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Lively Lessons: Recycling

Lively Lessons: Recycling

Each year, Americans throw away millions of tons of paper, glass bottles, plastic containers, aluminum cans, yard clippings, and other types of solid wastes. Increasingly we are realizing that we are running out of places to put this waste as our landfills fill up. In this week’s Lively Lesson students will examine their own life

Lively Lessons: Solar Power

In this week’s Lively Lesson we’re celebrating spring as we learn about the power of the sun. Did you Know? Efforts to run a car on fuel other than gasoline date back to the invention of automobiles. In the 1960s several electronics companies began developing cells to capture the power of the sun. Today, with the fear

Lively Lessons: Spring Forward

  With March 8th bringing Daylight Savings time to the Northern Hemisphere and the March equinox in a few weeks, it’s a great opportunity to engage your students in conversation about time and the many ways it affects our lives. Students can also explore the changes it brings to the plants and animals around us. Select

Lively Lessons: Theodor Geisel

Monday, March 2nd marks the birthday of one of the most famous authors, Theodor Geisel, or Dr. Seuss as he is better known. Dr. Seuss has written and illustrated over 40 children’s books. These books have been translated into more than 15 languages and have sold over 200 million copies! His honors include two Academy