Danielle George



Recent Posts by Danielle

Sat Mar 17, 2018 1:50 PM in Animal Adaptation Lesson
Hello I am about to teach a 2nd grade lesson on animal adaptations. I am making bags of blubber to show the kids that our skin in water and polar bears in water feel very different. I am making the blubber out of crisco and ziplock baggies, and the kids will not be able to touch the actual crisco but still get the effects out of it. I am worried that bowls of water and the blubber will be too mess...

Mon Mar 05, 2018 7:05 PM in Learning Science Concepts through Play
Thank you so much for sharing this article. I find this to be very true in many aspects. The children in my second grade class that I am student teaching in, have a difficult time staying still for long periods of time. I really do think that play would be beneficial to not only them but also me as a teacher because they are learning without even realizing it if they get to play. I hear moans and ...

Tue Feb 20, 2018 8:26 PM in Teaching Creatively
Hello! As a student teacher, I am searching for some resources to help get my creative juices flowing when it comes to teaching elementary science. Growing up I never had the "fun" science experience that I want to give my kids, but I just can not seem to come up with creative fun ideas on my own. Thank you!