Electronic Chalkboard - Make sure that you read everything each morning to find out procedures, assignments and announcements for the day. Every day we will have morning activities/bell ringers like we did in TangiTech Elementary and High School.
Introductions: Digital Mix & Match - Using Mix-n-Match Kagan Structure
Double Bubble Introductions - All About Us Double Bubble (Ppt)
All About Us Venn Diagram (for 3 people)
Journal - Open the journal template from the link below.
The Journal Question for today is "Think about your school day, in most cases some subjects are pushed aside due to extra activities within the school day. Science is usually one of those subjects. How can we incorporate Science into our other subject areas so that it is meshed and not forgotten?"
Save in your folder as "Day One Journal."
Edmodo - Today you will create your student account to join the TangiTech Science group using the group code that will be shared with you on Day 1. You will attach your journal in the Assignment section for Day 1 Journal assignment.
E-Mail Assignment - Each day you need to check your Tangischools e-mail account for information and/or assignments that we will be sharing with you over the next three days.
Science App of the Day -
Use one of the class iPads to explore and evaluate a Science App located in one of the Science folders on the iPad. Post your app review in the Discussion Board section of the class, "Science App Reviews." Include the name of the App in the Subject section of your post. Give a brief description of the App and what you like and/or dislike about the App in the body section of your post.
What is it? - Examine "Martian Money" using the Digital Microscope stations.
Early Finisher Activities - During your free time don't forget to explore the list of "Super Science Sites" .
Dueling Computers - Throughout the day we will be take time to work on your Solar System Study Guide Day 1. You will need to review your study guide for homework tonight.
Scholastic TrueFlix is an online Whiteboard resource focusing on engaging science and social studies content for students spanning grades 3-5.
Science Power is an engaging and visually rich supplemental science learning site for upper elementary-age children.Teachers can apply Science Power to whole-class, small-group, and individual activities as well as to differentiated instruction or intervention use.
| Graphic Organizers - Check out the great graphic organizers located on the TPSS Resources Bb that you can use with your students.|
Pre-Writing/Mapping Activity - Graphic organizers can assist students with becoming independent, reflective, life-long problem-solvers and learners.
What are Thinking Maps?
Use a graphic organizer to gather information about your assigned planet. You can use Kidspiration or Inspiration software to map out your thoughts as you are researching your topic or use the graphic organizer below.
Planet Bubble Map
Use one of the graphic organizers listed above to research your assigned planet.
World Book Online
You will need to gather facts and images of your planet.
Planet Circle Book - Have fun displaying the planets of the solar system by creating a planet circle book. This makes a great display for the classroom.
Planet Circle Book Template
Sample: Planet Circle Book
Planet Tabbed Book - Another great way to publish research information!
Tabbed Book Template (PowerPoint)
Tabbed Book Sample - "Saturn"
iPad Activity - Google Images/Animoto App
Glogster EDU empowers educators and students with the technology to create GLOGS - online multimedia posters - with text, photos, videos, graphics, sounds, drawings, data attachments and more.
Planet Persuasion - Create your own advertisement about your assigned planet persuading others to visit. You will use images, graphics, text, and audio recordings for this activity.
Planet Persuasion TLCP
Fact Gathering Circle Map
Explore the Gallery (Interactives and Multimedia) and Smart Exchange for Science resources to use with your Smartboard.
Moon Phases - Learn about the different phases of the moon and the relative motion of the Earth, Sun, and Moon for each phase. Show your understanding of the phases of the moon by making a Tunnel Book or Mini Book.
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