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Engaging Students as Active Science Learners with FOSS

Engaging Students as Active Science Learners with FOSS

Engaging Students as Active Science Learners with FOSSIt’s just a straw. To most people, a simple straw is an ordinary object we see daily. But to a child, simple objects open up a world of scientific investigation and discovery.Engaging with Phenomena Science...

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Community Engagement with Citizen Science

Community Engagement with Citizen Science

Community Engagement with Citizen ScienceOne Million Acts of Science for Citizen Science Month Have you ever dreamed of making a great scientific discovery that makes the world a better place? We all grew up learning how scientists throughout history found ways to...

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How to Prepare Students for an Upcoming Solar Eclipse

How to Prepare Students for an Upcoming Solar Eclipse

How to Prepare Students for an Upcoming Solar EclipseA solar eclipse is a magical event. On April 8, 2024, schools and communities across America will gather to witness a total solar eclipse. The last time there was a total solar eclipse in the US was in 2017. The...

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Make Halloween a Day of Engagement with Science

Make Halloween a Day of Engagement with Science

Make Halloween a Day of Engagement with ScienceAs Halloween approaches, educators know the excitement and fun of the holiday can also bring disruptions to the classroom. In an effort to incorporate learning on such an eventful day, try to make Halloween a day of...

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Science Instruction Outside of the Classroom

Science Instruction Outside of the Classroom

Let’s Take It Outside Re-energize student (and educator) interest throughout the school year with a change of scenery and take students outdoors for science lessons! What better subject than science for teaching outside of the classroom? Benefits of Learning Outdoors...

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FOSS Summer Leadership Institute

FOSS Summer Leadership Institute

Did you know that FOSS offers professional learning opportunities to enhance your science lessons?The 2023 FOSS Summer Leadership Institute, held just outside Portland, OR, focused on transforming professional learning. Each attendee developed a professional learning...

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