Former Wonder Lead Ambassador

Sarah Nicols

Joined 5 years ago

Sarah Nichols lives in sunny Los Angeles, CA, with her husband Kent. She is a life science, biology, AP biology and anatomy teacher for 7th – 12th graders at Pilgrim School. Sarah believes “Wonder is the first part of learning. You must be inspired by something in order to investigate the ‘Why?’ that fuels all aspects of learning.”

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Dec 21, 2012

What a WONDERful world!

I am so excited to be a Lead Ambassador for NCFL’s Wonderopolis.org Wonder Year Adventure 2012! We have already had such a great time getting to ...

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Dec 21, 2012

It’s a dog’s life…

My husband and I are very proud parents….to a 12 pound dog named Spike. We adopted Spike about a year and a half ago, and he has such a great ...

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Dec 21, 2012

Adventures in Middle School…Part 1!

Middle schoolers are a very special breed….but I love them! This is the most formative time in a person’s life, so I look at teaching middle ...

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Dec 21, 2012

Chicken (Noodle) Soup for….the husband!

Well, my husband has been down and out with the flu. ALL weekend! As I do anytime we get sick, I immediately drove over to the grocery store to pick ...

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Dec 21, 2012

Goooooooaaaalllll!!!!

I have played and coached competitive volleyball for the past 20 years. However, in the winter sports season, I am the assistant coach for our ...

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Dec 21, 2012

Snow trip!

Being that it is 80 degrees in Los Angeles right now, I naturally thought about blogging about…..SNOW! Yup, that cold, white, powdery stuff that we ...

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Dec 21, 2012

It’s a new world record!

Today in class with my 7th graders (while taking a break from the exciting world of cell division), we watched a video about a new world record set ...

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Dec 21, 2012

Mystery Creatures

Friday’s post on wonderopolis.org was all about Narwhals. These funny little whales in the cold Arctic waters are very elusive and mysterious ...

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Dec 21, 2012

Bring on the technology!

I got an iPad! As I mentioned before, my school is on a one-to-one laptop program with Apple, and all of our students from K-12 have their own ...

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