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...
The Inside Scoop on Inquiry

The Inside Scoop on Inquiry

Research proves that inquiry-based learning results in improved student engagement, reflection, and application of scientific knowledge and process skills. But what exactly is inquiry, and how are teachers using it? Read the articles below to find out. What is...
The Time for Chemoween is Here (Because Halloween is so Last Year)…

The Time for Chemoween is Here (Because Halloween is so Last Year)…

With puking pumpkins and oozing slime, your students are sure to find chemistry fascinating with these great activities. Consider them our holiday treat for you; the trick is how easily and effectively you’ll be able to educate and engage your...
Get Electrons and Students Excited During Chemistry Week!

Get Electrons and Students Excited During Chemistry Week!

It’s one of the best weeks of the year: chemistry week is here! Celebrate from October 19-25, and cook up some chemistry fun with these articles explaining the science behind your favorite sweets. We’ll even show you how to make them...