Event-Based Science Modules

LIFE SCIENCE TITLES

Blight!
The disastrous potato famine in Ireland between 1845 and 1877 underscores the synergy between plants and crop disease.

Gold Medal!
Explore life-science concepts related to muscles and bones.

Outbreak!
Follow the deadly outbreak of the Ebola virus and other fatal diseases.

Survive?
Deformed frogs in a Minnesota pond start this fascinating exploration of animals, heredity, diversity, survival of the fittest, and evolution.

EARTH SCIENCE TITLES

Asteroid!
Astronomy and paleontology skills help students understand out-of-this-world impacts.

Earthquake!
The surface of the Earth is rocked by the tremendous Loma Prieta and Los Angeles earthquakes.

Flood!
Stream dynamics comes to life by viewing the devastation caused by the Great Flood of 1993.

Global Warming?
See how the greenhouse effect, carbon dioxide, and emissions affect climate and climate change.

Gold Rush!
A televised recreation and newspaper accounts of the California Gold Rush teach students about rocks and minerals.

Hurricane!
The real-life drama of Hurricane Andrew serves as a back-drop to this study of meteorology.

Oil Spill!
Students experience the devastation of the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill as they learn about oceanography.

Tornado!
Weather and meteorology come to life with coverage of the recent tornadoes in Cherokee County, Alabama.

Toxic Leak!
Gasoline leaks in Paw Creek, North Carolina, demonstrate the fragile relationship between toxic chemicals and groundwater.

Volcano!
Discover the dynamic forces that help shape the surface of the Earth with coverage of the Mount Pinatubo eruption in the Philippine Islands.

PHYSICAL SCIENCE TITLES

Blackout!
Recent power outages highlight the impact of people and nature on electrical service.

Fire!
Ecology, chemistry, and energy are all major contributors to the recent wildfires in Yellowstone National Park.

First Flight!
Explore the concept of flight as students design, build, exhibit, and promote a new airplane for an air show.

Fraud!
Determine whether or not a piece of art is a forgery by employing the principles of chemistry.

Thrill Ride!
An amusement park sets the stage for exploring Newton's Laws of Motion and other basic physical science concepts.