Chasity Collier

I have been teaching for 20 years in the Mobile County School System. I have taught science lab classes, middle school science and math, worked as a science coach for the state department, and have recently returned to the classroom. I just was awarded the honor of becoming Alabama's State Teacher of the Year for the 17-18 school year and look forward to sharing my passion of science education with others throughout my state this upcoming school year!

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Mon Jun 26, 2017 11:06 PM in First Day of School Science Activities
My favorite activity to do on day 1 is an activity I call Where Did the Water Go? It is very easy to do- it is a discrepant event that is sure to get the kids excited about coming to school the next day. The materials you will need - 3 styrofoam cups, water, chemical called (sodium polyacrelate- go to Flinn Scientific to order). Once you order this chemical you will have enough for YEARS of dem...





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Tue Jun 27, 2017 7:35 PM
4 Still need more...
I appreciate the work of this article I would still like more guidance on developing more performance tests...If anyone knows a valuable resource for these types of assessments please share!






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Performance Assessments

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Assessment



Beyond Paper and Pencil Assessments
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In Praise of Performance-Based Assessments
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Sun, Earth, Moon

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5th Grade- 12. Defend the claim that one factor determining the apparent brightness of the sun compared to other stars is the relative distance from Earth.



External Resource: Solar Eclipses
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External Resource: Earth-Moon-Sun Dynamics: Building the EMS Model
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