Choosing the Right Safety Goggle – submitted by Dave Gervais

Wearing safety goggles is a requirement for many science activities, especially those involving chemicals.  Providing students with clean, comfortable, well-fitting safety goggles that are appropriate for the activity is essential to maintaining student safety.

This post provides an introduction to purchasing and maintaining appropriate safety goggles for your students.

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Thanks for sharing Dave

How to Create an Interactive Board using MERGE Cube – submitted by Sandra Gambarotto

Interactive boards are part of students’ learning experience, what teachers put on the walls of the classroom or hallways can make or break a student’s understanding of a certain concept. Everything that is displayed should add value to students’ learning. Edutopia has a list of Dos and Don’ts of Classroom Decorations that you can refer to when designing bulletin boards. This is my experience in designing my first interactive board using QR codes and MergeCube. Check out the source below for more details Continue reading

‘David is an astronaut now’: Canadian blasts off on mission to International Space Station

Canadian David Saint-Jacques made his maiden voyage into space, joining Russian and American teammates for a launch from Baikonur, Kazakhstan. Here’s what you need to know

Source: ‘David is an astronaut now’: Canadian blasts off on mission to International Space Station

Battery fires: The potential danger hiding in your kitchen junk drawer at Christmas and year-round

Health Canada says it received more than 100 consumer reports over the last year involving batteries — everything from overheating to starting fires.

Source: Battery fires: The potential danger hiding in your kitchen junk drawer at Christmas and year-round