Friday, April 21, 2017

5 Minute Science Lesson - fire


What do you see?
Where is this?
What colors are the flames?
Why do you think the fire isn't red?

Monday, April 17, 2017

Excellent Teaching Source - CuriosityStream



CuriosityStream is a global ad-free subscription video on demand service. It exclusively delivers nonfiction documentaries and series about science, technology, history and nature.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Write a Hamburger Sentence!

Use the graphic below to write a hamburger sentence. Or, if you wish to get creative, cut out circles from different colored paper (ex: brown for meat, red for tomatoes, green for lettuce) and have the students write one word per "slice" to build it.

To expand it further, or to make it more challenging, you can add a "yellow for cheese" and a "white for mayo" to make the sentence building harder.

(Click on the picture for a larger, printable version.)



Friday, April 7, 2017

5 Minute Science Lesson - space shuttle and rockets


What do you see?
Why is the fire coming out of the big rocket and not the space shuttle?
What is causing the fire?

Friday, March 31, 2017

5 Minute Science Lesson - absorption


1. What do you see?
2. Why do people like do dunk their cookies in milk?
3. What does the milk do to the cookie?
4. Do you like to dunk cookies in milk? What kind of cookie?
5. What other ways do people dunk their food? (Ex: doughnuts in coffee)


Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Google It Up - hamburger

Check with Google and find out why it's called a HAMBURGER, but there's no HAM in it!

Monday, March 27, 2017

Home Remedies to Remove Head Lice


As much as teachers (and parents) don't want to admit it, cases of head lice are a bane to an elementary school's existence. Here are some home remedies to rid your child of infestation.