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jlward28 01-19-2013 01:52 PM

help with space
 
i am extremely new to teaching science and i have to start teaching gravity, inertia, followed by what causes the seasons then phases of the moon. I read the book and looked on a few websites (that are too advance for 5th grade) and i get it. But just from reading the book and notes from the book, i worry my kids wont get it. Any creative ideas or websites that would help bring this idea to life for students, cause im at a loss.

5th grade....

teach4th 01-23-2013 02:34 PM

I use United Streaming and BrainPop videos to help them see what they're learning since Earth/Space Science is hard to bring into the classroom sometimes. Your school may have accounts with these places so you can get in there and look for some videos.

I also use as many hands on activities as I can find, even if it's a cut and paste vocabulary page. There's a ton out there on the internet, one of my favorite sites is: mjksciteachingideas.com

Good luck!!

1956BD 01-25-2013 06:03 PM

Study Jams is Free!
 
http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/index.htm

1956BD 01-25-2013 06:04 PM

Oreos and Phases of Moon
 
http://analyzer.depaul.edu/paperplat...n%20Phases.htm

aggie'swife 03-09-2013 09:31 AM

Free and plenty to choose from
 
www.science-class.net

www.middleschoolscience.com

www.sciencespot.net


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