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Shipwrecked STEM Activity

You and your 3 friends were enjoying a nice day out on your sailboat; exploring the Matanzas river and estuaries.  Around 1 p.m. a severe weather system moved in.  The local winds picked up to over 45 knots and the … Continue reading

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Falling Water Lab

    Students investigated what they knew about gravity.  We used this lab to review.  Enjoy!      

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Layers of the Atmosphere

If I was a layer of the atmosphere I would be…. We did this activity to review the different layers and how the atmosphere helps us.  I’m sharing some of their thinking.  ENJOY 🙂

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Mitosis

This week we are wrapping up our CELL unit.  My advanced 6th grade science students are learning the process of Mitosis.  Students were challenged to share their understanding with others by creating a stop motion video.  I’m so proud of … Continue reading

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6th Grade Science

Welcome to Comprehensive Science 1 I am SO excited to be your teacher. This is my 6th year at Mill Creek Acadamy and I am proud to be a MIGHTY MUSTANG.  This is the first class in a series of … Continue reading

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Rusty Nail Experiment

Materials Needed: Two nails/group, same size and brand, galvanized 16 oz, mason jars with lids, two per group 300 ML salt water (ocean water) 300 ML fresh water (crystal spring distilled water) Forceps Thermometer Camera to record results Balance scale … Continue reading

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Class Science Project: Rusty Nails

Problem:  Does a nail rust faster in salt water or fresh water? Class Hypothesis:  I think salt water will rust a nail faster than fresh water. -Alexa  

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mold growth 4-24-14

  Bread A (wheat)       Blue mold: 100 across and most of the bread is covered by it. Green mold: 13mm white mold: 22 mm Dark green mold: 5mm Bread B (white italian) Crumbling and the mold is everywhere, smells horible. … Continue reading

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Mold growth Day 13 4-23-14

Bread A (wheat)- Turqouise mold: 43mm. White mold: 8mm. Dark green mold:3mm, 1mm. bread b (wite italian) all of the bread is molded. there are diffrent colors. turquise, yellow, green, and pink. bread c(pumpernickel) dark green mold: 15mm, and us … Continue reading

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Observations Day 12 4/22/14

Bread A, Wheat Turquoise: 31 millimeters Turquoise: 7 millimeters Dark Green: 4 millimeters Dark Green: 5 millimeters Dark Green: 3 millimeters   Bread B, Itilain White Every peice has molded even the crusts and the colors are yellow, green, and … Continue reading

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