Erica Hernandez

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Recent Posts by Erica

Mon Jan 27, 2020 9:41 AM in Parts of a Plant Activities (Elementary Level)
Hello everyone! What are some Parts of a Plant activities I can do with elementary grade students? Thank you!!

Mon Jan 27, 2020 9:33 AM in The moon
Depending on the age of the students, a video to introduce the topic would be great. An activity my 5th grade teacher did with my class was to position a lamp in the middle of the room to represent the sun and gave us wooden spheres on a stick/ dowel to represent the moon, and we, the students would represent the Earth. With this, he had us rotate to visually see the shadow on the sphere and we w...

Sat Aug 31, 2019 12:49 AM in Moon Phases
My 5th grade teacher gave us wooden spheres with sticks to hold onto, kind of like a wooden lollipop, and placed a bright lamp in the middle of the classroom, to act as the sun. He'd have all of us rotate our bodies to show the different phases of the moon. It was a fun activity and I'm sure your second grade class would enjoy it as well.

Recent Public Collections by Erica

EDCI 3333-20

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Connecting Mathematics and Science: A Learning Community That Helps Math-Phobic Students
Type: Journal Article

Connecting Argumentation to 5E Inquiry for Preservice Teachers
Type: Journal Article