Brenda Ontiveros

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Recent Posts by Brenda

Thu May 10, 2012 12:01 AM in Coral reefs scipack
Hi all, Last semester I developed a unit on coral reefs, and in the process I learned so much. (One of the reasons I chose coral reefs was because of my curiosity with this topic). Coral reefs are a topic that can be used in various aspects of science. There are so many great websites, but in particular I found a compilation of activities that I found very useful. Some of the activities I choose...

Wed May 09, 2012 11:33 PM in Human Body - Inquiry Based Learning???
Dorothy, I recently developed a workshop on the skeletal and muscular system for fourth graders. I read the article you suggested: Teaching Through Trade Books: Moving My Body, and it has several good suggestions about activities that teach students about bones, joints, and muscles. In my workshop I included an activity that is similar to one suggested in the article which is about joint immobi...

Thu May 03, 2012 10:12 PM in BestGeologyLabActivities
Hello, I am working on developing a lesson on glaciers, in particular how glaciers help shape the Earth's surface. Does anyone have suggestions for activities I can use? Thanks