MYP Chemistry, MYP Science

TISA Hot Air Ballooneys: Analyzing Fuels & Making Hot Air Balloons

A video of my MYP Year 4 students analyzing their fuels for their hot air balloons and making their hot air balloon out of tissue paper. . . . → Read More: TISA Hot Air Ballooneys: Analyzing Fuels & Making Hot Air Balloons

MYP Chemistry, MYP Science

TISA Hot Air Ballooneys: How to Make a Tissue-paper Hot Air Balloon

Detailed instructions on how to make a tissue-paper hot air balloon. . . . → Read More: TISA Hot Air Ballooneys: How to Make a Tissue-paper Hot Air Balloon

MYP Chemistry, MYP Science

TISA Hot Air Ballooneys: Race to Enter & Fuel Analysis

Deciding on the Ballooney Baku “race” to enter their tissue-paper hot air balloon in, identifying the kind of fuel necessary to win the race, and analyzing the fuels. . . . → Read More: TISA Hot Air Ballooneys: Race to Enter & Fuel Analysis

MYP Chemistry, MYP Science

TISA Hot Air Ballooneys Go For Ballooney Baku

This is how a series of lessons, using tissue-paper hot-air balloons as a stimulus for a study of Fuels and Energy in MYP year four Science, began at The International School of Azerbaijan in Baku, Azerbaijan. . . . → Read More: TISA Hot Air Ballooneys Go For Ballooney Baku

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Preparing for a Cracker of a Lesson

Video of my buddy Andy and I playing with fire crackers, testing out a demonstration before performing in front of students. . . . → Read More: Preparing for a Cracker of a Lesson

Chemistry, Enrichment Activities, IB Diploma

Pop The Magic Corn

What gives popcorn its pop? . . . → Read More: Pop The Magic Corn

Chemistry, Enrichment Activities, IB Diploma

Sugar Daddy…with Flare

Who says sugar is bad for children?! It’s especially not bad in a chemistry classroom where it can be used to create flares and to bring chemistry alive! This is the 6th Beauties vs. Brawns challenge. . . . → Read More: Sugar Daddy…with Flare

Chemistry, Enrichment Activities, IB Diploma

Green Volcano

Challenge number 5. A dramatic decomposition reaction! . . . → Read More: Green Volcano

Chemistry, Enrichment Activities, IB Diploma

Crystal Clear Magic…in Chemistry

When crystals in the Chemistry lab interact, it’s not always crystal clear what is happening…unless you know Chemistry! . . . → Read More: Crystal Clear Magic…in Chemistry

Chemistry, Enrichment Activities, IB Diploma

Speaking Volumes…in Chemistry

When liquids interact, there’s lots to talk about in Chemistry. In this particular challenge, my students had to figure out what happens when two liquids are mixed. . . . → Read More: Speaking Volumes…in Chemistry

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