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On May 24, 2012, students at Shaker Road Elementary School in Albany, NY experienced an exciting, interactive and engaging school assembly during one of this year's Ultimate Cool School Science Day programs. Discovery Education expert, Patti Duncan, led the students in hands-on experiments and fun, stimulating demonstrations that highlighted physical reactions and elemental properties. Teachers also participated in training sessions that explained the assembly activities and provided additional resources that help incorporate content into their curriculum. Be sure to check out photos from the event below.
Students at Rogers Heights Elementary School in Bladensburg, Maryland, experienced a day of science discovery during this year's Ultimate Cool School Science Day assembly. Science guru Patti Duncan led students through an interactive, spellbinding assembly, "Bending the Elements: Exploring the Way the World Works," underscoring the significant role science plays in our daily lives. Students participated in a series of fun and highly visual science demonstrations that illustrated properties of the earth's elements: fire, air and water. In addition, teachers discovered "cool" new hands-on activities and stimulating resources from siemensscienceday.com in a special teacher training session and learned how to incorporate them into their classroom. See photos from the event below.
Malcolm X Elementary School in Washington, D.C., hosted a special Siemens Science Day event on June 14, 2010 at their school to celebrate science education. A spellbinding and interactive presentation from science guru Steve Spangler amazed and excited students as they participated in mind-blowing science experiments. Then, DC public schools joined in a live webinar as prominent environmentalist Philippe Cousteau inspired young minds to think about the importance of protecting our oceans and our planet.
This year's lucky Ultimate Cool School Science Day assembly was held on June 4, 2010 at P.S. 201 Kissena in Flushing, New York. Students at the school discovered the fun of science when they spent the day with science guru, Steve Spangler, who makes frequent appearances on television shows like the Ellen DeGeneres Show. Spangler astonished students with his exciting, interactive science experiments, such as creating twenty-foot geysers of soda and books bursting into flames. Students walked away not only amazed, but also with their own tube of Insta-Snow powder to recreate the fun of science at home. Teachers enjoyed a professional development session where they learned how to further engage and excite students with the fun of science in their classrooms!