Students design and construct their own webs out of yarn and paper plates, test how effective they are at capturing Ping-Pong “pests,” and see how the removal of pests affects crop yield.
Create an illustrated graph using real scientific data, and write an artist's statement to explain your thinking. Try it with climate change!
Explore the albedo effect by designing a school playground with lower surface temperature, then learn how soot from wildfires changes the albedo of the Greenland ice sheet.
A selection of recent Science Friday stories and videos ready for classroom use. Each media guide contains a quick summary, questions, a transcript, and activity suggestions to help bring Science Friday to your students! This week spooky mushrooms, paper engineering, and maximum lifespans for humans.