Friday, January 26, 2018

5 Minute Science Lesson - The Power of Wind

1. What is this a picture of?
2. What is wrong with the tree?
3. Why do you think it looks this way?

Friday, January 19, 2018

5 Minute Science Lesson - Snowflakes

1. What do these look like?
(These are macro photographs of snowflakes by Russian blogger Alexey Kljatov.)

2. How do you think he was able to take these photographs?

Go to this link here to see many more of these unusual creations of nature.

(Teachers, why not have the students draw or create their own versions of snowflakes as a related project?)

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Friday, January 12, 2018

5 Minute Science Lesson - Alligator vs Crocodile

How would you be able to tell an alligator from a crocodile without getting too close?

(Where do alligators usually live? How about crocodiles?)

Friday, January 5, 2018

5 Minute Science Lesson - Turtle vs Tortoise

How many differences can you name to tell a turtle from a tortoise?

(Note the smooth shell vs the bumpy shell.)