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Ideas for Bringing the Outdoors Inside for a Science Lesson

Ideas for Bringing the Outdoors Inside for a Science Lesson

You and your students have engaged in Outdoor Explorer activities on a weekly basis, but with a look ahead at ...
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FREE Nature Journal from Nitty Gritty Science (for a limited time)

FREE Nature Journal from Nitty Gritty Science (for a limited time)

SCROLL TO BOTTOM FOR FREE DOWNLOAD! Tonight’s Homework - NATURE It’s no secret – overall, children (and adults for that ...
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Outdoor Explorer – Science and Nature Activities for Elementary Students

Outdoor Explorer – Science and Nature Activities for Elementary Students

The natural world acts as a teacher who is always spontaneous and unexpected with new lessons hidden under rocks, in ...
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My Book is Finally HERE and I want to tell you all about it...

My Book is Finally HERE and I want to tell you all about it…

I'm super excited to tell you that today I opened a package and in it was an author's copy of ...
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Implementing Successful Science Stations for ALL Learners

Implementing Successful Science Stations for ALL Learners

If you teach science, you know it’s almost impossible to do without actually having your students experience it first-hand. Science ...
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FREE Educator's Science Guide for The Nocturnals: The Ominous Eye

FREE Educator’s Science Guide for The Nocturnals: The Ominous Eye

Reading is essential to learning. However, it’s rarely done for enjoyment in the science classroom.  Usually, when reading is utilized ...
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Successfully putting the "Interactive" in Science Interactive Notebooks

Successfully putting the “Interactive” in Science Interactive Notebooks

How many times have you heard your students say, “I forget what we did yesterday!”, or “I can’t find my ...
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STEM-inspired book series for K-5: Zoey and Sassafras

STEM-inspired book series for K-5: Zoey and Sassafras

As you may or may not know, I’ve taught secondary science for over a dozen years and have been designing ...
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SCIENCE-THEMED VALENTINE'S DAY

SCIENCE-THEMED VALENTINE’S DAY

Valentine’s Day is upon us and I personally feel that a science-themed valentine always gets a “reaction!” For the classroom, ...
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Top 10 Costumes for Science Teachers

Top 10 Costumes for Science Teachers

Looking for some Halloween Science activities to add some ghoulish fun to your lessons? Be sure to click here for ...
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Nitty Gritty Science Photo Contest!

Nitty Gritty Science Photo Contest!

Contest: You’ve told me how Nitty Gritty Science has helped you and your students…now you have a chance to SHOW ...
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Implementing the Nitty Gritty Science Curriculum ~ 5E Model

Implementing the Nitty Gritty Science Curriculum ~ 5E Model

Why Planning is So Important Planning is one of the most important functions of teaching.  Whether you’re a new or ...
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