Thu Oct 25, 2012 5:33 PM
This SciGuide was filled with a lot of useful information about Nutrition. It addresses the following: Food, Category of Nutrients, Body Functions, and Food Choices. It was very easy to navigate with all the sub heading and links. The SciGuide map was also useful to visually see how all the topics are related to Nutrition. This SciGuide provided information about important nutritional topics such as calories, fats, organs involved in our body system and much more. One useful part of this SciGuide that I used to help guide my students towards better nutrition was found in the Category of Nutrients section. The part that I used and adjusted to make it appropriate for my class was the section using McDonalds and their nutritional values. This highly interested my class. The outcome from using that section was that my class realized that fast food places can be healthy places to eat.
Mon Apr 09, 2012 4:42 PM
Chemical Reactions Review
This SciGuide contains 4 different sections about chemical reactions. The first section covers atoms and molecules in a chemical reactions, the second section shares 3 types of chemical reactions, the third shares useful resources and lab experiments, and the last section introduces how all the different parts of the SciGuide apply to things in the real world. The resources that were available within the SciGuide were very useful and I used them to help further my understanding of chemical reactions. I found this SciGuide to be very useful for developing lessons for my class.
Tue Oct 04, 2011 5:43 PM
This sciguide was filled with a lot of information about Energy. It addresses the following: Recognizing Energy, Thermal Energy, and Changes in Energy. It was very easy to navigate with all the sub heading and links. The sciguide map was also useful to visually see how all the topics are related to Energy. I liked how there were links to websites with articles, video clips, and lesson/activities that could be used within the classrooms. The lesson plans provided with this sciguide was a bit overwhelming to look at because it included all the standards that are covered within the topic of Energy. For me, I would like to see the lesson plan broken down by standard or benchmark to make it easier for me to use and understand.