This regular feature of STAOblog brings you a sampling of the latest science news that would be of particular interest to your students. Incorporate these stories into your lesson. Or, use them as a “cool attention-grabber” at the start of class. Above all, enjoy the discussion and get your kids excited about science! “SciNews” is published every Monday and Thursday.
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Practicing Bohr-Rutherford diagrams can be a “bohring” and repetitive activity, but interpretive dance can shake things up. Let’s get students out of their desks and working as collaborative teams to share knowledge and create success criteria. Continue reading
In this episode, Adam and Jamie conduct a controlled experiment to determine the cause of the rapid production of carbon dioxide gas that occurs when Mentos mints are added to a carbonated beverage.
Here’s a fun collection of chemistry jokes to liven up your class when it gets a little Bohring. But then again, Chemistry is Ne V Er Bohring. (sorry – I couldn’t resist.)
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