I am a senior Early Childhood Education major at the College of Charleston. I am looking forward to using these helpful materials to assist me in gaining insight on teaching and integrating science into my classroom.
Wed, Nov 14, 2018 9:06 AM in classroom management during experiments
For early childhood students, I think simple is best. So for classroom management during experiments, you could maybe try singing a song that gets your students attention. You could even ring a chime that would get students' attention and have them do hands up so they can listen to the instructions that you are going to give. If for some reason, you need to redirect...
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Wed, Nov 14, 2018 8:45 AM in Introducing Science to Pre-k
I agree, you can set up new science centers weekly or biweekly. One example would be having a sink or float center where students get to test different objects to see if they would sink or float. It would also be a good idea to take your students on nature walks and have them record their observations by either writing or drawing pictures to represent what they saw and observed.
Wed, Nov 14, 2018 8:42 AM in Teaching Science to Kindergarten in a Short Time Frame
I completely agree, I think that would be the best way. It's so easy to get your science standards to integrate with other subjects. There are also some cool educational apps that students could use on ipads or on the computer.
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Wed, Nov 14, 2018 9:26 PM Nutrition
I thought this SciPack was very engaging and informative. There was definitely a lot of information included in this SciPack and it was overwhelming at times. This is a great overview and introduction for someone that would like to learn more about Nutrition.
Floating and Sinking: Raising FUNdaMENTAL Questions
Wed, Nov 14, 2018 8:46 PM Floating and Sinking
Floating and Sinking is a very helpful resource. It shows how to implement engaging activities for students that build on prior knowledge. It also provides lots of Higher and Lower Order Thinking Questions that highlight the areas of Bloom's Taxonomy.
Ocean's Effect on Weather and Climate: Global Climate Patterns
Wed, Nov 14, 2018 8:51 AM Engaging
I found that this resource was extremely engaging and helpful. I really loved the graphs and charts that were included and the questions to ponder. I gained very insightful information from this resource and I will definitely be using it a lot.
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