Jennifer Basalari



Recent Posts by Jennifer

Wed Sep 20, 2017 8:37 AM in Free NGSS Posters from Vernier
Jennifer Basalari Orange County Public Schools Lakemont Elementary School Science Coach/5th Grade Teacher 901 N. Lakemont Ave. Winter Park, FL 32792

Mon Jul 25, 2016 11:53 AM in Standards Based Grading and NGSS
I really like this idea! I'm checking out the website, but would also like to be part of the discussion.

Mon Jul 25, 2016 11:52 AM in Getting girls involved in Science
I just had this wonderful experience with Northrup Grumman and one of the presenters said that girls (and boys) lose interest when a student has a bad experience with math/science or a particular teacher expresses a disinterest in these areas. Getting the students engaged in the activity is key. Girls might not like robots, but could relate to chemical engineering with makeup or nail polish. An...

Recent Reviews by Jennifer

Sat Dec 02, 2017 9:59 AM
5 Space Prompt
Page Keeley is the best! This is a great way to determine what your students know and form your instruction. It can also help you figure out how to best teach it so your students understand.

Fri Jul 07, 2017 2:10 PM
5 Nature of Science
This was a great article. It reinforces the importance of teaching more than just the scientific method and that science evolves.

Thu Jan 19, 2017 7:47 AM
5 Interactive Rock Cycle
This is an interactive website that portrays the parts of the rock cycle. Students will be able to explore the rock cycle in all phases. This could be used as a class or groups. I highly recommend.

Recent Public Collections by Jennifer


5 Resources

External Resource: Earth in Motion: Seasons
Type: External Resource

Science Shorts: The Reasons for the Seasons
Type: Journal Article

Rock Cycle

3 Resources

External Resource: Rock and the Rock Cycle
Type: External Resource

Rocks: Cycling
Type: Science Object


5 Resources

Science Sampler: Space moves—Adding movement to solar system lessons
Type: Journal Article

Scope on the Skies: A Tail of Two Comets
Type: Journal Article