Lisa Russell




Shadow Ridge Middle School

Recent Posts by Lisa

Sun Jan 19, 2014 7:57 PM in Fast Plants
Thank you for your post, we decided to build the light boxes as you suggested :)

Fri Dec 20, 2013 6:12 PM in Fast Plants
Hi All, I received a small grant ($500.00)and am using it to support growing Fast Plants. We have about 320 7th graders and I want to make the most of the grant. I was considering buying the florescent lighting systems from the company that sells fast plants. Has anyone used used these or constructed the make your own lighting houses using CFLs, crates and aluminum foil? I plan to study growth,...

Sat Dec 07, 2013 4:32 PM in Human Body Systems
Hi Chelsea, Last year we taught our human body unit with a focus on middle school students writing a human body systems book, which we then had second graders read. We did many of the same labs others have mentioned, chicken wing, respiratory and circulatory systems game ( I love the "building a lung lab" idea - I would like to incorporate that this year) with students being the systems. I found ...