Vanessa Fonte

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Recent Posts by Vanessa

Sat Apr 19, 2014 6:48 PM in Kindergarten Science
I found one on Pinterest that you fill a clear glass with water and top it with a shaving cream cloud. Then we dropped food coloring on the top until it started to rain. Another activity we tried to do another cloud experiment. We put warm water in the bottom of a jar with ice cubes on the top. It was supposed to form a "cloud" and the condensation would "rain", but this required more patience.

Sat Apr 19, 2014 6:43 PM in Free 1st Grade Science Sites??
Hope this helps! 1. PBS Kids Find all your favorite PBS characters, each with learninggames for kids to play: Clifford, Curious George, SuperWhy, The Cat in the Hat, and lots more. 2. Wonderopolis Discover a new wonder each day. Wonders are amazing facts and intriguing questions such as: Why are they called Lava Lamps? What Badger has a sweet tooth? 3. National Geographic Little Ki...

Sat Apr 19, 2014 6:39 PM in Favorite Science Activities for First Grade
How does it rain? This is a cool activity for students to understand the process of rain. Supplies: glass jar (I used an empty jelly jar) - paper plate or bowl - ice - hot water I boiled water in the tea kettle then added 2-3 inches to the glass jar. we put the paper bowl on top of the hot water and let it sit for a few minutes. After a few minutes add ice to the paper bowl. Then let the...

Recent Public Collections by Vanessa

Web of Life Connections; Learning about the interdependence of life
Type: Journal Article

Science Sampler: Interactive interdependence
Type: Journal Article