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Awesome ideas for learning at home: Part 3

Awesome ideas for learning at home: Part 3

Kia ora Welcome back to my blog series where you will find special tips and tricks to help make learning at home the best it can be. Here’s a great range of Science tools for online learning, check out these websites: Ministry of Education Science Curriculum Resources...

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The ultimate guide to using SOLO Taxonomy in science

The ultimate guide to using SOLO Taxonomy in science

Melting chocolate and creating foaming snakes are both strategies to build science students’ observation powers in Pam Hook and Willem Tolhoek’s latest book. It presents simple experiments from familiar contexts to guide science students as they investigate the...

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Inspirational ideas for keeping science curiosity alive

Inspirational ideas for keeping science curiosity alive

The old spiritual song “Dem Bones” might not seem like a science lesson. Yet its rhythm and repetition are perfect for helping students pronounce and remember the common and scientific names of bones, says teacher and Essential Resources author, Brenda Greene....

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