Michael Anson

21 years AF weatherman, 14 years teacher/coach (cross country and track), 12 years AD, currently asst. headmaster and teach earth/physical/life sciences

Location

VA

Affiliation

Private Secondary School

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Recent Posts by Michael

Tue Jul 29, 2014 11:20 AM in What Science TV Programs are best for kids to watch?
I'll second and third what many of you have mentioned, and agree with Tina that Bill Nye's "Greatest Discoveries" is worthwhile. I made worksheets for many of the Cosmos episodes, and we watch maybe 8-10 minute segments during some classes.

Mon Jul 28, 2014 11:26 AM in Waves!
Use practical every day items that depend on the E-M spectrum, like cell phones, radios, TV, lights, and so forth. Students can relate to these items.

Mon Jul 28, 2014 11:23 AM in Three Supermoons in a Row!
For students who were confusing apogee and perigee, I told them to think of apogee as "away" since both words began with an "a". Rather simple but seems to have worked.