Gladys Gonzalez

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Recent Posts by Gladys

Tue Mar 20, 2018 1:10 AM in Food Chains
Hello, I am a student teacher in 2nd grade and we are currently learning about food chains. I am having difficulties finding hands on activities for students to really understand the concept, especially the transfer of energy from one organism to the next. The students want to draw the arrows the wrong way, and want something that is very concrete, so that they understand the transfer of energy fr...

Tue Mar 06, 2018 12:18 PM in 3rd grade Solar System
Hello, One lesson you could do with the students is use a flashlight as the sun and a foam ball as the moon and have groups of 3 students see the different moon phases. The students seemed really engaged the whole time during this lesson.

Mon Feb 19, 2018 10:44 PM in Kindergarten activities
Hello, One activity I saw in a Kindergarten classroom I observed was when the students were learning about magnets. The students found it astonishing that a magnet can attract or repel to different things. The teacher had a mini-lesson over magnets then gave each students a magnet and let them explore around the classroom. The students were given about 10 minutes to explore with their magnets. Th...