beyond the volcano science lab
Guest Bloggers, Lab Day

Beyond the Volcano: Baking Soda and Vinegar Cars

A New Spin on a Classic Physical Science Lab Guest Post by Kelly Burleson First, a confession.  I am a high school chemistry teacher who has been tasked this year with helping our fifth grade science teacher (who is a first year teacher), adjust the science curriculum.  I have been teaching for 16 years, but… Continue reading Beyond the Volcano: Baking Soda and Vinegar Cars

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Make It to Break: 5 High Interest Activities

Guest Post by Jessica Noffsinger Ahhhhh...the week before a school break.  Nothing strikes fear (or exhaustion) in teachers like the prospect of kids ramping up to the next break.  (Thanksgiving, Winter, Spring Break, Summer--they are all the same!) Kids expect “fun” and games while teachers see learning that needs to be completed.  What are we… Continue reading Make It to Break: 5 High Interest Activities