Author Archives: Diane Ripollone

Hands-On Digital!! Making Science Come Alive in A Digital World

Hands-On Digital!! Making Science Come Alive in A Digital World

I attended this conference on Saturday at the Friday Institute on NC State Campus . It was a great day for learning new strategies and learning about the future of textbooks. Discovery introduced some of the the features that are included with Science Techbooks. The first presentation was given by Lance Rougeux, his talk centered

Exploring the Future of Electricity

A FREE Professional Development Institute for Teachers   Tuesday July 17th, 1PM – 5:00PM Wednesday, July 18th, 9AM-5:00PM Thursday July 19th, 9AM-4:00PM At the North Carolina Botanical Garden UNC-Chapel Hill   This two and ½ day teacher professional development institute will provide participants with opportunities to hear energy experts at UNC address the energy realities

NC Alternative Energy Resource for Teachers

This is From could be a future field trip? “This one of a kind project is currently being tested right here in NC! The new solar double cropping project in Pittsboro, NC is an experiment designed to show that you can have a solar photovoltaic system and grow sustainable crops that thrive in partial

Neat Photo Project

Break is coming fast and the holidays are upon us. We currently finish the semester next week. Of course its been an up and down quarter. One of the “up” in the quarter was the Physics project we did. It was the Lead Physics (Angie Mechler) teacher’s idea. Using the Photo Contest rules from American