Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Great new textbooks to start the year!!

I can't tell you how pleased I am that school district 2 has acquired new Glencoe textbooks for 8th grade physical science! I am spending time in August reading through the new materials so I can start the new school year in a great, exciting manner.

Monday, November 30, 2009

Foam Board installed by students!

Thanks to the Alma Mae and Harry Wardell Classroom Grant Awards, students from all class periods were able to put closed cell polystyrene foamboard in the large single pane windows in room 124. The grant also provided new energy kits from the NEED curriculum, available online at www.NEED.org. Thanks to all the learners and community members who help make science classes more interesting.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Guest Speakers for 8Blue Science

Science learners will be able to here from local experts this November. As a follow-up to the Climate Status Investigations, Marc Singer, Meteorologist for the Billings NOAA office will share insight and information about local weather data. Then, Chuck Creatin, featured in the Billings Gazette about his solar energy business on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving. We welcome area professionals to our classroom- they truly make science classes relate to the real world.