The awesome Lillie Marshal, 7th grade Humanities teacher joins for this episode of the podcast. She shares how she welcomed Science Fair into her classroom and curriculum and how she used it to teach research concepts. Listen to hear how to work with colleagues to “interdisciplinize” your Science Fair.
I’m super psyched to announce the arrival of the cover for my book, “Why Science Fair Sucks and How You Can Save It.” The cover is off to the formatter and should be available on Amazon.com with in a week or two. Thank you so much to Dave Fymbo at limelightbookcovers.com for all his design work.
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In Episode six, I reveal how students went about crating an observation protocol. They know that they are trying to find the affect their trash item has on the growth of plants. But what do they mean by growth? There are many ways in which a plant grows. I’ll explain how I engaged students to create a protocol for what they will measure and how they’ll go about doing it.