Lesson Plan: Skeletal System Project

Lesson Plan: Skeletal System Project

There ain’t no bones about it – humans would be a big pile of muscles, skin and gooey organs if it weren’t for the skeletal system!  We love teaching our human body unit from the inside out – skin, muscles, bones, and all the other systems that...
Lesson Plan: Earthworm Dissection

Lesson Plan: Earthworm Dissection

Ya…they’re kinda slimy.  They can be a bit smelly too.  No matter how you slice ’em, kids love to explore the earthworm!  These invertebrates make for some of the easiest dissections and they are great way to introduce comparative anatomy when...
Teacher Tools: Lab Safety Tips

Teacher Tools: Lab Safety Tips

Once you have introductions and classroom logistics out of the way, it’s time to get down to the real meat of your lessons: LABS.  But wait!  How are you going to ensure that your budding scientists are aware of the dangers that lurk in the science laboratory?...
Lesson Plan: Scientific Method in Review

Lesson Plan: Scientific Method in Review

We know the standards have changed. They change, what seems now, almost EVERY year. The newest change we’ve seen happening is the integration of the scientific method into the other disciplines of life science, and of course this makes total sense. BUT, when your kids...