Hannah Ballantyne

I am a senior Elementary Education major at the University of Northern Iowa with a minor in Literacy Education. When I graduate, I would like to teach in the upper elementary grades. I look forward to helping students become curious and excited to learn about science in the future!




University of Northern Iowa

Recent Posts by Hannah

Thu Nov 23, 2017 12:09 AM in Science Fun for Students
In my pre-service science education class, I have learned that presenting students with a science phenomena is a great way to start off a lesson. Students become interested in figuring out the answer or solution to this phenomena, and want to continue with the lesson. I have also learned that students want to learn more when they are able to develop their own experiments that revolve around the or...

Wed Nov 22, 2017 11:58 PM in A YouTube Channel for K-8 Science Education
Thanks for sharing this YouTube channel! I explored this channel and watched a few videos. I really enjoyed these science demonstrations and thought that they were very informative. I think these videos will be very helpful to use in my future classroom to spark my students' interest about a science phenomena or idea. I can use these at the beginning of a lesson and then allow my students to do th...

Wed Nov 22, 2017 11:32 PM in 3D Printing in schools
Thanks for sharing this! I did not know much about 3-D printing before viewing this presentation, but this really helped. I think it would be beneficial for my future school to purchase a 3-D printer, so my students have access to it. I never realized how many positives there were to using them in your classroom. I think it would be a great resource for my students to use and spark their interest...