21 Aug

DISCUS breaks 50 lesson plan mark!

DISCUS now has 50 and counting K-12 science lesson plans, free and available for use by science teachers.  Lessons cover many different topics and all grades.  All lessons have gone through our rigorous peer-review process to ensure quality.  They feature a 5E format and incorporate a multitude of sheltered instruction teaching strategies.  This format is

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21 Jul

DISCUS breaks 1000 registered users!

We now have more than 1000 registered K-12 teachers, parents, and students registered on the website and using all of the great free resources we have available.  Thanks to all of our current registered users! If your not yet a member of DISCUS, and you have any relationship to K-12 education (even if it is

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30 Mar

DISCUS on Facebook

Diversity in Science in the United States is now on Facebook.  Pretty soon, we’ll have this blog linked through twitter and then we should be set on the social networking front.  Please visit our FB page and “like” us.  If you aren’t yet following this blog, please become a follower.  Through these media, we can keep

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28 Nov

DISCUS Approaching 1000 Users

Following efforts at the Texas State Fair and the Sally Ride Science Festival, we are happy to report that we are nearing 1000 users on the site.  Approximately half of these users are students/parents who will find neat science activities in our Activity Corner to be of interest.  We are always adding new activities, so

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09 Sep

Steve Spangler’s 2010 Hands-On Science Boot Camp for Teachers

Steve Spangler Science is a great resource for teachers and parents.  A variety of informative activities and interesting materials are available through their website, and by purchase.  Now, Steve Spangler Science is offering a hands-on boot camp to paid registrants at several sites across the country, where they will teach you their secrets and provide you a whole

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