Teaching the food chain/food webs in a biology classroom

23rd March, 2010 - Posted by Teacher - 1 Comment

Teaching food chain/ food webs Submitted by Robin Dahman (Biology teacher in Lorain, Ohio) Materials: yarn, toy plastic animals, scissors, large styrofoam ball, yellow spray paint, eager students Students struggle to make the connections between memorized vocabulary and application of that vocabulary.  I have come up with a fun and interactive way to teach the » Read More

STC® Organisms assessed through a first graders song. Post your creative songs below and view the first graders blog about what they have learned.

17th March, 2010 - Posted by Teacher - 21 Comments

Thank you to the first grade students that shared this classroom experience using STC® Organisms! The video begins with two very excited teammates observing guppies at their table group. While observing the guppies, the students were shocked to witness one active guppy literally jump out of the cup. The student teacher captured this teachable moment » Read More

WeAreTeachers Teams with Carolina Biological Supply Company to Give Teachers Cash and Video Cameras for Interactive Science Experiments

15th March, 2010 - Posted by Sammie Gann - 3 Comments

  WeAreTeachers Teams with Carolina Biological Supply Company to Give Teachers Cash, Video Cameras for Interactive Science Experiments       WeAreTeachers’ new microgrant, sponsored by Carolina Biological Supply Company, rewards best hands-on science project ideas with $200, a Flip™ Video or iPod nano® with video camera. Austin, TX – WeAreTeachers, the online social and » Read More

Apply for Inquiries in Science® Mini-Grant Program by May 27,2010

11th March, 2010 - Posted by Sammie Gann - 9 Comments

Click on the image to apply today! All applications must be submitted by May 27, 2010.                       What is the Inquiries in Science® Mini-Grant Program? It’s your opportunity to see just how much Carolina Biological Supply Company’s Inquiries in Science® kits can improve your students’ » Read More

Submit your creative ideas and win a FREE aquarium starter kit!

5th March, 2010 - Posted by Sammie Gann - No Comments

Dear students and teachers, Have you ever wanted the chance to publish your science and math ideas? This is your chance to be famous!  Carolina Curriculum is looking for student and teacher submissions of hands-on inquiry science and math that you do every day in your classroom.   Share videos of your favorite experiment or inquiry » Read More

Akron, Ohio focuses on teaching inquiry in the classroom

4th March, 2010 - Posted by Sammie Gann - 4 Comments

I feel so inspired when I read stories such as this Akron, Ohio, newspaper article regarding a STEM school that opened in August of 2009.  The Akron Beacon Journal interviewed several of the 14 teachers, including a 20-year veteran Felicia Campbell, that were picked for the school’s first year.  The teachers at this 21st-century school » Read More

Having trouble with greater than and less than? Try this song with your students!

3rd March, 2010 - Posted by Sammie Gann - No Comments

Number eating alligator song and pdf worksheet download click to download INTELLI-TUNES by Ron and Nancy Brown share compelling information on how teachers can use music to learn science and math concepts in their classroom. Why Use Music to Teach Children? Music is a universal language central to every culture of the world. It has been » Read More