Miranda Foster

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Recent Posts by Miranda

Sat Nov 24, 2018 7:01 PM in Should I incorporate a science book in my lesson? Should It be fiction or non-fiction ?
 I teach 5th grade Science, and I don’t use book readings in my lesson often, however I notice how much they love reading. I rarely have time and must get started on the actual lesson and experiments, but I just want to know how everyone else incorporates it in their lessons and when? I also want it to be something they really listen to, so is non-fictional science topic books more interesting, r...

Sat Nov 24, 2018 6:51 PM in Lesson on Caves
Yes, depending on the grade, it’s always fun and memorable when students can act out scenarios, in this case being in a cave, let them know they are scientists or give them a responsibility or reasoning for being in the cave . Students can use their imagination with the teacher’s guidance and create a new world in a cave. This can involve: ·         Questions about caves ·         Have them...

Fri Oct 12, 2018 11:16 AM in STEM in my classroom
I have had some experience in Stem Labs, and in classrooms where students are able to really explore science. I enjoyed seeing the teacher/instructor break down rigorous academic's concepts while using real world lessons to make connections. One thing I will say is, it was surprising to see so many opportunities to includes technology and engineering. This was fascinating to see students taking o...





Recent Public Collections by Miranda


Density, Mass, and Volume

Students will experiment with density, volume and mass. Students will recognize the difference between weight and mass, make predictions about two similar size objects and calculate the volume of an object using mathematical formulas.