"We have just finished studying living systems, so I plan to use the video to complement that. But I think it will also form a nice bridge into our study of water and how important water [is] as part of our systems on Earth." -3rd-5th Grade Earth and Life Science Teacher from San Rafael, CA
"I would love to use some of the videos and guiding questions as a way to provide connections to real-world phenomenon." -High School Life and Physical Science Student Teacher from Berkeley, CA
"All things in life are connected. I plan to show these videos and make connections to weather systems, water cycle, colonial and explorer lessons, environmental issues, and plant structures." -3rd-5th Grade Science Teacher from San Rafael, CA
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Visualizations based on aggregated data provide the unique opportunity to engage your students in various Science Practices highlighted in the Next Generation Science Standards, including asking questions, analyzing and interpreting data, and constructing explanations. As an example, Academy educators developed sample activities such as this one and this one.