Kimberly Olson

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Recent Posts by Kimberly

Wed Dec 04, 2013 12:52 PM in Life Cycle Activities
I recently did a science workshop on the life structures of a plant. One of the stations was pollination. I had problems trying to find activities so for one I created my own. I decided to make mystery pollinator activity. Students were given various clues about pollinators such as, bats, moths, butterflies, flies, bees, beetles, hummingbird, and the wind. Students were asked to match the clues wi...

Wed Dec 04, 2013 12:44 PM in Virtual Field Trips
Thank you for sharing! I think virtual field trips are a excellent way to engage students and provide a authentic experience. I created a rocks and minerals unit, and one of my lessons incorporated the Grand Canyon. I found this virtual website http://www.grandcanyonvirtualtour.com/. The website allows students to have a 360 degree view of the Grand Canyon. Students can also look at the archaeolog...

Wed Dec 04, 2013 12:34 PM in Zombie Bees
Thank you for sharing this! One of the candidate teachers brought this up in my education program. I thought it was really interesting. I just did a science workshop on pollination and I should have incorporated "zombie bees".