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NASA Spotlites videos are short (90-120 second) student-produced videos designed to address science misconceptions. The videos are used within classroom-ready 5E lessons that utilize interactive technologies. Lessons foster conceptual change and deeper understanding of scientific vocabulary.

Characteristics of Plants

Students often have a difficult time understanding that plants are organisms.

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Interactive Lesson: Characteristics of Plants

Plants are Alive

Student producers from Hampton City Schools, in Hampton, Virginia, confront the misconception that plants are not living.