Nic Peiffer

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Recent Posts by Nic

Thu Dec 06, 2018 8:37 PM in Lesson on Magnets for Kindergarten
  This sounds like a great idea. Magnets can be very fascinating to young students. I am a student at the University of Norther Iowa studying elementary education. I think that exploring what is magnetic could be really fun. If could get your hands on one magnet for each student and then for the first part of the lesson just let them explore the room with the magnets. Let them stick them to th...

Thu Dec 06, 2018 8:28 PM in 1st Grade Activities
Hi Danielle My name is Nic and I am a student studying elementary education at the University of Northern Iowa. We recently have been diving in to early elementary activity to intergrade science. We did an experiment where we explored how shadows work. We used LED lights to cast shadows and the challenges that we had to explore and explain were things such as why the shadows got bigger and sma...

Mon Nov 05, 2018 10:38 PM in Science For Early Childhood
Hi Amanda In my methods of teaching science class that I am partaking this fall we have been talking about just this. We recently took part in a couple of science investigations and I would like to share my favorite. We did an air flow lab that was very basic. This is very little direction you just give the kid pipes and connector, a vacuum and many different types of balls and objects. Give the ...