plans, worksheets, videos, and...
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Don't Mess with Mercury

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The three lessons in the don’t Mess with Mercury Unit Module are designed to teach middle schoolers about the dangers of mercury. The first option is teacher-led. Class members learn about mercury by reading case studies and...
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Crash Course: Ecology

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Viewers take a Crash Course in Ecology with a 12-video collection that takes a look at where organisms come from, how they interact, and how they influence their environments. The videos, appropriate for in class or remote learning, use...
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Periodic Videos

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
From hydrogen to ununoctium, this collection of videos has everything you need to begin teaching about the periodic table. Offering descriptions of each element and interesting experiments demonstrating their properties, this resource is...
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Mercury

For Students 4th - 7th
After reading a short excerpt about Mercury, your class will answer four comprehension questions. The worksheet challenges them to fold over the paper and answer the questions without referring back to the excerpt. An answer sheet is...
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The Space Race: Project Mercury

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Race to the moon! An engaging activity focuses on NASA's Project Mercury and the Space Race. Scholars read a memorandum regarding the project and explore how it fueled Cold War tensions. Academics complete a worksheet and discuss the...
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Cosmic Cookies

For Students 6th - 12th
Scholars read about each planet then bake a plate of cosmic cookies—no-bake cookies decorated to look like the planets; Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto.
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On This Day: Friendship 7: John Glenn Orbits the Earth

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Exactly what is the right stuff? Individuals consider the question using video clips about the astronaut legend, John Glenn. Footage includes NASA propaganda newsreels about his upbringing, as well as speeches from Glenn and his...
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2004 AP® Environmental Science Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th
Radioactive isotopes have a wealth of uses, but their waste may cause some concern. One of four free-response questions challenges learners to devise a waste removal strategy for medical radioactive substances. Other questions address...
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2015 AP® Environmental Science Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Less than eight percent of AP Environmental Science test takers earn the highest score possible. Help scholars improve their scores by using actual test questions on water quality and urban planning before reading sample responses that...
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The Periodic Table Table

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
You'd be hard pressed to find someone more dedicated to the periodic table than Theodore Gray. A video lesson interviews him as he describes his passion and his creation. The installment of a larger series on reactions shows Gray's table...
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The Sun and Planets

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Do other planets experience night, day, and the seasons like humans do here on Earth? Examine planetary motion using real images of the planets through a simulation from PBS's Space lesson series. After observing the motion of each...
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The Planets of the Solar System

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Launch a lesson that's sure to capture middle schoolers' interest! Exploration enthusiasts examine the planets of our solar system using an activity from PBS's Space series. The resource includes images and information for each planet,...
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Mercury and Venus Transits

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Mercury transits, crosses over the disk of the sun, approximately 13 times per century, while Venus transits 14 times per thousand years. View these extremely rare forms of eclipses in accelerated time as part of a series from PBS 9-12...
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Exoplanets through Kepler’s Laws

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The majority of all confirmed exoplanets relied on Kepler's laws to discover their locations. Scholars learn how to apply Kepler's laws and then practice using data to discover exoplanets. They benefit from NASA video footage, NOVA...
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Alchemy: Crash Course History of Science #10

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
If the word alchemy makes you think of wizards gathered around bubbling cauldrons, you're not completely wrong! Introduce scholars to the history of chemistry during part 10 of a 15-part History of Science series. The video takes viewers...
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Mercury

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
For many years, mercury was used in thermometers, dental fillings, and fluorescent lights. As scientists better understand the toxicity of this liquid metal, other materials replace these uses for mercury. Young scientists learn about...
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Biomagnification and the Trouble with Toxins

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Our relationship with toxins is, well, a little toxic. Explore how harmful substances work their way throughout the environment with a video from an expansive biology playlist. Topics include DDT and mercury, trophic levels, and water...
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What's It Like On Mercury?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Take a video tour of the planet Mercury. An installment of a solar system series explores the characteristics of Mercury. The presenter compares the planet to Earth by examining similarities and differences.
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Pressure: How Does a Straw Work?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
A straw is a simple thing ... with a much more complex explanation. Discover the molecular interactions that create pressure through a video from JFR Science. The resource demonstrates pressure in a variety of ways, then explains how and...
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Mercury

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The most elliptical orbit of any planet belongs to Mercury. The video includes obvious facts about Mercury such as the hot temperature and lack of magnetic field. It also discusses highly surprising facts such as the cracks, ice, and...
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Minerals and Ores

For Students 9th - 12th
Here's a video that will leave them wanting m"ore"! Part three of the seven-part series involving rocks and the rock cycle illustrates the relationship between minerals and ores. Young geologists get a look at how valuable metals are...
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Know Your Planets

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
Does your class know their planets? Implement an activity that has them describing the solar system, identifying properties of the planets, and placing them in order from their distance from the sun.
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Solar System Cards

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Find all things solar system in a set of reference cards. Even Pluto makes an appearance! Each of the 24 cards has a picture and accompanying informational text that gives brief background about the object.