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NGSS Crosscutting Concepts: Teaching Energy Using Multimedia Our Top Picks

NGSS Crosscutting Concepts: Teaching Energy Using Multimedia
Grade Level: Grades K-8

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SERC: Direct Measurement Video Library
SERC: Direct Measurement Video Library
Excellent collection of short, very high-resolution videos of real events lets students actively explore physical phenomena. Includes frame-counters and… more »

Technology Tools

Mobile Device Models
Mobile Device Models
Turn your smartphone into a robust tool for data collection! This resource provides 8 simulations that use a mobile device accelerometer to sense motion.

Teaching Modules

General Atomics Sciences: It's a Colorful Life
This multi-day inquiry-based module on light and color includes a wealth of teacher and student guides and information. Topics include absorption, emission, additive and subtractive color, color mixing along with several hands-on activities. This resource is appropriate for students in grades 8-12.

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