The Science of Awesome

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The Science of Awesome
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Science is awesome. Science with guitars even more so.
 
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If you could bring a dead scientist back to life, what would you ask him or her? In this 19-minute audio cartoon, The Amoeba People use a device called the Transmortifier to bring Alfred Wegener back to life to ask him about his theory of
Subjects:
Science, Earth Sciences, General Science
Grades:
4th, 6th, 9th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
Fun Stuff, Multimedia, Songs
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This is a self playing movie file of a powerpoint and science song entitled "Mineral Man" about Friedrich Mohs and his Hardness Scale for Minerals. Just try not to groove to this infectious electronic beat and lyrics full of sciencey goodness!
Subjects:
Science, Basic Principles, Earth Sciences
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Songs, Video Files
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This self-playing musical power point is the ideal introduction to any science class. Students often wonder where we are in the universe. This song gives planet Earth's cosmic address (planet, solar system, galaxy, cluster, supercluster) in the
Subjects:
Science, Astronomy, General Science
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Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Songs, Video Files
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This is a self-playing PowerPoint movie file about the late scientist Alfred Wegener and his theory of Continental Drift and features the song "Continental Drift" by my shamelessly nerdish band The Amoeba People.
Subjects:
Science, Earth Sciences, General Science
Grades:
4th, 6th, 8th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Multimedia, Songs
FREE
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By The Science of Awesome
If you're intimidated by the new NGSS standards, this lesson is for you!Are you saying "How am I going to drastically change the way I do science?" Or "I don't understand all these standards and what I'm supposed to do with them!" Or "My grade level
Subjects:
Science, Ancient History, Music
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Multimedia, Songs
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have been teaching for 19 years in grades 4, 5, and 6. Though I teach all subjects, my emphasis has been in Science for a majority of that time. From the beginning I have incorporated music and the arts toward the purpose of making science exciting and memorable.

MY TEACHING STYLE

The Arts are CENTRAL to how I teach Science, History, and Language Arts. I use music to teach these subjects, to reinforce concepts, and just simply to make it more enjoyable.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

I once got a blue ribbon for reading "I Think Mice Are Rather Nice" in first grade.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

English major, science nut, and lifelong musician.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

My dual interest in teaching science and playing music led me to form The Amoeba People, a science rock band with some good friends of mine. I am married and have two kids and I find teaching preposterously rewarding. In fact, my favorite thing about teaching is when I get my students excited about something and they go find out more about it, then come back and teach me something I didn't know.

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