Atomic Candy

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Photo credit: eGFI Atomic Candy is a lesson from eGFI (Engineering, Go For It!), that teaches students about radiometric dating. On eGFI’s website, this lesson is attributed to North Carolina State University’s partnership with The Science House. Radiometric dating is a critical concept that is necessary for student’s understanding of how old things like the […]

To All The Organisms That Reproduce Asexually…

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Photo credit: Jonathan Mann Happy Asexual Reproduction Day, is a light-hearted song from Jonathan Mann that celebrates the diverse ways in which organisms reproduce asexually. I like to share this video prior to sharing a PowerPoint that I developed that highlights the numerous ways in which organisms reproduce. Disclaimer: It is possible that some families […]

Cell Organelle Presidential Debate and Winning Candidate “Cell”ebration

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Photo credit: Anonymous One way to deepen learning about the functionality of a cell’s organelles, as well as each one’s strengths and weaknesses is to pretend that each organelle is running for the position of president of the cell. Does the nucleus get re-elected for another term to be in charge of the cell community, […]