One the cool opportunities we have in 6th grade science, is the ability to study live specimens. One such specimen is Limbriculus. A blackworm that lives in aquatic ecosystems. Students learn how to handle and observe characteristics about their specimen from which they will make inferences about organism structure and function.

Here is a video of our specimens!



Trebuchet’s and Kitchen Chemistry


Well, I will get right to it. This week we are wrapping up some basic units in motion for 6th grade and The Atom for the 7th and 8th graders. As such, we are now transitioning and looking ahead to this year’s STEM Fair (formerly known as the learning fair). Please read through the grade level notes to find out Continue reading

Writing Children’s Science Books

Hello Students!

Here are a couple of documents to help you as you write your children’s books. Be sure to look them over and if you would like to share your story with me today, I will do my best to read and comment on it! Thanks!

Tips for Writing Children’s Books (Click to view)

Writing Children’s Science Books Diagram (Click to view or see below)