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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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Lab Day, Resources

Turning Green: The Recycled Home Project

In Houston, everyone knows there is a funky little section of town with the infamous “Beer Can” house. Upon further investigation, it turns out one man behind resurrecting this idea, Dan Phillips, is a major proponent of using recycled materials and providing affordable home ownership opportunities to the disadvantaged. As a new teacher, I started… Continue reading Turning Green: The Recycled Home Project