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Teachers can find information about science experiments to demo, competitions, classes and resources.

Savonius Wind Turbine Lesson Plans

Savonius Wind Turbine Lesson Plan Ideas, Demonstrations & Hands-on-Activities

Get the whole classroom involved in alternative energy with the 10 savonius wind turbine lesson plans, demonstration ideas and student hands-on activities. Definition of savonius: A windmill composed of two semi-cylindrical offset cups rotating about a vertical axis. This is a mechanical engineering term. Wind energy is a renewable energy resource that has the potential […]

Chemistry Lab Tips for Osmosis and Diffusion

Diffusion Races Easy Science Fair Projects Kit

Teachers, here are some lab tips for osmosis and diffusion: Your students will have a lot of fun learning about diffusion while engaging Diffusion Races! Use liquid laundry starch or soluble packing pellets in place of soluble starch. Have students tie knots in the dialysis bags instead of using string. Have each group do each […]

PicoTurbine windmill energy lesson plans…

PicoTurbine Wind Turbines in the Classroom

PicoTurbine wind turbine energy science fair projects are a great option for energy lesson plans. These projects are easy to break down into steps and they are easy to teach. Also, your students are going to love building their own wind turbines and generating their own personal supply of electricity. We suggest getting one wind […]

Renewable energy for classroom power…

Renewable energy for classroom power...

It is easy to say that renewable energy for the classroom science kits will make your teaching more effective, but as a teacher you need more information before jumping on board. These science kits provide you with ideas as well as materials that will allow you to bring your curriculum to life and that will […]

Physiology of Circulatory System Biology Lab Tips

Physiology of Circulatory System Biology Lab Tips

Before we begin talking about the physiology of the circulatory system, it is important to know what makes up this system. The cardiovascular or circulatory system consists of the heart, blood vessels and blood, and delivers oxygen and nutrients to the tissues, while removing carbon dioxide and waste products throughout the body. TIPS Insist on […]

Biology Lab Tips for Cell Respiration

Biology Lab Tip on Cell Respiration

Here are basic biology lab tips for cell respiration: Your Big Questions is : How can the rate of cellular respiration be measured? When you study the equation for cellular respiration, you will see that there are at least three ways: a. Measure the amount of glucose consumed. b. Measure the amount of oxygen consumed. […]

Biology Lab Tips for Photosynthesis

Biology Lab Tips for Photosynthesis

You can get some biology lab tips for photosynthesis when you read this abstract. Use grasses or other outdoor plants for chromatography. Set up numbered bank of tubes (0-10) using serial dilutions of DPIP if Spec 20 is not available. Students then match their tubes to color standards in tube bank. Place spinach in light […]

Teachers Help Students Find Their Next School Year’s Science Fair Project

Teacher's Help Students Find Inspiration for Next School Year's Science Fair Projects

Your summer is just beginning and it is a great time to find inspiration for helping kids find their next school year’s science fair project. If you are a teacher, today and tomorrow are a great time to think about what sources you can use in the coming school year as an inspiration for your […]

Using Current Events and Science Issues to Connect With Your Students

Science Current Event Issues

One of the biggest challenges that I have found as an educator is connecting with my students. Because I am an authority figure and have a responsibility to keep a professional distance from those I teach, it is hard to find a way to bypass this formality. However, I found that if I demonstrate my […]

Infusing Your Lesson Plan With Science

EP-130 Electronic Project Playground Lab

Creating a lesson plan is the foundation for developing a quality educational program. A great lesson plan needs to meet the three “Es” of teaching, educate, engage and entertain. Lesson plans that do not incorporate all three of these Es are less effective than those that do. Fortunately there are simple and cheap methods that […]