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Health online

June 9th, 2015 · No Comments · Content - Science

Here is an elearning site that details a variety of health concerns.  You can follow the lesson and then test your knowledge in the exercise.  I reviewed the session on the heart.  The exercise was labeling the different  parts. For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.

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It’s all about the bugs

June 8th, 2015 · No Comments · Content - Science

Well, really about insects in Let’s Talk About Insects from the University of Illinois Extension Program. This site is geared to grades 3-5 and covers the basics of the insect world. For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.

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Guess this molecule?

June 5th, 2015 · No Comments · Content - Science

MOLVIEW allows you to really examine molecular structure.  Change the view, get information, save the image.  This takes my model building (with toothpicks, gumdrops, and marshmallows) to a whole new level! The image shown is caffeine. (from the blog post by Peter Vogel)

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Crash  Course

June 3rd, 2015 · No Comments · Content - Science

This morning I read in Richard Byrne’s blog (Free Technology for Teachers) about Crash Course for Kids.  This YouTube channel hosts a variety of episodes on various science topics.  While somethings are a little off (I watched the one about matter and they used weight as opposed to mass- but this again is for younger […]

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