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NASA Spotlites are short (90-120 second) student-produced videos that allow learners to actively confront and disprove science misconceptions. These videos are paired with classroom-ready 5E lessons that will engage learners through interactive technology. Use NASA eClips lessons and the Spotlite challenge to increase your learners' scientific literacy.


Students often have a difficult time understanding that the density of a material is not dependent on the amount of the material.

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Interactive Lesson: Density


Student producers from Arlington Public Schools in Arlington, Virginia, confront the misconception that density of materials is dependent on the amount of material present. For example, the density of a small piece of a particular mineral is not the same as the density of a larger sample of that same mineral.