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Category: Holidays

Easter Egg Science Experiments

Right around Easter, plastic eggs are in every store you walk into. They are inexpensive and fun for students… wondering how to use them in your science classroom? I have a bunch in my classroom that I use each year for a genetics activity (more on that in a minute!)

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Science Themed Holiday Ornaments

If you have some spare time before Christmas break and want to do something fun, first off- congrats! I always seem to be squeezing everything in before finals and barely have time to review much less throw in some fun activities.  One fun thing you can do with your students

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Thanksgiving and Fall Science Activities

Fall is by far my FAVORITE time of year. Seeing the leaves change color is truly the highlight of my year. Are you looking to bring some fall or thanksgiving themed activities into your classroom? Here are some ideas: 1. The best part of thanksgiving is the meal, but do

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Glow in the Dark Science Experiments

It doesn’t matter what age you are, glow in the dark experiments are a blast! Did you know that tonic water glows under a black light? It has a chemical in it called “quinine” that causes it to glow. You can substitute out tonic water for regular tap water in

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March Madness- Science Edition

Do you love college basketball? I grew up in Tucson, AZ and UofA basketball was all we watched in March. It is really fun to incorporate some sort of science themed tournament in your classroom during March. Here are some ideas to get you started! MARCH MAMMAL MADNESSThis lesson is

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Scientific Speed Dating

Valentine’s day is almost here! One fun activity to try is an oh-so-romantic-science-themed speed dating lesson. I’ve tried it with my students multiple times and they really enjoyed it. I even hung up red twinkle lights and put candy conversation hearts and flowers out on the tables (gotta set the

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Christmas Holiday Science Activities

It’s December! Fa la la la la! I love the holiday season and I love giving my students some fun Christmas themed lessons that tie into science. Below you will find a list of fun activities that you can do in the month of December. Note: even if you have

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Spooky Science Halloween Bundle

Looking for some fresh and fun ideas for Halloween this year? This Spooky Science product bundle from Educational Innovations will have you covered! Your class will have a blast with products included in this bundle, and you can teach them some science at the same time! Here’s what’s included: 1L

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Earth Day Secondary Science Resources

Every year, we celebrate Earth Day on April 22nd. If you have some flexibility in your curriculum, it is great to take a day or two and do some fun Earth Day activities. If you already teach science, it is really easy to pick a topic that should fit into

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Valentine’s Day Science Ideas

It’s almost Valentine’s Day! When you teach teens, it can be hard to fight the candy and hormones…. so how about embracing the holiday instead of fighting it? I’ve compiled a list of Valentine themed activities you can do this year.  ​​MIDDLE SCHOOL IDEAS 1. Make borax crystal hearts! Borax

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Halloween Science Ideas!

Halloween is coming up, and it is always a fun time to do some science experiments. I always try and find an experiment that fits my content area and ensures students are learning a concept they would have to learn in my class anyway. For example, elephant toothpaste in a

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April Fools Jokes for the Science Classroom

It’s almost April Fool’s Day and time to start thinking about how to trick your students! While it may be funny to scare students with a pop quiz or sending your best student to the principal’s office, I like an April Fool’s joke where the students learn a science concept

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