Students interested in animals and wildlife will find Brave Wilderness an engaging YouTube channel to follow. They can join hosts Coyote Peterson, Mark Vins, and Mario Aldecoa as they lead viewers on a variety of expeditions featuring everything from grizzly bears and crocodiles to rattlesnakes and tiger sharks. Every episode offers an opportunity to learn something new.
A recent episode of Brave Wilderness will cure students of Katsaridaphobia—fear of roaches—as Coyote and Mario dive into the roach helmet experiment. What will happen when Mario dumps more than 500 cockroaches of different species onto Coyote’s head in a contained space? Students can watch as these creepy crawlies known for their frightening resilience try to climb all over Coyote’s face, including into his ears! Will the roaches lay eggs in his brain?
Smithsonian Science for the Classroom is setting the standard for 3Dlearning and 3D assessment. Developed by the Smithsonian Science Education Center, this integrated STEM curriculum is designed to engage students in grades 1–5 in phenomenon-based learning through coherent storylines that connect to the world around them.
Set to launch in the summer of 2022, NASA’s Psyche mission will be the first to explore a world likely made largely of metal. Scientists hope that studying asteroid Psyche will give insights into how Earth’s core and the cores of the other terrestrial planets came to be.
MySciLife is a free educational social media platform that leverages social media elements students already enjoy using to create media and active connections with curricular content and develop digital citizenship skills.