Category: General


Students will read the first part of the book by Dr. Seuss, “Bartholomew and the Oobleck”, where they learn about the mysterious substace “Oobleck” created

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Perception and the Brain

In this lesson, students are introducted to how the brain interprets and uses sensory information from the visual system to guide how the body moves

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Plant Seed Dispersal

The lesson starts with the puzzling question how a lone palm tree came to grow ona small island that has no other palm trees on

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Polarity of Magnets

Students will investigate how the effects of magnets change when their position inspace is changed. Children are introduced to basic concepts of orientation in space.

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This activity approaches pollination through: 1) a game to understand the role ofthe pollinator, 2) a flower dissection to understand the structure and function offlower

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Elementary School Programs

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