Francoise Aguilera

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Recent Posts by Francoise

Sun Nov 24, 2019 5:38 PM in Class Pet
Hi, I love the idea of classroom pets.  I have heard and seen pets in the classroom. The most interesting one was the pet snake. You can connect it to the food web and energy flow in the web.

Sun Nov 24, 2019 4:50 PM in Solar system lessons
Game: Have the students work in groups, print out the planets without names and give them labels in a ziplock.  Have them label and put the planets in order. First group to get it right wins!   Activity: Assign each group a planet and research what each planet is like (quick facts) and what it would be like for humans to live on the assigned planet. Have them present it to the clas...

Sat Nov 23, 2019 8:29 PM in 1st Grade Parts of a Plant
Hi Diana,  If possible you can take the students out to draw different plants that they can find (grass, flowers, bushes, trees) Etc. and have them identify and label what parts each has. I don't know if this might also help but when I was in elementary we grew our own seed in a zip lock bag. We put the seed in a moist cotton ball and observed how the seed split opened, grew a stem, then a ...





Recent Reviews by Francoise


Sun Nov 24, 2019 5:09 PM
5 Fascinating and helpful
I think that this collection had an amazing variety of resources. The theme of this collection is plants and light. I can see how these two can be connected in the classroom as plants need light to grow and survive. My favorite resource, in particular, was the “Growing Plants and Minds” article. It showed how teachers can have their students observe plant growth over time. They will be able to practice making predictions, observing, investigating, and quantifying throughout the lesson. The lesson also incorporates using technology which to me is an added bonus. I feel like this collection is great for teachers to read when looking for ideas on what activities and lessons to do in class with the younger grades.






Recent Public Collections by Francoise


Inquiry

11 Resources



Perspectives: Helping Students Understand the Nature of Science
Type: Journal Article
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Formative Assessment Probes: To Hypothesize or Not
Type: Journal Article
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