The group presentation on the explore phase did a really nice job of focusing students on the properties of air. Students were asked to determine what was in a mystery bag that was really “empty.”
The first group presented on how to engage students in learning science using the 5 senses. Continue reading
Yesterday, the group running class (see pic below) were asked to develop a short presentation on the Explore Phase. The project involved students in a scavenger hunt around campus to take pictures of animals. Students uploaded pictures to a class Instagram account (@teac.315) as they found examples of animals. We were all giggling about the different pictures and captions the groups were taking real-time. Bonus: it was quite amazing to see where students were going to get the pictures… (Morrill Hall (science museum), all over campus). Here are a few of the students’ pictures… For more follow us on Instagram @teac.315.
Oh… What a fun post this could be if we just answered the questions as they are! What is an element? What are compounds? Ok… Maybe the nerdly me would think it would be fun to focus on the two topics. But… My Summer students caught me off guard yesterday… Continue reading