Author: jimie

I hail from Earth or the stars... whatever suits me at the time...

Let Me Give You Some Space.

After continually getting stuck at space.com, NASA, Astronomy magazine, and numerous other sites that I’m sure have been posted (or will at some time during the lifespan of this course–they’re all awesome), I came across “The Little Web-Link That Could.”…

Clouds are Cool.

(I wanted to add “uhhhh… huh-huh… huh…,” but refrained.) In a weather lesson, blow your students’ minds with these spectacular photographs and descriptions  of some rare cloud formations. Use it for eye-candy at the lower levels, or as a research…

Just to Clear the Atmosphere…

While trolling through the free lesson plans at another  paysite, I found a usable lesson plan on air pollution. It’s geared for grades 7-8 but could be easily tweaked, and the milkweed activity at the end could be adjusted for…