Terri Tomassi

Gifted & K-2 Teacher at a science magnet school! Background in satellite operations, launch and training. Certified Fl and UK teacher. Goal to create hands-on STEM lessons that engage students and develop within them a life-long interest and support for earth and space exploration.




West Melbourne School of Science Elementary

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Recent Posts by Terri

Mon Aug 01, 2011 5:29 PM in First day of school science for preK-grade 2
I love the gummy worms!!! I think I'm going to use that. I am excited to find a K-2 questions because I'll be working with age group this year. Usually there is a lot of info on 4 and up. I am going to also make 'black boxes'. I take wine boxes and cover them with black paint/paper and then put a cloth over the front of a hole. I place the boxes on a table and place inside different th...

Recent Reviews by Terri

Tue Sep 06, 2011 11:00 PM
5 Very exciting resource to help build content know
I really liked this SciObject. I did not really understand what they offered and the ease of learning new content they offered. This module is on the Coral Reef Ecosystems. I felt the integration of voice, interactive images, multiple pictures and shorter, easy to read paragraphs broke the concepts of the Coral Reef into manageable learning. I also find the common misconceptions by students valuable..although I don't know if I agree with all of them. At the end it offers a linked scipack..which is interesting because now the interactives can be opened up for use in the classroom and a subject matter expert is available by email!!!

Recent Public Collections by Terri


1 Resources

Coral Reef Ecosystems: The Living Reef
Type: Science Object