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8 Lessons About Earth Science Class And Everyday Life

8 Lessons About Earth Science Class And Everyday Life

As teachers, we often talk about how to make lessons more relevant to our students. The goal is to make connections between any lesson and everyday life to increase student engagement while sharing knowledge and teaching skills. With Earth Science classes in middle school or high school, there are a variety of ways to make […]

A Teacher’s Guide to Success with High School Science Exams

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Can I share a secret?  There is a bit of a trick that teachers can employ to increase the possibilities of student success on any high school science exam! But this is definitely easier said than done.  When test and exam season starts we, as educators, make all the plans for creative review strategies, effective […]

Why Project Based Learning Is Great for Science Classes

Why Project Based Learning Is Great for Science Classes

As educators seek options for effective teaching methods, the idea of incorporating project based learning ideas into middle and high school science classrooms is a powerful approach. Project based learning, or PBL, provides students with hands-on experiences, fostering deeper understanding, and ultimately engagement.  There are so many benefits to integrating projects into science education, including […]

10 Science Lessons and Teaching Strategies for Valentine’s Day

10 Science Lessons and Teaching Strategies for Valentine's Day

Let’s hear it for love… of science… and Valentine’s Day! In my classroom, students were always aware of the days and weeks leading up to Valentine’s Day. Tapping into that energy by integrating the day (or week) with science-focused lessons and activities can be a fun and educational way to celebrate the holiday.  Science Teaching […]

100 Quick Hands-On Learning Opportunities in Science

100 Quick Hands-On Learning Opportunities in Science

Let’s remember that the best learning experiences are often the most memorable. They transcend the boundaries of textbooks, allowing students to explore, question, and discover for themselves. These activities aren’t just about imparting knowledge; they’re about cultivating a spirit of inquiry that will last a lifetime. As educators, we understand that time is often of […]

Journey Through Time: A Geologic Time Brochure Project

Journey Through Time: A Geologic Time Brochure Project

Teaching geologic history is a thrilling endeavor, but it often poses challenges due to the vastness of time and the intricacies of Earth’s transformations. In this pursuit of making geological concepts come alive in the classroom, allow me to introduce the Geologic Time Brochure Project—a dynamic and creative way to engage students in the exploration […]