Mackenzie Laven

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Recent Posts by Mackenzie

Sun Apr 28, 2019 7:53 PM in Field Trips
Hello Jessica,  I am Mackenzie Laven and I attend the University of Northern Iowa. I am taking a science methods class and for one of our assignments, we were to take a field trip to a science-related place and record our findings on it. I choose to go to the greenhouse that is on my campus here at UNI. It is a great big greenhouse full of many different habitats and plants. This is a very goo...

Sun Apr 28, 2019 7:36 PM in First Grade Science Lesson
Hello Caroline,  I am Mackenzie Laven and I am attending The University of Northern Iowa and in a science methods course. Within this class, we are putting together a mini-unit of lessons dealing with one topic. My group is doing our lessons over plants and their different characteristics they have within living in different habitats. I think it was a really good idea because it can be somethi...

Thu Apr 11, 2019 8:36 PM in Science Notebooks
Hello Sayde, I am Mackenzie Laven and I am currently taking a class at UNI about scientific methods. We just had a guest speaker this week and she told us about the power of having science notebooks in the classroom. I think it is really important to incorporate this type of recording style because it lets students remember the activity instead of just doing it. Our speaker talked a lot about how...