This is a simple but effective demonstration using a ping pong ball and balloon to model the contractions during childbirth. Click here for the video
Hunger claws at your belly. It tugs at your intestines, which begin to writhe, aching to be fed. Being hungry generates a powerful and often unpleasant physical sensation that’s almost impossible to ignore. After you’ve reacted by gorging on your morning pancakes, you start to experience an opposing force: fullness. But how does your body … Continue reading
Education in elementary school can determine whether a girl will pursue science or math, winner of Polanyi prize finds
“Survival of the fittest” means that the strong succeed; or does it? The struggle for survival isn’t the only struggle that living things have to win. This comic from Evolution Berkeley takes students through the adaptations that crickets have evolved due to sexual selection. When teaching evolution, it is important to show students that natural and sexual selection are two … Continue reading
By Brandon Zoras. Using the AirPlay feature on the iPad/iPod/iPhone you are able to display the screen of the device onto a computer (mirroring). If it’s a class set or one single device, you can make lessons more interactive by displaying students work on the projector, pass around the device and have the lesson more … Continue reading
This video provides some fascinating info about the periodic table’s second lightest element – Helium.