Clean Water

Yes, I know it's been a while. Trying to balance blogging about my class with planning for my class and grading for my class and cleaning up after my class is.... formidable! However, my physical science kiddos just completed a super neat project and I would feel like I'm short handing parents if I don't …

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Weeks One and Two

Hope everyone had a blessed Labor Day! I spent my Labor Day with my family and husband-- just the way I prefer. We've gotten into the grind of science in the past couple of weeks. In week two, we worked with the same tools that scientists use-- the metric system, the scientific method, and experimental …

Week Zero

Only three days of school and I already know most of the students' names! This week was pretty light, with some introductory activities and a lab safety experience. The shortened periods have been a blessing; I'm all done teaching before lunch. 🙂 Next week we'll start into our content. We'll discuss the nature of science, …

Introducing Mrs. Gregory

Hello and welcome! My name is Mrs. Gregory and I grew up in North Platte, Nebraska. I attended high school at North Platte St. Patrick and originally enrolled in college at South Dakota Mines. While at Mines, I discovered a desire to increase empathy and compassion among scientifically-minded students and I decided there would be …