How to Grow an Avocado

How to Grow an Avocado

Avocados are in season right now. I've seen stacks of them at the grocery stores recently. Growing an avocado from a pit is very easy and makes a wonderful science experiment to share with your students. Here's a link to instructions:...

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Emerson Elementary: Butterfly Contest Winners 2018

Emerson Elementary: Butterfly Contest Winners 2018

Wow, check out this great video from Emerson Elementary in Maywood, Illinois! West 40 ISC#2 School District sponsored a Butterfly Video Contest at all of their elementary schools. The PreK and 2nd grade classes at Emerson Elementary won a pizza party for all of the...

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Get Ready for Spring with Butterfly Science!

Get Ready for Spring with Butterfly Science!

Every spring, the #1 favorite activity of our teachers is observing the transformation of live caterpillars into fabulous butterflies. Students are mesmerized! They love to learn about insect anatomy, pollination and, of course, metamorphosis, and they can see it with...

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How Can Your Classroom Love & Protect the Earth?

How Can Your Classroom Love & Protect the Earth?

1 Take the Planet Earth Pledge Make a promise to yourself, your friends & family that you’ll learn ways to love & protect the Earth, our home. No job is too big No action too small For the care of the Earth Is the task of us all! 2 Take Action! Teach your...

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