Interactive Science Update,11

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ISSUE NO. 11

Dynamic Demo of the Week-Leak-Proof Bag

Doing anything with water soon? Even if not, you can do this just because it’s fun. Materials– baggie, water, ROUND pencil

This demo is an excerpt from an Interactive Science Lesson called “Biomes-Precipitation Graph“.

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Time-Saving Teacher Tip-Backup Lesson

Need a good, quick, and easy lesson plan? Send your students to the Ask A Scientist site. In it real scientists answer real questions that people write in. Most are about things we have all wondered but do not know the answer to. Have your students go through the site and takes notes on any 10 questions and answers of their choice that they find interesting. There is a search feature there, but it’s easier for students to click through the index towards the bottom of the page and find questions that way.


Lesson Spotlight-a sample of 2 Member lessons

Twirlybirds

Students are mesmerized by a twirling paper bird that also helps them zero in clearly on one single variable.

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Viruses And Variables

Students exchange clear solutions with each other, but what they don’t know is that one of them is secretly infected.

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