Countdown to Mystery Class: Fall 2010
Posted Fridays (Monthly): Sept. 24, Oct. 25, Nov. 30, Dec. 31, 2010
The "Countdown" will help you get ready for the spring 2011 Mystery Class project.
Season simulator Four Months to Go! September 24, 2010
Autumn began in the Northern Hemisphere this week. It's a great time to begin exploring the relationship between sunlight and seasonal change as you "countdown" the months before Mystery Class begins in January.
Trade books: Sunlight and Seasonal Change Three Months to Go! October 25, 2010
This month, begin the process of identifying the best books about sunlight and seasonal change for your students to read as they prepare for Mystery Class.
Wonder Ring' Two Months to Go! November 30, 2010
This month, put a system in place to capture students' wonderings about time, sunlight, and the seasons. Wonder Rings will keep students' own questions central to the learning process throughout next spring's Mystery Class season. Watch for monthly "Countdown to Mystery Class" until the project begins on January 31, 2011.
Journey North Teacher Network! One Month to Go! December 31, 2010
This month, meet other educators who will participate in Mystery Class this season. Join the Journey North Teacher Network! Also, start planning for the season with the 4-page, step-by-step Mystery Class Teacher Guide. Mystery Class begins on January 31st. Get ready!
Mystery Class Updates: Spring 2011
Spring Updates (Weekly): Jan. 31, Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25, Mar. 4, 11, 18, 25, Apr. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, May 6, 13, 2011
earth from space Welcome and Orientation
When Mystery Class begins in February, weekly news will be posted on this page every Friday from February to May. (See schedule above.) We'll challenge you to find ten Mystery Class sites using sunrise and sunset times and other "clues" as your guide!. Learn more about this global game of hide-and-seek. (More)
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