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Science in a box!

November 17th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Science

Who says science cannot be taught from a box- well, if you use My Science Box- a collections of lessons, activities, and more- you can.  I reviewed several of the lessons from fifth grade (my last classroom assignment) and found them engaging and on target. For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.

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The NEW Periodic Table song

November 13th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Science

While I had seen this on Facebook, I didn’t really take notice until I read the blog from te@chthought.  I loved the old periodic table song, but I agree, it didn’t help students learn as much as they could.  Here’s the new song-sure to be a hit.   And here are the words!

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The Math of an Epidemic

November 12th, 2014 · No Comments · Classroom, Content - Math, Content - Science

The  NYTimes Learning Network has a high school math lesson looking at the Ebola epidemic.  Please click here for all the information.

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Engineering Happiness – Go STEM!

November 11th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Science

My friend Diane Verhasselt  shared this version of the happy song produced by civil engineers in London.  Using the background from some famous infrastructures (many from the recent Olympics), their goal was to promote STEM.

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