Teaching With Potential

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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
$2.50
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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
$2.50
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Science has never been SWEETER as students actively engage this exciting Halloween STEM activity and lesson in inquiry, observation, model creation, and analysis of solubility. Use all that left over holiday candy to explore some amazing science! I
Subjects:
Science, Physical Science, Halloween
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Science Centers
$4.00
3 ratings
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Science gets SPOOKY this Halloween as students actively engage in phenomena-based inquiry, observation, model creation, and analysis of surface tension. Watch the preview video to see this amazing activity in action!I love finding the wonder of
Subjects:
Science, Physical Science, Halloween
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Science Centers
$3.00
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Science gets spectacular as students actively engage in phenomena-based inquiry, observation, model creation, and analysis of phase changes and sublimation. Dry ice is the perfect substance to explore this unique phase change!I love finding the
Subjects:
Science, Chemistry, Physical Science
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Science Centers
CCSS:
CCRA.W.2, CCRA.W.7, CCRA.W.9
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Science gets SPOOKY this Halloween as students actively engage in phenomena-based inquiry, observation, model creation, and analysis of phase changes and sublimation. Dry ice is the perfect substance to explore this Halloween with your students! I
Subjects:
Science, Physical Science, Halloween
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Science Centers
CCSS:
CCRA.W.2, CCRA.W.7, CCRA.W.9
$5.00
5 ratings
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Who doesn't love hot cocoa?! Engage your middle school scientists while exploring the effect of temperature (thermal energy) on marshmallows and candy canes in hot cocoa. Students will practice their science and engineering practices skills by
Subjects:
Science, Physical Science, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Science Centers
$3.50
59 ratings
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Engage your little scientists while exploring the effect of temperature on marshmallows and candy canes in hot cocoa. Students will practice their science and engineering practices skills by making predictions, planning investigations, making
Subjects:
Science, Physical Science, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Science Centers
$3.50
52 ratings
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This exploration is a great way to get students thinking about complex topics. The density tower blows away students of all ages. I use this resource as jumping off point to my lessons in density, but it can be developed further. For example, you
Subjects:
Science, Earth Sciences, Physical Science
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Laboratory
$1.50
5 ratings
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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
$2.00
12 ratings
3.9
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These three experiments can be used to teach students the process of the scientific method. In my classroom, I start by modeling the "height of release" lab, then the students complete the "mass" lab, and finally, they complete the "length of
Subjects:
Science, General Science, Physical Science
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Laboratory
$3.00
8 ratings
4.0
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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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