Struggling to make those tricky states of matter click for your young scientists? Look no further than the wonder of picture books! This video unlocks the secret to transforming your classroom into a laboratory of imagination, where learning explodes with vibrant illustrations and playful … [Read more...] about States of Matter Picture Books
November 8th is National STEM or STEAM Day. This day inspires and allows students to explore and pursue interests in science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Introducing STEM to your students helps improve their development in areas such as rational thinking and social and emotional skills. … [Read more...] about STEM Day Read Aloud Books
I'm throwing it back to my second-grade days today! One of my favorite field trips was our visit to the local zoo. In preparation for this trip, my students would research an animal and become an "expert" on that animal. They would then write a non-fiction book to add to our classroom … [Read more...] about Animal Research Projects
We did the best science experiment this week! We use the GEMS-NET science kits in our district. This is not an experiment that I devised on my own. The kits include lesson plans and all the materials to put the experiments into action. It's an amazing program! The … [Read more...] about Playing with Density!
Today we made lava lamps in Science class - so much fun! Some of my students had already made them, but they were still excited to do them again. The best part? They were super easy to make! I had each student bring in a water bottle. You also need vegetable oil (I needed … [Read more...] about Lava Lamps!