Susan German

Susan German has 20 years of experience teaching math and science in the classroom. She currently teaches math and science to 8th grade students in Hallsville, MO, but has experience teaching from grades 6 through 12. She holds National Board Certification and recently received a renewal for the certification. She has her BS- Ed in Science Education, a B.A. in Chemistry, a Masters in Science Education, and is an Educational Specialist in Educational Technology with emphasis on Learning Systems Design and Development.

Location

MO

Affiliation

Hallsville Middle School

Recent Posts by Susan

Tue Nov 04, 2014 11:00 PM in Graphing and Data Collection
Students in my class are currently collecting data using a science simulation on projectiles. Students are looking at size, mass, starting velocity, and diameter. Not to mention air resistance and no air resistance. We are using Google Docs, specifically spreadsheet, so students can be editing the document simultaneously. From there, each student will be given questions that will require t...

Tue Oct 21, 2014 11:00 PM in Fossils Resources
Hi Arlene, Thanks for sharing the resource. I plan on checking this out. Do you have anything else that you use with this website? Susan

Tue Oct 21, 2014 10:59 PM in A Framework for K-12 Science Education
Hi Naomi, That sounds like a wonderful teaching situation that you are a part of. Would you like to share one of your more favorite lessons? Susan





Recent Reviews by Susan


Tue Nov 18, 2014 10:46 PM
5 Great to increase conceptual knowledge
Robertson does a great job providing necessary conceptual knowledge to the reader His book chapters include simple materials that both illustrate the concept to the reader and could be duplicated in the classroom.


Tue Nov 18, 2014 10:33 PM
5 Robertson writes an increasing difficult text..
By this, I mean that Robertson starts simple and then increases the complexity of the concept. This is similar to how teachers should be teaching students. You start with where they are and increase the complexity.


Tue Nov 11, 2014 10:22 PM
5 Interesting Idea for Data
Using Google search terms, you can create a graph of the number of hits over time. Students can interpret the graphs to come up with a reason for the patterns.






Recent Public Collections by Susan


Integrating Technology, Engineering, and Math into Science

15 Resources

References for the four STEM Projects



MarsBound Activty
Type: User uploaded resource



http://www.instructables.com/id/Mouse-Trap-car/
Type: User uploaded resource



Nature of Science

5 Resources

This is the beginnings of a collection of articles designed to help teachers teach the nature of science and progress students from hypothesis to finished paper.



Methods and Strategies: Understanding the True Meaning of Nature of Science
Type: Journal Article
Grade: Elementary School, Middle School


Science Sampler: Scientific inquiry scoring guides
Type: Journal Article
Grade: Middle School


Stratosphere Jump

10 Resources

On October 14, 2012, Felix Baumgartner broke the speed of sound and the record for longest freefall by climbing to the stratosphere and jumping from a capsule.



World Record Jump
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How_High_Is_It_Educator_Guide.pdf
Type: User uploaded resource