I just posted a new episode of my Science Teaching Tips podcast on Mini Labs. Give it a listen! “Zeke” Kossover is a teacher in the bay area, and he’s always posting wonderful tips about teaching — from great organizational tips to the best places to find cheap electronic components to astute tips for teaching physics. In this podcast I got him to talk about an idea he’s used in his classroom and taught to many other science teachers — Mini Labs. The idea is to take a science concept and write a very focussed, brief lab activity around it. He has some concrete tips for making these labs successful and why they can be a useful addition to your class, without taking the amount of time and equipment that full lab experiences can require.