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Hermit Crab Vocab

Date: November 24, 2014 Author: Mrs_A Categories: Science, Vocab 0

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Wild Kratts-Hermit Crabs!

Date: November 24, 2014 Author: Mrs_A Categories: Science, video 0

I LOVE the show Wild Kratts on PBS Kids…I started watching once Owen was born. They do a great job of explaining different science topics in a simple but engaging manner. The other day they had an episode about Hermit Crabs on…perfect timing! We just set up our crabitat last week! Check out the video below…

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Lake Effect Snow

Date: November 20, 2014 Author: Mrs_A Categories: Science 0

Most people don’t know what Lake Effect Snow is, and probably never even heard of it before unless they grew up in Upstate, NY…like me!  As many of you know I’m from Binghamton, NY, lived there until I moved to the Hudson Valley to attend college and decided this area would be my new home…but…

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Virtual Lab: Critter Variables

Date: November 17, 2014 Author: Mrs_A Categories: Interactive, Science 4

Click on the image below to take your variables skills to the next level.  Can you complete Discovery Education’s Virtual Lab and determine the best conditions that these critters need to survive?  Have fun & leave a comment with the correct conditions for credit. Listen

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Variables Vocab

Date: November 14, 2014 Author: Mrs_A Categories: Science, Vocab 34

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Variables Video

Date: November 14, 2014 Author: Mrs_A Categories: Science, video 0

Identifying the difference between independent & dependent variables can be quite confusing!  Check out this video by Alex Koning that does a GREAT explanation of these concepts.  Be sure to leave a comment with your name & a brief comment about what you learned after viewing this video.  Enjoy & good luck studying for your…

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U-Draw Scientific Variables

Date: November 14, 2014 Author: Mrs_A Categories: Interactive, Science 5

Click the link below. Using your mouse, draw a BOX around the control, UNDERLINE the dependent variable, and CIRCLE the independent variable.   U-Draw Scientific Variables. Listen

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BrainPop-Scientific Method

Date: November 5, 2014 Author: Mrs_A Categories: Science, video 8

We are watching this video in class to reinforce the concept of the scientific method while also focusing on independent & dependent variables. Watch the video by clicking on the picture below to help review these topics! Listen

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Burger in Acid

Date: November 3, 2014 Author: Mrs_A Categories: Science, video 0

We were having a discussion today while analyzing a bar graph that relates to the caloric needs of teenagers. This brought up the topic of making healthy choices. Some students felt that fast food is a healthy choice and I brought up the studies that had been done recently on fast food and the chemicals…

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How to Draw a Line Graph

Date: October 16, 2014 Author: Mrs_A Categories: Review, Science, video 2

We’ve been learning all about line graphs, how they show change over time, and we’ve made a checklist to help you remember what you need to include on your graphs. Here is a video from Show Me Maths that goes over how to draw a line graph along with an image labeling the parts of…

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