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Carol Fenley and Sue Simpson | September 05, 2000 | FOSS in Schools

Voices call for attention, fingers squash the fabric pointing to artists' squares, and little eyes attract a visitor to gaze at each unique area of the class quilt.

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Guest Contributors | March 09, 2000 | FOSS in Schools

As a FOSS consultant, I have had the opportunity to work with the Kenosha Unified School District on its recent science adoption. Their adoption included primarily FOSS units. The district managed a very smooth transition to its new hands-on science curriculum with careful planning and anticipation of challenges by the district's administrators and lead teachers.

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Elizabeth D. Holley | September 01, 1999 | FOSS in Schools

With the close of the Black Box investigation drawing near, a teacher-led discussion of black boxes in real life was held. The question, "If a real black box were found, how could someone determine what was in it?" was posed.

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Carol Keppel | March 03, 1999 | FOSS in Schools

The FOSS Food and Nutrition Module was an interesting exploration for our fifth graders at the Walter T. Bergen Middle School. The lessons on the six nutrients and investigations into fats, sugars, and acids helped them increase their knowledge of what they eat and improve their menu choices. I wanted to summarize this learning and give them some real food for thought.

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FOSS Newsletter Staff | March 02, 1999 | FOSS in Schools

Students in Kindergarten at Westwood Elementary School (Abbeville School District #60) in Abbeville, South Carolina had a great time making collages and a bulletin board while investigating the FOSS Fabric Module.

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Guest Contributors | September 16, 1998 | FOSS in Schools

The following letter came to FOSS trainer and consultant, Leigh Agler, from Teresa Auldridge, a fourth-grade teacher in Salem, Virginia.

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Guest Contributors | March 12, 1998 | FOSS in Schools

In 1996 the Full Option Science System (FOSS) was showcased and offered as one of the exemplary curricula for CESAME's (Center for the Enhancement of Science and Mathematics Education) Statewide Implementation Program in Massachusetts.

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Vincent Reis | September 04, 1996 | FOSS in Schools

I must admit, when I learned that I might have to deal with isopods, I was more than a little apprehensive. I never did like "bugs."

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