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Cell Membranes and Cell Transport
8 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Cells are busy places! How do things move around in such a tiny environment? Introduce young life scientists to the types of cellular transport through a video that is part of a large biology playlist. Animated characters demonstrate how...
Buses and Biofuels: Sustainable Transportation
4 mins 6th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
One-third of all carbon emissions comes from transportation in the United States. The third lesson in a 13-part series on Exploring Energy offers ideas on how to reduce emissions from cars, airplanes, large trucks, and more.
In Da Club - Membranes and Transport
12 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Wouldn't it be great to learn about cells through osmosis? Introduce learners to the different mechanisms of active and passive transport with a video that shows how the different transports occur across the cell membrane, allowing only...
Transport in Cells: Active Transport
3 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Human kidneys use active transport to hold on to glucose and sodium ions inside the kidneys. Another installment of the Fuse School playlist introduces active transport in cells. It describes why it is necessary and the unique process...
Building Better Buses: Transportation Design Challenges
6th - 10th CCSS: Designed
Scholars learn about a series of three challenges when they design a bus system for a small town. They determine the bus routes and then figure out the best type of fuel to use before considering the cost of going electric. Learners...
Pneumatic Tubes: Transportation of the Past... And Future?
4 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Is the future of transportation taken from an idea in the past? Explore the invention and development of pneumatic tubes with a video that details why pneumatic tubes were popular and why they fell out of mainstream use. The video also...
Active and Passive Transport: Red Rover Send Particles Over
9th - 12th
I can move about freely, but you cannot. The class models the movement through cell membranes by way of passive and active transport. Members of the class play the roles of various proteins, atoms, compounds, and cell actions and mimic...
Transport in Plants, Part 3: Phloem and Translocation
2 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Leaves produce sugars through photosynthesis, but how do the sugars get to the rest of the plant? The final video in a three-part series within the Fuse School Biology playlist answers this question. It details how the phloem and...
Elementary–Module 5: Transportation Solutions
4th - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewHow does transportation affect the environment? Using the fifth and final lesson from the WE Are Innovators—Elementary Modules series, scholars explore sustainable transportation. Pupils work in small groups to create innovative ways to...
A Future Beyond Traffic Gridlock
17 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Bill Ford, great-grandson of Henry Ford and executive chairman of Ford Motor Company, discusses his struggle to reconcile his two passions: automobiles and the environment. He explains how our current transportation systems are simply...
High School–Module 5: Transportation Solutions
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewPlanes, trains, and automobiles ... the abundance of today's transportation options comes at a hefty price. Using the fifth and final lesson plan from the WE Are Innovators—High School Modules set, pupils explore how modern...
Regents High School Exam: Living Environment 2008
9th - 12th
Tne New York Regents High School Examinations are comprehensive and include various styles of questions, includingmultiple choice and the analysis of graphs. This particular version, the 2008 Living Environment exam surveys a variety of...
WET Science Lesson #5: Pass the Salt Please! (How Road Salt Affects Wetlands)
7th - 12th
As an anticipatory set, biologists listen to the story of Ruth Patrick, a scientist who used algae to detect water quality. They observe a demonstration of osmosis and diffusion. In their lab groups, they place Elodea stalks in...
Osmosis and Diffusion Lab: Honey I Blew Up the Bear
6th - 9th
Beginning biologists explore passive transport through two demonstrations and a hands-on inquiry. Spray air freshener from one spot in the classroom and have class members raise their hands as the scent reaches them. Also, place a teabag...
Transport in Plants, Part 1: Xylem and Phloem
2 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Humans use their hearts and circulatory systems to move things through their bodies, but plants also have a transport system. The first video in a three-part series introduces the xylem and phloem. It explains what each part moves, which...
AP Chapter 9: Respiration - Extra Credit 3 Peter Mitchell & How Cells Make ATP
10th - Higher Ed
Critical thinking is required to answer these five questions on cellular respiration. Advanced biology learners consider transport across the mitochondrial membrane and the metabolic pathway in ATP synthesis.
Sort it Out- Transportation: Is it the 19th or 20th Century?
Fifth graders sort pictures of types of transportation. In this turn of the century activity, 5th graders view pictures of transportation from the 19th and 20th centuries, sort the pictures into their appropriate category, and complete...
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2003 - Information for the Public
9th - Higher Ed
An information-packed eight-page article detailing the history of understanding active transport across cell membranes makes up the bulk of this handout. Two pages of reading comprehension and critical-thinking questions follow. The...
Goods, Services, People and Ideas Transported Through Colorado: A Mission Impossible?
4th - 5th
Groups of learners work together to determine the best mode of transportation between two cities in Colorado. The journey is supposed to have taken place a century ago, so the groups must study old maps, and old methods of transporting...
Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics: Tire and Wheel Assemblies
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Is bigger really better? By the end of this lesson, learners will be able to apply formulas for computing the diameter of tires and wheel assemblies. Begin by showing a slide presentation that will review definitions for radius and...
Investigating Transport Systems in a Flowering Plant
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Some weddings have flowers in a unique, unnatural color to match the theme. Young scientists take part in this process to learn about the function of the xylem as they observe colored water moving through a flower. Then, they experiment...
How Has Transportation Changed Since the 1899 Harriman Alaska Expedition?
Students recognize modes of transportation. They research historical data from a variety of primary and secondary sources including the Harriman expedition journals, related web sites, and photographs from the expedition. Students...
Civil Engineering: Crash Course Engineering #2
9 mins 9th - 12th
You might have Hippodamus of Miletus to thank for your city blocks. An informative video explains the history of civil engineering, from the Pyramid-builder Imhotep to the Greeks (including Hippodamus) and the Romans, and to the first...
Mass Transit Living Lab: Improving West Corridor Design
9th - 12th
In a battle of Denver's east and west corridors, the east wins—at least in terms of mass transit. The first of five installments in the Mass Transit Living Lab series introduces the main purpose of the unit. It has pupils brainstorm...
Diffusion across a Selectively Permeable Membrane
7th - Higher Ed
Lab groups fill a section of dialysis tubing with glucose and starch solutions and suspend it in a water bath. They use iodine as a starch indicator and a glucose test strip to find out if either of the materials crossed the selectively...
On the Road, on the Sea, in the Air: Women and Transportation
6th - 8th
Middle schoolers research women who made history in development of different forms of transportation, including boats, railroads, automobiles, airplanes, and space shuttles, and create timeline/collage depicting some of their contributions.
Transportation and Space: Reuse and Recycle
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What can I use in space? The three-lesson unit has groups research what man-made or natural resources would be available during space exploration or habitation. Team members think of ways that resources can be reclaimed or reused in...
Investigating Factors That Affect Cell Membrane Permeability
9th - 12th
Cell membranes and the factors that affect its integrity are studied, with Beet tissue used as the model. A poster to display findings of the permeability of the membranes would clarify understanding and also allow a layer of language...
Categorize Important Vocabulary Words and Describe their Features
Second graders read a short passage along with the teacher to pull out various transportation related words. They analyze each of the chosen words by creating a chart which helps them think about the similarities and differences of each...
Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2005
9th - 12th
The 2005 version of the Regents High School Examination in the area of ecology is as comprehensive as previous years' exams. It consists of 40 multiple choice questions on everything from the structure of DNA to the interactions within...
Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2003
9th - 12th
The living environment, from the interior of a cell to the complex relationships among populations, are queried in this final examination. Learners look at air pollution maps, diagrams of cells, population graphs, and drawing of cells....