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Recent Posts by James
Wed Aug 13, 2014 7:31 AM in Colliding Atmospheres: Mars vs Comet Siding Spring
Thanks, betty, for the neat info and link. I will be using this with my science classes this fall and I'm also going to post this on my forum on the effect of Asteroids, Meteors, and Comets on a planet's atmosphere and the potential effect on atmospheres. Thanks!

Mon Jul 28, 2014 2:06 PM in Space Unit
Hi Devleta. This is probably too late for your methods class and I hope it went well, but I just wanted to jump in and suggest you look over your state's academic standards and anchors as well as the NGSS to start with and then follow the links and suggestions listed above. They are all excellent. Another good source is http://www.usna.edu/Admissions/STEM/ I just finished Set Sail and it wa...

Wed Jul 02, 2014 8:09 PM in Teaching Environmental Science in Chemistry
Thanks, Pam. I did a couple of the webinars and I was very impressed with them. I received a chemistry activity from then for free that shows students how to formulate glow in the dark chemicals which I haven't tried yet, but may do during summer school. I'm intrigued with the links you sent and will certainly check them out. Thanks!





Recent Reviews by James

5 Reintroduction of Wolves
We did this simulation, today, and the kids were really interested in aligning the predators and prey to get the right mix. They were really interested in the interactive. Of all the activities, my special needs students like the interactives the best!


4 Interdependence of Life SciPack
The ecological succession interactive was fun. I will try this with my class next week and see how it goes.


5 The Salamander Interactive
Just did the Salamander Interactive yesterday and the kids just loved it! We did it on the smart board and they were fighting over who would go up and do the activity! Kudos!






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American Meteorological Society Educational Programs
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Project Atmosphere
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Meteorites in your Raingutter
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A meteorite hit my house!
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54 Resources
Jim Johnson's NSTA Resource Library on Space Stuff


NASA SOFIA Program
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Astrobiology Laboratory Institute for Instructors
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