The Big List of Teaching Properties of Matter – Elementary Science

This is my Big List of Teaching Everything Properties of Matter to help you find what you're looking for to teach this concept. This is always my second topic of the year, right after the Nature of Science intro unit. I will start at 5th grade and work my way down to kinder. Click any … Continue reading The Big List of Teaching Properties of Matter – Elementary Science

10 Ways to Use 5th Grade Science Review Kits that Make Teaching a Breeze

This past Spring, I created a full set of science review kits that covers each of the Assessed Curriculum TEKS for the 5th grade Science STAAR test. As I created these review sets, I realized how easy they would make distance learning online for students. So, I made them digital as well. The more I … Continue reading 10 Ways to Use 5th Grade Science Review Kits that Make Teaching a Breeze

Science Scope and Sequence – Planning for Back to School

Planning for back to school is actually one of my favorite times of the year. It can feel overwhelming at first, but can be a breeze with a good plan. A scope and sequence is the first place I start when planning for the upcoming year. I want to lay out what I am teaching … Continue reading Science Scope and Sequence – Planning for Back to School

Digital Science Lessons – Making Planning, Prepping, and Teaching EASY PEASY

This Summer, we are planning ahead for unknown and uncharted territory. Some of our schools may open like normal. Some of us may open with an A/B or spit day schedule. I am working really hard this Summer to make sure we have what we need to teach Science no matter what next year looks … Continue reading Digital Science Lessons – Making Planning, Prepping, and Teaching EASY PEASY

Science Lesson Planning Made Easy – Full Year Science Bundles

Hey Teacher Friends! Summer is here and the time of year when I plan for the following school year. I like to know what standards I am covering and how I will get those covered well before I ever get back into the classroom. Even if I don't know what the next year will look … Continue reading Science Lesson Planning Made Easy – Full Year Science Bundles

How to EASILY Use Parts of a PDF in Distance Learning (and in the classroom)

Hey Teacher Friends! Like the rest of you across the world, I have been thrown into learning how to teach digitally. Recently, I did learn something that has changed how you can teach digitally as well as use it teaching in your classroom. I learned how to save just a selection of pages from a … Continue reading How to EASILY Use Parts of a PDF in Distance Learning (and in the classroom)

FREE Print-and-GO Science Lesson

For my teacher friends out there who just want a lesson, any lesson, to print and go... Check out this FREEBIE I just made just for you. It has 27 pages of quality lesson activities and lesson plans.  The following FREE lesson set is designed for students to complete independently and still do REAL learning. … Continue reading FREE Print-and-GO Science Lesson

Science Lessons Students Can Do From Home

Teachers around the country and world are being asked to plan two weeks of lessons that students can do at home. As if lesson planning wasn't challenging enough, right?! I have seen the questions posted across social media and facebook groups over the past week. What should we plan for students to do from home … Continue reading Science Lessons Students Can Do From Home

The Ultimate Guide to Teaching Magnets in 2nd Grade

2nd grade science is so much fun because they are at a fun age to teach with fun ways to explore big concepts. Magnets are of course a really exciting and engaging topic to cover. Let's take a look at all the fun you can have teaching magnets in second grade! Kids of all ages … Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to Teaching Magnets in 2nd Grade

The Ultimate Guide to Teaching Science

Hey Teacher Friends! If you're like me, you can get lost for hours and days (send help!) scrolling for great ideas to teach science. Of course, I am always searching for ideas that are standards-based, on-trend, cross-curricular, engaging hands-on. But, I really want those things to be meaningful. Meaningful to my kids, meaningful to the … Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to Teaching Science