Samantha Kalmick



Recent Posts by Samantha

Tue Mar 20, 2018 11:02 PM in Living and Nonliving activity
I am a student teacher and I created an activity for my first grade class for living and nonliving organisms. For the activity you need pictures of living and nonliving organisms, index cards, envelopes, glue sticks, chart paper and markers. The teacher glues the picture to the index cards and the puts two pictures in each envelope. The Teacher also creates a T-chart on chart paper with the headin...

Tue Mar 06, 2018 10:11 PM in Keeping Students Engaged
Andrea, I am a future educator as well, I think that as long as the activities are hands on that the students will be engaged and involved in the lesson. One activity that I used in an assignment on living and nonliving organisms is having living and nonliving organisms from outside in a paper bag, such as gravel and grass. The students then come up and pull an item out of the bag and state if it...

Tue Mar 06, 2018 10:01 PM in 1st grade activities
I am a student teacher in a 1st grade classroom, what are some hands on science activities for first grade?