The cloud in a jar demonstration is a simple way to explain cloud formation. Learn how to engage your students in this demo and spark higher-level thinking! Do your students leave class chatting excitedly about what they did or saw in the classroom? A cloud in a jar is an easy way to ... Read More about Sparking Discussion with the Cloud in a Jar Demo
Engage students in the study of weather instruments and their uses. Learn how to measure temperature, pressure, humidity & wind without fancy equipment! You don't need expensive, fancy equipment for students to measure and forecast the weather. It is fun and easy to teach students about ... Read More about Make Your Weather Unit Come Alive Without Fancy Equipment
Make vocabulary practice fun, engaging and effective for middle school learners. You can use this strategy in any content quickly and easily! My students LOVE vocabulary practice with each other! They beg me to do this vocabulary activity every class period! Let me share my secret! I call ... Read More about Motivate Middle School Students to Love Vocabulary!
Introduce Earth's energy budget in a way that is relevant to students and help them understand the connection to the Greenhouse effect. Does your science curriculum require you to teach your students about Earth's energy budget? Have you ever been tempted to just skip it? Maybe show a quick ... Read More about Teaching Earth’s Energy Budget With Ease
There are SO MANY organization tools for students! Let me share why three prong folders are the perfect organization tool for the middle school classroom! Does this look familiar? Are you tired of students always losing things? Every teacher has at least one student who walks into the ... Read More about The Simple Tool to Keep Students Organized in the Classroom