Steve Spangler Science: Sun Sensitive Fabric
Steve Spangler Science

Ultraviolet light creates colorful color-changing artwork with sheets of solar sensitive cloth.

Crash Course Kids: Vegetation Transformation - Episode 5.2
Crash Course Kids

In this episode, Sabrina talks about how photosynthesis works!

Siemens STEM Day: Leaves Are The Places To Be
Siemens STEM Day

In this activity, students will explore the structures within a leaf where the process of photosynthesis occurs.

Siemens STEM Day: Dark vs Light
Siemens STEM Day

In this activity, students will examine the need for seeds to have sunlight in order to grow.

Siemens STEM Day: My Plant
Siemens STEM Day

In this activity, students will learn about the common physical characteristics of plants.

OdySea Aquarium: Coral Reefs
OdySea Aquarium

Students will explain how organisms use camouflage and mimicry to survive in coral reefs and learn the importance of biodiversity.

But Why?: But Why Live - Trees
But Why?

On Friday, June 12th we answered your question about trees and tree communication with scientists Alexia Constantinou and Katie McMahen of the Simard Lab at the University of British Columbia.

Short Wave: Micro Wave - Why Do Leaves Change Color During Fall?
Short Wave (NPR)

Botanist and founder of #BlackBotanistsWeek Tanisha Williams explains why some leaves change color during fall and what shorter days and colder temperatures have to do with it.

California Academy of Sciences: Modeling Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration
California Academy of Sciences

In this kinesthetic model, students will learn that plants need carbon dioxide, water, and sunlight to carry out photosynthesis.

California Academy of Sciences: Photosynthesis Seen From Space
California Academy of Sciences

In this activity, students will watch a visualization of empirical scientific data to explore seasonal changes in primary productivity on the earth. They will then formulate and research their own scientific questions about primary productivity on the earth and present their research in a classroom scientific poster session.

California Academy of Sciences: Sensational Seaweed
California Academy of Sciences

In this activity, students will learn the parts of algae, compare them to land plants, and rotate through exploration stations to investigate seaweed close up with their different senses.

California Academy of Sciences: Using Empirical Data in the Classroom - Raptor Migrations!
California Academy of Sciences

Why do birds migrate? How do seasonal changes in primary productivity influence the behaviors of higher order consumers like raptors? Visualize and explore the connectedness of organisms within and across ecosystems in this teacher-guided activity.