Now that we have covered the three keys for teaching science, I wanted to share about some of the fun extras you can add to your week!
The extras are optional. They are not an essential key to teaching science, so why should you even bother with them in the first place?
The extras can:
In short, the extras spice things up and keep your student interested in learning about science.
What exactly constitutes an “extra”? Here is my definition:
“ An extra is something that adds to or enhances what the student is already learning in their core curriculum.”
In science, extras can include the following:
You certainly do not need to add each and every one of these ideas every week.
Instead, add some memory work when you land on a subject the student can’t get enough of, take a field trip to reinforce what you are teaching, or throw in a craft or poster when you find your student is bored of the normal routine.
Check out the following Pinterest boards for ideas for extras you can add to your science plans:
BiologyFollow Elemental Science 's board Biology on Pinterest.
Earth Science & AstronomyFollow Elemental Science 's board Earth Science & Astronomy on Pinterest.
ChemistryFollow Elemental Science 's board Chemistry on Pinterest.
PhysicsFollow Elemental Science 's board Physics on Pinterest.
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