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Powerpoint: The Sun

An awesome powerpoint covering the Sun! What exactly is the Sun? Where is it? How does it work? My students love the video clip that shows them just how small we are compared to the rest of the universe. There are a total of 25 slides with 1 video clip relating to the topic.

The University of Cambridge has posted Darwin's entire collection of works and correspondence totaling 50,000 text pages and 40,000 images. This is an amazingly comprehensive resource that has posted both images of the original texts and typed text.

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Space Themed Crafts & Books

This site is pretty neat! She has lots of great ideas that you can use for a space unit, or for a child who is super interested in space! More Theme Crafts, Crafts Ideas, Crafts Book, Craft Books, For Kids, Spaces Theme, Spaces Crafts, Book Crafts, Outer Spaces Outer Space theme unit: space crafts! Space Themed Crafts. Maybe a week summer theme activity. Find books, crafts and activities about space. Space Themed Crafts Books For Kids Outer space craft ideas See more at

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Periodic table lab atomic number group period 5th 6th 7th 8 Jr high middle NGSS

Students analyze common features of cartoon aliens and explore how the common and varying features align with the regular patterns seen on the periodic table. Highly engaging, high level thinking activity.

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The Six Kingdoms and Three Domains of Life - PowerPoint {Editable}

This highly visual and fully EDITABLE PowerPoint contains 20 slides that cover the six kingdoms and 3 domains of life. Many teachers teach the six kingdoms of life, but this lesson gives the added bonus of the three domains for those who want to enrich their junior science courses or for those who are teaching an upper level science/biology courses.


International Space Station silhouetted against the moon

International Space Station silhouetted against the moon. I love this because it juxtaposes human made spacecraft against our nearest celestial neighbour...


Now I feel dizzy…

Around, around the sun we go: The moon goes round the earth. We do not die of death: We die of vertigo. "Mother Goose's Garland" Archibald Macleish | See more about space travel, travel and mother goose.

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Number the Stars Literature Guide: Common Core Aligned Teaching Guide

I LOVE Secondary Solutions! I am so glad I found this wonderful resource to use in the classroom.


A lesson in perspective…

Some feel that it is egotistical and ignorant to believe we are alone in the universe. Most agree that it is difficult for us to grasp the vastness of space.