Our classroom chemistry unit is one of our favourite to teach because it allows for so many opportunities for students to explore and experiment. Sometimes we let students explore on their own by posing questions to them. Other times, we demonstrate experiments. Either way, experiments take a bit of work to set up, do, and clean up. Don’t let that stop you. Here are some of our favourite chemistry experiments![Read more…] about How to Escalate Your Chemistry Experiments
You’ve decided to have a Makerspace because you understand the value of the learning that can take place. If you aren’t quite sure, maybe you should go back to our post: Why Makerspaces? It talks about the reasons a makerspace can be value in your school or classroom.
What should you put in it? Any thing you want. Start small. We put out origami paper and a book during the first week just to see what would happen. (Turns out the answer to that question is lots of paper frogs.) But seriously, we made a list of potential items for your Makerspace.[Read more…] about What Goes in a Makerspace?