We've all Gone MAD! - Tunstall's Teaching Tidbits
We’ve all gone MAD…scientist at our school! Today was science day! Every teacher in every grade pre-K- 5th grade experimented on with their students! First Stop Mixtures and Solutions: Second Grade Pumpkin Science in Third Grade: Pumpkin Dissection Pumpkin Bread Mr. Herzog and Mrs. Moon Mrs. Fermin Fourth Grade: Gak Lab States of […]
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How to Make the Best Paper Airplane
This is a paper airplane that will gain you respect and gratitude of action obsessed kids. It is the paper airplane that my boys ask me to make over and over again. This post contains instructions for folding this plane and affiliate links to recommended books so you can find more fun resources for folding awesome paper […]
Oreo Moon Phases Activity
Let’s enjoy a bit of edible astronomy with this Oreo moon phases activity project. Have you ever noticed the changing shape of the moon! Let’s explore how the moon’s shape or moon phases change over the course of the month with a favorite cookie sandwich. Learn the moon phases with this simple moon craft activity and snack. Explore the moon with neat STEM activities all month long. #STEMactivities #kidsactivities #STEM #STEAM
How Do Leaves Breathe? A Simple Science Experiment for Kids
Learn what plants breathe through with this leaf & tree science experiment as kids get hands-on with the process of photosynthesis!
Exploding Sandwich Bag experiment
This simple, yet exciting, experiment was the favorite of many of the kids at our Super Science Party . It's a fun twist on the classic vin...
Bond with James
Gas Laws Manipulative - something I learned from another AP chemistry teacher years ago. Continuing the tradition of instructional sharing - I passed on the trick to a group of chemistry teachers today. Cover the variable that is constant (in the problem) and observe the relationship between the other two variables. #chemistry
Blow Cup Challenge in the Classroom
Learn how to integrate the Blow Cup Challenge in the classroom with this engaging STEM project and lesson plan that incorporates math and science standards.
Paper Airplane Physics | Worksheet | Education.com
Ever wonder about how to make the perfect paper airplane? Learn about the four forces that affect flight with paper airplane physics!
How Far Will It Fly? Build & Test Paper Planes with Different Drag | Science Project
Determine whether the distance a paper plane flies is affected by increasing how much drag it experiences.
This foldable provides an engaging way of introducing or revising the concept of variables in scientific investigations. The foldable comes in two versions so you can choose the most appropriate for your context. The first uses the more simple language of; variables that change, are observed and kept the same, while the second introduces the terms independent, dependent and controlled.
Identifying Variables Worksheet
Identifying Variables worksheet gives students practice with identifying independent, dependent and control variables in realistic science scenarios!
Adaptations Notebook Photos — The Science Penguin
I’m continuing the New Notebook Blog Series with this post about inherited traits, learned behaviors, and adaptations. These standards are a pretty big deal for students in Texas. While traits and behaviors is usually pretty clear, we usually spend a bit more time practicing comparing adaptations and identifying organisms’ structural adaptations and their functions. Bringing in some […]