Jellyfish are delicate, which makes collecting samples from live specimens difficult. In this activity try to design a device that can safely collect jellyfish for research.
Why do some auroras appear in discrete lines, while others fill the sky with diffuse light? Explore how electrons surf on Alfvén waves.
How do scientists figure out where life can exist in the universe (places like Venus)? Use the microbes on Earth to piece together clues about the limits of life.
Meet our sixth cohort of Science Friday Educator Collaborators and the learning experiences they created from Science Friday stories.
Learn about thermal energy by examining the design of Cherokee fire pots, then reflect on Indigenous ways of knowing and westernized notions of science.
Why are crows considered intelligent? Use animal behavior and the design process to design a problem-solving test for chosen species.
Model a bioretention cell! Experiment to understand how microplastics are getting in the ocean—and the ocean food chain.
Examine Hawaiian shark-toothed weapons and learn about traditional Hawaiian beliefs that help build our ecological history of sharks.