Bulletin boards, like anchor charts, may provide an efficient and useful tool for students to quickly refer to important concepts in the classroom. By providing students with a basic outline, small groups of students may work together to create the different segments or components of a bulletin board. Continue reading
When we are the wrong way up we tend to get headaches, feel dizzy and even faint. Yet bats hang upside down for days, weeks and months at a time without feeling ill. But how?
DNA, causes of blindness, girls and boys in academic achievement, unboiling egg white and a near miss with an asteroid. Lots of stuff to excite your students about science! This eclectic collection of current science news stories is brought to you by STAOBlog.
With freezing cold temperatures crossing the nation, The Spangler Effect takes a look at the phenomenon of instant freezing water and the dangers of leaving unopened soda bottles out in the cold. Subscribe to The Spangler Effect
After much work poring over previous research and working out new formulations, a physicist writes an equation she thinks best describes the behavior of tiny particles—or colliding supernovas. Are such equations inventions or discoveries? Continue reading
Sleep, bacteria, glass, black holes, wine and comets – what more could a science teacher ask for! This eclectic collection of current science news stories is brought to you by STAOBlog.
…an absorbing and reflective investigation into the properties of materials
- Light is required to see.
- Light and sound are forms of energy with specific properties.
As Europe worries about the risks of deflation on the global economy, American football fans wonder about the ramifications of deflation on their beloved sport—and how a potentially deflated win might impact one team’s push to the Super Bowl. Continue reading