Brianna Marvin

Hello, my name is Brianna Marvin and I am an Elementary Education major with a minor in Special Education! I graduate UNI May 2018 and student teach in the Fall of 2018 as well! I am looking forward to furthering my knowledge in the areas of science, to help better myself and teach my future students!



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Thu Apr 26, 2018 3:15 PM in Science in Kindergarten: What Does It Look like, Sounds like?
Today actually, I taught my first science engineering lesson to 15 third graders over hurricanes/natural disasters! This was connected to NGSS. However, I think that you could modify this to help kindergartners understand natural disasters as well! I have attached my lesson plan for it! The students loved it and they had so many great ideas for building structures to withstand the fan! Let me know...

Thu Apr 26, 2018 3:08 PM in Teaching Science to Kinder
I think this is a great idea! I think still working with plants, but having a lesson more towards the end of the year. I really like the idea of gardening with the students. I think that gardening and tying in a plants life cycle and how we grow plants is a great hands-on lesson for any age in an elementary setting. Introducing hands-on activities at an early age is important to me because this is...

Tue Mar 13, 2018 3:16 PM in Learning Science Concepts through Play
Briana! I also enjoyed some of the resources that have been posted. I am a huge advocate for children to be hands on and have the option to learn through play! I am currently a perspective teacher at the University of Northern Iowa and I am in My Phase II Practicum for Special Education. I am placed in a Kindergarten room and from the school district that this school is in, they have taken learnin...