Kimberly Dempsey

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Recent Posts by Kimberly

Sat Apr 02, 2016 12:25 PM in Class Pet
Turtles or hamsters make great class pets! I had a hamster in my class and we had so many lesson planned around him. We would collect data on his activity (sleeping, eating, running the wheel, etc) and then we create a chart showing his active times. We also learned about animal life cycles, and the class hamster was used as an example. These are just a few examples of lesson that can be used wit...

Sat Apr 02, 2016 12:21 PM in Science Notebook
At the school I am currently place, the students use a science interactive notebook, and the teacher has one for herself as well. It is a composition notebook, and on every left page the students paste in information they have received from the teacher or their notes, and on the right side they write their reflections. The teacher models at the front of the room what the notebook should look like ...

Sat Apr 02, 2016 12:17 PM in Teaching Science to Kindergarten in a Short Time Frame
You could incorporate your lesson into other subject areas. For example, you could have the students during reading time, read about science. Or during math, create a lesson using science based lesson material but also incorporate the math objective in the lesson (measurement, etc). You could also use project based learning, and have a main science objective for the week and each day for the 15 m...