For STEM education that’s all the rage, simply open a book and turn the page

For STEM education that’s all the rage, simply open a book and turn the page

Reading isn’t just for English class any more. Cover Common Core standards in the STEM classroom with non-fiction book selections that bring scientists and their research to life. See a collection of resources...
PBS & STEM: 2 Great Things in 1

PBS & STEM: 2 Great Things in 1

Looking for ways to promote STEM education in your classroom? PBS has got you covered. The network features several award-winning programs with a focus on STEM that are every bit as engaging as they are...
Keep Your Cool as You Go Back to School!

Keep Your Cool as You Go Back to School!

Another school year’s right around the corner!  Are you ready for it? Check out these tips from expert educators on classroom setup, rules and routines, discipline, working with parents, and more. Whether you’re a newbie or a veteran teacher, we’ve got the strategies and pointers...
Preparing for the NSTA National Conference

Preparing for the NSTA National Conference

The 2014 NSTA National Conference begins Thursday, April 3 in Boston. The conference is an excellent opportunity to explore ideas and practices that enhance science education and meet Next Generation Science Standards. The Carolina Biological team will be there offering a full range of...
Tigtag in the Classroom

Tigtag in the Classroom

The beginning of spring is the perfect time to introduce students to seed germination and plant growth experiments! Try this teacher tip from Jennifer Munoz, a science specialist, who uses Tigtag – our complete online resource for teaching elementary science – to introduce these...
The Science Behind the Super Bowl

The Science Behind the Super Bowl

The biggest day in football has come and gone but you can keep the excitement alive in your classroom with these science-related activities and resources. From learning about tackling using Newton’s Third Law of Motion to the science behind a perfect field goal kick, the below links...