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Is that a monkey face on that elephant?

November 1st, 2013 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts, Content - Science

And look at the turkey tail and the gazelle legs! Learn about the different animals at SwitchZoo.  Here you can create your own animal, tell a story, and explore the habitat.  This free site includes lesson plans and other activities.  Be sure you have your speakers on for the full effect. (From Shannon Miller’s Tweet- […]

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Not that type of Cell Service

October 28th, 2013 · No Comments · Content - Science

I’m talking about cellular service- what the blood cells deliver (and collect) from your body.  Launch this interactive to test your skills.  Cellular Service is geared for 6-8 graders and includes discussion questions.

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Frictional Boards

October 11th, 2013 · No Comments · Classroom, Content - Science

    Diane McCarthy’s students worked collaborative to explore the role of friction.  Each team created a DE Board and then presented to the class.  This was a jigsaw activity as the students taught each other.  Above are two samples (thanks to Mike’s group and Joe).  If you have a DE account  in the district, search […]

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Visit the Science Museum in Boston! (10/17)

October 3rd, 2013 · No Comments · Content - Science

Join Discovery Education for a free virtual field trip.  Here is the information from their site: Join us from the Museum of Science in Boston, one of our nation’s premier informal learning institutions. This event will explore the natural and human-made world through the lens of engineering. Presented by: Museum of Science Hosted by: Discovery […]

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