Heather Peacock

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Recent Posts by Heather

Thu Apr 09, 2015 10:51 PM in Food Chains
I just did an awesome activity with second graders that you could also use for 3rd grade! It is an interactive activity. You are basically creating a giant food chain. First step is to put your students in groups of 2 because it is hard to create a food chain with 23 living organisms. I only had to make a food chain with 12 living organisms since I put them in groups. You will create the food cha...

Thu Apr 09, 2015 10:40 PM in Advice on the Interdependence of Life Lesson
I just did an awesome activity about interdependence that the students LOVED! I did it for my 2nd grade class. I basically created a giant food chain that requires student interaction. Here's how it works: I put my students into groups of 2 because it is hard to find a giant food chain that consists of 23 living organisms. Because I put them in groups of 2, I only had to make a food chain with 1...

Thu Apr 09, 2015 10:27 PM in Advice for new teachers
I am in the student teaching process myself! I would suggest creating interactive lessons or else the students get restless. The students love to learn by doing. I did an activity the other day by making a giant food web that required the students to make a circle around the room and pass around yarn to make a giant web. They loved it because they were able to move and interact while learning was ...

Recent Public Collections by Heather

Earth, Sun, and Moon

8 Resources

I put these resources together so that I can share resources about the Earth, Sun and Moon unit with other teachers. I will also have resources to refer to.

Earth, Sun, and Moon: General Characteristics of Earth
Type: Science Object

Earth, Sun, and Moon: Our Moving Earth
Type: Science Object

Resources for Teachers

I put these resources together so that I can share ideas with other teachers and so I will have something to refer to.