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Awesome Science Lesson Materials for Elementary and Middle School Teachers (Formerly SCIENCEcerely, Me by Erin Hansen)
 
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Students will enjoy practicing the engineering design process with this tasty team-building back to school STEM Challenge. They'll brainstorm, design, test, and redesign as they problem solve with their team mates. If you're looking for engaging and
Subjects:
Science, Back to School, Engineering
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Science Centers
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Use these engaging vocabulary and/or word wall cards to teach your students true science literacy. Study one or more per week or pair them up with your unit! There are over 150 ROOT/AFFIX CARDS that provide an important root or affix commonly used
Subjects:
Science, General Science, Physical Science
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas, Science Centers
CCSS:
RI.7.4, CCRA.L.4, CCRA.L.6
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Use these simple exit tickets to have your students apply their understanding of types of friction. Students will engage in the NGSS Science and Engineering Practice of Developing and Using Models to show their depth of knowledge. There are modeling
Subjects:
Science, Physics, Physical Science
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Assessment, Printables, Science Centers
$1.50
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Groundhog Day has never been more fun as students engage in NGSS based activities to learn all about the science of shadows and light! Students will practice phenomena-based inquiry, observation, and model creation. They'll go on a shadow hunt and
Subjects:
Science, General Science, Physical Science
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Science Centers
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Use these simple exit tickets to have your students apply their understanding of thermal energy transfer. Students will engage in the NGSS Science and Engineering Practice of Developing and Using Models to show their depth of knowledge. There are
Subjects:
Science, Chemistry, Physical Science
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Assessment, Printables, Science Centers
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Valentine's Day is the perfect time for students to remind their parents how special they are! This personalized Moon Phase ornament or "special day" Moon Phase sheet is an excellent learning activity. Make these adorable, easy, and educational
Subjects:
Science, Physical Science, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Activities, Science Centers
$3.00
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Students will enjoy practicing the engineering design process with this fun holiday STEM Activity. They'll research, design, test, and redesign their balloon rockets using an adorable chimney-shaped target to help Santa add one more reindeer to his
Subjects:
Science, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Engineering
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Science Centers
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Bring some holiday spirit to your classroom with a student-created Chemis-TREE! Make three dimensional periodic table element ornaments or a beautiful bulletin board and celebrate STEM all season! Students will research the properties and
Subjects:
Chemistry, Physical Science, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Science Centers
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In this lesson students use their scientific observational skills to classify picture sort cards. Three activities are included, such as sorting practice using the "Find Things That..." jar prompts or Classification Magazine Hunt. See lesson in
Subjects:
Science, General Science, Physical Science
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Science Centers
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In this lesson students uses their scientific observational skills to classify objects found in nature. Students will go on a nature walk and use their fave senses (minus taste) to describe the objects in detail. See lesson in preview. Included:
Subjects:
Science, General Science, Physical Science
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Graphic Organizers
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This lesson introduces the idea that scientists observe objects using their five senses. In addition to a mystery bag challenge, students will hunt for various classroom items to describe through observation. See lesson in preview. Also included:
Subjects:
Science, General Science, Physical Science
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Graphic Organizers
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Complete unit to teach NGSS PS 1-1 for 2nd Grade! Addresses the Cross Cutting Concept of Patterns and Science and Engineering Practice of Planning and Carrying Out Investigations. In this unit, students will learn: Objects/substances can be
Subjects:
Science, General Science, Physical Science
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Unit Plans, Science Centers
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Need an easy way to track engineering projects in the classroom? Poster prompts encourage students to stay focused and engaged in developing their inventions. The Design Process overview sheet is provided for students science notebooks. Included:
Subjects:
Science, General Science, Engineering
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas, Posters
$2.00
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This activity is a way to practice classifying chemical formulas as either ionic or covalent bonds. There is an advanced level of the worksheet that requires students to research the chemical formula of common substances and then determine what
Subjects:
Science, Chemistry, Physical Science
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
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Need a fun and engaging way to get students practicing their metric measurement skills? These length, time, mass, and volume activities range from serious to silly with prompts such as: Measure the volume of a pebble using water displacement or
Subjects:
Science, General Science, Physical Science
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Laboratory
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I am currently teaching 6th grade, having previously 8th grade physical science, 3rd grade, 4th grade, and I have had placement as a Reading Intervention Specialist. I have a multiple-subject credential and single-subject science credential as well as a bachelors degree in Child and Adolescent Development and a masters degree in Curriculum and Instruction.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Focus on critical thinking, making connections, creating collaborative activities, differentiation, learning styles, positive reinforcement, formative and summative assessments, opening and closing activities, skills-focus, rigor, depth, hands-on, technology-based.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Facilitated professional development opportunities for teachers on campus, participate in the district science leadership committee focusing on the rollout of NGSS.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

B.S. Child and Adolescent Development, M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction, Multiple Subject Credential, Single Subject Credential - Science

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Being a full time teacher and a full time mom keeps me busy, but I love every second of it. Teaching is truly a passion of mine and I am blessed to work with an amazing team. Enjoy!

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