"I remember these grape vine things that would hang, and we would swing over the creek on them. My mom would have died if she'd seen that. I inherited that [adventurousness] from dad. I get it honest."
Get students interested in science by bringing the subject from the page to real life! Join us in conversation with third grade teacher Amy Brown to learn how hands-on, inquiry-based 3D science instruction can improve students understanding of the natural world.
"I think what, well, surprises people when they have boiled peanuts like the first time, is they have this idea of like roasted Planters peanuts," Jason Clemmons explains, "Then they bite into it and all of a sudden it's super-soft " 'Ugh! Gross!' I think that's kind of what it is."
Don't be lulled by all of this beauty. What looks like a scenic place to drift off to sleep is actually the stuff of nightmares!
The science videos and media-enhanced lesson plans in this collection draw upon the powerful documentaries of public television’s award-winning natural history series. These video segments have been carefully selected to engage students with key curriculum concepts. The lesson plans incorporate hands-on activities, online resources, and video to interactively and creatively address topics and standards in Life Science/Living Environment and Earth Science.
Research suggests the more of your childhood that is spent surrounded by green spaces, the lower your risk of developing mental illness in adulthood, whether in the city or the country.
New ‘How Nature Inspires 3M Science’ virtual field trip takes students on a journey to explore how 3M scientists are using nature to improve and invent new technologies.
The Plum Landing Explore Outdoors Toolkit is a collection of resources designed to get kids ages 6 to 9 and their family and friends, outdoors and physically active while exploring nature.
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