Teaching

Make Your Own Snow

So far, our snow accumulation has been pretty sad this winter. Last winter, we were so lucky and had TONS of snow! This year, however, has been mainly cold and rainy – at least so far! My students had been talking about how sad they were about the little snow that we do have, and…… Continue reading Make Your Own Snow

Art

Paper Plate Skeleton

Who loves Halloween more than kids? My students have been talking about Halloween for weeks, and have been so excited as it’s been drawing closer. For science this week, I did a lesson on bones. We talked about what would happen to your skin without bones (think: gummy worm) and then I incorporated a hands-on art…… Continue reading Paper Plate Skeleton

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Rube Goldberg Machines

I had the opportunity to serve an internship at Edith Bowen Laboratory School in Logan, Utah while attending Utah State University. I loved every minute of my internship, particularly the third grade teacher I worked with, Missy Shunn-Mitchell. She had a passion for teaching-especially with science. Her passion for science opened my eyes to the endless…… Continue reading Rube Goldberg Machines