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Cereal Magnets
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Student groups compete to design a process that removes the most iron ...

Student groups compete to design a process that removes the most iron from fortified cereal. Students experiment with different materials using what they know about iron, magnets and forces to design the best process for removing iron from the cereal samples.

Subject:
Engineering
Physics
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Provider:
TeachEngineering
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TeachEngineering NGSS Aligned Resources
Author:
Engineering K-PhD Program,
Liz Harper
Fortified Breakfast
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In this lesson, students will learn that minerals are a necessary part ...

In this lesson, students will learn that minerals are a necessary part of our diet. They will learn that different minerals have different functions in the body. More specifically, they will discover that iron is necessary to carry oxygen around the body. In the associated activity, students will design a process that removes the most iron from the cereal.

Subject:
Engineering
Nutrition
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Lesson Plans
Provider:
TeachEngineering
Provider Set:
TeachEngineering NGSS Aligned Resources
Author:
Engineering K-PhD Program,
Liz Harper
Pom Pom Potential
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In this kinesthetic activity, learners move pom-pom "ions" across a membrane to ...

In this kinesthetic activity, learners move pom-pom "ions" across a membrane to simulate how an action potential is propagated along an axon. Conducted as a group activity, this color-coded simulation helps learners visualize how an action potential travels down a neuron. Learners also get to eat candy during this simulation!

Subject:
Life Science
Genetics
Chemistry
Physics
Psychology
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Lesson Plans
Simulations
Provider:
Genetic Science Learning Center
Science and Math Informal Learning Educators (SMILE)
Provider Set:
Teach.Genetics
SMILE Pathway: Science and Math Activities in One Search
Author:
Brendan Nicholson
David VanDijk
David VanDijkl
Molly Malone
Science Education Drug Abuse Partnership Award (SEDAPA) from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, a component of the National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services
Steve Scheidell
University of Utah
Science of NFL Football: Nutrition, Hydration & Health
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NBC's Lester Holt looks at the physically demanding pre-season ritual of NFL ...

NBC's Lester Holt looks at the physically demanding pre-season ritual of NFL training camp. Douglas Casa, head of the Korey Stringer Institute at the University of Connecticut, and athletic trainers from the Pittsburgh Steelers explain what NFL players must do to stay hydrated and replenish the essential nutrients needed to maintain good health during rigorous practices. "Science of NFL Football" is a 10-part video series funded by the National Science Foundation and produced in partnership with the National Football League.

Subject:
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Nutrition
Chemistry
Physics
Material Type:
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Video Lectures
Provider:
NBC Learn
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Science of NFL Football
Author:
National Football League
National Science Foundation
NBC Learn