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The classroom was shrouded in darkness except for beams of light criss-crossing the room. All around students were abuzz with excitement. “Aim the mirror this way! Put the flashlight over here! Do you think it will work backwards?” With students … Continue reading
I was recently perusing the E is for Explore website when I came across what looked to be a fun tool for kids to use while developing an understanding for food chains. Food chain stacking cups are a visually appealing … Continue reading
Tomorrow is an exciting day for Burlington’s Science Curriculum Council. Members will be spending the full meeting to more deeply and critically explore the Discovery Education content / curriclum website along with their new Science Techbooks. As our learning tools … Continue reading
When Science Center partner, Wendy Pavlicek and I sat down to review a survey completed by our Science Curriculum Council members, one glaring bit of information gleaned was that engineering practices were limited or not being adequately met at all … Continue reading
This morning I attended a professional development workshop at the Museum of Science titled, “Merging Science into the Common Core.” The program was facilitated by Massachusetts educators, Cecilia Owens of the Fay School in Southborough and Siobhan Foley of the … Continue reading