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Dinosaster- coming to a screen near you!

March 26th, 2015 · No Comments · Content - Science

Here is a game that combines dinosaur facts with extinction- Dinosaster!  With easy keyboard commands, your younger students will learn more about these prehistoric giants. From Richard Byrne’s Free Technology for Teachers- for the complete post, please click here.  

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What’s down there?

March 25th, 2015 · No Comments · Content - Science, Content - Social Studies

Journey to the Centre of the Earth allows you to see what’s below the earth (and sea).  Before the students started, it might be interesting to give them a few of the items and have them rank them in order- so what do you think you would see first- an underground city in Turkey, the […]

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Best class pet ever!

March 23rd, 2015 · No Comments · Content - Science

And I know about class pets ( cleaning the rabbit cage every week was not a highlight and then there was the time I had to adopt out all the baby hamsters!).  And then there was the time the hamster escaped… good thing the ants never got out! My friend April used to get chick […]

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Can you save the world?

March 21st, 2015 · No Comments · Content - Science

What if a meteor hit the earth- would ask the right questions, collect and analyze the needed data, and draw the right conclusions?  In Falling Dust, the choose your own adventure format enables the student to move the game along- there is no predetermined next steps. Clues are provided several times a week over a […]

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