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: vaquita conservation, swimming physics, sand, and the English bulldog.
Features a selection of Science Friday stories and videos from the previous week, chosen specifically for classroom use. Each piece of media is paired with a quick summary, discussion questions, a transcript, and activity suggestions. This week: an ancient ancestor, biocontrol, island invasives, and digital language.
What responsibility, if any, do scientists and the public have to make sure new technologies are developed for the purpose of good? Have students discuss this issue by brainstorming possible uses for a new metal foam and then deciding who should address unintended uses of that technology.