Photo credit: Manhattan Beach Unified School District My daughter (while in 2nd grade) joined my class for bring your child to work day, and she worked with the 8th graders as they made models of geologic time. This activity was engaging for both age groups. Find the details for the activity here. Disclaimer: Adding machine […]
Photo credit: Veritasium Learning through songs can really benefit select students. This music video describes how sodium and chlorine bond to make salt.
Photo credit: gabref.jp Many people do not clearly understand what causes the phases of the moon, and frequently it is thought that the Earth’s shadow is responsible for the changes that we see. Watch this short video to learn more about the phases of the moon.
Photo credit: DjSadhu This animation shows a helical model of our solar system. Photo credit: DjSadhu This animation shows a helical model of our Milky Way galaxy. Save Save
Photo credit: A&E Television Networks, LLC Episode 14 from season 1 of The Universe, is titled Beyond the Big Bang. This show describes humankind’s discovered understanding of the beginning moments of the Universe, and the evidence that supports it.
Photo credit: funkypear Coolmath Games hosts gravitee, developed by funkypear, which is a game that helps students visualize how Newtonian physics can alter the trajectory of objects in space.
Photo credit: The Nueva School The students of Nueva School have created a song about lab safety that is a parody of Taylor Swift’s song titled, “Look What You Made Me Do”.
Photo credit: the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Nowhere To Hide is a game that demonstrates how human influence (via pollution) influences which insects the birds will eat first, and how that influences how large each population will get. Save
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 […]