Teresa Mendoza

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Recent Posts by Teresa

Tue Oct 28, 2014 11:20 PM in The needs of plants - light?
One science activity I always remembered doing was placing a bean in between a wet napkin inside a plastic bag and tapping it to a window. As days pass you are able to see roots starting to grow. This can be and example for students to observe the change every 6 days. Also, you can tape bags in different places (the window to get sunlight and inside a cabinet that gets no light) to observe the dif...

Tue Oct 28, 2014 11:03 PM in Ideas for 2nd Grade science lessons
In our second grade classroom we are currently exploring different types of energy. Each day we learn about a different energy (light energy, sound energy, heat energy). With every type of energy there is a small activity/projects we do to allow students to learn more about the energy. For example when we learned about light energy we had students focus on an object with the lights on and then tu...

Tue Oct 28, 2014 10:56 PM in Importance of Teaching Science
While currently in student teaching I have noticed that teachers put a lot of focus on math and reading and only teach science or social studies when they have extra time in the day. How do you plan or manage time to teach science? I know it is very important for students to get equal exposure to all subjects.

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