Charity Nix @cnix ?

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  • Ms. Jameson wrote a new blog post: 3-27 Ag in the News   4 days, 10 hours ago · View

    We recently learned about food borne illness outbreaks and how devastating they can be to the agriculture industry. Read the following article by clicking here about a recent outbreak of Listeria and answer respond to the blog post with answers to the following questions: 1. Are food borne illness outbreaks preventable? What could have prevented this [...]

  • paulette-carlson wrote a new blog post: 12.5 Magnetism   5 days, 16 hours ago · View

    The following are  for further understanding about the topics of electricity and magnetism.

    Very interesting background of magnetism:

    RWS Magnetic forces, 2 min.:

    Bill Nye’s Magnetism, 22 min.:

    Kahn Academy on Magnetism:

  • paulette-carlson wrote a new blog post: 12.4 Electricity   6 days, 12 hours ago · View

    Quizlet for 12.4 Electricity vocab and understanding! Practice and eventually you will take a test following our lesson read and blog review of items.

    Videos to enhance your understanding:

    Electrical circuits:

    Billy Nye – Electricity

    Billy Nye – Electricity –FULL episode

    What is Electricity (good vocab) 5 min.:


  • paulette-carlson wrote a new blog post: 12.3 Light   6 days, 13 hours ago · View

    Great site for students to learn and see more about light! Check it out! Light Science for Kids Quizlets VOCAB review and practice for understanding for an eventual TEST. Real World Science – short and about refraction Billy Nye – great talk about white light for understanding…6 min. Bill Nye -full video After the read, use the [...]

  • paulette-carlson wrote a new blog post: 12.2 Sound   6 days, 13 hours ago · View

    QUIZLETS 12.2 Vocab review – be sure to practice the flashcards for understanding. We will test on these after the video review of the lesson.

    View the video from Real World Science on Sound:

    Slinky demo is at 6:45 in the next video.

    Bill Nye’s Sound video to learn from:


  • paulette-carlson wrote a new blog post: 12.1 Heat Quizlet and Video   6 days, 14 hours ago · View

    12.1 Quizlets for HEAT that will review the vocab for the lesson, as well as have matching for insulator or conductor materials. PRACTICE these! We will test following the read and submit into Edmodo. –Be sure to use the flashcards in various ways before you play Scatter. Watch this video from Bill Nye the Science Guy after [...]

  • Jeff Fastnacht wrote a new blog post: The Numbers Just Keep Growing   1 week, 2 days ago · View

    ThumbnailThe number of new students arriving at Ellendale School is beyond anything we have ever seen before, at least in my tenure here.  Here is a comparison of actively enrolled students as of today (3/17/15) as compared to the same date last year.         As a note.. as I am crafting this post. [...]

  • Jeff Fastnacht wrote a new blog post: NCAA Football Rules Changes for 2015   2 weeks, 1 day ago · View

    Thought I would share these with all the readers.  Hope you enjoy.  Remember these are NCAA not NFHS.

    2015 Rules Changes FINAL

  • Jeff Fastnacht wrote a new blog post: Transparency – Can You See It?   2 weeks, 6 days ago · View

    Transparency in all we do in education is even more important today than it has ever been.  I feel with the increasing scrutiny of education, political power grabs, and general sense of skepticism that we need do our best to give as much information as we can to our patrons.  I do think Ellendale School [...]

  • tiffany.disrud wrote a new blog post: ACT Testing   1 month ago · View

    The ACT is offered to the Junior Class at the Rolla School. Every Junior is required to take the ACT at the school. The date for this is March 17, testing will begin at 8:30 AM sharp! The ACT is also open to other students at other locations. These dates can be found at

  • paulette-carlson wrote a new blog post: 11.1 – 11.4 -Forces   1 month, 1 week ago · View

    11.1 and 11.2 Quizlet review of vocabulary 11.3 and 11.4 Quizlet vocab Forms of Energy 11.3 Quizlet review ——————————————— 11.1 Forces and Motion Force and Motion GRINCH song: 4 min. video clip from Bill Nye on Forces and Motion: 11 min. video about Forces and Motion from the Science Newtons’ Laws of Motion (parody) What’s Newton’s Law Say? —————————- 11.3 and [...]

  • kelly-rexine commented on the blog post Making My Eyes Cross   1 month, 1 week ago · View

    Great points to think about, well said Jeff!

  • Jeff Fastnacht wrote a new blog post: Making My Eyes Cross   1 month, 1 week ago · View

    ThumbnailT he recent news about the new state assessment “Smarter Balanced” has many asking questions.  I would like to give you some of my thoughts on the assessment and explain why my eyes are crossing. Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium ( is a consortium of states that were funded to build a digital assessment aligned with the [...]

  • Paul Jensen and Avatarkathy-lovseth are now friends   1 month, 2 weeks ago · View

  • Paul Jensen and Avatarkelly-kirby are now friends   1 month, 2 weeks ago · View

  • Jeff Fastnacht wrote a new blog post: Measles… I thought that was an old disease   1 month, 3 weeks ago · View

    ThumbnailYou are right, measles is an old disease.  It is reported to have been around since the 9th century.  In 1912 measles became a nationally notifiable disease with nearly 6,000 deaths from it being reported per year.  By the mid 60′s almost all children contracted the measles with 300-400 each year dying from the disease.  Then [...]

  • paulette-carlson wrote a new blog post: 11.4 REnewable and NONrenewable energy   1 month, 3 weeks ago · View

    Excellent website to go and take a look at. There is much to be learned about the various energy forms in a nicely laid out site. REnewable and NONrenewable energy Quizlet for the learning of the necessary vocabulary with renewable and nonrenewable energy types. Great video under 4 minutes for explanation of each and a review [...]

  • paulette-carlson wrote a new blog post: Lab rotations Ch 10…Crystal Hearts…   1 month, 3 weeks ago · View

    Activities for the week of Valentine’s… and the next week too! Read the book from The Story of Snow on my book creator. I will send that pdf out here too for you to pull up and read again. It is a Reading Counts book. Read the book again–> The Story of Snow (You can put [...]

  • paulette-carlson wrote a new blog post: 10.2-10.3 – Elements, Compounds, Solutions, and Mixtures   1 month, 3 weeks ago · View

    Thumbnail 10.2 MIXTURES Quizlet 10.3 COMPOUNDS Quizlet This will help when we are reviewing Chapter 10 and learning more about Matter. The following links and videos will assist you when learning more about elements, compounds, solutions, and mixtures.  We will not have the flip book assignment this year!   INTERACTIVE Periodic Table of Elements: Powerpoints that explains and [...]

  • paulette-carlson wrote a new blog post: 10.1 Molecules   1 month, 3 weeks ago · View

    10.1 Quizlet - review vocab and examples of physical and chemical changes.

    LAB on physical change:

    Bubbles wkst 197 LAB How big is the bubble?

    Download this into ibooks or GoodNotes…Put responses in notebook.


    Good explanation and examples at this site.

    Bill Nye on Chemical Reactions:

    More from TedEd at:

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