Micheal P Floyd Jr

Hello everyone, I'm a Middle School Science Instructor at my respected school. I provide learning opportunities through the use of hands on activities, STEM, and teacher facilitation relating to student discoveries in science. I'm currently a graduate of the Space Academy for Teachers (Huntsville, Alabama), and a seven year Teacher Liaison for the Space Foundation (Colorado Springs, Colorado). I'm a 35 year, U.S. Army Military Police veteran and someone who loves Science (Earth, Life, and Physical) and its components relating to both Theory and Law.



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Recent Posts by Micheal P

Fri Jun 05, 2020 8:39 AM in Justice Centered Science in High School Classrooms
Brittany, "Justice Centered Science" is another way of expressing "Reality Based Instructions" which was coined by my research group back in 1986 at Central State University/Edmond, Oklahoma. "Reality Based Instruction" takes a given concept and applies it into the realm of reality in which it is best suited for - take for example the "Water Cycle" and its functions. How can it's stages be applie...

Tue May 05, 2020 8:28 AM in Teaching Controversial Topics in Science
The instructions of any topic, in Science, that may be deemed “Controversy” is the very fabric of Science itself. How many Scientists, past and present, have learned that their proven theories were eventually found to be false? Science is a matter of making discoveries, especially when a wrench is tossed into the mix. What may be factual using a given formula, may be declared a falsehood when...

Wed Apr 22, 2020 5:58 AM in Physics Songs
Having Music in Science is a motivational tool toward learning, especially since I have been doing it for over 27 years now. One of my songs was even featured on a made-for-children movie. Yes, I did shoot off a nice letter to the producer who didn’t respond. But what can a teacher do but realize that what happened is what we do... steal ideas to help children learn (smile). My scientific son...