Zamarria Brake

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Recent Posts by Zamarria

Tue Apr 28, 2020 3:35 AM in Earth's Changing Surface
I recently came across an experiment that I feel would be an effective introduction activity on the processes that cause changes on Earth's surface. This experiement was a part of a book chapter,  Rocks and Soil,  from  Bringing Outdoor Science In  by Steve Rich. This text included many easy and interactive experiments. In this experiment, students will disprove any misconceptions they may have i...

Tue Apr 28, 2020 1:50 AM in Assigning Homework
While doing clinical observations in higher elementary classrooms, I have noticed that it is a common practice for teachers to assign one assignment a night in accordance to material covered in class. I recently read  Hands-On Homework for Introductory Science  by Chandralekha Singh that explains as an educator alongside a few colleagues, they created an inovative way to assign homework to their ...

Mon Apr 27, 2020 10:42 PM in Making science fun
Hi Sarah,  I recently read Why, How, and Where to View Totality by Charles Fulco and he touches on the problem of engaging students into a science curriculum. He explained that by allowing students to experience science for themselves is a great way to keep them engaged. This is a great way to allow students to connect their experiences with the course content. Learning through traditional m...

Recent Public Collections by Zamarria

Earths place in the Universe

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Learning Standard: 4-ESS1- Earth's place in the universe students who demonstrate understanding can: 4-ESS1.1- Identify evidence from patterns in rock formations and fossils in rock layers to support an explanation for changes in a landscape over time.

Earth's Place in the Universe (Video)
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Every Rock Tells A Story (Video)
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