Earth Science technology tool for assessment in your classroom

1st April, 2010 - Posted by Sammie Gann - 2 Comments


Move this online game to a technology station in your classroom! We all know that assessment is key to drive your instruction. Assess your students learning through this interactive blog and connect with 21st century students and teachers around the world. Upload videos, class snapshots, science notebook entries, students interviewing students, or inquiry prompts and open the site as a technology learning station in your room. Your students can create a class science notebook documenting what they have learned throughout the lesson or even lessons that were published in other classrooms around the world.

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Click on the image to view our Earth and Space Unit


Teachers…In what ways could you use this online teaching tool in your classroom? Post your lesson ideas below.

Students… What did you learn? Post your notebook entries below.


Erin Reed

April 6th, 2010 at 1:20 pm    

Second Grader

I learned that it takes 12 months for the Earth to rotate around the Sun.

Sammie Lotz

April 6th, 2010 at 2:10 pm    

Erin, you are right that the Earth rotates and it does go around the sun every 12 months but I am going to share with you a new word. The new word is revolution. Think of the word revolve and try to answer this question.
What does revolve mean?
What does rotate mean?
What is the difference in rotation and revolution?

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