Going Marbles for STEM Hands-on Learning

Guest blog post by Francie Kugelman

Do you remember the thrill of dropping a marble into a maze and watching it roll, spin,  

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Weathering, Erosion, or Deposition?

Science is one of my favorite subjects, and I’ve always been interested in geology and landforms. I remember hiking through the White  

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Free Earth Day Resources: Just a Dream to Save Our Planet

A few years ago I posted a question on Facebook asking teachers to tell me their favorite book to read aloud for  

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Totality Awesome Solar Eclipse: Are you ready?

Are you ready for the upcoming solar eclipse? If not, take a few minutes now to learn about this “totality” awesome event  

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Investigating Condensation and the Water Cycle

Step-by-step Lesson and Free Printables 

Most kids are familiar with the terms precipitation, condensation, and evaporation, but very few of them really understand  

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Five Ways to Fit Science In

Guest post by Tammy
from The Owl Teacher Blog

Every year when I sit down to plan out my class schedule around all my specials, it seems I just don’t have a lot of time left  

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Investigating How to Make Icy Roads Safer

If you’ve ever driven on icy roads, you’ll know just how treacherous they can be. How do road crews make the roads  

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STEM Engineering: Will building a tower with newspaper REALLY benefit my students?

Guest post by Sarah Wiggins

You’ve probably noticed pictures of STEM engineering challenges floating around the teacher blog world recently, especially if you  

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Family Science Night: Hands-on, Minds-on Fun!

Guest post by Carol Wooten

As one walks the hallway on the evening of Family Science Night, the echoes of excited young scientists fill the school building. From extracting  

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Creating the Tallest Cup Tower: A STEM Challenge

Guest post by Tracey Graham of Growing a STEM Classroom

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) is one of the current “buzz words” in  

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Investigating Gummy Bears

Guest blog post by Amy Alvis

I was looking on Pinterest for a lab to use with my students to teach them the scientific method. The students will have science fair project to do at the end of the year, and I wanted  

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Exploring the Scientific Method with Toy Cars

Guest blog post by Ari Huddleston

Looking for some major student engagement? Teaching students about forces is a lot of fun because you can use toys! You can use playground equipment, pull-back cars, toy cars, marbles, balloon rockets, yo-yos, and spinning tops.
During our  

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