Teaching Ecology- Was Thanos Right

Was Thanos Right?     I know it’s not anime, but I wanted to share something that I tried in the classroom recently.  While I like to end with an ecology/environmental science unit, as I find it is a unit that is very adaptable to the hectic end of the year schedule, the new curriculum Read More …

Fairy Tail and the Flame Test

Teaching with anime- Fairy Tail and the flame test   There is a popular chemistry lab called the flame test.  The flame test is rather simple: 1- place a small metal loop into a solution containing metal ions 2- take the solution-soaked loop and place it into a Bunsen burner flame 3- observe how the Read More …

Teaching with Anime- English Class- Romeo and Juliet

Teaching with Anime- Romeo and Juliet So far all of my teaching with anime posts have focused on science related topics, but this time I am going to try my hand at English.  Romeo and Juliet, the classic play by Shakespeare and a feature of many English classes around the USA, has been remade many Read More …

Teaching with Anime- A Silent Voice

Teaching with Anime- A Silent Voice and Sound! Euphonium The most obvious use of A Silent Voice in a classroom setting would be as part of a unit on bullying and the consequences of bullying.  However, I’ll be leaving that to educators with far more experience in teaching that area.  This is not to say Read More …

Teaching with Anime

Teaching with Anime As you know, Anime Science 101 was originally inspired by some of the students I taught almost ten years ago.  Students began asking how their favorite anime characters followed or defied the laws of science.  Now being the erstwhile science teacher that I am, I of course answered their questions, and wondered Read More …