Interactive Science Update,14

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ISSUE NO. 14

Dynamic Demo of the Week-Infrared Made Visible!

Whether we realize it or not, science is behind almost everything we use. In this video we’ll enter a world we thought we were already pretty familiar with.

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Time-Saving Teacher Tip-The Happy Scientist

Looking for really cool and easy science demonstrations? Robert Krampf has a website in which he performs and explains marvelous experiments, most of which students can also do in your classroom or at home. There are hundreds to choose from. There is a $20 per year membership fee, but this is a site you will use. If you’re not sure about it, then sign up for his free Experiment of the Week newsletter.


Lesson Spotlight- a sample of 2 Member lessons

Weather Forecasting

Getting ready to teach weather? This lesson will introduce students to meteorologists, and get them interpreting weather maps.

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Counting Atoms

How can you measure something that’s so small that it can’t be seen? In this challenging but fun lesson students will count the number of atoms in a metal cube not with their eyes, but with mathematics.

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