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!

Location

IA

Affiliation

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...