Browsing Posts tagged science

NASA-funded research has discovered a microorganism that lives and reproduces using arsenic instead of phosphorus. This discovery represents a drastic change in what we know about the elements necessary to sustain life.

NASA has called a press conference for Thursday, December 2 to announce findings that will “impact the search for evidence of extraterrestrial life.” You and your class can watch to the conference via NASA’s website.

At ARKive you will find images and videos of living things. The mission of the website is to highlight the world’s biodiversity in order to stimulate conservation.

Projects by Jen is a resource for preschool through 6th grade teachers to engage in inquiry projects with other classrooms.

The Smithsonian is offering three free, live interactive webcasts Tuesday, November 16 as part of their “Live with the Land” educational event.

In the Real World Design Challenge, teams of 3-7 high school students will tackle an aviation problem using the software real engineers use.

Khan Academy, and its accompanying YouTube channel, contains more than 1,800 short videos on topics mathematical, biological, chemical, and even historical.

NASA has published a good deal of evidence of climate change on its Global Climate Change site.

A father and son team sent an HD camera into space via weather balloon and have posted the footage online.

The National STEM Video Game Challenge aims to motivate interest in STEM learning by tapping into students’ natural passions for playing and making video games.