Brett Smith

I am a 5th grade teacher at Johnsburg Elementary School in Johnsburg, Illinois.

Location

IL

Affiliation

Southern Illinois University, Johnsburg Elementary School

Recent Posts by Brett

Sat Dec 01, 2012 4:32 PM in Space Science
The "Earth, Sun, and Moon" Sci pack has some good activities. I also have done this activity in class. One student will be the Earth, one will be the Moon and one will be the Sun. The Sun will hold a flashlight, the Earth will stand in a fixed position and the Moon will hold a volleyball and orbit the Earth in a counterclockwise motion. The teacher will dim the lights and the Sun will shine...

Sat Dec 01, 2012 4:23 PM in Who sang this song? "Oh what a night, late December back in 63"
The Sci Pack "Earth, Sun, and Moon" gives a great explanation of the seasons.

Sat Dec 01, 2012 4:07 PM in Earth and Moon Lesson
I used this activity in one of my classes. One student will be the Earth, one will be the Moon and one will be the Sun. The Sun will hold a flashlight, the Earth will stand in a fixed position and the Moon will hold a volleyball and orbit the Earth in a counterclockwise motion. The teacher will dim the lights and the Sun will shine the flashlight at the volleyball. The student who is the Ea...





Recent Public Collections by Brett


Life Science Cycles

5 Resources

The collection has many different sources of information about Life Cycles and Ecosystems. This collection contains a Sci Pack, book chapters, a journal article and a Science Object.



Science Sampler: Designed by Nature—Exploring linear and circular life cycles
Type: Journal Article
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Flow of Matter and Energy in Ecosystems
Type: SciPack
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