I really like to get my students connecting what we are learning in class with the real world. This creates engagement and further answers the question I addressed prior of “Why are we learning this? We will never use it in real life”. One way that I do this is by getting them to review different types of news articles which relate directly to the curriculum. To that end I have created this free page which indexes recent news articles which I have used in my classroom.
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Homeschool Science – Gummy Bear Osmosis is just one of the PHENOMENAL articles in Homeschool.com’s most recent e-Magazine. If you haven’t checked it out, you might want to give it a look-see! We are big science fans in this house. We never miss an opportunity to do a hands on science experiment. I thought […]
This herb can kill up to 98% of cancer cells in just 16 hours. Taking in consideration it is one of the deadliest diseases, scientists constantly try to find a cure and finally put and end to cancer. The herb used by itself reduces lung cancer cells up to 28%, but in combination with iron, “Artemisia Annua” successfully and completely “erases” cancer, and in the experiment this herb had no impact on healthy lung cells.