Judith Boyle

Judy Boyle has been teaching for more than 35 years and she has recently retired but still loves science! She received the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) award in science for Montana in 2016.




Montana Science Teachers Association

Recent Posts by Judith

Sun Jan 24, 2021 9:13 PM in The moon
Here's a great website for a detailed explanation of your questions. Be sure to watch the video! https://earthsky.org/astronomy-essentials/how-much-of-the-moon-can-we-see-from-earth-lunar-libration#:~:text=Why%2C%20then%2C%20do%20we%20see,of%20what's%20called%20synchronous%20rotation.&text=Because%20of%20synchronous%20rotation%20or,around%20the%20Earth%3A%2027.32%20days.

Tue Aug 25, 2020 8:34 PM in Science for Elemntary at home
Hello, Alejandra, Last spring while teaching virtually, I had my students take their iPad outside to find and photograph signs of spring. The kids found amazing things from meteorology to botany. They also had to record in their science notebooks what they observed and list five questions they had about the phenomena they observed. They had to research the answers to their questions and put th...

Tue Aug 25, 2020 8:21 PM in Upcoming teacher
Hi, Nicole,  You will find that students are by nature curious about everything. I have a stool in front of my desk and to spark curiosity in science, I will find an item that is used to introduce a science we will be studying to place on it. As my students arrive, they seem to always gravitate to the stool and begin asking questions. I tell them to get their science notebooks and record the q...

Recent Reviews by Judith

Fri Jul 14, 2017 12:30 PM
5 A Wonderful guide
This book is a wonderful book to use as a guide to the NGSS particularly the progressions. Whether you are a novice or seasoned NGSS teacher, I recommend purchasing it!