Kimberly Chhouen


San Diego State University

Recent Posts by Kimberly

Wed Dec 02, 2015 7:25 PM in Science Notebook
I think having an interactive science notebook is a great idea as it allows students to reflect on their learning and record their thoughts. The most important tip I have learned is having a "model" science notebook that the students can open and reference whenever they need to and spending the first day explicitly explaining how to set up the notebook. I would recommend having a "title" page that...

Wed Dec 02, 2015 7:22 PM in Classroom Management
I agree that classroom management can be a daunting task, especially during science. Students tend to get very excited during science due to it's engaging nature, however use this to your advantage! If students are engaged and talking a lot, remember that this is a good thing as long as they are talking about science. I think that an important thing to do is always prep all of your materials ahead...

Wed Dec 02, 2015 7:12 PM in Getting girls involved in Science
Hi Amber, I thought you brought up an interesting point about lower rates of participation among girls in the STEM field. Similar to other posters, I think it is a great idea to bring in female role models. Often times when we speak about people who have made important contributions to science, we often speak about Einstein, Darwin, Galileo, etc. Some students may end up internalizing the messa...

Recent Public Collections by Kimberly

Plants and Animals

5 Resources

K-LS1-1. Use observations to describe patterns of what plants and animals (including humans) need to survive. K-ESS3-1: Use a model to represent the relationship between the needs of different plants and animals (including humans) and the places they live.

The Early Years: The Sun's Energy
Type: Journal Article

Science 101: How does photosynthesis work?
Type: Journal Article