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72 resources with the concept plasma

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Properties of Matter

For Teachers 7th - 9th
This PowerPoint is a gem! Seventy-eight slides present an entire introduction to matter in bullet-point fashion. Viewers learn about everything from mass and inertia to phase changes and gas laws! The only glitch is that the links to...
5:29
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First Image of a Black Hole!

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Have scholars ever wondered what a black hole looks like? See the first image of a massive black hole and learn about what a black hole is, how it forms, and how telescopes took images from around the world. The video then relates the...
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Eclipse Over America | Coronal Mass Ejections from the Sun

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The sun's corona, rarely seen from Earth, takes up massive amounts of space many times the size of our planet. Viewers discuss and view how scientists study the corona of the sun. They observe the impact of coronal mass ejections on...
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Earth's Magnetic Shield

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Our atmosphere is pretty amazing! How does it minimize the effects of solar weather? Scholars discover Earth's first line of defense against the sun—the magnetosphere. The activity, one of several in a sun unit from NOVA, explains how...
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The Dynamic Sun

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Sunspots, solar flares, coronal mass ejections ... why is the sun so stirred up? Scholars watch animations of the interaction between moving plasma and magnetic fields and discuss the sun's behavior. The activity, part of NOVA's sun...
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The Sun's Energy

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How does the sun produce so much energy without blowing up? Viewers discover the delicate balance of inward and outward forces within the sun through a short video. The lesson includes discussion questions and is part of a larger sun...
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The Anatomy of the Sun

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Welcome to Sun 101! What better way to gain an understanding of our star than to learn about its anatomy? Physical science scholars peer inside to discover the inner workings of the sun through a video and discussion questions. The...
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Cosmic Microwave Background Explained

For Students 10th - Higher Ed Standards
As part of their Cosmology series Space Time presents a video that explains the history of electromagnetic waves and the shifting and expanding wavelengths. It finishes by exploring cosmic microwave background radiation. 
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Nerding out on Star Wars Science

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Are light sabers possible? Could the Death Star really vaporize a planet the size of Earth? Take a look at the science behind the fiction with a video from the American Chemical Society's Reactions series. Physicists sound off on the...
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Destination: Alaska

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Large solar flare storms occur every 11 years, and scientists want to understand why. The video explains one scientists journey to investigate this phenomenon. It introduces the difference between various types of sun storms and includes...
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PS1A—Structure and Properties of Matter

For Students 2nd - 12th Standards
It's time we get to the heart of the matter! Explore standard PS1A in an informative video. The narrator guides viewers through the basic ideas of the structure and properties of matter. then discusses helpful strategies for...
3:20
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What Is Blood?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Blood makes up approximately seven percent of the weight of each human, but what is blood? As part of the Fuse School Biology playlist, the video describes the four components of blood. It offers descriptions of what they look like as...
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The Sun

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Our future literally depends on the sun. The video introduces the sun as a star. It explains the plasma magnetic fields, sunspots, solar flares, coronal mass ejections, and more. It concludes with how we rely on the sun, how we protect...
2:30
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A Polarizing Discovery About the Big Bang!

For Students 9th - 12th
The Big Bang just got bigger! Learners explore the early universe in a short, animated video. The narrator guides viewers through the revelation that photons polarized by masses of plasma travel through space to bring us a...
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Sonoluminescence: When Sound Creates Light

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The mantis shrimp's claws snap to produce a bubble that is as hot as the sun. How they manage to do that is the focus of a video on the cavitation caused by the shrimp and how the creature is able to create sonoluminescence. Scientists...
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Matter

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
In 1924, Bose and Einstein predicted a fifth state of matter. The prediction proved to be true in 1995 and is referred to as the Bose-Einstein condensation. This video discusses the concept of matter, all five states of matter, and what...
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What Does the Liver Do?

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
It's the heaviest organ in the human body, but exactly what role does the liver play in sustaining life? Follow along with this short video as it explores the various ways the liver filters, stores, and manufactures materials in order...
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7.012 Fall 2004 Section Self-quiz

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
This quiz just looks neat! It has two cell diagrams for biology class members to label. They also describe the function of each organelle. A prokaryotic and eukaryotic cell are displayed for them to compare, and then they fill in the...
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Matter

For Teachers 5th - 8th
In a neat and straightforward manner, this PowerPoint delivers basic introductory information on the properties of matter, physical and chemical changes, and pure substances vs. mixtures. It also defines the states of matter. For some...
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Membranes

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Biology pupils take the cell membrane apart piece-by-piece as they complete this worksheet. They describe the structure of the cell membrane and explain the processes that transport materials across it. This phenomenal resource even has...
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Circulatory System

For Teachers 7th - 9th
The ciculatory system is introduced here by means of clear, labelled diagrams and charts with details. After learning the basics of the heart strucure, a sequence of slides help show the flow the blood as the heart muscle contracts. A...
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How to Understand the Image of a Black Hole

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What is a black hole? Individuals hear a detailed explanation about what a black hole is, how it forms, and how it effects light and matter. The characteristics of a black hole determine the image it produces in telescopes, and...
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Changes in Matter

For Students 7th - 8th Standards
Do solids, liquids, and gases even matter? The presentation focuses on changes in matter, including phases, Boyle's Law, Charles' Law, and physical changes. 
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Properties of Matter

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars explore the physical and chemical properties of matter including phase changes and physical and chemical transitions. Information gathered is imported into video and edited to produce a movie.