Wendy Miranda

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Recent Posts by Wendy

Sun Nov 18, 2018 10:59 PM in Teaching Science to Kindergarten in a Short Time Frame
Hello Jennifer, i agree with what everyone else has mentioned. Perhaps you can plan ahead of time for each week by looking at the themes and breaking it down so that it can fit in with different areas. For example, exploring different types of leaves. 1.(Language) You can read a stroy about it during cirlce time. 2.(Math) For math give them math problems where they can use/ or measure the leav...

Mon Nov 12, 2018 8:31 PM in Applecano!
Wanted to share an experiment I did today at my field placement with the preschoolers. we made "volcanoes" out of apples. Since we are in Fall we decided to use a fruit we are familar with (apples)! We used baking soda, dish soap, food coloring (to make it more exciting) and vinegar. The students each got to help out putting the solutions inside the apple and then observed as it erupted. This les...

Sun Nov 04, 2018 7:36 PM in Living and Nonliving Things
Hello Rachel, Teaching children about living and non-living things can be really interesting! I would suggest you begin by introducing what non-living and living things can be. Then provide them with card examples that sort the two categories. I found a good website that shows an example of a lesson that can be included for students in all elementary grades, beginning from grade K. It provides...

Recent Reviews by Wendy

Sat Nov 03, 2018 1:42 PM
5 Science for Young Children
A Head Start on Life Science is a great resource to look into! It includes 24 inquiry-based lessons and shows you how. The activities are organized into sections on animals, plants, and nature walks. It is inspiring. What is great about this resource is that it includes lists of learning objectives and gives a list of materials and background that can help you build on your lessons for your students. A plus about A Head Start on Life Science is that the at-home activities are written in both English and Spanish.

Sat Nov 03, 2018 1:32 PM
5 Floating and Sinking
Floating and Sinking raising Fundamental questions is a great resource. It provides you with an example of a science concept and then lists the materials, procedures, and the debriefing portion. This resource gives you an idea on how to flow a lesson that includes sinking and floating. This resource provided help when I was preparing a sink or float lesson plan.

Recent Public Collections by Wendy

Experiences with Fall

7 Resources

Resources that can help when planning lesson plans for "Experiences with Fall (season)"

Teaching Through Trade Books: Pumpkins!
Type: Journal Article

Science Shorts: Comparing Liquids
Type: Journal Article