Anila Khan

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Recent Posts by Anila

Sat Mar 21, 2015 2:05 AM in Science Simulation
I am sure many people are already familiar with this website, but for those who are new in the field of education and are not familiar with this site, try, an educational website that I happened to experience today. I am a student teacher and my instructor introduced this site to the class which is an excellent resource to use for students. At this site there are “Gizmos” which...

Sat Mar 21, 2015 1:42 AM in weather lesson plan
Hello, I'm writing a 5E lesson plan under weather unit for 2nd grade. This particular lesson is about "identifying the importance of weather and seasonal information to make choices in clothing" (TEKS 8 (B)). I am planning for students to test fabrics with water to be used for rainy days. My engagement is reading to them a book about rainy day, in explore students will observe various fabrics, an...

Sat Feb 21, 2015 10:17 PM in Sensory/ Science Activities
Last semester when I was observing a preschool class the teacher did a color activity with her four year old students. She first read them a book called "Mouse Paint" by Ellen Stoll Walsh. Then, with the help of her students she mixed various colors in test tubes so they could see how mixing colors make new colors. The students were extremely excited when they were watching the new color form. May...

Recent Public Collections by Anila

Physical Science

7 Resources

Elementary teachers are always in search of authentic explanations and ideas for lessons, and having a collection of these would help me be a better teacher and to not feel scattered. This collection covers diverse topics under physical science. I intend to keep adding diverse lesson explanations and related activities to my collection of physical science.

Recognizing Energy
Type: Book Chapter

Recognizing Energy
Type: Book Chapter

At this site there are “Gizmos” which are interactive online simulations for math and science education from grades 3-12. These gizmos will enhance learning of concepts.