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The Water Cycle: Watering the Land
1 min 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The oceans contribute 37 trillion tons of water to land masses in the form of rain and snow. The third in a four-part series from NASA show satellite animations highlighting the precipitation on Earth. The videos show the movement of the...
The Abracadabra of Engineering: Strong Structures from Flimsy Materials
7th - 12th
NASA needs to create lightweight trusses to use on space craft. But how do you hold up a stack of books with nothing more than paper? This activity takes teams through the process of building a section of truss out of nothing more than...
The Journey to Pluto, the Farthest World Ever Explored
6 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
In 2006, scientists launched a mission to explore Pluto and beyond. In 2015, after a challenge just days before approaching Pluto, New Horizons completed its first objective. The mission continues, and detailed reports are set to begin...
What's the Difference Between Accuracy and Precision?
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
While often used interchangeably, the distinction between accuracy and precision is critical for many scientific endeavors. Discover the importance of consistency for precise results, and the need for accuracy in the field of research,...
What Has New Horizons Taught Us About Pluto?
6 mins 6th - 12th
Did you know there are more than six hundred thousand minor planet objects in our solar system? A video shares the findings from New Horizons' fly-by of Pluto. The features were not as we expected, and we still can't answer many questions.