Compelling science videos have high-quality classroom applications
Pros: Documentaries and their supporting activities let students experience science as scientists.
Cons: NOVA's vast resources could be overwhelming.
Bottom Line: Stellar simulations, teacher guides, and other activities can stand on their own, and they're enhanced with high-quality video content.
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