Biophysics

Blood Pressure

Blood Pressure

Why do you feel dizzy if you stand up too quickly?

Themes: Biology & Medicine and Human Body

Topics: Biophysics, Fluids, and Pressure

Grades: 8-10

Bats and the Doppler Shift

Bats and the Doppler Shift

What compensation for Doppler shifts do bats perform to keep their echoes within their hearing range?

Themes: Animals, Biology & Medicine, and Waves

Topics: Biophysics and Sound

Grades: 11-12 and 8-10

Nerve Impulses

Nerve Impulses

Why are eye-foot and eye-hand reaction times different?

Themes: Biology & Medicine and Human Body

Topics: Biophysics

Grades: 11-12 and 8-10

Food as Energy

Food as Energy

Themes: Animals, Human Body, and Renewable and Clean Energy

Topics: Biophysics, Energy, and sustainability

Grades: 11-12 and 8-10

Heat Balance in the Human Body

Heat Balance in the Human Body

How much energy does our body use? How do we keep cool when it is really hot out? Can we justify eating more when studying?

Themes: Biology & Medicine, Energy use at Home, and Human Body

Topics: Biophysics, Efficiency, and Energy

Grades: 11-12