Leslie Gividen



Recent Posts by Leslie

Fri Feb 25, 2011 7:42 PM in WOW! And it is Free!!!
I have used the PhET simulations. It is not life science but is valuable, challenging and very entertaining for the students. I will try to check out some of the sites suggested and will be on the look out for more. We use some simulations from the SMART exchange.

Fri Feb 25, 2011 7:38 PM in Environmental Science
We are very lucky in our area of Kentucky. Our Fish and Wildlife folks come to our classrooms to teach many concepts. They bring the materials and teach the class. Our most recent visit they brought in a stream table and demonstrated runoff and how the streams and wildlife are affected if not protected.

Fri Feb 25, 2011 7:25 PM in School Gardens
We started a native area in our courtyard about 5 years ago. We spread the seeds around -- however the wind and birds attacked the next day. We did not see any of the grasses or flowers grow in the middle of the courtyard for two years. However, our test plots on the sides are thriving. They have continued to grow. We had some help from some nearby nature centers. Our difficulty lies in the ...

Recent Reviews by Leslie

Sat Jan 22, 2011 6:58 PM
5 Earth's Changing Surface
This Scienc Object is full of usefull information. From types of volcanoes to the types of boundaries found within the earth's surface. Pictures, graphs and images help to explain concepts thoroughly.

Fri Dec 31, 2010 9:38 PM
5 Cells
Fantastic photos help to see into the cells. Wonderful explanations you can really dive deep into the cells structure and functions.

Recent Public Collections by Leslie

Earth''s Surface

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Earth's Surface
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Mechanical Weathering
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PhET simulation: Projectile Motion
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PhET simulation: The Moving Man
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