What’s the most common student misbehavior? TALKING! Hands down. When I was talking to another teacher the other day, we discussed social talking and when that is appropriate. It seemed like the kids didn’t really know what social talking is and when it is appropriate. With 90 minute classes, we really don’t have any time […]
Archives for October 2013
For November 4-8, we are finishing up our study of erosion, then moving on to sedimentary rocks and fossils. Monday Warm-up: Slow Changes from Weekly Warm-ups Bundle Complete a whole class model to determine which landscape erodes sediments the fastest. We will have: sand and soil, soil only, soil and rocks, and soil with vegetation. […]
I wrote a guest blog post for Laura Candler at Corkboard Connections. Click on over and see what we did for force and motion with toy cars.
Welcome to The Science Penguin! Please check out my newest post about slow changes on Earth, packed with photos and ideas. Just click the image below. Original Post: This is the week of erosion stations and candy labs for Halloween! Monday-Wednesday Notebooking: Constructive and Destructive Forces (student-made) Weathering, Erosion, and Deposition Sort from Sorting Science […]
Welcome to The Science Penguin! Please check out my newest post about erosion, packed with photos and ideas. Original Post: Monday: Warm-Up: Electricity from Upper Elementary Warm-ups Bundle Notebook Activity: Solar and Wind Energy from All in One Science Notebooks Bundle (students need to be familiar with these for our Light and Electricity EOU, although we will […]