Kathleen Castellon

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Recent Posts by Kathleen

Sun Nov 22, 2015 2:30 PM in Engagement
I would recommend doing a lot of experiments and modeling during the engage part of your lesson plan. Do things that make your students question themselves, "what just happened and how did she do that?" I have found even in the most boring topics, if your students have no idea what just happened, they will ask a million questions to find out what just happened! I guarantee no topic will be boring ...

Sun Nov 22, 2015 2:27 PM in Student Teachers and Science
This a common conversation I have with my fellow student teachers. While some of them have never seen science taught in their placements others see it being pushed to a quick 10 minute activity to just each vocabulary. I am blessed with my placement where science is taught equally with the other subjects so I would suggest any chance you do have the opportunity to teach science you incorporate a l...

Sun Nov 22, 2015 2:23 PM in heat
Hola Angie! I also did changes in heat with my students. My explore stage I showed them how heat melts materials with a hairdryer and a fan. I compare the two forms of air and they seemed to really enjoy my experiment. Plus they were using vocab words like melting and cooling without even knowing it. I attached my lesson plan if you want to use any of it!

Recent Public Collections by Kathleen

All about Matter!

6 Resources

From the very basics to a little more advanced learn all you need to know about matter! Resources can be used for a variety of grade levels.

Matter Basic
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Matter All Around Us
Type: User uploaded resource