Scientific crafting: DIY manipulatives to use in your laboratory

What is a manipulative? Simply put, they are physical models that allow students to physically engage with a scientific concept before performing the experiment. These models are very important teaching tools in the science classroom, as they represent a low-stakes…

Five ways to bring holiday cheer into your classroom, the scientific way

December marks the beginning of many celebrations. There is Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, Las Posadas, St. Lucia Day, Festivus and New Year's, to name a few. Plus, many people celebrate the winter or summer solstice, depending on which hemisphere you reside…