Archive for April, 2012

Handling Hydrogen: Kabooms without Killing your Class.

Video clips for how to do this great demo safely, and of the event itself. No death or deafening involved. Eh?

Continue Reading April 18, 2012 at 7:06 AM Leave a comment

Electrifying Chemistry

8th graders + electricity -> a positive experience. Well, except when it’s negative. We give it our best and share some activities, sheets and tips to make this an absorbing, exciting and more-or-less manageble experience all round.

Continue Reading April 16, 2012 at 6:47 AM 1 comment

Yeah, Yeah, Yeah, but how do you get started with Project Based Learning?

Overwhelmed by advice? Not sure you want to build a papier mache whale in your multipurpose room like you saw in someone else’s school that your principal pointed out to you? Here’s a slightly more distilled version of advice to get started from the school of hard knocks.

Continue Reading April 4, 2012 at 7:16 AM 5 comments


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