The lost world

How many times in class have we felt like wandering in a lost world? In this blog, I will use this analogy merely for educational purposes. Spoiling alert: Steven Spielberg should be so proud of me!

When reviewing for Environmental Science and Societies, I was having problems with some abstract concepts. Many times we use terms but we cannot put them in students’ own words. Their view of the world is too complex at that age. Today, I would like to share my experience about how I used a Hollywood movie to recreate science terms. Continue reading

“ICP, Physics, Waves, and Electromagnetic Spectrum! This sounds like fun!” says no one

Right?!?!?!? It is not often that we hear students celebrating about sciences, writing, or the French Revolution. However, we can create activities that will bridge the gap between learning and teaching. The word fun and classroom do not belong together most of the time. Did we know that we were learning economics, math, and social studies when playing Monopoly? So how can we bring monopoly to our classroom? Continue reading