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Using PhET Simulations to Explore the Cause and Effect Relationship between Forces and Motion

One of my goals this year is to develop a third grade forces and motion curriculum with a team of Burlington elementary teachers.  While this work is only in its infancy I am optimistic then at least one of the … Continue reading

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Balancing Bird: The Perfect Stocking Stuffer Science Phenomena!

This year’s holiday giveaway from the Science Center not only makes for a fun stocking stuffer, but is a gateway toward exploring the science phenomena of forces and balance with your kids or students. The “Balancing Bird” is very affordable, a … Continue reading

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Real STEM integration with "Straw Rockets"

With over 90% of Fox Hill’s fifth graders on their annual trip to Bournedale a rare opportunity for “flexible scheduling” presented itself to classroom teacher, George Norman and I when contemplating what to do with seven students hoping for their … Continue reading

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