Jessica Lister

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Recent Posts by Jessica

Fri Apr 18, 2014 10:30 PM in Inquiry Based Projects
One inquiry based lesson I think would be beneficial for all levels of students is an inquiry lesson plan on something called "Outrageous Ooze". It was so interesting to see the students play with the ooze and question what it actually is. It is also a great activity to introduce states of matter to younger students and reinforce concepts of matter to upper level students. https://www.explorator...

Fri Apr 18, 2014 10:24 PM in Advice for new teachers
It is often said that the first year is the hardest for new teachers. I myself am still in college preparing for my internship. My philosophy is just to know the students. If the students are comfortable with you and develop the level of trust that all teachers should strive for the teaching will be much more enjoyable. Also, leaning from other teachers can be key to surviving the first year. Ofte...

Recent Reviews by Jessica

Fri Apr 18, 2014 10:13 PM
5 great resources
Fantastic resources for teachers! Well put together background on the Solar System so that teachers can educate their students. I especially like the birth and death of stars. It would be a great way to teach a life cycle while introducing the Solar System!

Fri Apr 18, 2014 10:08 PM
5 Great resources for astronomy
This collection is full of great resources, not only for students, but for teacher education as well. Sometimes it can be difficult to teach astronomy to elementary students, but different activities in the collection may ease the tension of the topic. Great collection to have for any science teacher.

Recent Public Collections by Jessica

Coral Reef Ecosystems

6 Resources

Intended for instruction of coral reef ecosystems and introduction of populations within the coral reef.

Podcast: Impacts to Coral Reefs: Animal Influences
Type: Podcast

Journey to the Reef
Type: Journal Article