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Back to School with Steve Spangler Science

Do I smell freshly sharpened pencils?  Is that the clicking sound of a brand new protractor?  Are you surrounded by notebooks, fun new pens and markers that you're dying to use? Yes!  It's back to school time! Not ready for back…
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Easing Back to School Stress - Tips for Teachers

Teachers are some of the most creative people out there. If you disagree, just visit Teachers Pay Teachers or Pinterest. Both community sites are overflowing with classroom, lesson, hand-out, activity and organization ideas from teachers themselves.…

Back to School Blog Hop with Kid Blogger Network and We Teach

We are honored to be a part of the Kid Blogger Network's Back to School blog hop. It may not be all about science, but it is time to celebrate the return to the classroom and learning for the next nine months. This blog hop includes some of…
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Easing Back to School Stress - Tips for Parents

By Blog Editor Susan Wells The stress of back to school usually starts in our house as the end of July nears, and school supply lists arrive with registration packets. My kids start worrying about losing the later bedtimes, non-stop play dates…
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Easing the Fears and Anxieties Through Team Building Activities During the First Days of School

By Blog Editor Susan Wells As the back to school season starts, what types of feelings are stirred up? For me, it was always a mixture of excitement and joy over new clothes and school supplies and a knot in my stomach knowing I was headed…

Ten Back to School Activities to Welcome Your Class and Break the Ice

Summer is wrapping up and the scent of new school supplies is in the air. Time to start planning for the thunderous roar of children headed back to school. Here are ten activities, some from Steve Spangler Science, others from teacher bloggers…
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Back to School Block Party Welcomes the Return to Learning While Raising Money for a Good Cause

Local mom and science fan, Vicki Soriano, knows how to get her kids and all of the families in her neighborhood excited about back to school time. They hold a Back to School Bash to say goodbye to summer and get back into learning mode. How…
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The Fear of Becoming Invisible - How Great Teachers Use Science Demos as Object Lessons

We salute and thank all of those great teachers out there who find engaging activities to get their students back in the seats and ready to learn for another school year. If you're a teacher, you know all too well the challenges we face keeping…
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The Best Teachers Make Learning Memorable

By Blog Editor Susan Wells As the summer begins to wind down, parents begin to trek to the stores with supply lists in hand and the summer learning break turns to talk about our education system. What do teachers do over their summer break?…

Back to School Activities to Team Build & Welcome Them Back

It's August and that means one thing for parents, children and teachers - back to school time. The parents are ready to shoo the kids out the door but the kids may or may not be excited about starting back up. Teachers are back in the classrooms…