Moon phases explained through an elementary science fair project and rap

24th November, 2010 - Posted by Sammie Gann - No Comments

Part of Burningtree Elementary School’s 2009 Science Fair project. Music by Higher Education, Astronomy CD. This video is a rap that discusses the phases of the moon. Are you looking for materials to teach phases of the moon in your classroom? Check out our Carolina Curriculum Connections below. The STC Program™ Earth and Space (grades 6-8) » Read More

Get ready for your science fair with Carolina Curriculum!

18th November, 2010 - Posted by Sammie Gann - 1 Comment

  It’s science fair time. Carolina™ Curriculum has designed an activity to help students generate an investigable question and then plan an experiment. Download and use the student activity sheet to guide students through the steps to plan an experiment to answer their question.  Activity: Plan, Do, Record, and Share a Science Fair Project   Activity » Read More

Use a science notebook to gather and interpret data!

27th April, 2010 - Posted by Sammie Gann - No Comments

Thanks to the BBC for sharing this game with us! Making observations and using data that you collect during science inquiry experiments is an important piece to include in your science notebook. From observations, you collect data, make drawings and illustrations, make charts and graphs, and comment on what you observed or learned.  Use the PDF science » Read More

Student contest for planning an experiment with UV beads. Enter to WIN!!!

25th April, 2010 - Posted by Sammie Gann - No Comments

Click on this link for a free download inquiry activity for your students! Once you are redirected to the Carolina Tips page click on read the complete activity link for the entire free lesson plan and PDF plan. With a downloadable student activity sheet from Carolina™ Curriculum, students develop a question for investigation and then plan » Read More

Third Grade Science Fair UV experiment

1st February, 2010 - Posted by Sammie Gann - 6 Comments

A third grader in North Carolina submitted this video of data that she collected pertaining to absorption of UV light with a variety of sunscreens.  Thank you to Bryanna in Guilford County Schools, NC for sharing your findings.  Click on the link to see her stunning results! What are some additional ways that you could » Read More