A picture is worth a thousand words. I can think of so many different authentic projects that this picture might inspire! Why would someone want to make snow? What would you do with man-made snow? How do you make snow? What do you need to make snow? What is the chemical composition of man-made snow … Continue reading Authentic Project Idea – Making Snow
I just returned from a trip out to Los Angeles. While there I took this picture of the city from one of the highways. When I looked at the picture later, I was shocked that I managed to capture an LA highway with only two cars on it. We were totally surrounded by traffic, so … Continue reading Authentic Project Idea – Solutions for Traffic Gridlock
We are currently experiencing some of the coldest weather that I can ever remember. Our high today was 9 degrees Fahrenheit/-12 degrees Celsius. The meteorologists on The Weather Channel blamed a polar vortex. What is a polar vortex? What causes a polar vortex? Can you draw a polar vortex? Make a model? Does a polar … Continue reading Authentic Project Idea – The Polar Vortex
Eyen read our book Tex the Explorer: Journey to Mars to a preschool class today. They are studying space. How cool is that!