Tue, Dec 07, 2021 9:50 PM in Natural Phenomenon
I have seen teachers use an oreo cookie to show the different tectonic plates. They break off one side of the cookie and break that in half, then put it back onto the cream. Then you can move the two part over the cream to show the plates moving and how that can create a volcano. The students really enjoyed! Also, world news and making the situation real and relavant is a great way to get the stu...
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Tue, Dec 07, 2021 9:43 PM in Science Experiments on a Budget
The best part about science is that it is everywhere! Experiments can be made and modified to fit whatever materials you do have. Asking other teachers in the building to borrow resources they may have, like microscopes, is one easy solution. Another way is to post on Facebook or send a message home with the students. There are so many people in the community who would love to contribute to the c...
Tue, Dec 07, 2021 9:37 PM in Women in STEM
This is so accurate and exciting! It is so great to be seeing women take leadership roles in STEAM, a once male dominated field. I recently heard Emily Calandrelli speak on the challenges for women in STEM careers and the ways that she works to encourage young females to be curious and passionate about science. I think challenging the stigma while children are young and getting them passionate ab...
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