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10 Exciting Ideas for Your Science Class On April Fool’s Day

10 Exciting Ideas for Your Science Class on April Fool's Day

April Fool’s Day is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate than by injecting some humor and fun into your science class? As educators, we know the importance of keeping students engaged and excited about learning, and what better way to do that than with a few light-hearted pranks and surprises? Whether […]

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 […]

7 Innovative Classroom Activities To Keep Secondary Students In Science

7 Innovative Classroom Activities To Keep Secondary Students In Science

Embarking on virtual field trips with my students were game-changer, especially when we explored the majestic Mount St. Helens. As we navigated through the immersive landscapes of this volcanic wonder, witnessing the raw power of nature from the comfort of our classroom screens, the enthusiasm among my students was palpable. Little did I know that […]

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 […]

Teacher Tips to Navigate the Post-Break Secondary Science Classroom

Teacher Tips to Navigate the Post-Break Secondary Science Classroom

Any time students (and teachers) are away from the classroom for a break, the adjustment to return to a regular schedule can be a challenge.  This is seldom more true than with the return from winter break. The calendar year has changed, which signals all things new but at school, January often means a return […]

15 Tips to Help Teachers Make Science Homework a Breeze

15 Tips to Help Teachers Make Science Homework a Breeze

As secondary teachers, finding the delicate equilibrium between imparting essential knowledge and overwhelming students with excessive homework can be challenging. The debate over the efficacy of homework continues, but one thing is clear – the key lies in striking the perfect balance. Homework isn’t just about completing tasks; it’s about reinforcing classroom learning, fostering independent […]