October 1st, 2021

High School Resource: Classroom Idea: Quadratic Rocket Physics

High School Resource Classroom Idea: Quadratic Rocket Physics Physicists tell us that the altitude h in feet of a projectile t seconds after firing is h = -16t2 + vut + ho where vu is the upward component of its initial velocity in feet per second and h o is the altitude in feet from […]

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December 13th, 2017

High School Resource: Weather Forecasting

Weather Forecasting In this lesson students will have an opportunity to view weather related videos, weather websites and map symbols, as well as have a chance to practice forecasting ourselves. Let’s see if we can predict the weather better than the pro’s! Related NY State Academic Standards: WST.9-10.6, WST.11-12.6, MST2.I.IS.1.3, and more! Be sure to […]

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November 1st, 2017

High School Resource: Vernal Pool Organisms

Getting to Know Vernal Pool Organisms A vernal pool is a temporary or semi-permanent body of water, typically filled in the spring by snow melt and spring rain, and holding water for two or three months in the spring and summer. This high school science resource is from The Buffalo Zoo and explores how to […]

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