Animal Adventure Games

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Photo credit: PBS kids (& Kratt Brothers Company Ltd.) The Kratt Brothers have paired up with PBS kids to provide games for students, like Rhino Bowl, which help them learn about animal adaptations. Below are links to games for several different animals. Photo credit: PBS kids (& Kratt Brothers Company Ltd.) In Aardvark Town, students’ […]

Articles About Fusion, Plasma, & Magnetic Fields

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Photocredit: newsela Here are some articles to introduce students to the concepts of fusion, plasma, and magnetic fields. Students can select the reading difficulty level that best suits their abilities. Some articles also have a Spanish option. If not, Google Translate is an add-on that does a good job translating into many other languages. The […]

Designing an Experiment

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Photo credit: Dreamworks Animation, LLC School of Dragons have put together some resources to help students understand how to design a scientific experiment. An experiment should have the following parts: A question that the scientist is trying to answer (Asking the Right Question) A hypothesis (Practice Writing Hypotheses) Variables (Identifying Variables, Understanding Variables) Procedures Data […]