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August 12, 2022
K-1: The Senses

Students learn about the brain, skull and sensory system; investigate sight, hearing, smell, taste and touch; and discover how the brain and the senses are connected. (9 activities)

March 22, 2022
Explorations: Global Atmospheric Change

Students learn about Earth's atmosphere and the greenhouse effect, identify where children live based on their clothing, make a sundial, and model Earth's atmosphere.

March 7, 2022
Safe Food Preparation

Students learn about safe food preparation by making fruit ice cream in class.

March 1, 2022
Think Like an Engineer

Students follow an engineer's approach as they identify problems, brainstorm solutions, design a plan, and build, test, refine, and produce a product or solution. (8 activities)

March 1, 2022
Memory and Learning

Students discover how their brains store and retrieve information and, subsequently, how to be more effective learners. (7 activities)

March 1, 2022
STEM to the Rescue

Baylor College of Medicine and Hess Corporation have teamed to offer a unique resource for teaching STEAM content to elementary and middle school students. The 2020 Hess Ambulance Rescue Team, used in combination with the free curricular guide STEM to the Rescue, provides a powerful STEAM learning experience that engages as it teaches. Fill out the short form at the bottom of this page to download your free teacher’s guide.

March 1, 2022
Invisible Threats

How can we protect ourselves and animals from infectious diseases? Students explore the U.S. polio epidemic, different diseases and vaccinations used to fight them, the concept of herd immunity, EEHV that can kill baby Asian elephants, and the link between climate change and disease. (8 activities)

February 28, 2022

Students read essays, conduct activities, and use actual data from the CDC and other sources to learn about HIV/AIDS and the spread of disease. (5 activities, 5 essays)

February 23, 2022
COVID 19 Safety, We All Play a Part

Learn healthy tips to protect against COVID-19 infection from students at the Michael E. DeBakey High School for Health Professions, Houston Independent School District (HISD).

January 4, 2021
Sleep and Daily Rhythms

Students explore the day/night cycle and seasonal cycles on Earth; create and use sundials; and investigate circadian rhythms, sleep patterns and factors affecting the quality of sleep. (8 activities)

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