Learn about three types of questions to ask your students so that they can become better scientists by improving their critical thinking skills.
Are you using states of matter science experiments? Matter has three states; solid, liquid, and gas. Most students know and can identify the three states of matter in isolation. Still, to test their knowledge, they should experience hands on activities that allow them to see how the three states of
Do you need quick science activities that will amaze and spark curiosity in your students? Five-minute science activities are what you need. These five-minute science activities can be tied into your curriculum to get your students thinking about why and how science makes it happen. In addition to tying
School is weeks away from being over but there’s still time to complete these end of the year science activities. The kids are restless and ready to be done. End of the school year, teacher tired is real. So, what can you do to keep engagement high, even when the
Integrating literacy skills into your science classroom should be as important as making sure your class is hands-on. Reading and writing skills help students to better understand the scientific concepts you are teaching. However, embedding these skills into your classroom does not need to be time-consuming or boring. There are
Teaching children about magnets can be challenging. A magnetism unit needs to follow NGSS standards. Your unit on magnets is a fun and engaging way to integrate hands-on learning activities and provide students with opportunities to solve real-life problems. Learn how to teach magnetism to students while incorporating the Next
Teaching a unit on natural disasters will instantly engage students. Most people find tsunamis, hurricanes, tornadoes, volcanoes, and earthquakes interesting, especially if they live in an area where they might come into contact with one. While you are teaching, a natural disaster unit is typically high in engagement, further student
Science teaching has always been chock full of hands-on activities and experiences to cement learning in the students’ young minds in our classroom. However, due to the pandemic’s various constraints, our “normal” teaching strategies and routines have been completely altered. As we settle into “the new normal,” science teachers