Students will build and use a model to show how water erosion and deposition form a delta.
Keywords: erosion deposition delta landform
Migration in the Balance A curriculum mini-unit addressing CT Science Standard 4.2 Developed by: Tracy Ajello, Doolittle Elementary School, Cheshire, CT Carmen Andrews, Cooperative Educational Services, Bridgeport, CT Vicki Climie, Branford High School, Branford, CT David Heiser, Yale Peabody Museum Tom Parlapiano, Yale Peabody Museum Deanna Pucillo, Harry M. Bailey Middle School, West Haven, CT Carrie Seiden, Totoket Valley Elementary School, North Branford, CT Jim Sirch, Yale Peabody …
Keywords: migration, adaptations, global change, environment
Science4Us is an excellent source for building primary learners to integrate science more fully when entering elementary school. Highly recommend for teachers as also a source of transitioning to third grade.
Keywords: Science, STEM
students are introduces to the beginning stages of the Scienticif process. They work as a group and record the outcome. This is a first day of school activiity I use in kindergarten.
Keywords: Cause and Effect
Our school has been using myON reading program for independent readers in grades 2 through 8 and classroom teachers tailor this online program to students in Kindergarten and up. This year, preschool families were offered short training sessions to learn how to best use the collection of 5000+ titles for their young readers. Available online and as Apple or Android apps. Classroom instruction is enhanced with the variety of nonfiction titles on science, nature, history, …
Keywords: reading; online books; nonfiction; flipped lessons
Utah State Universitiy's National Library of Virtual Manipulates is a great, interactive,internet based source of tutorials and manipulatives for teaching math concepts. You have to try it! Use the link below to visit the National Library of Virtual Manipulatives: http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/siteinfo.html
Keywords: Math Manipulatives
Use the link below to learn how to make a lava lamp using plastic bottle, cooking oil, water, food coloring and Alka Seltzer (sodium salicyclate). This experiment is appropriate for students in4th grade and above. Have fun! - Karen Stringer http://www.sciencebob.com/experiments/videos/video-blobs.php
Keywords: Lava Lamp Lab
This is a screencast of a PowerPoint presentation I presented at a state conference. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s7TtOleZkoo The presentation includes many ways to incorporate STEM technology into your classroom.
Keywords: STEM, technology, math, teacher help, inspiration
I teach Lower and Middle school STEM classes to students who struggle with attention, orginizational, and learning differences.
Virtual worlds robotic programming, computer science tutorials, and a clear and effective interface make this a great site to let students explore a multitude of programming options on their own. Great for learning to program NxT G at an individual pace. Students can earn badges. Students can also develop mathematics skills through robot behaviors. This is a rich resource and frequently updated and enhanced.