Annamarie Door

I have had a love of science since I was young but my professional training has only been within the last five years.


Oak Hill School

Recent Posts by Annamarie

Wed Jul 06, 2016 2:27 PM in First Day of School Science Activities
I love this Kate! I'm always frustrated by how students don't understand taking care of supplies or how they don't get my goal of using our materials wisely. This will really help start that out from the beginning in a way that highlights what we don't want to be the end product. I was thinking about doing a starting lesson on resources just because it normally gets pushed to the end/not done. Thi...

Wed Jul 06, 2016 2:14 PM in First Day of School Science Activities
I teach only science, so for me, I get the kids for a short time and I am looking to make it pop. In elementary classes, I start with procedures or expectations but I weave that into an inquiry/discovery lesson. Mostly I use units from the Picture Perfect Science books by Karen Ansberry & Emily Morgan. They include lessons on discrepant events like the jumping beans for 4-5th biology (where studen...

Wed Jul 06, 2016 2:04 PM in First Day of School Science Activities
That link didn't work for me but this one should: