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A great partner activity to use in math! Students must work with a partner in order to answer the following question: What is the largest area ...
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We send these S.T.E.M. Home Challenges home with all of the students in our school building once a month. I created them with easy to find items...
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A great partner activity to use in math! Students must work with a partner in order to answer the following question: What is the longest paper...
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Math Mats are what I use for my Friday review in math. I copy the two pages side by side on a sheet of 11 x 17 paper. Each week, I use a differ...
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This is an ENORMOUS collection of all 9 of my STEM Engineering Challenge Ten Packs (a total of 90 challenges)! The Engineering Challenges that ...
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Can your students engineer some Greek Mythology? Try these five STEM Engineering Challenges to find out! The Five Challenges Included in this S...
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An 18 page Persuasive Writing Pack for students to use for the prompt: What is the most useful mathematical symbol? There are a few resource sh...
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Can your students build like an Egyptian? Try these five STEM Engineering Challenges to find out! The Five Challenges Included in this Set: - ...
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A set of our posters, one of each of the multiplication properties. There is also one page of practice problems for each of the properties and o...
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A set of 6 hands-on math activities using Skittles candy. The activities are: an advertising analysis, double bar graph, mystery bag, probabilit...
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A set of 5 pages pf math labs to do with a Hershey's Candy Bar. They are: Hershey's Conversions (fractions, decimals, percents), Label Analysis,...
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These math task cards are based on facts about the Titanic. They are sure to engaging and challenging for your students! This is a great way fo...
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Can your students engineer topics related to the Planets and Space? Try these five STEM Engineering Challenges to find out! The Five Challenges...
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A fun, hands-on math activity that uses the six shapes in a set of pattern blocks in order to find out which of those shapes tessellate. The pag...
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A set of different math labs using Conversation Hearts, twelve total pages! Activities include: Package Analysis, Double Bar Graph, Mystery Box,...
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Math Mats are what I use for my Friday review in math. I copy the two pages side by side on a sheet of 11 x 17 paper. Each week, I use a differ...
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A set of activities for students to use with gummy worms. We used them along with a unit on worms and the book, "How to Eat Fried Worms" by Thom...
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This packet is a great way to make the study of finding areas and perimeters engaging! There are five different challenges that students must ...
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A 7 page set of activities to do with the book, "Chasing Vermeer", by Blue Balliett based on the set of pentominoes Calder used frequesntly in th...
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Susan Muriel
Susan M. re: COMPLETE COLLECTION of Math Mats ~ All 12 TEN PACKS Download
Do the teacher directions list the amount of manipulatives/food needed for each student? I'm talking about the ones like Trix, Cheerios, pattern blocks, Oreos...

This might be exactly what I am looking for. (And your STEM activities look terrific too.)

Thanks much!
Susan
July 21, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
Smart Chick
Smart Chick  (TpT Seller)
They say the amount each student needs for each mat. Check out the freebie math mats and you should get an idea of how it is worded.
July 21, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

Jessica  Escalante
Jessica E.
Hello,
I just have a question, I just purchased your STEM "Build a Bird Beak." I think it is the coolest thing, but do you by any chance have pictures of when your students made it? just so that I can kind of have an example for myself. Thank you.
July 19, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
Smart Chick
Smart Chick  (TpT Seller)
Hi there! I am currently on vacation without my camera card from school. I should be able to send you some when I get home! You may want to check out pinterest for some examples as well!
July 19, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

aweiss
Buyer
Hi,
Bought your Tiny Glasses STEM project but when it opened most of the text is blurred out. Any suggestions?
July 17, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
Smart Chick
Smart Chick  (TpT Seller)
If you're using a Mac: This sometimes happens when PDFs are opened in the Mac's native PDF program ('Preview') instead of Adobe Reader. So you'll need to open this with the latest Adobe Reader which can be downloaded from here: http://get.adobe.com/reader/otherversions/

IMPORTANT PART! :) Don't open the file by clicking on it (as this will automatically open it with Preview). Instead, launch Adobe Reader then go to 'File'-->'Open...', and select the PDF that way.

If this doesn't work, please email me! indiansprings18@yahoo.com
July 17, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

Kitmcafee
Buyer
Hello! I recently purchased your STEM bundle. Where did you find a lot of the items/food used for the Science projects? I'm curious as to where I could find the majority of things to use.

Thanks,
Kathleen
July 17, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
Smart Chick
Smart Chick  (TpT Seller)
the dollar tree is where I get most of m
y supplies. Some stuff I get on amazon.
July 17, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

Heidi Kazubowski
Heidi K.
I am looking at purchasing the unit for the one and only Ivan and saw where it is for 4-6th grade. I teach third grade and was wondering if you think it would be too difficult for that grade level. I tried to see with the preview but I can not tell with that. Thanks
July 16, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
Smart Chick
Smart Chick  (TpT Seller)
I think it would be fine for 3rd grade...
July 16, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

Lina Howard
Lina Howard  (TpT Seller) re: STEM Engineering Challenge Projects ~ TEN PACKS #1- #9
I am looking at your STEM Packs. Do you have them organized in a specific benchmark or theme per pack?

Thank you -
Lina Howard
July 16, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
Smart Chick
Smart Chick  (TpT Seller)
the 10 packs are assorted topics, but there are theme packs as well.
July 16, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

Laura Heflin
Laura Heflin  (TpT Seller)
Are you planning on making Battle of the Book elementary question sets for the 2014 book list? If so, what is your time table. Thanks!
July 15, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
Smart Chick
Smart Chick  (TpT Seller)
can you send me list? indiansprings18@yahoo.com
July 15, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

Kitmcafee
Buyer re: COMPLETE COLLECTION of Math Mats ~ All 12 TEN PACKS Download
Never mind! I actually looked at your single mats and was able to figure it out. I had to purchase this bundle. Thanks!
July 13, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
Smart Chick
Smart Chick  (TpT Seller)
No problem!
July 13, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

mayer30
Buyer
Any chance you will adjust the activities on your math mats for a 2nd grade classroom? I really love the idea but some of the concepts are too difficult for 2nd grade. Thanks!
July 13, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
Smart Chick
Smart Chick  (TpT Seller)
I can work on it. What skills are you looking for specifically? indiansprings18@yahoo.com
July 13, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

Sheila Welty
Sheila W.
I purchased The Westing Game questions from you. I need the answers. I am studying with my granddaughter and I really need the answers. She is going in the fifth grade and had to read this book for the summer. She read it but really had a hard time with it. I don't want to read all this book to get these answers. For $3.00 I thought I would get the answers? Please send me the answers! Thank you! Sheila
July 13, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
Smart Chick
Smart Chick  (TpT Seller)
Hello! The product description showed that an answer key was not included. I can work on one, but it may take a week or two!
July 13, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

ketaowens
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Do you have your math mats in a bundle?
July 12, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
Smart Chick
Smart Chick  (TpT Seller)
I do! You can buy them in Ten Packs or you can buy the whole collection here on flash drive or as a zip file...

http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/The-Complete-MATH-MAT-Collection-on-Flash-Drive-All-12-Ten-Packs-705258

http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/COMPLETE-COLLECTION-of-Math-Mats-All-12-TEN-PACKS-Download-1320272
July 12, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

vantuyls
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I purchased the project challenges for the 39 Clues: Book 6. It is a word doc and I have the 2007 version of Word which refuses to open the document. The error message I get says the Word format is no longer supported. Thank you.
July 10, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
Smart Chick
Smart Chick  (TpT Seller)
can you email me and I will send it to you as a pdf? MY email us indiansprings18@yahoo.com
July 10, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

nancy hall
nancy hall  (TpT Seller)
I downloaded three STEM bundle packs after purchasing but they only had titles on the pages. There were black smears where the directions were supposed to be. I am very interested in your products and paid for all of them. Please let me know what I am to do.
July 9, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
Smart Chick
Smart Chick  (TpT Seller)
If you're using a Mac: This sometimes happens when PDFs are opened in the Mac's native PDF program ('Preview') instead of Adobe Reader. So you'll need to open this with the latest Adobe Reader which can be downloaded from here: http://get.adobe.com/reader/otherversions/

IMPORTANT PART! :) Don't open the file by clicking on it (as this will automatically open it with Preview). Instead, launch Adobe Reader then go to 'File'-->'Open...', and select the PDF that way.

If this doesn't work, please email me! indiansprings18@yahoo.com
July 9, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

julie jones
julie jones  (TpT Seller) re: Plastic Egg Launchers ~ Monthly School-wide Science Challenge ~ STEM
Did you also provide guidelines for making the launcher when you provided materials?
July 7, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
Smart Chick
Smart Chick  (TpT Seller)
I try not to at first, just to see what ideas the kids can come up with, but as they are working, I will give them hints. If a student/team is really struggling, I help them. Sometimes, I have one already made and I play with it as they are working and they will watch to get ideas!
July 7, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

Nancee  Black
Nancee B.
Do you know where I can get the growing gingerbread men? I have your science project that uses them and couldn't find them last year. The website doesn't work any more that you suggested. Thank you!
July 4, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
Smart Chick
Smart Chick  (TpT Seller)
Hello! You can buy a case of 96 right now here: http://www.alltimetrading.com/wholesale-bulk-growing-gingerbread-man/p-264613.asp?gclid=CLXEiqHqrL8CFdNzMgodCzMAeg

I think if you wait until closer to October-November you can find them a little easier!
July 4, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

PebblePath
PebblePath  (TpT Seller)
Hi there!
Just thought I'd add that a fun side activity to the bubblegum unit.

If you have the kids measure the weight of the bubble gum (obviously you'll need a weigh scale or two) before they chew it, and then after they chew it for a while. The weight of the gum usually changes and the reactions of the kids are priceless. Then ask them to speculate why this happens.

This works especially well on gum that has a lot of sugar in it. :)

Cheers,
Jules
July 3, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

Catherine Wilson
Catherine W.
I bought 5th Grade Common Core Sheets for ANY TEXT! (Standards for Literature RL) and when I download it, it isn't showing any of the work. All the text is missing. Can you resend it to me? My email is Catowilson@sbcglobal.net

Thanks,
Cathy
July 2, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
Smart Chick
Smart Chick  (TpT Seller)
If you're using a Mac: This sometimes happens when PDFs are opened in the Mac's native PDF program ('Preview') instead of Adobe Reader. So you'll need to open this with the latest Adobe Reader which can be downloaded from here: http://get.adobe.com/reader/otherversions/

IMPORTANT PART! :) Don't open the file by clicking on it (as this will automatically open it with Preview). Instead, launch Adobe Reader then go to 'File'-->'Open...', and select the PDF that way.

If this doesn't work, please email me! indiansprings18@yahoo.com
July 2, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

Jacqueline Brower
Jacqueline B.
Hello,

I just recently bought a couple of your stem activities. I am a bit disappointed with how they download. There are no words on certain pages. There are black boxes where there are suppose to be directions. I bought paper chair, geodesic domes, index card tower. How can I get legit copies of these since I paid for them. I am a little upset with this.
July 2, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
Smart Chick
Smart Chick  (TpT Seller)
If you're using a Mac: This sometimes happens when PDFs are opened in the Mac's native PDF program ('Preview') instead of Adobe Reader. So you'll need to open this with the latest Adobe Reader which can be downloaded from here: http://get.adobe.com/reader/otherversions/

IMPORTANT PART! :) Don't open the file by clicking on it (as this will automatically open it with Preview). Instead, launch Adobe Reader then go to 'File'-->'Open...', and select the PDF that way.

If this doesn't work, please email me! indiansprings18@yahoo.com
July 2, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

Tracy
Tracy
Do you have the peep launcher and peep catapult challenge available as separate packets? I don't need the other peep activities.
June 28, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
Smart Chick
Smart Chick  (TpT Seller)
I do not at this time. Email me and I can work something out with you!

indiansprings18@yahoo.com
June 28, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

Nicole Cotner
Nicole C. re: The One and Only Ivan, by K. Applegate, Complete Literature UNIT!
Is there any way you can email me a preview of this unit? I would love to take a closer look at some of your pages, like the character analysis, comp questions and test. Thanks!

ncotner@gmail.com
June 25, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
Smart Chick
Smart Chick  (TpT Seller)
Sure thing! It is on its way!
June 25, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

Monica Abarca
Monica Abarca  (TpT Seller) re: STEM Engineering Challenge Projects ~ PERSONALIZED Ten Pack #5
Hello-
I am new to stem and super excited to try it out with my new group of students. I was wondering which pack you advise for a beginner to this like me? I will have a 4/5 combo next year with all advanced students.
Thanks for the advice,
Monica Abarca
June 21, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
Smart Chick
Smart Chick  (TpT Seller)
Hey there! We start the year with the puzzle building and the cup stacking ones since they boost teamwork and collaboration. Sometimes the kids need to learn how to work together. Good luck!
June 21, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

April Black
April Black  (TpT Seller)
Hello, I'm a cheapskate, so before I buy the minecraft science stem challenges, can you give me an idea of the supplies that are needed to do them? Sometimes, the science activities look great, but I have 80 students for science, so it starts to add up if I have to buy many supplies. I have basic science supplies, but if you could give me an idea of what is needed to do the activities that would be awesome!
Thanks,
April
June 20, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
Smart Chick
Smart Chick  (TpT Seller)
No problem, if you email me I can send you a list. indiansprings18@yahoo.com
June 20, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

Rachael Woodams
Rachael Woodams  (TpT Seller)
Can you provide a bundle of all your science notebooks?
June 20, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
Smart Chick
Smart Chick  (TpT Seller)
I am working on one right now, should have it formatted and posted today or tomorrow.
June 20, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

mejaners
Buyer
Hi,

Thank you for your wonderful work on the constellation packet. I am having trouble with some of the pages. Most of the pages have blurred out riding (p.6-15). I have already purchased the item and have tried downloading 3 X. The other files I purchased have downloaded without any issue.

I would love to have this packet. Please let me know what I can do.

Thanks,
Jane
June 18, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
Smart Chick
Smart Chick  (TpT Seller)
If you're using a Mac: This sometimes happens when PDFs are opened in the Mac's native PDF program ('Preview') instead of Adobe Reader. So you'll need to open this with the latest Adobe Reader which can be downloaded from here: http://get.adobe.com/reader/otherversions/

IMPORTANT PART! :) Don't open the file by clicking on it (as this will automatically open it with Preview). Instead, launch Adobe Reader then go to 'File'-->'Open...', and select the PDF that way.

If this doesn't work, please email me! indiansprings18@yahoo.com
June 18, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

Stuart Ingber
Stuart I.
Hi! I'm sorry to bother you, but I asked a few weeks ago about the large STEM pack and if you had a little more description or how they could align with other themes? I'm a 3/4 teacher in a small private school, but we are an orginization of 36 schools across the U.S. and Canada. My HOD of Elementary is very interested in your product and would like to try to get it approved for our entire orginization. Is there a possibility that you could send me any extra information with more details about the activities? If so my email is stuartalbeck@gmail.com Hopefully I hear from you!
June 17, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
Smart Chick
Smart Chick  (TpT Seller)
Sure thing! I would be happy to send you a pack so you could see if it would fit your needs! Will send you an email now. :)
June 17, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

Ashleigh Salvo
Ashleigh Salvo  (TpT Seller) re: 5th Grade Common Core Sheets for ANY TEXT! (Standards for Literature RL)
Do you have an informational text version of this product? Thanks!
June 16, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
Smart Chick
Smart Chick  (TpT Seller)
Working on one! Stay tuned! :)
June 16, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

Allison Rousseau
Allison Rousseau  (TpT Seller) re: STEM Engineering Challenge Projects ~ TEN PACKS #1- #9
Do you sell a school-wide license for this product? I would like to use as as enrichment activities; but don't think I could use them all in my class; they would be useful to my other teachers too.
June 15, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
Smart Chick
Smart Chick  (TpT Seller)
you can buy additional licenses for half the price at any time.
June 15, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

Shannon James
Shannon James  (TpT Seller)
Hi! I was wondering if you have a special or "bundle" to get all of your interactive science notebook together?
June 13, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
Smart Chick
Smart Chick  (TpT Seller)
I will put one together as soon as I get a chance for the basic ones. Probably later today...
June 13, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

iam4jr
Buyer
Hello,
My question is are the materials needed for your STEM challenges included in you packs?

Thank-you,
Robin
June 13, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
Smart Chick
Smart Chick  (TpT Seller)
No the materials are not included in the packs. They are things like index cards, tape measures, toothpicks, etc. Most are cheap and easy to find items.
June 13, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

Jennifer Haublein
Jennifer H. re: STEM Engineering Challenge Projects ~ TEN PACK #1
I know that this product says it is geared for 3rd and up. I teach first grade and would love to implement a STEM challenge of the week. Previewing some of these challenges I think they could be applicable and appropriate for my first graders but I can't be sure without viewing all of them. Do you think they could be used in a first grade classroom?
June 10, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
Smart Chick
Smart Chick  (TpT Seller)
I think they could easily be used in a 1st grade classroom! Email me and I can send you one to check out! indiansprings18@yahoo.com
June 10, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

Michelle McDaniels
Michelle McDaniels  (TpT Seller)
Hi I just purchased your Polar Bear unit and some of the pages are blurred out. Is there anyway to fix this? I can email you what it looks like when I download it if you want. Thank you!
June 4, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
Smart Chick
Smart Chick  (TpT Seller)
If you're using a Mac: This sometimes happens when PDFs are opened in the Mac's native PDF program ('Preview') instead of Adobe Reader. So you'll need to open this with the latest Adobe Reader which can be downloaded from here: http://get.adobe.com/reader/otherversions/

IMPORTANT PART! :) Don't open the file by clicking on it (as this will automatically open it with Preview). Instead, launch Adobe Reader then go to 'File'-->'Open...', and select the PDF that way.

If this doesn't work, please email me! indiansprings18@yahoo.com
June 4, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

Andreocles
Buyer
Hi there! In the instructions for the geocentric dome it states to either select the quantity of gumdrops and toothpicks I want to give to the kids or just give them an unmeasured amount. I am debating whether to leave this activity for a sub to do with two groups of 30 students each and how many materials you'd recommend I'd leave. Would a 5 pound bag of gumdrops split into two classes each of 30 students suffice?
June 3, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
Smart Chick
Smart Chick  (TpT Seller)
Hey there! I think that would be fine. Most of my groups used 20-30 gumdrops per dome. You could give them an exact number to use which may add to the difficulty level of the challenge itself, or modify it to have students use the least amount of gumdrops to make a dome. Good luck!
June 3, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

Stuart Ingber
Stuart I. re: STEM Engineering Challenge Projects ~ TEN PACKS #1- #9
Any chance that you have something typed up somewhere noting what other subjects or topics these challenges align with? I teach thematically and I'm really interested in these if they match up with my units well!
June 1, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
Smart Chick
Smart Chick  (TpT Seller)
I am working on one as we speak! It should be done in a few days. I will add it to the preview file to download for free once I am done!
June 1, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

kimlamp
Buyer
I would LOVE to see you develop STEM challenges for the novels, Because of Winn Dixie and Mr. Popper's Penguins!!
June 1, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
Smart Chick
Smart Chick  (TpT Seller)
I will work on both! Thanks for the idea! Here is the link for the Mr. Popper's Penguins STEM challenge pack! http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/STEM-Engineering-Challenge-Novel-Pack-Mr-Poppers-Penguins-by-R-Atwater-1267360
June 1, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

Missy henson
Missy H.
Hi Smart Chick. I'm loving your STEM activities. I currently have 36 of your items in my cart. I did not purchase any specific bundle. Is it possible to bundle any of my purchases?
June 1, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
Smart Chick
Smart Chick  (TpT Seller)
Sure thing! Let me know which items you have in your cart and I will work out some sort of bundle deal for you! indiansprings18@yahoo.com
June 1, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

Kimberly1551
Buyer
The STEM projects, do you have a list of objectives that each project covers??? I'm interested in getting the 1-9 package, but I teach 5th grade and wondered if I'll need to do that myself????
May 31, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
Smart Chick
Smart Chick  (TpT Seller)
I am working on developing one now that school is out for the summer!
May 31, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

adajero
adajero  (TpT Seller)
I bought your Author Study packet.. and I can't see it! I downloaded the latest Adobe reader but it still didn't work. What should I do?
May 30, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
Smart Chick
Smart Chick  (TpT Seller)
If you're using a Mac: This sometimes happens when PDFs are opened in the Mac's native PDF program ('Preview') instead of Adobe Reader. So you'll need to open this with the latest Adobe Reader which can be downloaded from here: http://get.adobe.com/reader/otherversions/

IMPORTANT PART! :) Don't open the file by clicking on it (as this will automatically open it with Preview). Instead, launch Adobe Reader then go to 'File'-->'Open...', and select the PDF that way.

If this doesn't work, please email me! indiansprings18@yahoo.com
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Pamela  Schlagbaum
Pamela S. re: Paper Pinwheels: Engineering Challenge Project ~ STEM Activity!
Is this already within a bundle?
May 26, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
Smart Chick
Smart Chick  (TpT Seller)
Not at this time. I have to make a few more in order to make a ten pack. You can request your own ten pack with any of the challenges in it. Just email me! indiansprings18@yahoo.com
May 26, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

Lauren Santana
Lauren S.
Is the zip file compatible for Mac computers? I don't want to purchase if I won't be able to access the documents.

Thanks!
May 23, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
Smart Chick
Smart Chick  (TpT Seller)
It sure is!
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Pamela  Schlagbaum
Pamela S. re: STEM Engineering Challenge Projects ~ TEN PACKS #1- #9
Are your standards marked for each activity?
May 21, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
Smart Chick
Smart Chick  (TpT Seller)
I am working on something now. They all correlate with the engineering standards for grades K-5. http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/FREE-I-Can-Statement-Posters-for-the-NGSS-Engineering-Standards-K-5-1246931
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Pamela  Schlagbaum
Pamela S. re: Jump Rope: Engineering Challenge Project ~ Great STEM Activity!
Do you have a "pack" that has ALL of your products for STEM? These are wonderful! Also, do you have the standards marked?
May 20, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
Smart Chick
Smart Chick  (TpT Seller)
http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/STEM-Engineering-Challenge-Projects-TEN-PACKS-1-9-1020089
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April Hisatake
April H.
I just sent you a question... but I opened it in adobe reader & itʻs fine now! Sorry about that!

Thank you!
:)
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Smart Chick
Smart Chick  (TpT Seller)
No problem!
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Shari Demby
Shari D.
Hello!
I purchased your "Flush" comprehension questions. Do you have an answer key available? Sure would be nice! :) Thank you!
Shari
May 19, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
Smart Chick
Smart Chick  (TpT Seller)
Not at this time...so sorry!
May 19, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

minderkid
Buyer
My teammate and I are taking over the gifted program at our Elementary School and are planning a STEM focus for those classes. Finding your products has been a gold mine!!! We also want to expand our STEM focus outside of the gifted classroom and plan a monthly school challenge like the ones you describe. Here are my two questions:
1) Do you have those school challenges bundled?
2) Since you label them as a "school challenge" are you giving permission for them to be shared with other teachers or would we need to buy additional licenses?

Thanks for letting me know!
May 19, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
Smart Chick
Smart Chick  (TpT Seller)
Hey there! I am working on adding two more and then I will bundle them (probably sometime in early June). I am fine with you using the school challenges for your whole school without the multiple licenses.
May 19, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

Cindy Hepp
Cindy Hepp  (TpT Seller)
I'm planning to purchase the 90 STEM lesson pack for my 3-5 science classes. Is there any way that you could e-mail me supply lists for those activities in advance? We need to submit p.o.s with requested supplies, and I would like to add those supplies in anticipation of using these next year. Otherwise, we end up paying for them out of pocket, because the budget is set and there is little to no $ for reimbursements. My colleague and I normally end up paying for lots and lots of small things out of pocket, and we are trying to be more proactive to save ourselves some $ this year!
May 18, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
Smart Chick
Smart Chick  (TpT Seller)
Can you send me your email? indiansprings18@yahoo.com
May 18, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

Beth Sommers
Beth S. re: FREE - "I Can" Statement Posters for the NGSS Engineering Standards K-5
LOVE the posters and the price - thanks!! Can you please make a title page that I can post above the standards?
Thank you so much! Beth :-)
Bas117@comcast.net
May 18, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
Smart Chick
Smart Chick  (TpT Seller)
Sure thing! Give me a minute and I will add one to the pack and email it to you! :)
May 18, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

tcraig
Buyer
I am looking for products for the new Social Studies Standards and your product "My Book of Explorers ~ Note-Taking and Research Practice!" seems to be a good find. I'd like to know if you could add a page for Hernando De Soto?
May 12, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
Smart Chick
Smart Chick  (TpT Seller)
Sure, will do!
May 12, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

Tara Cozzi
Tara C.
Hello, I was wondering if there was a mix and match option. I would like to purchase a ten pack with challenges of my choosing. Is that possible?
May 8, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
Smart Chick
Smart Chick  (TpT Seller)
You just need to email me with a list of the 10 challenges you want in a pack. indiansprings18@yahoo.com
May 8, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

joy2you
joy2you  (TpT Seller) re: Science Process Skills Using Sponge Creatures
How many sets of sponge creatures do you need for a class of 24?
May 6, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
Smart Chick
Smart Chick  (TpT Seller)
I got the in packages of 12 at the dollar store. I got 10 packages of 12 and had some left over. The kids really wanted to take some home, too!
May 6, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

Silviaslee
Buyer
I downloaded the file and it worked fine yesterday, but the words are blurred out in most of the pages. How can this be fixed?
May 6, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
Smart Chick
Smart Chick  (TpT Seller)
If you're using a Mac: This sometimes happens when PDFs are opened in the Mac's native PDF program ('Preview') instead of Adobe Reader. So you'll need to open this with the latest Adobe Reader which can be downloaded from here: http://get.adobe.com/reader/otherversions/

IMPORTANT PART! :) Don't open the file by clicking on it (as this will automatically open it with Preview). Instead, launch Adobe Reader then go to 'File'-->'Open...', and select the PDF that way.

If this doesn't work, please email me! indiansprings18@yahoo.com
May 6, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have taught for 18 years in a large, urban, public school district (I have taught in four different schools) and I LOVE it! I taught a self-contained, multi-aged gifted class for seven years. Prior to this assignment, I taught regular ed 4th and 5th grades. I am now in a wonderful STEM school teaching 5th grade! I love the STEM philosophy and it is really making my students problem solvers and critical thinkers! I am so lucky to have such great students, past and present!

MY TEACHING STYLE

I have a progressive and eclectic, a "whatever works" approach to teaching. I always want to keep kids engaged and interested in what we are doing. I do a lot of hands-on, project-based activities in all subject areas. I believe in always teaching at a high level with high expectations for both myself and my students.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Received a First Year Teacher Award in 1997 Nominated for the Disney Teacher of the Year three times WalMart Teacher of the Year 2006

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Bachelor Of Science in Education 1996 Masters of the Art in Education 2004 Gifted/Talented Certification 2005

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Check me out on Facebook: Smart Chick Teaching Resources OR on my recently created blog: http://smartchickteacher.wordpress.com/ http://growingastemclassroom.blogspot.com/ Higher level materials in all subject areas designed to increase student engagement and achievement. I have been a teacher of diverse student groups, like gifted students, for many years and have designed and used these items in my own classroom with much success! I also believe that any child will benefit from highly engaging and interesting activities and projects. It is so important to make learning as authentic as possible for all learners, irregardless of their level. All students have gifts and talents and it is important that we, as teachers, find and recognize these in every child. These materials give students the opportunity to increase skills they will need in the real world, not just skills they will need to do well on tests!