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Speedy Neurons ... Or Are They?

“Some actions require split second responses–withdrawring a hand from a hot stove, for example. To relay the information necessary for such a reaction, there are large nerve fibers that can conduct impulses at speeds as high as 330 feet (100 meters) per second. 93 more words


Erythrocytes Gone Mobile

Today, something amazing happened. There I was, 3 hours and and 45 minutes into listening to insect presentations from my peers (I myself presented on Muscid flies, and I may share my proposed experiment with you once I have time to draw one), when my phone started blinking. 166 more words

Scientific Illustration

Doctor’s Office Transformation

Last month I transformed Crozet PlaySchool into a little doctor’s office. We had lab coats, chairs for the waiting patients, lots of supplies, and plenty of learning taking place. 668 more words

Play Based Learning

Classical Conversations Weeks 5 through 10

It’s time to play catch-up.  Here’s a compilation of our supplements for Classical Conversations weeks 5-10.

Weeks 5 & 6



We don’t check out very many books related to our history sentence because we also read coordinating chapters in Story of the World. 419 more words

Home School

Nonfiction Reading Response

Use this reading response choice board as a group.

Select three activities to complete that  make a tic tac toe that passes through the center square. 8 more words


Ethical Aspects of ICT Implants in the Human Body

Information and communication technologies (ICT) pervade our lives. Thus far, this pervasive influence has mainly involved devices that we use for private purposes or at the work place such as personal computers, mobile phones, laptops and the like. 182 more words

Health And Safety