Christine Herald

STEM Project Coordinator

Location

KS

Affiliation

USD 383

Recent Posts by Christine

Fri Jan 12, 2018 6:45 PM in Chem for those who do not like it
To add to the other good points already shared, since chemistry is so abstract, I try to use models and online simulations such as phet.colorado.edu. Weekly hands on experiments are a must! Check out American Chemical Society’s resource at www.middleschoolchemistry.com for simple explanations.

Mon Oct 09, 2017 4:59 PM in Activities that MATTER
Check out ACS website for middle school. I've used the activities for 5th up to 10th grade! http://middleschoolchemistry.com/

Fri Aug 04, 2017 9:03 AM in Favorite New Resources for Back to School?
Hi Sarah! Looking forward to your list! I like https://concord.org/ (which also has online ideas for NGSS lessons at http://concord.org/ngss/ science and math activities), American Chemical Society's http://www.middleschoolchemistry.com/ and https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/education/whatischemistry/adventures-in-chemistry.html. With the addition of "E" to our standards, my go to sites are ...