Krista Inglis

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Recent Posts by Krista

Mon Oct 24, 2016 5:27 AM in Hints for Behavior Management in Science
Hi, I implement roles within my science practicals. This gives each student a job and they tend to take ownership which minimizes behaviour issues. I teach high school students and it seems to work for them. The roles are as follows: - Group manager (ensuring the group in on track, completing the set work) - Scribe (recording observations and results) - Safety adviser (ensure PPE is worn...

Mon Oct 24, 2016 5:16 AM in Let's Make Ice Cream!
My students love completing this as a treat for end of term. This is the recipe that i use: 1. Add 2 tablespoons of milk, 2 tablespoons of cream and some chocolate sauce to the small Ziploc bag. Seal the bag securely. 2 Fill the large zip lock bag with ice and add a small handful of rock salt. 3. Place the small ziplock bag with the cream and milk etc. into the larg...

Mon Oct 24, 2016 5:11 AM in Getting girls involved in Science
Hi All, My school recently trialed an all-girls science class with 15-16 year old girls. It was a challenge for me but also extremely rewarding. I found the girls responded well to group work and practical activities that involved inquiry based learning and critical thinking. I also tried to debunk the myth that science is a “boys” subject by using positive female role models within sci...