The Fourteenth Goldfish

Week 3

Here are a few different links to connections made throughout our reading:

Middle school can be difficult for many of us. Can you imagine having to go through it a second time? What will be Grandpa's biggest challenge?

Here is a video about Dr. Jonas Salk's life-saving work.

"Could you patent the sun?" I love Jonas Salk's famous comment when he gave away the formula for the vaccine for free. What would you do?

Here is a cartoon about Galileo's life and work.

Watch this video to learn more about the Manhattan Project and how it forever changed our world.

Read about the fascinating Madame Curie and her contributions to science.

Here is a very touching scene from UP.  What was Grandpa's motivation for pursuing a way to reverse senescence? What are the pros and cons of finding the fountain of youth?

Sometimes some of the world's best discoveries came from the need to solve another problem as in the case of Louis Pasteur's life-changing discovery.

Ellie's dad is playing the antagonist, Javert, in the travelling production of Les Miserables. This is my favourite musical! Here is a clip from the movie when Javert finally comes face to face with his nemesis, Jean Val Jean.

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3 years ago

These are great videos to help the students connect to the book. I can't wait to watch and discuss them with the students! Thank you so much for sharing.

3 years ago

I agree. Thank you for taking the time to choose great videos for our class discussion!