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  • Make an Environmental Connection Through Water Quality Monitoring You've probably seen it on a bumper sticker, "Think Globally, Act Locally." Have you ever thought about how it might relate to the way we teach our students? Learn how to develop a water quality monitoring program. View »
  • The Science of Rainbows The spectrum of a rainbow helps students learn about light and waves properties View »
  • Hydroponics Using a nutrient-rich water solution and a unique, time-tested approach, you can successfully grow plants with no soil. In a hydroponic system, water does the work. Find out more about this fascinating method and the advantages that make it both appealing and effective. View »
  • Sericulture and the Silkworm Find out how the silkworm has influenced cultures, commerce, and science. We’ll take a look at its life cycle, historical significance, and scientific contributions in this brief, engaging article. Share it with your class as an example of how an organism can impact different areas of human thought and activity. View »
  • The Basics of Graphs and Charts When conducting experiments, scientists rely on graphs to convey the data they obtain. But with so many kinds of graphs available, how do they know which one to choose? For the young scientists in your classroom, this can sometimes be a difficult decision to make. View »
  • Infographic: What Is the Electromagnetic Spectrum? You’re probably more familiar with the electromagnetic spectrum than you realize. In fact, you encounter it regularly every day. View »
  • Give Your Students Real-World Experiences with Authentic CSI Tools Put the fun into forensic science and apply STEM principles with authentic CSI tools. Your students will enjoy investigating the scene of a crime. And who knows? You might even inspire them to pursue forensic science as a career. View »
  • Infographic: Ecosystem Services Clean water, pollination, and flood control are several of the free services that ecosystems provide to human kind. This infographic shows how ecosystem service provide huge economic and health benefits to humans. View »
  • Understanding Gun Shot Residue This Sirchie® presentation defines gunshot residue, GSR forensics, best practices for collection, and more. View »
  • Meet the 12-Spotted Lady Beetle Explore the fascinating life cycle of the lady beetle with the help of this infographic. View »
  • What Goes On Inside a Spectrophotometer? A spectrophotometer measures the amount of light absorbed or transmitted as it passes through a sample, such as a solution containing food dye. Use this article to cover the basics of how a spectrophotometer works. View »
  • Gathering, Visualizing, and Interpreting Data AP® science exams require students to perform calculations and to visualize and interpret data. We can help you make data collection and analysis a key part of your students’ classroom experience. View »
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