One Size Does Not Fit All

Instructional Strategies Used to Implement Differentiated Instruction One size does not fit all when it comes to educating our children.  Fair does not mean equal in the classroom. For years, teachers planned the lesson and delivered it to all the students.  After extensive studies about multiple intelligences and learning styles, brain based research (and some [...]

Science Fair Project Ideas with Living Creatures Projects from Insect Lore

Bring Science to Life with Ant Hill & Butterfly Pavilion Projects Science Fair Projects can be taken to a whole new level with products from our Living Creatures collection.   Projects such as an ant factory, butterfly pavilion, animal games and puzzle sets, lady bug land, inflatables or petri dishes can be effective teaching tools to [...]

The “Dos” and “Don’ts” of a Winning Science Fair Display

It is Science Fair time for students and teachers across the nation! This is traditionally the time of the year when young scientists and their teachers are preparing to shine and compete in Science Fairs hosted by schools and organizations all over the country. Science Fair Sanity is a free resource for students and teachers [...]

Science Fair Project for Middle School Students: “Slip and Slide”

Yesterday, we posted big news about the 2011 Google Science Fair Competition. In keeping with the Science Fair theme- we choose to highlight one of our many Science Fair Projects featured on Science Fair Sanity. Science Fair Sanity is a free resource for students, teachers, and science fair coordinators. All of the science fair projects, ideas, [...]

Featured Lesson Plan of the Week: Expand and Contract (Science Project)

Each week, Schoodoodle features a lesson plan for teachers that covers a range of subjects and grade levels. This week, we are focusing on Science Curriculum for young students (Ages Pre-K through 2nd Grade). Our lesson plan is actually a Science Project idea from ScienceFairSanity.com. This free teacher resource provides free science fair projects for [...]

Free Ebook of the Month is “Creative Kids: Simple Science Fun”

We are on a mission to provide K-12 teachers and home schools everywhere with the tools and the resources they need to bring more to the classroom.  Each month, Schoodoodle  gives away a free eBook for educators from our catalog of over 10,000 eBooks to be used in the classroom.  This is a chance for you [...]

Featured Science Lesson Plan: Imaginary Insect Zoo for Grade 3- 5

Each week we highlight one of our favorite lesson plans for teachers to share, download, and use in their classrooms! Got a great idea to share or have feedback on this lesson? Let us know by leaving a comment on our blog or on our Facebook page. Enjoy this week’s lesson plan designed to enhance [...]

‘The Kids’ Science Challenge’ Inspires Great Ideas From Young Scientists

The Kids’ Science Challenge is a unique competition targeted to students and helps them discover the importance of scientific innovation and research.

Free Lesson Plan Make a Shadow Clock

Before there were clocks, people used shadow clocks or sundials to tell time. Students will work together to make shadow clocks. Science, Earth and Space Science Grade 1- 3 DOWNLOAD FREE WORKSHEET Objective Before there were clocks, people used shadow clocks or sundials to tell time. Students will work together to make shadow clocks. Directions [...]

Free Lesson Plan Phases of the Moon Flipbook

Students will make a flipbook of the moon to see how the phases change. Earth and Space Science Grade 3- 5 DOWNLOAD FREE WORKSHEET Objective Students will make a flipbook of the moon to see how the phases change. Directions Lesson Preparation Make enough copies of the flipbook pages for each student. Cut these into [...]