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You Can’t Always Get What You Want: A Lesson in Human Evolution

Biology

This lesson introduces students to the concepts of evolution, specifically the...
How Big Is a Mole? Do We Really Comprehend Avogadro’s Number?

Chemistry

The unit “mole” is used in chemistry as a counting unit for...
From Psychology to Logic: Learning Computer Programming in the Kitchen

Engineering

This lesson focuses on the biggest problem faced by any young programmer - i.e...
How Mosquitoes Fly in the Rain

Physics

In this lesson, we learn how insects can fly in the rain. The objective is to...
Recognizing Chemical Reactions

Chemistry

What do all chemical reactions have in common? Most students describe a...
The Mystery of Motion: Momentum, Kinetic Energy and Their Conversion

Physics

In this video lesson, the concept of momentum applied to hard-body collisions...
Flu Math Games

Mathematics

This video lesson shows students that math can play a role in understanding how...