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Rubber Band Rocketry and SpaceX's BFR
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
Students read about SpaceX's new rocket, the BFR, that would be able to take humans to Mars. Students then test how elastic potential energy gets...
Home Water Use Inventory
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Ohio DOE
Students take an inventory how they use water at home and discuss ways to save after reading an article on water waste.
White Nose Syndrome is Killing Mammoth Cave’s Bats
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  • Ecology
  • Middle School
Students read an article about the bat populations in Mammoth Cave National Park and how researchers are working to understand the effects on the...
Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Healthcare
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  • Using mathematics and computational thinking
  • High School
Student read an interview with IBM Watson Heath's John Daly, which disucsses how artificial intelligence is being applied to the field of healtcare...
How CRISPR/Cas9 is revolutionizing gene editing
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  • Genetics
  • High School
Students read an article about CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing technology and discuss the social consequences and ethics of designer genes.
The Heated Discussion of Climate Change and Wildfires
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Students read an article about increased wildfires and climate change. Comes with an article guide to help with reading comprehension.
Black Holes, general relativity and gravitational waves
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Students read an interview with a scientist who worked at LIGO, the institute that discovered the existence of gravitational waves.
How did climate change affect Hurricanes Harvey and Irma?
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Students read an article on how warmer ocean temperatures give more heat energy and moisture to hurricanes and how climate change could create...
Rubber band rocketry
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Students first read an article on how SpaceX's reusable rockets could revolutionize space travel. They then conduct an investigation with straw...
The Human Impact of America's Trash on EcoSystems
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
NGSS
As human populations and per-capita consumption of natural resources increase, so do the negative impacts on Earth unless the activities and...