Description: Here is a short lesson for 9th grade biology on ecological succession. I paired this lessons with the ecological succession interactive game on biomanbio.com. I also used a worksheet that assessed the student's knowledge of the subject and critical thinking.
Description: Did you know, with the help of a few friends, you can “light up” your own Christmas lights? Jason Lindsey, aka “Mr. Science,” with Hooked on Science, and some kid scientists show us how to create a human circuit. Go to http://hookedonscience.org/holidayscience.html for FREE NGSS holiday science experiment guides.
Description: Do you have your Christmas tree up yet? Did you add some science? Jason Lindsey, aka “Mr. Science,” with Hooked on Science is using a little science to create the “Foamy Christmas Tree.” Go to http://hookedonscience.org/holidayscience.html for FREE NGSS holiday science experiment guides.
Description: A brief introduction to waves, their behavior, and different types of waves. I go over a couple of NittyGrittyScience's "note sheets" to introduce my class to some wave ideas and reinforce some of the vocabulary that we've already started learning.
Description: The class records their observations while I do a short demo on thermal energy. The class has to draw and write their observations on how the dye will spread throughout each beaker. Each beaker has a different temperature. We try to induce academic conversation.