Particles & Interactions: Build Your Unit
Grade Level: Algebra-Based Physics
Cirque du Circuit: A Model Unit on Electric Circuits
A turn-key module for grades 9-12: introduces learners to concepts of electricity through animated tutorials, online circuit building, and problem-based labs in which they apply their knowledge to build an alarm system and more. The unit culminates with a look at the life and legacy of Nikola Tesla.
Glowing space mice show where quantum dots lodge
Fluorescent speckles, spots and clouds marking mice bodies are nanoparticles lodged within their skin and rendered visible with ultraviolet light.
Next Generation: 5 Ways Science Classes Will Change
Released April 2013, the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) draw on decades of education research, aiming to improve U.S. students' performance in STEM (science-technology-engineering-math) subjects.