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119 resources with the concept sunlight

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The Moon's Shadow During the 2017 Eclipse

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Talk about an amazing view! A fascinating resource from a larger series exploring space boasts not one, but four different views of the total solar eclipse of 2017. Pupils read a short passage that describes each of the views, then...
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Invertebrates and Ocean Mixing - De-Natured

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
It's time to mix things up! Introduce biology scholars to the latest topic in marine research—invertebrates! The third installment in a five-part series of Invertebrates lessons explains the hypothesis that tiny, migrating shrimp are...
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Global Winds

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Blow budding scientists away with a lesson that'll put wind in their sails! Scholars study the pattern of global winds using an interactive from PBS' Weather and Climate series. Detailed simulations help viewers study upper-level winds...
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The Ocean: A Driving Force for Weather and Climate

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What's behind Earth's wild, wonderful, and sometimes weird weather? A lesson from PBS's Weather and Climate series takes viewers on a worldwide trek to examine the many interactions between Earth's atmosphere, oceans, and land masses....
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Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How does energy from the sun make plants grow? Scholars move step by step through the processes that promote plant propagation during a detailed lesson. The resource illustrates ADP production and hydrolysis, then allows learners to...
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Why Is This Ice Blue?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What gives glaciers their blue hue? Study the phenomenon from the inside out with a video from an engaging science playlist. The narrator describes the conditions present in glacial ice, then explains how the substance affects visible...
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How We Get Our Skin Color

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Is our skin color determined only by genetics? Explore skin science through a video and related interactive. Young biologists discover the cells of the epidermis, how melanin is made, and the factors that influence the outward appearance...
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You Are My Sunshine

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Finally, a photosynthesis activity that outshines the rest! Young biologists perform an experiment that allows them to observe photosynthesis through the production of oxygen. The lesson, part of the K20 series, also includes a study of...
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What Can Frogs See That We Can't?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Many assume light intensity decreases proportionally to your distance from the sun. An interesting video discusses why this isn't true and what actually happens. It shares the flashes of light people would observe and then compares what...
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The World's Most Unavoidable Carcinogen

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Bask in the glow of an illuminating resource. Young scientists learn how sunlight is an ubiquitous carcinogen. The engaging video in the ACS Reactions series describes the effects ultraviolet radiation has on the human body.
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The Original Double Slit Experiment

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Is light a wave or a particle? The video recreates the double slit experiment with sunlight in public. Different individuals predict what they will see by looking into a dark box, which allows sunlight into it through two small slits....
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Sunlight, Infrared, CO2, and the Ground

For Students 9th - 12th
How bright are your classes? An interactive lesson has scholars explore how light interacts with carbon dioxide in the air and the surface of the earth. They watch a temperature scale as light interacts with the environment.
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Sandwich Bag Fire Starter

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How many ways to you know to start a fire? The video offers instructions for starting a fire without a match, lighter, or magnifying glass. As a resourceful option, it focuses on a method using a sandwich bag, water, and the sun to heat...
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The Snail-Smashing, Fish-Spearing, Eye-Popping Mantis Shrimp

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Like tiny Supermen of the sea, mantis shrimp catch their prey using both bullet-like speed and enhanced vision. How do they do it? Young marine biologists discover the amazing adaptations found in the mantis shrimp and how they use them...
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Seasons and Ecliptic Simulator

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
A detailed interactive permits class members to examine the Earth relative to the sun. Learners can control Earth's position and examine the conditions during specific time periods, such as the equinox, or play the simulator to view...
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Transparent Solar Panels?!

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Coming soon to a windowpane near you, a solar panel you can see through! Science scholars discover new solar technology in a short video. The narrator compares the dark, traditional solar panel with the recently developed clear version...
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Where Do Trees Get Their Mass From?

For Students 6th - 12th
From stately oaks to towering pines, trees are the largest members of the plant kingdom that most people see. But how do trees get so big? Find out where the mass of a tree comes from with a short video. The narrator presents the topic...
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Sun Safe Summer Activity Pack

For Students K - 5th Standards
Eight activities make up a packet all about sun safety. Scholars mix and match how animals stay sun safe, dress paper dolls in appropriate summer clothing, make a cootie catcher, solve word puzzles, grow sunflowers, examine pictures,...
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Sun or Water? or Both?

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Over the course of 10 days, young scientists observe their cups of seed and soil—one that gets sun and water and one that gets no sun and only water. Then they reflect on the results of the experiment to determine if their hypothesis was...
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That’s Amazing!: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 3)

For Teachers 4th Standards
That's Amazing! is the theme of an English language development unit created by Houghton Mifflin. Following a speak, look, move, and listen routine, scholars delve into topics; seasons, weather, animals, landforms, telling time,...
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Hours of Daylight 1

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The midline of the mathematical model of the number of hours of sunlight is not 12 hours. Pupils use the modeling cycle to determine a function that will model the number of hours of sunlight at a location of their choosing. Using...
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Grow Your Own Plants! - #sciencegoals

For Students K - 5th Standards
Do you want to grow your own plant? No worries, find out how to plant, feed, and tend to your flower in a video all about plant growth. You can even observe, measure, and draw your plant in a daily science notebook.
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My Angle on Cooling—Effect of Distance and Inclination

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
When exploring Mars, spacecrafts are exposed to 5-11 times more sunlight than when near Earth. Groups of pupils complete a hands-on activity to explore how distance and angle of the sun affect temperature. Through discussions, they then...
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Shadow Play

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Three activities make up a solar system lesson that features the sun, its light, and the shadows it produces. Scholars step outside to discover the changes shadows make at different times of day, take part in a demonstration of how Earth...