NGSS Aligned Resources for MS-LS1-8.
Gather and synthesize information that sensory receptors respond to stimuli by sending messages to the brain for immediate behavior or storage as memories.
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What Are Those Floaty Things in Your Eye?
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Ever find yourself looking at a clear blue sky and notice something that seems to be floating across your eye? Well, you're not alone. Watch this short video to find out exactly what causes this and other common visual phenomenon.
How Spontaneous Brain Activity Keeps You Alive
5 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
We all know that the brain is responsible for our thoughts, actions, memories, and emotions, but it's far busier than we can possibly imagine. Watch this short video as it explores how life as we know it is made possible...
How Do Dogs "See" with Their Noses?
4 mins 5th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
While dogs may not be able to see quite as well as humans, they definitely have us beat when it comes to their sense of smell. Prepare to be amazed as this short video investigates the incredibly sensitive noses of man's best friend.
Could a Blind Eye Regenerate?
4 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Whether it's healing a cut or mending a broken bone, the human body is capable of some pretty amazing repair work, but does it have the power to reverse the blindness caused by genetic diseases? Following along as this video investigates...
How Do Squirrels Find Their Nuts?
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Viewers of this short video learn how squirrels and birds not only find their stored nuts in winter but also distract would-be thieves. Viewers see that animals have the ability to take action today (burying nuts) to fulfill their future...