Events

Crash Course Kids: Land and Water - Episode 16.1
Crash Course Kids

In this episode of Crash Course Kids, Sabrina chats about how the properties of land and water differ enough for absorption and reflection.

OLogy: See the Light
OLogy (American Museum of Natural History)

Take an enlightening look at light with these three easy experiments.

Iluminations: Figuring In Football
Illuminations (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)

In this primary grades lesson, students identify figures on a football field.

Illuminations: Analyzing Designs
Illuminations (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)

This lesson encourages students to explore the geometric transformation of rotation, reflection and translation more fully.

Siemens STEM Day: Mystic Mirrors
Siemens STEM Day

In this activity, students will explore light travel and how it is redirected with the use of mirrors.

Siemens STEM Day: Scoping the Scene
Siemens STEM Day

In this activity, students will explore the relationship between angles of incident and reflected light and use this relationship to design and test their own periscopes in a classroom competition.

Siemens STEM Day: Why is the Sky Blue?
Siemens STEM Day

In this activity, students will use a glass jar, water, milk, and a flashlight to explain why the sky is blue.

Siemens STEM Day: Visibility of Light
Siemens STEM Day

In this activity, students will learn about the nature of light, make predictions about and assess its ability to pass through various substances.

Siemens STEM Day: Get Cooking
Siemens STEM Day

In this activity, students will build a simple solar cooker, make observations and qualitatively describe the melting rate of a piece of chocolate in the cooker.

But Why?: Why Do We Sometimes See The Moon During The Day?
But Why?

Answers to your moon questions with John O’Meara, chief scientist at the W.M. Keck Observatory.