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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 […]

How To Make Inquiry-Based Learning Part of Your Science Lessons

How To Make Inquiry-Based Learning Part of Your Science Lessons

You have probably heard the term inquiry-based learning at some point in your teaching journey. There has been a significant focus and push on this approach in the last several years. I know there has been a myriad of PD in our local school district about this approach.  But maybe you’re like me and attending […]

Lab Safety: Empowering the Next Generation of Fearless Scientists

Lab Safety: Empowering the Next Generation of Fearless Scientists

Science education plays a vital role in fostering students’ curiosity and understanding of the world around them. However, conducting experiments and hands-on activities in science labs also comes with inherent risks. To ensure the well-being of students and instill good scientific practices, teaching lab safety in middle and high school science classrooms is of utmost […]

Everything You Need To Teach Symbiotic Relationships

Everything You Need To Teach Symbiotic Relationships

Teaching about symbiotic relationships offers students a captivating journey into the hidden workings of nature, unveiling the countless examples of cooperation, dependence, and coexistence that exist around us. By exploring these partnerships, students can gain insights into the complex web of life, the role of each species within their ecosystems, and the interplay between their […]

How To Help Students Understand The Reasons For Seasons

How To Help Students Understand The Reasons For Seasons

The changing seasons have fascinated humans for centuries, captivating our senses and shaping our daily lives. From the warmth of summer to the chill of winter, understanding the reasons for seasons is a fundamental aspect of comprehending Earth’s dynamic systems. By exploring the intricate relationship between the Earth and the Sun, students can unlock the […]

Easy Ways to Teach the Characteristics of the Atmosphere

Easy Ways to Teach the Characteristics of the Atmosphere

We have something incredible in common… We breathe the same air! What exactly is this air we breathe composed of? What does it mean to breathe “fresh” air? Does the air change in composition throughout different parts of the world? What about at different altitudes? What are the characteristics of the atmosphere? The atmosphere is […]