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Posted On: 2 Nov

Grove Park Elementary is our Spotlight School of the Week

GRADE: 2nd PROGRAM: Weather Wise Scientist: Heather Today, I was lucky enough to visit the second graders at Grove Park Elementary school in Burlington for THE VERY FIRST TIME EVER! Sorry to all the other SFFE scientists out teaching today, but there is just no way your classes were as awesome as mine! I was nearly blown away by the…

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Posted On: 25 Oct

Sylvan Elementary is our Spotlight School of the Week

GRADE: 5th PROGRAM: Eco Explorers Scientist: Davis I had such a fun time teaching today at Sylvan Elementary. Today’s program, Eco Explorers, is allllll about balance. We talk about ecosystems, and the living and nonliving factors that go into an ecosystem’s health. We discuss how different organisms work together to keep each other in check. We talk about, for instance,…

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Posted On: 18 Oct

Harris Creek Elementary is our Spotlight School of the Week

GRADE: Kindergarten PROGRAM: Property Party Scientist: Craig It’s the middle of the week! Who is ready for a party, a Property Party? I woke up this morning and was so excited to head out towards Harris Creek Elementary and teach the kindergartners all about properties. They were in for a special treat as well. Not only did they get to…

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Posted On: 16 Oct

Astronomy: Did you know how NASA names their Mars Rovers??

This artist’s rendition depicts NASA’s Mars 2020 rover studying its surroundings. Mars 2020 is targeted for launch in July or August 2020 from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Photo Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA has a class assignment for corporations, nonprofits and educational organizations involved in science and space exploration: partner with the agency to inspire future engineers and…

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Posted On: 11 Oct

Seawell Elementary is our Spotlight School of the Week

Seawell Elementary is our Spotlight School of the Week GRADE: 5th Grade PROGRAM: Newton’s Lab Scientist: Christine Today, I traveled to Seawell Elementary in Chapel Hill. The last time I taught at this school was in September 2016 and I taught Newton’s Lab to fifth grade. This year it’s October, and guess what? It’s Newton Lab with fifth grade once…

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