Fireworks in the Classroom

Developed in China and brought back to Italy by Marco Polo, fireworks are a sign of celebration all over the world. There is limited agreement about the origins of fireworks. Gunpowder, it is generally agreed, was discovered in China during the Song Dynasty (960-1280 AD) and was used as a… Continue reading

Bison Lesson Plans

Zoo animals like lions and tigers may be exciting, but we have a native animal that’s just as big and exciting: the bison. A study of bison can liven up a study on Native Americans, pioneers, the West, or the Great Plains. They’re also a fun animal study subject. FreshPlans… Continue reading

Flowers Study Guide

When we study living things, we like to include four topics: morphology life cycles habitats relationships with humans The morphology (study of the form) of flowers includes the parts of the flower and what each part does, as well as the different kinds of flowers. Start by introducing or reviewing… Continue reading