I am a college student who is studying to become an elementary school teacher.
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Sun, Oct 30, 2016 10:04 PM in Science For Early Childhood
One of the experiments I saw done at the Maryland Science Center was making slime out of glue, borax, and a little food coloring. The recipe is in the link below. This experiment gets kids really excited, and can lead into talks about why the glue changed into slime.
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Sat, Oct 22, 2016 11:34 AM in Science Books for Younger Children
I'm trying to expand my 'school library' to find books that kids will find informative and interesting. Are there any science books for students that you can recommend that might be good additions?
Sat, Oct 15, 2016 8:25 PM in Sparking interest in young learners
Most kids really don't hate science. By nature they're really curious and always asking questions about that world, just like any good scientist. However, they think that it's 'boring,' because when they hear the word science, they think that they're going to have to sit and do worksheets or read a National Geographic Kids article. Both of these, of course, have their place. However, you can get ...
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Science 101: Why Do Leaves Fall Off Trees in the Fall?
Thu, Nov 17, 2016 4:25 PM Falling Leaves
This article gave a very easy explanation of why leaves fall off of trees.
Discovering Trees: Not Just a Walk in the Park!
Thu, Nov 17, 2016 4:23 PM Trees: An Unnoticed Resource
This article was useful to me, in that it described something of a unit plan, allowing the reader to do a walk through in your mind as the group goes through the unit.
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