Kayla Luna

Kayla has not updated the personal profile information on this page. Please contact Kayla and make this suggestion!

Have you updated your profile?

Become part of the NSTA professional learning community, sharing digital resources, ideas, and classroom strategies, and connect and learn about those with whom you are collaborating!

Updating your profile is easy to do and allows others to learn more about you as part of the NSTA community, just click the "My Profile" link located at top of this page and begin entering your information. This professional profile space serves as the destination where you can find your NSTA certificates, NSTA conference transcripts, online activity log, total activity points, and the NSTA badges that you have earned for your online work. We encourage you to add your photo or image and to update your "Notification Preferences" for community forums discussions.

Recent Posts by Kayla

Tue Apr 12, 2016 1:47 AM in Getting girls involved in Science
This is such an important topic! As a female myself, i do not recall ever enjoying science very much. I think all students should be encouraged to participate in the class and be given hands on activities. Hands on activities always encourage participation and kind of force the students to delve into science. Once they're completing the activities, they end up enjoying and learning science. 

Tue Apr 12, 2016 1:37 AM in Phases of the Moon
Observation is definitely a great way to start and i also suggest having the students observe the moon before you actually teach the content. Also, it would help to have the students create a foldable with the different phases of the moon that they can put in their science journals or keep for future reference. I'd also incorporate a brain pop video to help them see how the moon orbits around the ...

Tue Apr 12, 2016 1:34 AM in Lunar Cycle
The moon has various phases, it takes about 14 days for the moon to go from the New Moon stage to the Full moon stage. One full cycle is about 28 days. The phases start with the new moon (seeing nothing in the sky) and wax (get bigger) until they get to the full moon and then wane (get smaller) to go back to the new moon phase. Other phases of the moon are the crescent, gibbous, and quarter moon.