Use a science notebook to gather and interpret data!

27th April, 2010 - Posted by Sammie Gann - No Comments

Thanks to the BBC for sharing this game with us! Making observations and using data that you collect during science inquiry experiments is an important piece to include in your science notebook. From observations, you collect data, make drawings and illustrations, make charts and graphs, and comment on what you observed or learned.  Use the PDF science » Read More

Observing plant growth while integrating math and science. The perfect connection!

26th April, 2010 - Posted by Sammie Gann - 9 Comments

My first grade students are enjoying a unit of study about plant life.  Students have made and recorded daily observations of plant growth in their science journals.  In the photo you will see students using unifix cubes to measure the height of their plants.  We are currently in the process of transplanting our class seedlings » Read More

Having trouble with greater than and less than? Try this song with your students!

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

Number eating alligator song and pdf worksheet download click to download INTELLI-TUNES by Ron and Nancy Brown share compelling information on how teachers can use music to learn science and math concepts in their classroom. Why Use Music to Teach Children? Music is a universal language central to every culture of the world. It has been » Read More

Free Vocabulary Cards with translations for ELL students

28th February, 2010 - Posted by Teacher - No Comments

  Free science picture cards link for download Developing a scientific vocabulary is important for literacy development for students.  This free download was developed by teachers as a resource to use in the classroom.  The cards can be downloaded with images and translations for english as a second language learners.  They are a wonderful addition » Read More