3 Christmas Science Activities

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Christmas is almost upon us! The scent of pine mingled with peppermint is wafting through the air in homes around the country. The trees are trimmed, the icicle lights adorn the porch, and the gifts are wrapped – well maybe not quite yet. . . I don’t know about you and your kids, but at […]

What should middle school science look like?

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I was researching for one of the programs I am working on and ran across this statement from the National Science Teacher’s Association: The middle school years, grades 5 through 9, are a time of tremendous physical, emotional, and cognitive changes for students. It also is a pivotal time in their understanding of and enthusiasm […]

3 Thanksgiving Science Activities

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Thanksgiving is almost upon us! Bring on the turkey, the sweet potato casserole, the pumpkin pie, and . . . the science! In honor of the upcoming holiday, I wanted to share with you all three Thanksgiving science activities that you can enjoy after the clean-up is done. But before we do that, I have to […]