Explore the life cycle of a butterfly

29th September, 2010 - Posted by Sammie Gann - 1 Comment

This great video is a wonderful supplement to view when teaching about life cycles of butterflies.  After watching the video, ask your students to blog about what they learned, what they already know, and what they want to find out more about using the reply box below.  Submit student work samples, notebook entries, and photos directly » Read More

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