I really enjoy discussing theoretical physics with my students whom have special needs. String theory is a wild concept for all of us but it is exciting to have students with limited math and science school success talk about the theoretical things in life and also get excited about the math that has ben created to make the point.
Keywords: string theory,
Questions and answers that examine the students' understanding of periodicity.
Writing prompt activity that creatively has the students express what they know about atoms.
This web based activity focuses on real life applications of acid/base chemistry. Students explore different aspects of acid rain and of stomach medicines, and also do a simulated titration.
Keywords: acid, base, chemistry, website
About THE MEATRIX When The Meatrix launched in November 2003, the viral film broke new ground in online grassroots advocacy, creating a unique vehicle by which to educate, entertain and motivate people to create change. The Meatrix movies, now a series, have been translated into more than 30 languages and are one of the most successful online advocacy campaigns ever – with well over 15 million viewers worldwide. In early 2003, Free Range Studios awarded a grant to GRACE’s …
Keywords: environmental science sustainable resources food farming farms
Students used yeast, sugar and warm water to get a very visual demonstration of the gas production during yeast fermentation. Easy, doesn't require many materials and VERY visual!
Keywords: Yeast, Fermentation, Respiration, anaerobic
Students bring in a nutritional label that they found on something that they would normally eat as a homework assignment. (Power bar wrapper, chips bag, etc... Avoid drinks and straight candy.) During class I have them examine their label and answer the questions on the top part of the worksheet (so I'm there to answer any questions). I also print off sample labels that have the calculations done already) This activity last several days as the students catalogue their food consumption …
Keywords: Organic Molecules, Nutrition
All About The Human Genome Project (HGP) The Human Genome Project (HGP) was one of the great feats of exploration in history - an inward voyage of discovery rather than an outward exploration of the planet or the cosmos; an international research effort to sequence and map all of the genes - together known as the genome - of members of our species, Homo sapiens. Completed in April 2003, the HGP gave us the ability to, for the first time, to read nature's complete genetic blueprint for …
Keywords: human genome project DNA RNA genes chromosomes
See how a class website can be used for more than just a reminder of assignments and contact information. www.tinyurl.com/bellrocks
Keywords: class website
Here is a website that will help you and your school hold a paperless science fair this year. www.tinyurl.com/lesspaper Currently the website is under construction but should be completed by 4/15/10. Enjoy!
Keywords: science fair