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Esmeralda Santiago

Esmeralda Santiago discusses writing about culture, identity, and language, and reflects upon her life growing up as a Latina in Brooklyn, New York. View Video

Sedimentary Rock Formation

One type of sedimentary rock is formed when materials such as gravel, sand, silt, and clay are deposited in new locations. View Video

Seismic Waves Tell Us About the Different Layers of the...

Seismic waves produced by geological equipment or earthquakes can be used to probe the Earth's interior. View Video

Simulating Seismic Waves Part 1: A Fifth Grade Class...

Fifth grade students start an investigation into how sound waves (P and S waves) can be used to reveal the structure of the Earth. View Video

Simulating Seismic Waves Part 2: Students Experiment...

Second grade students do a classroom activity that simulates how seismic waves travel through solids and liquids in the Earth. View Video

Slow Flowing Solids Explain Tectonic Plate...

Slow Flowing Solids Explain Tectonic Plate Movement View Video

Soil Formation...

On the Big Island of Hawaii, lava from volcanoes forms new rock. Physical and chemical processes contribute to the weathering of rock into sediment and soil. View Video

Solar System Formation

The solar system started to form when clouds of dust and gas collapsed, under the force of gravity, into a flat, spinning disk. View Video

Spreading and Subducting Can Move Continents

The opening of the Atlantic Ocean between two tectonic plates at a spreading ridge separated the two continents. View Video

Spreading ridge volcanoes form in the deep sea where two plates are moving apart. View Video

Shirley Sterling

Shirley Sterling shares her Native American heritage and discusses her autobiographical novel, My Name is Seepeetza, with students on the Skokomish Reservation. View Video

Strategic Tool Use: Domino Math

Students explore properties of addition using dominos. Both 3D and 2D tools provide concrete representations of the lesson's mathematical ideas. View Video

Strategic Tool Use: Pencil Box Staining

In this project, students work to build and stain wooden pencil boxes. This involves selecting the right tools to measure and calculate the surface area of geometric shapes. View Video

Strategic Tool Use: Windows, Dinos, and Ants

First-graders solve real-world measurement problems using standard and non-standard measuring tools. View Video

Subduction Zone Volcanoes

Subduction zones are where rock slides under less-dense rock. Magma, enriched with highly pressurized steam and CO2, rises to the surface under subduction boundaries, making volcanoes. View Video