I teach 6th grade science in a small rural district in southern Michigan. I have an integrated science background with a focus in geology.
Uncovering Student Thinking: Probes
Collection of probes from the Uncovering Student Thinking book series.
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Earth: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
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Tue, Oct 23, 2012 3:14 PM in Instructional Aide
I currently have an instructional aide in one section of science I teach (6th grade). This section has a high population of special education students. The aide I have is not particularly proactive and often she is just sitting in the room. She does read tests and quizzes aloud to some students as an accommodation. For those of you that have an aide...
What does your aide do to support your ...
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Sun, Oct 21, 2012 2:28 PM in Mountain Building Demo
http://www.earthlearningidea.com/PDF/Himalayas_in_30_seconds_final_071029.pdf " target="_blank">The Himalayas in 30 Seconds!
Check out the link above for directions for doing a demonstration of folded structures in a mountain range. Just wondering if anyone has tried a simulation like this. Did it work? What problems did you run into? Any tips for success?
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Science Sampler: Chemical weathering—Where did the rocks go?
Wed, Oct 17, 2012 9:21 PM Good sample investigations
Chemical weathering can be a difficult concept for young middle school students. I developed an approach similar to the article with my 6th grade students. The investigations included definitely provide a good starting point to give examples and get students thinking.
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