Science Resources

Curated by Knovation's Curriculum Specialists
Below are a few sample Science learning resources from our Content Collection.
Each listing includes certain metadata that describes the resource and aligns it for use in the classroom.
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eSchooltoday: All About Forces

Forces are everywhere. Learn what they are, the characteristics of forces, different kinds of forces, and factors that affect them.
Science
Middle
Reference Material

BBC: Bitesize: Science: Energy, Electricity and Forces: Unbalanced Forces

Explains abut unequal forces acting on an object and what would be observed. Also, explains what the resultant force is and how it is calculated.

Science
Middle
Reference Material

Utah State Office of Education: Science: Balanced and Unbalanced Forces

After reading the explanation of what balanced and unbalanced forces are, check your understanding by answering the problems at the end.
Science
Middle
Activity

PBS: NOVA: Illuminating Photosynthesis

To understand the process of photosynthesis, follow the hydrogen, carbon, and oxygen atoms as they travel between the air, the plant, and the soil.
Science
Middle
Interactive Media

Interactive Concepts in Biochemistry: Photosynthesis

Colorful animation investigates the process of photosynthesis, light and dark reactions, and photorespiration.
Science
Middle
Interactive Media

University of Colorado: PhET: Forces and Motion: Basics

Explore the forces at work when pulling against a cart,and pushing a refrigerator, crate, or person. Create an applied force and see how it makes objects move. Change friction and see how it affects the motion of objects.
Science
Middle
Interactive Media

University of Alberta: Photosynthesis

[ARCHIVE CONTENT] Interactive site showcases an animation of photosynthesis. Users will view carbon dioxide movement, oxygen gas movement as well as water flow in the cycle.

Science
Middle
Interactive Media

TeachEngineering: Checking the Surf

This lesson introduces the concepts of wavelength and amplitude in transverse waves. In the associated activity, students will use ropes and their bodies to investigate different wavelengths and amplitudes.

Science
Middle
Activity

TeachEngineering: Skyscrapers: Engineering Up!

Skyscrapers are one of the most glorified products of Civil Engineering and contain an interesting history of progress and development. In this lesson, the students will learn about the history of the world's tallest free standing structures and the basic design principles behind their success...

Science
Middle
Activity

When Nature Strikes: The Science of Natural Hazards

The National Science Foundation's (NSF) Directorate for Geosciences has partnered with NBC Learn and the Weather Channel to produce a 10-part video series that explores the science of natural disasters and research to avert their human and economic toll.

Science
Middle
Video