Washonda Foote

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Recent Reviews by Washonda


Wed Nov 28, 2018 11:30 PM
4 Earth in Space
This is a great resource. I think he can be very helpful when teaching elementary students about the earth in space, for the solar system as a whole family. This resource has great illustrations entails how the planets came into existence. I think that this resource will help students learn or even refresh Many science concepts. It would help me in my personal classroom as it will enhance my teaching and Is it girls in today that the students can relate to. A lot of great pictures it illustrations it will allow the students to be engaged in allowed them to connect so real world objects. The overview is very helpful is it related to current technology.


Wed Nov 28, 2018 10:59 PM
5 Earth, Sun, and Moon: Earth's Seasons
This science topic is one that I fine great interest in. The article states that even though most people in the United States experience four different season including spring, summer, fall, and winter. The fall and spring seasons are very short and mostly absent because their winter is so warm. The article gives a great understanding of why we have different seasons on Earth and why seasons vary from one location on Earth and another. The seasons are caused by the tilt of Earth’s axis with respect to the plane of its orbit around the Sun. The angle and direction of tilt does not change as Earth orbits the Sun, during half of the year the north polar region tilts toward the Sun, resulting in increased heating (summer) and away from the Sun during the other half of the year, resulting in cooling (winter). This article I found to be very interesting due to the fact that it presents what causes the four seasons on Earth, and why are there regional differences in their length and characteristics. This is why I believe the article has merit. In the Earth's Seasons Science Object, students will investigate how the relative movements and positions of Earth and the Sun cause our seasons. This is stimulating and informative for students. The article has great visuals and I think will students will definitely understand and relate to the vocab words as they are able to visually see what the it really looks like. The info is relevant as it explains the common misconception about that the Earth being closer to the Sun in summer, as others are able to use the information? In conclusion, there are many things to be learned from this science object. I can definitely apply this lesson in my classroom and make it more relatable and adaptable to elementary students. It is an excellent resource, and does a good job of showing ways to address and correct student doubts about the seasons.