Interactive Science Update,13


Dynamic Demo of the Week-Chromosomes and DNA

Fuzzy about the relationship between chromosomes and DNA? You can now teach this clearly in about 30 seconds.

This demo is an excerpt from an Interactive Science Lesson called “DNA, Chromosomes, And Genes“.

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Time-Saving Teacher Tip-Pitch-Black Room

Ever do a demonstration that would have been better in a pitch-black room? Click here to download instructions on how to make a set of window coverings that will block every ray of light from coming into your room. Once you’ve made them, it’s a system that goes up and down in about 10 minutes. And you’ll find yourself using them more than you thought you would. Be mindful of autistic kids on days when you use this- make sure they’re ok with it.

Lesson Spotlight- a sample of 2 Member lessons

Happy Trails (Mix)

Ever look at a bag of trail mix and wonder the exact cost by ingredient?  In this lesson, students will find the answer to this for their own mixture, and get a very interesting answer.

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Diaphragm- Relax And Breathe

Breathing is a process that may seem complicated, but as this lesson shows, when lungs fill with air and then empty, it’s by a process that is pretty simple.

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