Spring 2016

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Page 8 of 43 | 9 spring 2016 Use this hands-on activity to show students how white and red blood cells, platelets, and plasma combine to form blood. Students will love making blood and getting their hands dirty! This fun bulletin board provides a great spot for students to post their questions. You can tackle them later, or let students take a crack at researching them and presenting their answers to the class. Looking for a way to liven up the periodic table? Help your students learn chemistry with Periodic Table Battleship. Create this simple game with laminated periodic tables, file folders, and paperclips. Students will enjoy this fun and informative activity! Teach your students how to determine if an item is a conductor or an insulator using this easily assembled conductivity tester. DO YOU HAVE A CLASSROOM ACTIVITY TO SHARE? Send your photos to and you could be featured in Education Inpsiration. 5 6 8 7 1 Photo courtesy of 2 Photo courtesy of 3 Photo courtesy of 4 Photo courtesy of 5 Photo courtesy of 6 Photo courtesy of 7 Photo courtesy of 8 Photo courtesy of

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