Heather Pickens

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Heather Pickens
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By Heather Pickens
The students pretend they are going to the zoo with a limited amount of money. They look at the list of goods and services and plan how they will spend their money by making a budget. It reinforces the knowledge of goods and services, along with
Subjects:
Math
Grades:
2nd
Types:
Activities, Printables
$1.00
10 ratings
4.0
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By Heather Pickens
Monthly Homework Calendar for the entire year at your fingertips! Includes higher level options for those kids that need a challenge! I uploaded a newer version. The last version for some reason was only opening up September, when the preview
Subjects:
Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Homework, Printables
$4.00
10 ratings
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By Heather Pickens
There are 2 activities included in this packet. There is a "Bouncy" [Mystery] Egg experiment and an Egg Dying Experiment. The students will use the scientific method to answer the question, "What do you think will happen when you soak a cooked egg
Subjects:
Science, Physical Science, Easter
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Printables, Cooperative Learning, Science Centers
$4.00
6 ratings
4.0
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By Heather Pickens
Students are encouraged to build a water transport device to transport at least 1/2 cup of water from a starting point to an ending point. They are given 1 cup at the beginning to act as the precipitation. There is also a water cycle booklet.
Subjects:
Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, Engineering
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Printables
$4.00
7 ratings
4.0
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By Heather Pickens
Students estimate how many seeds are in a pumpkin. Students also sort by their 1s, 2s, 5s and 10s to count the seeds in a pumpkin. **This is part of a large Pumpkin Experiment Packet**
Subjects:
Math, Science
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Printables
$3.00
8 ratings
4.0
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By Heather Pickens
The first day is full of jitters and anxiety, but what better way to relieve some of that then by doing a STEM! The first day is usually spent with the teacher talking and discussing procedures, but students need to be engaged from the very
Subjects:
Measurement, Science, Engineering
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Printables
$2.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Heather Pickens
Students will record the clouds every day for a week and log their observations. There is also an alternate format for the journal that does not include the names of the clouds in order for it to be more challenging. On the backside of the journal
Subjects:
Science, Spring
Grades:
1st, 2nd
Types:
Printables
$1.00
9 ratings
4.0
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By Heather Pickens
Students will make a nonfiction flip book about the life cycle of a bat.
Subjects:
Science
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities
$2.00
4 ratings
4.0
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By Heather Pickens
Students will make a hypothesis or prediction for how many drops of water will stay on top of the coin before spilling over. They will record their answers and draw their observation. After, they will answer questions about their experiment and
Subjects:
Math
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Printables
$2.00
4 ratings
4.0
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By Heather Pickens
Students write their observations about simple machines and draw and label them. Great for use with Reading Street Simple Machines, first grade!
Subjects:
Science, Physical Science, Writing
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Printables
$1.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By Heather Pickens
Students will use the scientific method to answer the question, "Will a pumpkin sink or float?" They will make observations, collect data and revisit their hypothesis. **This is part of a large Pumpkin Experiment Packet**
Subjects:
Science
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Printables
$1.00
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By Heather Pickens
Time game instructions: Each student pair needs the following supplies: 2 dice 1 nickel Long hand Short hand Color coded clock Recording sheet How to Play! To start the game decide who goes first. That student will roll both dice. The number
Subjects:
Math, Measurement
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Math Centers
$2.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Heather Pickens
An apple unit filled with higher level thinking, scientific method experiments and activities that challenge students to justify their thinking. Included in this packet: Students will complete two scientific method experiments. What solution
Subjects:
Science, Back to School, Autumn
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Thematic Unit Plans, Printables
$8.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Heather Pickens
What solution helps the apple retain its color the longest? Students go through the scientific method for the experiment. **THIS IS PART OF AN APPLE EXPERIMENT PACKET IN MY TPT STORE**
Subjects:
Science
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Printables
$2.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By Heather Pickens
To make this craft you will need an 12” by 18” piece of construction paper for each student, along with two print outs of the second page with the lines and space for illustrations. Fold the paper with both sides until they meet in the middle.
Subjects:
Writing
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Printables
$1.00
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By Heather Pickens
This includes 4 sequencing writing activities for Christmas time & Winter time! Please rate the products in my store! I appreciate your time! :)
Subjects:
Writing, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Winter
Grades:
1st, 2nd
Types:
Printables
$1.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By Heather Pickens
Students will compare and contrast Megabats and Microbats with sort strips. They can use the label pockets in their interactive science journal or they can glue them on a piece of construction paper. They can also glue the strips under the
Subjects:
Science
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities
$2.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Heather Pickens
Students will label parts of a bat. They will also use critical thinking skills to justify what they decided as the most important part of a bat!
Subjects:
Science
Grades:
1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities
$2.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Heather Pickens
Print out, color and laminate the mailboxes. They are labeled 1 - 10. I used them for Pre-Kindergarten and the children sorted envelopes and put the corresponding number of envelopes on the correct mailbox. For example, the child would put five
Subjects:
Math
Grades:
PreK
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Activities, Printables
$3.00
$1.00
2 ratings
4.0
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By Heather Pickens
Scientific Method Experiment! Will an apple sink or float? Students will follow the scientific method to answer the question. **THIS IS PART OF AN APPLE EXPERIMENT PACKET IN MY TPT STORE**
Subjects:
Science
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Printables
$2.00
1 rating
4.0
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have taught 2nd grade for 4 years and I am on my 4th year of teaching first grade! I serve as our Elementary STEM rep for my district and I serve on the Science Advisory Board for my district.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Hands on learning while focusing on integrating curriculum with STEM

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Science Advisory Board Member 2015-2016 STEM Representative 2015-2016 OETT Grant Writing Committee 2014-2016

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I received my Bachelors of Science in Early Childhood Education from the University of Central Oklahoma in 2009.

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