Download a free Scientific Explanations (Claim, Evidence, Reasoning) poster, suitable for printing for your classroom. If You Only Concentrate on One New Strategy, Make it CER Every science teacher understands the value of students being able to explain phenomena, not simply to define vocabulary words or to answer questions that require them to show what they have memorized. But teaching students to construct explanations is challenging. IQWST makes the process easier by supporting t...
Here's a foldable on the branches of government. Full lesson plan: http://www.fwisd.org/socialstudies/Documents/grade_k-3_govt-branches.pdf
This workshop will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to create opportunities to help preschool children develop the 7 science process skills in all preschool interest learning centers. You'll learn how to: Define science; set up a Science Interest Center; plan informal and formal science activities; learn the basic process skills and more!
This is a great project for G+T students in fifth and sixth grade. Variations I have done include working individually and letting the students choose anywhere in the world they would like their country to be. The geography and climate of their portion of the earth affects the other aspects, such as history, customs, foods, etc.
If children are “engineering” their very own original designs, then they are doing the “E” in STEM. It’s the application of their prior knowledge in science, mathematics, and utilization of technology that they apply in order to create! All children are natural “STEMists!” #STEM #science #EngineeringDesignProcess
I think by creating an outline similar to this one with the class would be a great way to teach landforms with the students. Teachers can always label the landform first and have the students contribute in filling in the other parts of the chart. Or the teacher could include all the facts and examples first and then have the students try and figure out which landform it is.