Danielle Penrod

I am a first year science teacher after teaching social studies for 13 years. I currently teach 168 sixth grade students.

Location

OH

Affiliation

Waverly Junior High

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Recent Posts by Danielle

Thu Feb 19, 2015 3:27 PM in Graphing and Data Collection
My students just completed an activity where they had to insulate a beaker full of hot water. We took temperature measurements every minute for 20 minutes and then create line graphs to show the data. I was able to get an AEP Teacher Vision grant for $500.00 to purchase digital thermometers for this project. I also used hot pot or electric kettle to heat the water. So many opportunities to d...

Thu Feb 19, 2015 3:04 PM in Best Science Apps?
You should be able to purchase an I-phone app for your ipad. I know I have done this before, but don't remember which app I did this with. I remember doing this because someone told me about an app, but I could not find it in the store. After switching to I-phone only apps, I was able to find it and load it to my ipad.

Thu Feb 19, 2015 2:58 PM in Introducing the League of SI Superheroes! (take two!)
Are comic style animations a good way to introduce these SI unit concepts to 5th and 6th grade students? yes What kinds of materials do you like to use to teach measurement concepts? I teach measurement when I teach about matter. We measure volume, mass and make density calculations. What adventures could the SI superheroes have that would reinforce your measuring unit teaching goals? ...





Recent Public Collections by Danielle


Heredity & Variation

2 Resources



Heredity and Variation
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Heredity and Variation
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Buoyancy

9 Resources



Putting a Spring in Archimedes’ Step
Type: Journal Article
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Tried and True: Whatever floats your boat
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Cell parts

2 Resources

Cell parts & their functions



Cell_Model_Project_Rubric.docx
Type: User uploaded resource



PowerPoint_exampledirections.pptx
Type: User uploaded resource