Zeben Gorman

I am a former Animal Scientist gone Baker gone Teacher and I'm here to make some incredible learning happen! I studied animal science at the University of California, Davis, and then spent a few years kicking around the professional bread and pastry industry, only to find myself more at home in the classroom than anywhere else I've ever been. My passions include science education, and creating a positive school experience for ALL of my students.




San Diego State University

Recent Posts by Zeben

Sun Dec 06, 2015 7:32 PM in Changing of Earth's Surface
Jessica, I can send you my CAT if you would like. Message me if so. That's the standard I did mine on. My topics included mountain formation, various forms of erosion, and quick earth-changing event like earthquakes and landslides. Hope this helps!

Sun Dec 06, 2015 7:27 PM in Your approach to teach about plants?
Does anyone know what plant would be the most striking/education/impressive for if I wanted to grow a class plant? I want to say a sunflower, because they grow from a recognizable seed and quickly mature to make more seeds... but I wonder if anyone else has any suggestions that have worked well for them?

Sun Dec 06, 2015 7:24 PM in What's in a name?
I'm totally on board with what this blog has to say. I can absolutely imagine white people having a discussion like the one described in this blog. I happen to be one of those white kids with a weird white-kid name, and it was moderately annoying going through school constantly being called the wrong name... I cant even imagine what that would have been like if it was backed with real blatant rac...

Recent Public Collections by Zeben

The changing face of our planet

6 Resources

how geological processes shape the face of the earth. 6th grade.

Teaching Through Trade Books: The Great Quake of 1906
Type: Journal Article

Science Sampler: Taking steps to understand geologic time
Type: Journal Article