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Ebola for kids

November 22nd, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Science

The other week I was working with classes on current events topics- I was overwhelmed by the number of news stories I saw regarding Ebola.  For a nice kid’s view of the topic, visit  the Kids’ Health Ebola. For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.

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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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