Science

Dec
15

Using Sketchnotes in the Classroom | Introduction, and Resources

Sketchnotes help you learn and retain information more effectively, stay engaged and focused during presentations, and serve as a useful reference tool. They can also be a great addition to interactive notebook activities.
2 min read
Nov
06

November 8th is National STEM Day | Use These 12 STEM Resources to Celebrate

STEM/STEAM activities help create future problem solvers. As a society, we're going to need them.
3 min read
Nov
03

Tribute to the Lab Report

Writing a lab report is a school skill showcase item.
1 min read
Oct
01

Hurricane Ian and General Hurricane Teaching and Learning Resources

This storm has connections to science, geography, politics, and more.
1 min read
Sep
27

NASA DART Asteroid Smashing Education Resources

An event like this goes a long way in showing students the relevance that math and science have in the world.
1 min read
May
10

Teaching and Learning About the Ozone Layer

Explore the ozone layer, CFCs, and the Montreal Protocol.
1 min read
May
05

End The Year With Engaging STEM Challenges - Free Mousetrap Cars and Paper Bridge Challenges For Teachers

Here are a few STEM/STEAM challenges I've used in the past that worked quite well. I'll include a PDF version and a Word version in case you'd like to change it to suit your needs. These activities provide an opportunity for students to grapple with and strengthen their growth mindset.
1 min read
May
02

Give Me a Break

Harness the power of Brain Breaks to supercharge learning.
1 min read
Apr
26

Using Proficiency Scales to Track Student Learning

Here is how I use proficiency scales with my middle school science classes. You'll also downloadable copies of each scale.
2 min read
Apr
23

Forces and Motion: Model Rocket Challenge and Newton's Laws Investigation

Use model rockets to help your students learn about Forces and Motion. It's a great STEM activity to add to your tool kit.
2 min read