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10 reviewed resources for Enrico Fermi

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Fermi Estimates I

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Enrico Fermi, the physicist responsible for the first nuclear detonation, was known for his ability to estimate with little or no data. Use this task to have your classes practice their Fermi skills. They estimate the magnitude of three...
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The Odds of Finding Life and Love

For Students 6th - 12th
Fermi's paradox explains why extraterrestrials have not contacted humans yet, and is the basis for Drake's equation explaining how many planets have intelligent life on them. The video uses Drake's equation to find out many people on...
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Fermium

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Why is fermium, discovered after the nuclear fallout, on the periodic table when it has no known uses? It may not sound like an important element, but the story of the construction of the first nuclear reactor outside is fascinating....
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You Have the Power

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Teach your class the value of recycling by determining how much they can save or reuse. Pairs make estimates on how many materials a family uses in a year. They convert that information into how much power or natural resources can be...
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The World's First Human-Made Nuclear Reactor

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Many consider nuclear reactors to be big and scary, yet the  first human-made nuclear reactor as described by this video was neither of these things. Built on a squash court in Chicago, the reactor was powerful enough to turn on a lamp....
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The Manhattan Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discover the technological and scientific requirements for making the atomic bomb, the immediate effects of an atomic bomb, and the social and political changes that have resulted from the Manhattan Project.
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Contributions of Immigrants

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify the contributions of immigrants to America. They analyze the value of these contributions as well. They discuss how these contributions affect other's personal perspectives of immigrants.
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Go Ahead, Take a Guess! Estimating in the Real World

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learning how to use estimating to solve real life problems can be a great way for students to apply math skills.
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The Ghost Particle

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners collect evidence to make inferences about a object hidden inside a sealed box. They think critically and logically to raise questions. Students identify questions that can be answered through investigation. They formulate and...
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Action and Reaction

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students experiment with Newton's Third Law of Motion. In this physics and motion lesson, students complete two experiments to illustrate force and its equal and opposite reaction. Students first work in pairs to exert an equal force on...