Check out this article from the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture http://www.ars.usda.gov/news/docs.htm?docid=15572.
Interested in the Elements?
Check out Nova’s Hunting the Elements: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/physics/hunting-elements.html.
Safety Quiz on Wednesday, August 26
Read pgs. 23-26 and 686-687 in your textbook on safety in the laboratory. Review your safety contract for quiz on lab safety this Wednesday, August 26.
Daily and Weekly Schedules
Use your planner if your school provides one, or download a daily/weekly schedule from sites such as freeprintablebehaviorcharts.com. You can preview a sample of a weekly schedule for assignments that may help organize your time and complete homework by visiting one of the following links: sample weekly schedule. Ask your teachers if you can take […]
Sleep Deprivation and Teens: Walking Zombies
Students and parents should be concerned about teenagers getting enough sleep each night. About 70% of teenagers are not getting enough sleep each night, according to the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) recommended allowance of 8 hours per night. The National Sleep Foundation recommends 9 1/4 hours sleep per night for teenagers.
Eating a Healthy Breakfast Improves Performance
Researchers have found that students who eat breakfast are more productive throughout the day than students who skip breakfast. You can even improve your memory by eating a nutritious breakfast, according to researchers as reported by the scientific journal, Nutrition, and the Journal of the American Dietetic Association. Read full article here. Check out the […]
Improve Study Habits
Learn about effective study habits at “Study Guides and Strategies.”
The purpose of using visual mapping techniques is to help students generate, organize, and expand their thoughts. Maps provide a visual representation of their thought processes. Mapping exercises can be used across academic domains and can be used with a variety of age groups. Read more….from Do2Learn.