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“When water is heated, it changes into something new … steam.”“Chocolate can melt and be frozen again.”“I think volcanoes can change rocks underwater.” When posing such an open question as “what ways does matter change?” its easy to see the … Continue reading
Static electricity demos and activities can be finicky. Humid air is a demonstration killer. Latex allergy? Forget the “classic” balloon activities. Fortunately there is an array of great static electricity demonstrations, visualizations, and virtual laboratories for your kids to explore … Continue reading
With so much attention being brought to reading and mathematics in our elementary classrooms, time for science (among other subjects such as social studies, art, music, and physical education) is being squeezed, and with it, the opportunities for professional development … Continue reading
On Friday, December 9th I sat in on the Burlington High School Science Department meeting that centered around their use of the iPad 2 in their 1:1 science classrooms. Now almost four months into the pilot program I thought the … Continue reading
Last week I had the distinct pleasure of meeting with Marialice Curran’s Elementary Education prepratory course “Science and Social Studies as Continuous Inquiry” at Saint Joseph College in Connecticut. Marialice asked that I share my thoughts on the importance of … Continue reading