Hi! It’s Tuesday, February 26, 2013 and time for Science at ClickSchooling!
Jefferson Lab Science Series
Age Range: 11 and up (approximately, with parental supervision)
ClickScholar Laura suggested this website, sponsored by The Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (Jefferson Lab) in Newport News, Virginia, which is funded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The lab’s primary mission is to conduct research on the atom’s nucleus using the lab’s unique particle accelerator.
In addition to its science mission, the Lab provides programs and resources designed to help educate the public in science and technology, including a free “Science Series” of engaging lectures that are video-recorded and archived at the website for viewing. Plus, the Lab offers free learning resources including activities, worksheets, games, and more!
When you get to the site you’ll see a menu of the “Science Series” video titles including:
- The Origin of the Elements
- Adventures in Infectious Diseases
- DNA: The Strand that Connects Us All
- Einstein for Everyone
- Understanding Flight: A Physical Description of How Airplanes Fly
- The Physics of Stock Car Racing
- The Physics of Baseball
- Comic Book Physics
- Chemistry – It’s More Than Puffs and Bangs!
- Radiation: What Is It and How Can It Affect Me?
- Jellyfish: The Big Sting
- From Acne to Suntans: Dermatology for the Teenager
- And Many More!
Each title has a brief description and a link you can click to watch the video online.
Wait! There’s more!
When you’re through watching the lectures check out the Science Education section of this site that contains free resources including hands-on activities, worksheets, puzzles and games. Just look in the “Teacher Resources,” “Student Zone,” and “Games and Puzzles” sections to access all of the free science goodies.