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Geocaching Sunshine

Published March 2nd, 2017

Yesterday as we were wrapping up Science Wednesday we got lucky with some amazing sunshine for our last day of geocaching! The Fir Grove students got to learn how to [...]

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What is Wilderness to you?

Published March 1st, 2017

Today we started our Wilderness Literature class out at Phoenix Charter School. We played some wilderness games, got to go outdoors and read an article about how nature is good [...]

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Practicing Flotation

Published February 27th, 2017

This week at Casa de Belen we worked on floating paper clips, Goldfish and toothpicks on top of water’s surface tension (Hint: some are harder to float then others!)  We [...]

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Casa Science

Published February 21st, 2017

Last week we got a chance to learn about the Earth’s atmospheric layers through a sweet activity with lots of colors and liquids!  Check it out!  Thanks Casa de Belen [...]

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Science Wednesday Water Cycle!

Published February 21st, 2017

Our Fir Grove 5th graders loved their Science Wednesday class last Wednesday!  This included a review of the water cycle with a shaving cream food color activity!   We learned [...]

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What does a scientist look like?!

Published January 30th, 2017

Last Wednesday we started the Science Wednesday program over at Fir Grove Elementary; as we learn about water chemistry, cycle and forest ecology! Here are some photos of our first [...]

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Forest Thursdays – Dreaming of Spring

Published January 17th, 2017

This past Thursday we made spin-wheel floral creations, while learning the parts of the flower!  The youth at the Boys & Girls Club loved the activity!

 

 

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Science Wednesday Success!

Published December 16th, 2016

This Fall Science Wednesday at Eastwood Elementary went spectacularly!  We enjoyed tons of science activities while, learning about water chemistry, weather and geocaching!  The students loved the lessons involving hands-on [...]

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Climate stewards!

Published April 14th, 2016

The Science Friday students have been working hard on their Climate Stewards project! Check out our blog!

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What does a scientist look like?

Published October 29th, 2015

Students are subjected to stereotypes every day. When I ask my students to draw what they think a scientist looks like, I usually see drawings that represent conventional fallacies: scientists are [...]

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