It’s time for another “Best” list!
I’ll be adding this list to I’m adding this post to ALL END-OF-YEAR “BEST” LISTS FOR 2021 IN ONE PLACE!
You can see all previous editions of this Science list, along with other Science-related “Best” lists, here (Best lists on Planets & Space are here).
Let me know what I’m missing…:
THE BEST RESOURCES ON THE NASA LAUNCH OF AN ASTEROID HUNTER/DEFLECTOR
I’m adding these next two videos to The Best Sites To Learn About Climate Change:
Here’s an article and a lesson plan about this next video from the U.N.:
Figures in the Sky is an interactive demonstrating how different cultures view, and have viewed, the stars.
Here’s a description:
No matter where you are on Earth, we all look up to the same sky during the dark nights. You might see a different section of it depending on your exact location, time & season, nevertheless the stars have fascinated humans across time and continents.
Our own creativity combined with stories about local legends and myths have created a diverse set of different constellations. And even though the stars don’t change, people have found many different shapes in the same sky. From humans, to animals, to objects, and even abstract concepts.
The same sky, different figures
Let’s compare 28 different “sky cultures” to see differences and similarities in the shapes they’ve seen in the night sky. Ranging from the so-called “Modern” or Western constellations, to Chinese, Maori and even a few shapes from historical cultures such as the Aztecs.
I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Learning About The World’s Different Cultures.
NASA has released a bunch of new science lessons and activities at Launch Back to School With NASA: Student and Educator Resources for the 2021-2022 School Year.
Research Quest offers virtual field trips to support science learning. You can read more about it at The Hechinger Report. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Finding And Creating Virtual Field Trips.