Brandy Stewart

I am IN LOVE with Astronomy! I could study the universe forever and still not be happy. My goal is to one day teach for NASA. I currently teach 5th grade, and I especially love teaching Science and Math!


Fort Belvoir Elementary

Recent Posts by Brandy

Tue Jan 17, 2012 10:14 PM in Nature's chemistry
I was thinking about this today in context of food decay. I thought, this would be a great way to teach chemical reactions because it is very relevant to students.

Tue Jan 17, 2012 10:13 PM in Periodic Table Cards, amazing Inquiry results/resource
You mean there are other ways to learn the periodic table besides the weeks it took me to memorize that thing in 11th grade? I am curious about these cards. I am going to look it up. I noticed someone said they were expensive. I wonder if they are "makable" Yes? No?

Tue Jan 17, 2012 10:09 PM in AMNH's Journey to the Stars
I used the free sites, but they can't compare to Starry Night. I use this program in my afterschool Astronomy group because unfortunately, I don't teach Astronomy in 5th grade. I couldn''t believe it when I first started working that I wasn't able to teach my favorite subject. I do sneak it in during the Light section. I got through the whole binder this summer with my group. It was fascinating to...

Recent Reviews by Brandy

Mon Jan 16, 2012 12:05 AM
5 Concepts explained well
Out of the entire energy Sci-pack, this one took me the longest to get through because it was more of a lecture-style of learning. However, I must say, I gave it 5 stars because you can't deny how well the concepts were explained in this Object. I learned a great deal of information!

Mon Jan 16, 2012 12:04 AM
5 Engaging and informative
I was thorougly engaged in this Science Object. I think that the interactives were very helpful and useful - even if in a classroom setting!

Mon Jan 16, 2012 12:03 AM
5 Wonderful
This Science Object was just wonderful. I don't know how else to say it. It was clearly one of my favorites out of all of the ones I've done so far. I found myself engaged through the whole object!