Cathy Neuman

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Recent Posts by Cathy

Sun Nov 24, 2013 11:54 AM in Virtual Field Trips
Hello Sandy, Thank you so much for starting the conversation on virtual field trips. I am a pre-service teacher and I have never given much thought to this idea (until now). I have realized that the school budgets are quickly shrinking and field trips are being eliminated, as a result. I feel that students need to have exposure to learning the branches beyond the four walls of their classroom....

Sun Nov 24, 2013 11:32 AM in How do you take science home?
Hi Anna, I am not sure which grade level you currently teach but I have a suggestion for a plant observation project that students can do at home. This project is for third grade students. The Bonnie Plant company will supply your class with free cabbage plants. The students are to take the cabbage plants home, plant them, care for them and observe the growth. There is even a $1000 scholarshi...

Sun Nov 24, 2013 10:57 AM in Teaching Climate Change to Elementary Students
I am currently a pre-service teacher. For one of our assignments we are creating a science workshop. We are required to present the workshop to our peers and to children that volunteer to come in to experience the workshop. I have seen the children become very engaged in the workshops. I think they are so engaged because they are given a choice of activities at each station. This allows them ...

Recent Public Collections by Cathy

Podcast: Picture-Perfect Science Lessons: Using Children’s Books to Guide Inquiry: A 5E Lesson Using Roller Coasters by Marla Frazee
Type: Podcast

Career of the Month: Roller Coaster Designer
Type: Journal Article

Force and Motion

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Science Shorts: Energy in Motion
Type: Journal Article

Using Simple Machines to Leverage Learning
Type: Journal Article

Will It Float?
Type: Journal Article