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Do You See a Ghost? The Relationship between Afterimage And Color Sensors in Humans


This lesson teaches human vision through some afterimage phenomena. It aims at...
You Can’t Always Get What You Want: A Lesson in Human Evolution


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


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


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


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


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


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


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