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Science Classroom
Lessons & activities from my classroom

Science Club
Project ideas for clubs or classes

Science Starters
Class starters to challenge your students

Kid Zone
Find links for your students

The Nature Center
Learn about our schoolyard garden

Reference Desk
Find new resources for your classroom

Puzzle Corner
Word searches, crosswords, & more

Idea Factory
Share your favorite teaching tips

Mrs. T's Tech Corner
Explore the power of technology to enhance your lessons
Welcome to the Science Spot website, a resource for middle school teachers and students!  

Resources for the Next Generation Science Standards - Updated 9/12/14

Click here to learn more about Interactive Science Notebooks!

Have your students use Doodle Notes for taking notes in their ISNs!   Watch my video on Educreations that was created to introduce my students to Doodle Notes!

Join the Middle School Science e-mail group

Check out the Educational Technology Guy ... one of my favorite blogs to follow!

Be a Whole Brain Teacher! Visit Whole Brain to learn more!

Check out "wearable" science projects at

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The Science Spot was developed in March 1999 by Tracy (Trimpe) Tomm
8th Grade Science Teacher @ Havana Junior High, Havana, IL

Activities, lessons, & worksheets available on any page of this web site are intended for use by a single teacher in his/her classroom or to share at educational conferences. Reproduction for commercial use or profit is not permitted without the consent of Tracy (Trimpe) Tomm. Visit my Frequently Asked Questions page for more details.

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