Beverly Beinlich

Science has always been one of my favorite subjects. Just love seeing the innocent wonder in the eyes of children as they discover through science.

Affiliation

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

Recent Posts by Beverly

Sun Apr 29, 2012 9:51 PM in Photosynthesis labs
We are working on a workshop plan for kindergartners. One of our team members wants to discuss photosynthesis. Is there a way to explain this on a very basic level or should we exclude this topic for discussion?

Sun Apr 29, 2012 9:43 PM in Food Chains and Food Webs
The Lorax by Dr. Seuss offers many opportunities to discuss science topics. In reference to a food chain, after reading the story to the class, or having the students take turns reading the text, or watching a YouTube narrative of the book, have students draw a food chain for the ecosystem in The Lorax. Why did the animals have to leave? This book can also lead to discussion in many other areas ...

Sun Apr 29, 2012 9:33 PM in The Lorax
I was able to use the Lorax for a kindergarten workshop. I used it as an introduction to our workshop on trees. By selecting only the necessary pages to read to the group I was able to develop a conversation regarding the effects that losing all our trees would have. It was exciting to see how the students were able to connect the story to real-life examples.





Recent Public Collections by Beverly


Trees-Elementary

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These lessons will be used as we create a workshop on trees



Drawing on Students' Knowledge
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Science Shorts: Sort It Out
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ELL/ESL Resources

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Methods and Strategies: Alternative Assessments for English Language Learners
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Guest Editorial: The Root of the Problem
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Chessin, Debby

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Methods and Strategies: The 6-E Learning Model
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Every Feather Tells a Story
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