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Science Freebies

General Elementary Middle High


  • Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 10 a.m. – Free Educator Screening on the BIGGEST screen in South Florida — Experience the Power of IMAX with Flight of the Butterflies 3D — RSVP 954.713.0926 for Educator and two guests – details Dec1_IMAX_Butterflies
  • Butterfly World – expires Dec. 12 – free admission for BCPS teachers and school board employees; see details — Teachers Broward Schools

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  • 8 Google Tricks for your Classroom (pdf) – GoogleTricks_eBook
  • Free Glofish aquarium and glowfish (fluorescent fish) from Carolina (K-8)Pets in the Classroom Grant Program
  • Newspapers in Education (Sun Sentinel) -free curricula, lesson plans, interactive resources, programs etc. – http://interactive.sun-sentinel.com/services/newspaper/education/nie/
  • Guest Lecturers – The Pollution Prevention, Remediation and Air Quality Division (PPRAQD) presents to the community an environmental speakers bureau to provide the citizens of Broward County with the information necessary to help protect our natural resources. PPRAQD’s speakers are environmentalists, engineers, chemists, environmental compliance officers, biologists, geologists, meterologists, and hydrogeologists. Our staff has extensive experience and training in the areas of environmental protection and preservation and look forward to addressing your trade or homeowners association, school, business or organization. Please email or contact the division to schedule a presentation. Info here.
  • Pollution Prevention, Remediation and Air Quality Division (PPRAQD) Resources— download this handout that highlights all of their materials.  Character Education Science FCAT Warmup E-Newsletters, Environmental Kids Club website, Conservation and Climate Change Challenge, Clean Air Month Poster Contest, EnvironmenTile Contest, Public Speaking Contest, etc. — Teachers Expo Handout
  • Water – A 420 page book of great applied lessons in chemistry and biology related to water — it is a resource from the Baltimore National Aquarium called “Living in Water” (grades 5-7) – 72.5 Mb – http://dl.dropbox.com/u/37699256/Living%20In%20Water%20-%20low%20res.pdf