Sharon Low

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Recent Posts by Sharon

Sat Nov 17, 2018 5:49 PM in Weathering and Erosion Activities
Hi! My name is Sharon and I am a preservice teacher at UMBC. For my elementary school science methods class, I am completing a block plan about weathering and erosion and their impact on agriculture. What kinds of activities are helpful for teaching about weathering and erosion?

Sat Nov 10, 2018 10:27 PM in Science Songs (Lab Rule)
I love ASAP Science videos! They do a great job of making parodies to a number of different pop songs. Another Youtuber named Jack Hartmann makes great videos for a wide variety of subjects for elementary school students. Here are some of his science videos: Living Things - Scientific Method - Move Li...

Sat Nov 03, 2018 2:05 PM in Teaching Lab Safety to Students
Hi Lizzy!  Here's a fun video I found on Youtube that teaches basic lab safety through a fun song. I think this would be great for elementary or early middle school students. You can also do a matching worksheet where you have one column of situations and then another column with the safety procedures. Then the students match the correct safety procedure to the accident. Acting out the differe...

Recent Reviews by Sharon

Thu Nov 29, 2018 11:55 PM
4 Great Collection of Lessons!
This collection has a multitude of lessons to choose from, all ranging from a wide variety of topics related to earth science (Green Schools, rocks and soils, water, insects, plants, and the sky). Each lesson plan is connected to standards and includes objectives, materials, instructions, grade level considerations, and an assessment. It also includes copies of handouts that go with the lessons. The lesson plans, however, could include differentiation techniques based on other things such as culture, gifted and talented, etc.

Thu Nov 29, 2018 11:41 PM
5 Great Inquiry Based Learning Activity!
Smith's inquiry based learning project is very useful for any science classroom. It engages students in the learning process and involves parents and the community as well. Each section is very detailed, describing each step of the process. This article is perfect for anyone elementary school teacher doing a lesson on soil erosion.

Recent Public Collections by Sharon

Weathering and Erosion Project

9 Resources

Outside source -

This Land is Your Land
Type: Journal Article

Creative Soil Conservation
Type: Journal Article