Monthly Archives: May 2012

The Grand Finale

“I ended up with the greatest classroom in the world. And this, my friends, will be our last class for this stage.” —Oprah Winfrey Just over a week ago, I spent my final day at Central Middle. It was their … Continue reading

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Science Fair – Part 2

Yesterday my students were in the process of actually doing their experiments! I have to admit, I thoroughly enjoyed watching them make giant messes and have fun, but it was quite hard to keep track of everyone at once. Each … Continue reading

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Science Fair–Part 1

Wow – It surprises me each and every year how hectic the end of the KU semester is; everyone is sleep-deprived and a bit punchy, including me! I have a couple of posts to catch up on. Last Thursday, my … Continue reading

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Scales of the Universe

A colleague of mine, Jude Kastens at the Kansas Biological Survey, forwarded this link to me: Scales of the Universe — http://htwins.net/scale2/scale2.swf?bordercolor=white&fb_source=message This site is WAY COOL!  How big is a string?  How big is a nebula? How big is a … Continue reading

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Will you marry me?

This is the question that every girl awaits for someday, right?  Ok, maybe not every girl, but I’m digressing.  Never in a million years would I have expected to hear this question in a middle school, let alone be the … Continue reading

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