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How Do Animals Survive the Winter?

How Do Animals Survive the Winter?

Done with the frigid cold temperatures? Counting down the days until spring? If you find winter unbearable, the good news is, you aren’t the only one! Animals have to make it through this season too. Read on to learn from them how it’s...
50 Things Science Still Can’t Explain

50 Things Science Still Can’t Explain

Some things even science can’t explain, like the 50 things in this video… http://www.fromquarkstoquasars.com/2-minute-video-showing-50-things-science-still-cant-explain/
Leaders who Inspire Schools to Aim Higher

Leaders who Inspire Schools to Aim Higher

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader.” –John Quincy Adams Check out the “Leaders to Learn From” report, compiled by Education Week, to see who’s leading the way in education...
Genetic Inheritance

Genetic Inheritance

How are health complications such as Huntington’s Disease and Cystic Fibrosis inherited? Why do x-linked recessive disorders affect males more than females? Find out in this fascinating article on genetic inheritance… http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/GWhat enetics/Pages/Facts.aspx Pretty...
Science Teacher Spotlight

Science Teacher Spotlight

High School Chemistry Teacher Terra King (center) with her Jr. High and High School Science teachers Leah Lee and Phyllis Ballard. “When I was in junior high and high school I thought they knew everything. Phyllis and Leah were my role models before I ever considered teaching. They are...
Care for Some…Grasshoppers?

Care for Some…Grasshoppers?

As our population increases, feeding everyone will become increasingly difficult too. Find out what some experts say people might start finding on their dinner plates soon! http://www.livescience.com/43901-eating-insects-bugs-entomophagy.html Clear the runway: spotlighting some beautiful...
The Beginning of the Bug: Examining Insect Evolution

The Beginning of the Bug: Examining Insect Evolution

What could cave-dwelling crustaceans possibly have in common with insects? Apparently, a lot. Going back to when insects first evolved millions of years ago, crustaceans were among their closest relatives. Since then, insects have slowly morphed into the bugs we love (and sometimes, hate)...
Pointers from a Pro: a Teacher Shares his Tips for Using Twig and TigTag

Pointers from a Pro: a Teacher Shares his Tips for Using Twig and TigTag

We think Twig and TigTag are great, but why just take our word for it? Hear what National Board Certified Teacher Harvey Bagshaw has to say about this indispensable resource for your science classroom: The Twig and Tigtag online resources bring real-world experience right to your...
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