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High School Life Sciences Capitalizes on Vernier Microscope Camera

The Tri County Science Department recently received a Tri County Education Foundation grant for the purchase of a new microscope and a microscope camera. The camera has a USB connection and wifi connection to share images of the specimen . . .

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Gravity & Inertia Exploration

7th Grade Earth Science students have been working through an Earth, Moon, & Sun Unit. During this unit we have learned about why we have seasons, gravity and inertia, the phases of the moon, eclipses, and ocean tides. One of the . . .

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Weather Service PSA Winners

Severe Weather PSA Winners!   Tornado Safety  by Sam, Karli, Breanna   Fire Safety  by Breonna, Chris, Carter, Skye and Colton  

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Biology Takes Advantage of Early Spring Weather

Early spring weather provided a great opportunity for the biology classes at Tri County to experience the great outdoors again. Our school's setting provides some great learning opportunities from the nature around us. Students had the . . .

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NeSA March Madness

  March Madness is a phenomenon that grips the national sports psyche from the second week of March through the first week of April. March Madness is the moniker that is given to the  NCAA Men's and Women's . . .

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Subzero Science

Students in 8th-grade Life Science took a break from the curriculum and completed a unit centered around Dry Ice. During their unit, students researched Dry Ice including its chemical formula, states of matter, phase change, and proper . . .

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Using technology in the Science classroom.

The Physical Science classes are currently studying chemical and physical changes. We are using the Vernier science program to see if there is a change in temperature when we react hydrogen peroxide with organic materials. The program . . .

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Junior High Experiment with Augmented Reality

Tri County 7th and 8th graders recently had an opportunity to try out a new technology called Augmented Reality. Augmented reality (AR) is a live direct or indirect view of a real-world item, it is a physical item found within our universe. . . .

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Bouncing Into Science

In the summer of 2016, I began to reflect on the 2015-2016 school year. I considered how I could make my classroom more active and engaging. With the implementation of Canvas, I decided that students would be doing more communicating and . . .

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Holy Cow!!

Screeching and squealing filled the room as 8th grade students dissected cow eyeballs as part of an animal kingdom science unit on Mammals Thursday-Friday. The hands-on lab experiment allows students to see the various . . .

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Hands-on science

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