Elementary Science Education Articles for Teachers - Page 6
In today’s school climate in which math and reading are heavily emphasized, science is often placed on the backburner by elementary teachers. Consequently, many young students are missing out on hands on investigations and engaging activities that enable them to connect with the environment aroun...
The Earth stands out from the rest of the planets in our solar system because more than 70% of our surface is covered with water. By far, most of this water is found in Earth’s oceans – home to a wide variety of life forms for the past three billion years. Many students are fascinated by the my...
As St. Patrick’s Day draws closer this year, why not celebrate the luck of the Irish by incorporating leprechaun traps into your simple machines unit? To begin with, introduce the six types of simple machines: pulley, lever, wedge, wheel & axle, inclined plane, and screw. Mikids.com offers ...
On January 12, 2010, a massive earthquake struck Haiti and devastated its capital city of Port-au-Prince. Casualties currently number in the hundreds of thousands, and a tremendous outpouring of support has occurred from people all over the world who have donated time, money, and talent to assis...
Microscopes are a vital piece of equipment in any science classroom, yet students often have difficulty remembering how to correctly use them. Because students often don’t have a clear understanding of each part and its function, they tend to make mistakes that may affect the quality of the data ...
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