According to, the project method of teaching is an educational enterprise in which children solve a particular problem over a period of days or weeks. It offers teachers a way to develop in-depth thin... More »

One method for teaching the water cycle is to describe and label a water cycle poster. A hands-on method is to create a model of the water cycle. Other options include using songs or having the children write a story of ... More » Science Environmental Science Natural Resources

Teachers can use workbooks to reinforce the material learned during a lecture, allow students self-study time during the day and prompt students to write and reflect about the subject matter. Teachers can also use workbo... More »

The research design paper identifies a problem, discusses literature written about the problem, describes the methodology used in the research project and its results and then summarizes the research results. Writing thi... More »

According to Scientific American, the world record for the longest period without sleep goes to a high school student who stayed awake for 11 days in the 1960s as part of a science fair project. Sleep deprivation causes ... More »

An adult flea can live in carpet, without a host, for a period of between a few days to a couple of weeks. The length of the survival time depends upon how much the flea has ingested from a host before ending up in carpe... More »

The recovery period for a hernia operation is about three weeks for open surgery and about four days for laproscopic surgery, according to WebMD and Rhode Island Hospital. The majority of patients return home on the same... More » Health Conditions & Diseases