Relevant Interactive Exit Tickets

Are you bored using the same old exit tickets with your students? Or the same reflection responses? This website, http://www.classtools.net/ has a variety of interactive tools that teachers can use to engage their students and capture their thinking. Students play…
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Real Long Term Investigations with Live Feed Cameras

Do your students have wonderings about animals in their natural habitats? Maybe animals not native to Florida? Animals that are dangerous? Animals that they do not visit in our local zoos? Explore.org has live feed cameras that allow students to…
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Talk about Engineering

Listen to engineering professionals "dish" on ideas for inspiring engineering thinking in K-12 students. Podcast topics include ways to integrate engineering into the K-12 education, innovative ideas to teach engineering, career and industry needs and connections in engineering, and equity…
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Birds use science tools too?

Blog Guest Authored from Dr. Matthew Bobrowsky Delaware State University Hawaiian crows are tool users Hawaiian crows (Corvus hawaiiensis) have joined the list of a few bird species that use tools. Tested in big aviaries, Hawaiian crows frequently picked up…
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Teachable Moments Hurricane Hermine

Teachable Moments Hurricane Hermine
With our recent unscheduled days off thanks to Tropical Storm Hermine, students will no doubt be asking lots of weather related questions… What is a hurricane and how do they form? When will our next storm day be? What is…
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Scientist… Scientist… What do you see?

Making and Recording Observations As scientists one of the process skills that we must use is making observations. Why? We must be able to communicate what we have discovered using our senses and tools. “These observations often serve as evidence…
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