I've got some film questions slanted toward animal behavior for "Finding Nemo" that I'm attaching. Feel free to use them.
In my class, we're watching "Journey of Man" and "Influenza 1918." Next…"
"have you thought about using polleverywhere.com? It's a polling system that is free to use and uses text messaging to gather responses. You could write review quizzes and have them set up in a powerpoint presentation for the kids to use as…"
"the lab I use now requires them to cut the stem with a razor blade underwater, then stuff the stem in a tube w/out getting air bubbles- can you see why I am not crazy about it! Will try the plastic bag/root method. My mind kept saying their has to…"
"I also do a whole plant transpiration lab with the roots in a plastic bag and then set up the different environments. It works great.
I use the fast plants instead of the fruit flies - it really works better for me - no excapees. The kids like them…"
"I do a whole plant transpiration lab instead of the one in the CB lab manual...my kids like it because it is not as frustrating as the others.
We are winding down our fast plants lab in the next two weeks. My kids have really enjoyed it, and I am…"
"Do any of you like the transpiration lab? I really hate it (at least the Carolina version I am using) and am planning to do something different next year (not sure what yet or how I hoep to modify it). I feel like it is a time waster and getting…"
I'm right there with you...I have all of plants/animals left to cover. We are finishing up molecular genetics right now. I've only got my kids for 90 minutes every other day and I am feeling the crunch. I'm on spring break right…"