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Scientific Inquiry

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Questions No One Knows the Answers To
From ted.com, produced by TED education
In the first of a new TED-Ed series designed to catalyze curiosity, TED Curator Chris Anderson shares his boyhood obsession with quirky questions that seem to have no answers.  This is an introduction to a series, but the video is a stand alone g... [more]
July 23, 2012 at 12:37 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
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What are Variables and Constants in Science - PS: Physics at West - Science Skills 1C1
From YouTube, produced by Justin Higgins
Concepts: Variables, Constants, Constants as Letters/Symbols -------------- Part of a Blended Classroom taught at Millard West High School. Produced for Mill...
September 19, 2014 at 01:29 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
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What is density? Density explained in it's simplest terms - SwH #000b
From YouTube, produced by Justin Higgins
What is Density? How do you describe it, how do you find volume? How do you find mass? Concepts: Density Mass (and how it changes density) Volume (and how it...
September 19, 2014 at 11:37 AM
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Ages: 15 - 18
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Jonathan Dori On What We Think We Know
From ted.com, produced by Ted TV
Starting with four basic questions (that you may be surprised to find you can't answer), Jonathan Drori looks at the gaps in our knowledge -- and specifically, what we don't know about science that we might think we do. In this lecture, he explains t... [more]
April 14, 2010 at 08:54 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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Illusions from Bill Nye
From SchoolTube, produced by Discovery Education
This is a brief segment from the Bill Nye Episode on Brains.  It shows several mind tricks and illusions. Run time 02:10.
June 29, 2010 at 12:02 AM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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A Critical Thinker
From SchoolTube
What is a critical thinker?  This video attempts to decribe the attributes of a critial thinker. Several students, primary and secondary, are interviewed. "A critical thinker seeks to understand."  "Critical thinking is the number one survival skill ... [more]
June 28, 2010 at 11:49 PM
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Ages: 8 - 18
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Dichotomous Key
From teachingchannel.org, produced by The Teaching Channel
Lesson ObjectiveUse a dichotomous key to classify shoes and then apply that to cacti.  Questions to ConsiderStudents apply what they’ve learned about dichotomous keys to the plants around their schoolSee how Ms. Crowell taught students about dichotom... [more]
January 19, 2012 at 11:03 PM
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Ages: 7 - 18
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No Lifting Allowed
From YouTube, produced by Pedagonet
This video challenges you to figure out a way to draw the figure provided and include an X in the middle of this figure without lifting your pencil or retracing. No audio.  The video shows you the solution.  This video could be used for brainstorming... [more]
June 17, 2010 at 10:16 AM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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Theo Jansen - Kinetic Sculptor
From YouTube
Theo Jansen is the Dutch creator of what he calls Kinetic Sculptures; where nature and technology meet. Essentially these sculptures are robots powered by the wind.  The video was an ad for BMW in 2007 and could be used for various lessons on scienti... [more]
December 18, 2010 at 12:23 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
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How Simple Ideas Lead to Scientific Discoveries
From ted.com, produced by TED education
Adam Savage walks through two spectacular examples of profound scientific discoveries that came from simple, creative methods anyone could have followed -- Eratosthenes' calculation of the Earth's circumference around 200 BC and Hippolyte Fizea... [more]
July 26, 2012 at 03:55 PM
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