Arleen Bourcier


Pearl City Elementary

Recent Posts by Arleen

Sat Nov 10, 2012 3:01 PM in SciGuide Lesson: Why Do we Have Seaons?
It’s great to have the 'inside scoop" on the really good things hidden amongst all the information that the Scipacks have to offer. I'll be sure to take a look at this particular part of the SciPack so I can also incorporate it into my lessons about season for next school year. I teach kindergarten and sometimes the students have a great deal of confusion when we talk about the changing of seaso...

Sat Nov 10, 2012 2:47 PM in Nutrition
Our school has taken many steps to encourage the students to change their eating habits and exercise. We are in our second year of implementing the nutrition guidelines within the school which eliminated any foods or snacks that are not "healthy." This requires the parents to send only healthy snacks for their children and it also eliminates all of the goodies, birthday and holiday treats. We ...

Sat Nov 03, 2012 5:56 AM in Fossils, Evolution, and more
I'm always thinking about the Kindergarten grade level and maybe a fossil activity that gives the experience of digging up fossils would be fun. I know there are fossil kits sold in the store but those are pricey. It may be possible to create your own fossil finding actvity using individual containers or even a small area on school grounds that could be used.

Recent Reviews by Arleen

Sun Nov 04, 2012 3:52 PM
5 Interdependence of Life: Kindergarten
The Interdependence of Life SciGuide is filled with lesson plans, media resources, and links. The SciGuide is suggested for the middle school level however it can easily be adapted to the primary classroom. The topics of invasive species and food webs make this SciGuide easily attainable for even my Kindergarten students. The "other resources" lists a variety of books and articles for the k - 4 groups. The selections are useful and wihtin reach for the students.

Sun Nov 04, 2012 9:33 AM
4 Nutrition :Grades K - 4
The Nutrition: Grades K - 4 Sci-Pack is filled with useful information for the primary grade levels. The SciPacks offers many resources and worksheets for classroom use. The linked resouces were very useful for a variety of videos and clips that can be used in my Kindergarten classroom. The videos and clips will explain such topics as things in your refridgerator and the need for calcium for strong bones. The worksheets made available are simple for the Kindergarten students to follow and cute too. The SciPack is a great resource for the primary grade levels.

Recent Public Collections by Arleen


1 Resources

Life Cycles and Inherited Traits
Type: SciGuide