Posts Tagged ‘HTHT’



Limelight School Of The Week!

  GRADE:    5th Grade TEACHER:  Ms. Greggory PROGRAM:  Meteorology Madness SCIENTIST:  Meteor Martin   This week’s LIMELIGHT SCHOOL OF THE WEEK IS……LaFayette Elementary School, Fuquay-Varina, NC Hello Scientists, I hope that everyone has had a scientifically wonderful week.  Our Limelight school is none other that the legendary, Lafayette Elementary. I would like to begin […]

Black History Month

Black History Month  As we celebrate Black History Month, remember the important contributions and achievements of African Americans throughout our nation’s history! Elijah McCoy was born in Canada to parents who were slaves and had escaped slavery by way of the Underground Railroad.  His parents really wanted him to get a good education.  But they could not […]

LIMELIGHT SCHOOL OF THE WEEK…..

  GRADE:    4th Grade TEACHER:  Ms. Ibrahim PROGRAM:  Newton in a Nutshell SCIENTIST:  Meteor Martin   This week’s LIMELIGHT SCHOOL OF THE WEEK IS……Brier Creek Elementary School in Raleigh, NC. This week I had the opportunity to visit the 3rd graders in Ms. Ibrahim’s class out at Brier Creek Elementary School with our science […]

LIMELIGHT SCHOOL OF THE WEEK….

  GRADE:    3rd Grade TEACHER:  Ms. Williams PROGRAM:  Newton in a Nutshell SCIENTIST:  Meteor Martin   This week’s LIMELIGHT SCHOOL OF THE WEEK IS……Long Mill Elementary School in Youngsville, NC Hello Scientists, before I get into some detail about our Limelight school of the week, I wanted to tell everyone about a funny and […]

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Bumblebees

  Bumblebees are a large and fuzzy insects and they are the most important pollinators in the echo system. We depend on these pollinators to transfer pollen between male and female flower parts. Their wing beating combined with their large bodies vibrates flowers until they release pollen, which is called buzz pollination. Buzz pollination helps plants […]

“Meteor Martin” Lets Hear It From A Scientist!

Lesson Plan of the Week   Hello Scientists, before we get started on this week’s topic, I wanted to take a second to share with you a great moment that I had at Lafayette Elementary School this past week.  I arrived on campus and was walking into the school when one of the teachers standing […]

“Meteor Martin” Lets Hear It From A Scientist!

“Meteor Martin” Lets Hear It From A Scientist!     Hello Scientists, this is “Meteor” Martin and I hope that everyone had a safe and wonderful Thanksgiving.  The past week has been loaded with fun and exciting lessons which included; Cosmic Capers, Invisible Forces, Mystery Science, DNA is Here to Stay, Edison’s Workshop, Forced to […]

Trivia Thursday

TRIVIA THURSDAY!   The Answer is: B. Metal, probably iron. Did you guess the correct one??   Because naturally-magnetized pieces of magnetite, called lodestone, will attract small pieces of iron. Today it is mined as iron ore. Small grains of magnetite occur in almost all igneous and metamorphic rocks. For experiments or information, check out our website at: ScienceMadeFun.net

Think About It Thursday….

     Why Do Leaves Fall Off Trees? During that process, the trees lose a lot of water – so much water that when winter arrives, the trees are no longer able to get enough water to replace it. And so now we know. Leaves fall—or are pushed—off trees so that the tree can survive the winter and grow new leaves in the spring […]

Now You See Me, Now You Don’t!

Now you see me; now you don’t! Who doesn’t love a good game of hide and seek? Hide and seek happens in nature through adaptations known as camouflage and mimicry. Most of these adaptations have developed over time.  Members of the species who used camouflage or mimicry were more likely to survive so more and […]