Homemade Rain Gauge by The Imagination Tree | Here’s how to make a really simple rain gauge using recycled materials for some rainy day fun! There are plenty of opportunities for learning about measuring, number recognition, capacity, and weather along the way, too!
Make a boat using some or all of these materials. How many marbles can it hold? Reshape it so it will hold more marbles. Which materials were the most effective? Which materials were the least effective? Summer STEM and learning activities for kids.
Web 2.0 tools continue to become more integral to today’s classroom, so here is a list of useful tools for middle and high school Social Studies classrooms. Some of them are also appropriate for older elementary students. These tools and sites take advantage of the higher speed and bandwidth of today’s Web with full-motion video, 3D animations, and interactivity.
12 Must Watch TED Talks for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning