Visit Your Local PBS Station PBS Home PBS Home Programs A-Z TV Schedules Watch Video Donate Shop PBS Search PBS
NOVA scienceNOWNOVA scienceNOWNOVA scienceNOWComing up
Explore Teacher's Guides

Explore Teacher's Guides

sort: By Subject | By Title | By Date

Anthropology/Archeology | Chemistry | Earth Science | Forensics | Health Science
Life Science | Mathematics | Oceanography | Paleontology | Physics
Social Studies | Space Science | Technology/Engineering


Here, find activity ideas for before and after viewing NOVA scienceNOW. For other useful educator resources, including science cafés, science news, and research projects, go to Get Involved.

Mathematics

Emergence

Emergence
Running time: 11:45
How does the "intelligence" of an ant colony or the stock market arise out of the simple actions of its members?
Program Overview
Watch the Segment

Island of Stability

Island of Stability
Running time: 13:10
Follow the decades-long quest to create the elusive element 114.
Program Overview | Viewing Ideas
Watch the Segment

Kryptos

Kryptos
Running time: 11:52
A coded sculpture at CIA headquarters has yet to be fully broken.
Program Overview | Viewing Ideas | Classroom Activity
Watch the Segment

Profile: James McLurkin

Profile: James McLurkin
Running time: 9:45
Meet MIT graduate student James McLurkin, a robotics engineer who plans his busy life so that he can "do it all."
Program Overview | Viewing Ideas
Watch the Segment

Anthropology/Archeology | Chemistry | Earth Science | Forensics | Health Science
Life Science | Mathematics | Oceanography | Paleontology | Physics
Social Studies | Space Science | Technology/Engineering


For more science resources to use with your students, please visit the complete NOVA Teachers site.

Support provided by

For new content
visit the redesigned
NOVA site