Laud Gaba

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Recent Posts by Laud

Thu Dec 04, 2014 4:04 PM in Weather Projects
I did a weather tic-tac-toe project with my class last year and students used different products to convey their understanding of weather. They had the options of completing the following... posters, diagrams, writing songs, poetry, constructing a collage, writing a short paragraph, doing a PowerPoint or audio story etc. as parts of their project. The quality of each project artifact was defined ...

Wed Dec 03, 2014 10:01 PM in Maglev Train
This would be a great STEM lesson simply because of the obvious linkages to engineering, math, technology, and science. I have not tried this as my school is just getting started with STEM. Anyway here is a link I came across from something a school in the UK did. If you guys get to work on this, I would love to hear how it went! http://www.skinners-school.co.uk/docs/Current_Students/STEM/...r...

Wed Dec 03, 2014 9:52 PM in The Role of Light Energy in Open Ocean Ecosystems
Stacia, Actually I did this as an add-on communal activity. It was simple but impactful, actually brought about by one of my students after we studied energy pyramids and how populations size shrinks as energy diminshes in its move upward from producers through ecosystems. The class watched a video about marine ecosystems and the effects of sunlight and other abiotic factors on marine life in...