Photo credit: Berkeley University of California The Virtual Electromagnet is a simulator that helps students manipulate different variables on an electromagnet, in order to learn which things improve the strength of the magnet most. Save
Photo credit: www.discoveryeducation.com Students will research one of three professions related to electricity; write a story about performing this job; and share their ideas with their classmates. Focus on one of the following professions — lightning researcher, scientist specializing in electricity in space, or a lineman. Next, each student will choose one profession. Each student’s […]
Photo credit: Mark Drollinger This post is set up to provide support for students who are learning how to calculate density, and how to use the tools to do so. Measuring Mass To begin, Mark Drollinger has created a great tutorial video that teaches students how to use a triple beam balance. Next, OHAUS Corporation […]
Photo credit: Vortex Bladeless Design It can be easy to get discouraged when looking at the impact that humans are making on the global climate. This post focuses on the positive advances that are being made, and technologies used to help reduce greenhouse emissions (especially carbon and methane). Efforts To Reduce Dependence On Fossil […]
Photo credit: Newsela Newsela provides interesting articles at a variety of reading difficulties. When using articles in the classroom, this could aid students who struggle with reading text, such as students with dyslexia & ESL (English as a second language) students, while still challenging students who are reading at a more challenging level. There is […]
Photo credit: Listenwise Listenwise provides interesting podcasts for Science, Humanities, & ESL. When using articles in the classroom, this could aid students who struggle with reading text, such as students with dyslexia & ESL students. These podcasts also focus on exposing students to more complex language, vocabulary, and topics to improve their reading skills. Here […]
Photo credit: American Association For The Advancement Of Science All Systems Are Go! is a game where students put parts of several body systems together in one body. This game has been modified to improve accessibility for more students. Save
Photo credit: Jill Bolte Taylor Ode To The Brain! is a song that unravels some of the mysteries of the brain’s inner workings.
Photo credit: Melodysheep Waves Of Light is a song that celebrates the importance of light in understanding the history of the Universe. I like to use the short video clips as inspirational brain breaks that foster wonder and interest in learning about the various fields of science.
Photo credit: Science With Tom What is the Golgi? is a fun rap, featuring UCSF neuroscientist Sama Ahmed, that focuses on organelles of the cell. This rap is unique, as it asks the audience to submit their own versions of the second verse, to complete things. 2nd verse submissions: MrLundScience (One of my favorites!) Kristina Cotran […]