Tue Feb 20, 2018 1:21 AM in Science Concepts and Play
I think that science concepts taught through play creates much interest and active learning among students. They tend to be more engaged and involved in their learning. Older students are interested in learning science through play just as the lower grade levels. I recently did a project with my students on water density. With just a spoonful of sugar and some food coloring, you can make wat...

Tue Jan 30, 2018 10:31 PM in SCIENCE & SPACE IN THE ELEMENTARY CLASSROOM
Hi Lory. As a student teacher, I recently had the opportunity to get out and be involve with young scientists and their  projects. It is amazing to see the measure of creativity displayed among the primary grades. I have started volunteering  with organizations that support causes important to scientists. It provides a chance to engage with the public while  increasing the awareness of t...

Thu Jan 25, 2018 12:55 AM in Inquiry-Based Learning in Elementary School
Hello Brooke, I like your inclusion of the 5E into Inquiry Based Learning. I agree with you because it is an opportunity for students to engage in activities that increases their metacognitive skills, which promotes higher order thinking. Through this method of learning in science, students can learn by investigating, exploring that creates discussions to the curious young mind. Good Artic...