Saturday, May 30, 2009

Quiz Your Noodle!

How much do you know about water?

Take the quiz and weigh in!

Right About Now...

You should go here to check out the pictures from the lava races. I had lots of fun and hope you did too!

Friday, May 29, 2009

Philadelphia Vows to be the "Greenest" City...

Check out these links to learn what Philadelphia is doing to lessen the impact of waste on the environment. Mayor Nutter of Philadelphia is working hard with his city to make this happen. Read these and weigh in! Solar trash compactors are one way. What are some other ways?

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Can You Drink Chicken?

I thought this was cute. I was reading "Brainpop for Educators" and these were some of the questions posed to the people who work at brainpop. They were sent in by kids. My favorite was "can you drink chicken"?


Friday, May 22, 2009

Immunity Defenders!

This is another fun game to try regarding the immune system. Play it and weigh in on what you think....

The Ear Pages

The game of how we hear! Play this game and weigh in!

Life Trapped Under a Glacier

Read the article and weigh in...

Silk's Superpowers!!!!

I thought this article was interesting, particularly given the fact that we are discussing the Silk Road as a trade route and the fact that Silk is such a coveted item in many parts of the world! Read the article and weigh in!

Monday, May 18, 2009

USGS Site--Check this Out!!!

Hey everyone,

Remember how I mentioned how you can observe recent earthquake activity? Here's the link that will take you to the information regarding yesterday's earthquake.

Once you've checked this out, look on this link here to find the "Did you feel it" survey. This is the survey that I was talking can go in and fill out what your experience was. Note: you will have to click on where it says "did you feel it?--tell us!" Fill it out! Check it out and weigh in!

The Story of Stuff

The below link will take you to the "story of stuff" video clip that we checked out in class today (5/18/09). You can re-watch the video and weigh in. What are your opinions about the issues she brought to the forefront in this video? Share your thoughts!

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Grim Future for Some Killer Whales

This is scary stuff. Read the article and weigh in!

You can find the article here:

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Volcano World

There are great links posted here, along with some interesting pic galleries and games.

Be thinking about what specific volcano you might like to learn more about!

Saturday, May 2, 2009

Make sure to...

Check out some recent classroom photos here....