Observe the STC™ Organisms in a first grade classroom. Teaching lesson 3, “Planting our Seeds” in an elementary classroom

4th May, 2010 - Posted by Sammie Gann - 12 Comments

Science and Technology for Children® Organisms Unit:  Planting Our Seeds lesson 3   By the end of the unit your students will understand that:   Plants and animals are two kinds of organisms. Organisms are similar in some ways and different in others. The new starting point in the life cycle of a plant is » Read More

Shadows and Light

3rd May, 2010 - Posted by Sammie Gann - No Comments

Thanks to the British Broadcasting Corporation for sharing this game with us!  Exploring shadows during the day and night are a wonderful way for students to understand the connection between light and shadows.  Use this activity to develop an understanding of position and motion using shadows with a variety of indoor and outdoor objects.  What did » Read More