Cynthia Lund




Idaho State University

Recent Posts by Cynthia

Mon Feb 27, 2012 10:58 PM in Why Must We Mentor New Teachers?
As a pre-service teacher I think that it is absolutely essential that new teachers have some sort of a mentor. The guidance that I have received from my mentors has been invaluable and I hope that when I am placed as a teacher that this will not change. Why would I try to reinvent the wheel when I can benefit from the years of experience that another teacher could provide for me? I understand tha...

Thu Feb 02, 2012 12:12 PM in K-1: Out of my comfort zone
Hello everyone, I am a pre-service teacher at Idaho State University. This year I am in a Science Methods class that requires me to teach lessons to students that are in kindergarten and first grade. I am excited but VERY nervous. You see, my target age is middle school and I have very little experience with students younger than third grade. I am nervous not only because of my inexperienc...

Recent Reviews by Cynthia

Tue Feb 07, 2012 12:50 AM
4 Wonderful information
This SciPack really helped refresh my memory as well as clear up some misconceptions of my own. This was definatly a great resource to help me prepare for teaching the water cycle.

Thu Feb 02, 2012 12:02 PM
4 Great information
I really liked the ideas that this article gives for helping students understand the amount of water they use and potentially waste on a daily basis. However, the one drawback to the article is this: The article kept referring to the attached poster for the student activity. This poster is not a part of the link. The article got me excited to use this poster, but didn’t allow me to view it.

Recent Public Collections by Cynthia

Focus on Earth

5 Resources

Earth's Changing Surface
Type: SciPack

Solar System: The Earth in Space
Type: Science Object


7 Resources

The Early Years: What Sort of Feather?
Type: Journal Article

Editor’s Note: Approaching Adaptation
Type: Journal Article

Wind and its Energy

11 Resources

Cape Wind: A Public Policy Debate for the Physical Sciences
Type: Journal Article

Spring Into Energy
Type: Journal Article