Currently a teacher candidate at UMBC focusing on elementary education.
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Wed, Apr 13, 2011 3:21 PM in Physical Science Misconceptions
Currently in my class each of us were given the task to plan a two-week science unit. I decided to teach a unit on simple machines and explore the often avoided physical science. I think there are misconceptions about physical science even among pre-service teachers or even completely overlooked. As part of the two-week unit assignment we have to create a concept map of our topic and an analysis o...
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Invite an Alien to Astronomy Night
Sat, Apr 23, 2011 6:56 PM Invite me to Astronomy Night!
This article provides a very detailed description of a family after-school event organized but a teacher with the help of the PTSA, students, and school staff. This article brings a lot of inspiration and ideas to bring similar events to their school community.
Sat, Apr 23, 2011 6:52 PM Invite me to Astronomy Night!
A Close-Up Look at the Red Planet
Sat, Apr 23, 2011 6:29 PM Lots of information!
At first it may take time to adjust navigating around the SciGuide because of the fine print. However it provides a SciGuide Map that outlines resources offered which helps ensure no links are missed. It also provides resources for both students and teachers. For example, students can use the links to learn more about the Red Planet on their own and the teacher can use the Lesson Resources to implement the material into instruction.
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