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The Science Spot

The Science Spot
Questions or comments? Visit my FAQ page or send an e-mail to the webmaster! The Science Spot was developed in March 1999 by Tracy (Trimpe) Tomm8th Grade Science Teacher @ Havana Junior High, Havana, IL Activities, lessons, & worksheets available on any page of this web site are intended for use by a single teacher in his/her classroom or to share at educational conferences. Reproduction for commercial use or profit is not permitted without the consent of Tracy (Trimpe) Tomm. Visit my Frequently Asked Questions page for more details.

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Teaching Resources and Lesson Plans from the Federal Government FREE Features These features originally appeared on the features blog. The features highlight resources and ideas related to holidays, awareness months, anniversaries and seasonal topics. January February Teacher Resource Center The Teacher Resource Center provides a preview collection of K-12 instructional materials. TRC services include professional development workshops, consultation assistance, bibliographies and reference assistance. Educators have access to curriculum materials, books, multimedia, educational supply catalogs, periodicals and newsletters. The collection also includes reports on science and mathematics education, standards, assessment, equity and other topics.

La Boîte à Bidouilles - Des expériences scientifiques en vidéo pour tous ! By using our site, you consent to this privacy policy: This website allows third-party advertising companies for the purpose of reporting website traffic, statistics, advertisements, "click-throughs" and/or other activities to use Cookies and /or Web Beacons and other monitoring technologies to serve ads and to compile anonymous statistics about you when you visit this website. Cookies are small text files stored on your local internet browser cache. A Web Beacon is an often-transparent graphic image, usually no larger than 1 pixel x 1 pixel that is placed on a Web site. Both are created for the main purpose of helping your browser process the special features of websites that use Cookies or Web Beacons.

Teacher Resources This page is created for middle school science teachers. It has a collection of other science teacher's sites and content specific related resources. Teacher created sites STEM Resources 6th grade Content Resources Using Music in the ESL Classroom Music is the universal language of mankind.Henry Wadsworth Longfellow When students make a major breakthrough in learning, it is music to a teacher's ears. There is nothing more rewarding for a teacher, than seeing their students smile and laugh while they learn.

NSDL Pathways - The National Science Digital Library NSDL Network Partners NSDL network partners contribute collections of metadata (descriptive information) about resources to NSDL that are discipline-focused (e.g., chemistry), audience-focused (e.g., middle school educators), or resources of a specific type or format (e.g., multimedia content). Blue link on the provider name: takes you to more information about that provider's special areas of service and features, with links to their entire collection(s) of resources in NSDL Green link on the URL - takes you directly to the partner's own portal Current Network Partners are: AMSER: Applied Math and Science For Technical and Community Colleges

iQuest Presentation Presented by: Debbie DeLucia and Jamie Hagen-Holt. Resources provided by: Dr. Katherine Hayden and Donna Markey What is Web 2.0? The Secret Life of a Scientist: This site hosts interviews with over thirty different scientist and engineers. In an interview format they describe their field of study, how their interest was developed in science as well as a personal interest or hobby. Lessons! Real English ESL Videos & Lessons. Completely Free! Real English is a Registered Trademark of The Marzio School. Lesson 1 - Hi! Level: BeginnerNormal, Formal, and Informal Greetings, What's your name?, and possessive adjectives. Lesson 2 - Where are you from? Level: BeginnerIncludes This vs that and an introduction to introducing people.

Digital Library for Earth System Education Climate Change and Colorado's Future Climate change is real and it is occurring faster than originally predicted. In this video series, scientists explain how climate change is affecting the state of Colorado, while citizens share stories and solutions. One of the more recent videos features an interview with University of Colorado Boulder Professor Emeritus Al Bartlett on the "arithmetic of growth". A set of problem-based model lessons were developed by teams of middle and high school teachers with CU-Boulder scientists and science educators. Also available are the Colorado Science Standards for Climate and Energy.

English for Children Short Stories for Beginners (2) 200 more easy stories, which are a little more difficult and longer Wacky Web Tales Geared for grades 3 and above. Check back monthly for new tales! Tales for Teenagers Fantasy, fiction, and horror; also downloadable for most eReaders and mobile phones

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