Katherine Plucinski



Recent Posts by Katherine

Wed Sep 05, 2018 1:38 PM in Misconceptions about seasons
Hi there! I am currently a graduate student, hoping to teach high school Earth Science next year!  I have been thinking about common science misconceptions, specifically the tendancy for people to think that seasons happen due to the proximity of the Earth to the sun, not the axis tilt. I know how important it is to access preconceptions and then address the misconceptions but I am wondering s...

Wed Sep 05, 2018 1:28 PM in STEM and Fairy Tales
I love this idea of combining STEM and language arts together! I think that this could be used in any classroom level. It is fun, informative, and switches up the pace of the class! Although it is not a fairytale, this sparked a thought that I could use the children's book, "Tadpole's Promise" to help illustrate metamorphosis. 

Recent Public Collections by Katherine

Oceanography Unit Plan Collection

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Resources for for teaching oceanography

Connecting Middle School, Oceanography, and the Real World
Type: Journal Article

Earth Systems in a Bottle: Building Earth systems teaches students an integrated environmental lesson
Type: Journal Article