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Video-Enhanced Lesson

Chain Reaction: Lesson Overview

This video-enhanced lesson will challenge students to design and conduct scientifically valid experiments to evaluate hypotheses regarding an animal’s expected behavior in response to changes in its environment. (Grades 9-12)

Oct 22nd, 2008 | Comments

Video-Enhanced Lesson

The Birds and the Beaks: Lesson Overview

In this video-enhanced lesson, students will explore the concepts of adaptation and evolution as seen in different species of birds. (Grades 9-12)

Aug 29th, 2008 | Comments

The Perfect Cow?: Video Segments: Holy Cow!

Clips from the NATURE episode "Holy Cow!" show the cow's digestive system and illustrate other naturally evolved and artificially selected traits of cattle.

Jul 15th, 2008 | Comments

Video-Enhanced Lesson

The Perfect Cow?: Lesson Overview

This video-enhanced lesson focuses on how and why humans have been so successful in selectively breeding cattle to suit our needs, while also exploring the limitations and consequences of this success. (Grades 9-12)

Jul 15th, 2008 | Comments

Performing Well Under Pressure: Video Segments: Diamonds

Video excerpts from NATURE's "Diamonds" demonstrate the characteristics of diamonds, and explore the value they hold for scientists and the general public.

Jul 15th, 2008 | Comments

Video-Enhanced Lesson

Performing Well Under Pressure: Lesson Overview

In this video-enhanced lesson, students will explore the characteristics of diamonds, and begin building an understanding of their formative environment, the resulting crystal structures and the physical properties of earth materials. (Grades 9-12)

Jul 15th, 2008 | Comments

Video-Enhanced Lesson

You’re as Cold as Ice!: Lesson Overview

In this video-enhanced lesson, students will learn how glaciers and glacial movement have affected the Earth through a series of Web interactives and hands-on activities. (Grades 9-12)

Jul 15th, 2008 | Comments

You’re as Cold as Ice!: Video Segments: Ireland

Segments from the NATURE episode "Ireland" provide examples of the effects glaciers can have on a landscape.

Jul 15th, 2008 | Comments
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