How to start every class. To begin a class I want my kids thinking science and what better way than to show a quick science (connected to the content or students lives in general) video, usually 3-4 minutes long which leads to a class discussion. These videos create a minds-on mentality, generate discussion and allow […]
It’s maybe not the most relevant for everyone but I’d wager its the most interesting for many students and the topic they look forward to most when I introduce the year ahead. Why, well Space is amazing! It’s huge and full of mysteries like Black Holes and potentially, aliens. In fact what I tell my students […]
The Higgs Boson Particle has gotten a lot of media attention these days but what is it? If your interested in the Higgs Boson Particle but don’t really know what it is, this is a real good explanation from the New York Times.
This posting was originally posted by mashable.com and can be found HERE: If you’re interested in losing weight and aren’t afraid of having your brain controlled by a laser beam through your eyeballs, then science has the perfect solution for you. In a recent study involving mice, scientists think they have discovered the part of the brain […]
In keeping with my sites theme of providing an insight into getting kids engaged through the use of classroom concept application, I’ve come across a new site which I feel does a great job. It uses videos to showcase how various topics in science are employed in the real world. Examples include Bone Density […]