The classic young adult novel The City Of Ember is a dystopian struggle for survival underneath the surface of the Earth. But what if they had made use of aquaponics and geothermal power? Find out in this claims, evidence, and reasoning STEM challenge that lives up to this novel’s compelling premise.
Nearly 40 years ago, two Voyager spacecraft left our planet carrying gold-plated records of information about Earth’s organisms and cultures. This activity challenges your students to craft a contemporary Golden Record of sounds, images, and information portraying the diversity of life and culture on Earth.
Engage young learners in science with this poem and simple experiment from The Poetry Friday Anthology for Science for Kids by Pomelo Books.
Students will listen to explorers (both historical and present-day) describe their favorite expeditionary gadgets, then choose and justify one piece of technology to bring on an imaginary expedition, drawing from today’s modern tech.