EARTH & SPACE SCIENCE

Enjoy these videos and check-out more STEAM videos on this site. All videos are offered in a demonstration format and can be viewed to learn more about STEAM subjects.

You can also try these experiments and activities home (with grown-up supervision). Look for this icon                indicating which videos also include step-by-step instructions and a list of supplies (many items that you may already have at home).

Comets at The Cade

6+

Space Travel & Colonization

Educational Standards:

C-Palms

Observe and describe water in its solid liquid and gaseous states.

 

NGSS

Construct an argument with evidence that some changes caused by heating and cooling can be reversed and some cannot.

Expanding Galaxy

6+

Space Travel & Colonization

Educational Standards:

C-Palms 

Discover how materials can be altered to change some of their properties, while not all materials respond the same way to any one alteration.

 

NGSS

Investigate and evaluate experimental designs to provide evidence that fields exist between objects exerting forces on each other even though the objects are not in contact.

Birth of a Nebula

6+

Space Travel & Colonization

Educational Standards:

C-Palms

Identify the Sun as a star that emits energy, some in the form of light.

 

NGSS

Support an argument that differences in the apparent brightness of the sun compared to other stars is due to their relative distance from Earth.

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Rocket

4+

Space Travel & Colonization

Educational Standards:

C-Palms

Recognize that objects are pulled towards the ground unless something holds them up.

NGSS

Make observations or predictions on an object to provide evidence that a pattern can be used to predict future motion.

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