Interactive Science Update,12


Dynamic Demo of the Week-HTML DNA

We teachers keep talking about how DNA is the “blueprint” of life, but does this make sense to everyone in this young tech generation?

This demo is an excerpt from an Interactive Science Lesson called “DNA Chain“.

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Time-Saving Teacher Tip-Exciting Names

An easy way to make any activity more exciting is to rename it. The cornier the better! So if you had planned on doing the Ivory soap in the microwave demonstration tomorrow, call it something like “The Incredible Immensely Intense Ivory Atomic Expansion”. It doesn’t even matter if it makes sense.

Lesson Spotlight- a sample of 2 Member lessons

Seasons-2 Reasons For The 4 Seasons

Using a flashlight and a globe, students will see with their own eyes what causes Earth’s seasons, even before you tell them.

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Radioactive Beans

Do your students understand exactly what is happening when a radioactive atom decays? If not, they will after doing this fun activity.

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