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Holiday and Winter Stem

Holiday and Winter Stem

Holiday Winter Stem Activities It’s the beginning of December, which means candy canes, cookies, hot chocolate, and lots of Science ...
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Bat Week and Trick or Treat - Bats Give us the Food we Eat

Bat Week and Trick or Treat – Bats Give us the Food we Eat

It's Bat Week It’s the final week in October, which means costumes, trick or treating, and our favorite...BAT WEEK! Read ...
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Halloween Stem Science Activities

Halloween Stem Science Activities

Many fun, engaging, spooky, and creepy Halloween science activities can help spark student interest in science!  Check out this "spooktacular" ...
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Fall Stem: Seasonal Science Activities

Fall Stem: Seasonal Science Activities

Fall is an excellent time for hands-on activities and a great way to get kids outside in nature while learning ...
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The Early Finisher - Science Edition

The Early Finisher – Science Edition

The Early Finisher  “Education is not something you can finish.” – Isaac Asimov   As teachers, we often face the challenge ...
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Using Debates In The Science Classroom

Using Debates In The Science Classroom

“The important thing is to not stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.” – Albert Einstein In today’s ...
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Using Novel Studies in the Science Classroom

Using Novel Studies in the Science Classroom

Today struggling readers face many long-term challenges and are more at risk of falling behind.  Science is a great way ...
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The uHandy Mobile Microscope - Teacher Kit

The uHandy Mobile Microscope – Teacher Kit

Microscopes are truly my FAVORITE scientific instrument and I personally believe that no other tool gets students more excited about ...
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Discover a Magnified World - Tying Elementary Science, Math, and Language Arts Together

Discover a Magnified World – Tying Elementary Science, Math, and Language Arts Together

WONDER AND ENTHUSIASM ALWAYS WINS Every elementary teacher, whether they have formal science training or not, can begin to give ...
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Using Microscopes (or Budget-Friendly Alternatives) to Teach Science in Elementary Classrooms

Using Microscopes (or Budget-Friendly Alternatives) to Teach Science in Elementary Classrooms

Since their invention in the 1500’s, microscopes have allowed us to dive into a magnified world beyond the limits of ...
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Distance Learning - Using DocHub to Share Secure PDFs with your Students

Distance Learning – Using DocHub to Share Secure PDFs with your Students

For that past decade, Nitty Gritty Science has loved bringing you engaging lessons, resources, videos, and support for your science ...
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Make Amazing 3D Models in a Class Period!

Make Amazing 3D Models in a Class Period!

Having students create models is so effective at driving a science concept home, but unfortunately time, money, and patience sometimes ...
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