Nora Kelly

I teach Special Education and Science- Astronomy to grades 4-6.




Waialua Elementary School

Recent Posts by Nora

Tue Apr 02, 2013 11:28 PM in Gravity and Orbits
I'm finishing up the gravity and orbit scipak and I'm wondering if anyone had ideas on how to bring down some of the physics aspects associated with gravity down to the elementary level (around 4th grade). I'm going to try to make it fun and interesting, but I also don't want them to lose the content. Thanks!

Sat Mar 09, 2013 1:59 AM in Mars
My Astronomy class is doing a week long study of Mars, and there is some exciting new research available to us now, thanks to the curiosity rover and the work of many scientists. In case anyone is interested in checking some of it out, I thought I'd share a few articles and resources. Curiosity rover drilling:

Thu Mar 07, 2013 10:51 PM in Life on Other Planets
I also, if anyone is interested, I just read this article on unknown microbes they just discovered in Russia that might support the idea of life on other planets. I love how there are new discoveries in science every day!