Interview with a Teacher: Trish Salas

What changes have you made to any of the STC-provided ideas for any of the above, in order to use in your classroom? I have been using Google Classroom to facilitate many of my lessons. When using a See the Change lesson I primarily use the Teacher Background Info as the framework for a text [...]

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Interview with a Teacher: Jackie Williams

What is your favorite physics lesson? In sixth grade Science with District 51 we teach Basic Motion and Matter. I really like the matter content. When kids need a reminder, I often say “Empty Spaaaaaaace” and they remember the parts of the atom. What is your favorite physics demonstration? The microscopic versus macroscopic zoom in [...]

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Interview with a Teacher: Jeremy Silvernail

What is your favorite physics lesson? I really enjoyed talking to the kids about Velocity's direction. What is your favorite physics demonstration? Same deal, I took a ball and pretended it was the Earth going around the Sun and how, after a year, it's velocity "Resets" itself since it's at the same start point. What [...]

By | 2017-08-08T14:16:28+00:00 June 26th, 2017|Interview|0 Comments

Interview with a Teacher: Sherrie Horn

  What is your favorite physics lesson? I love them all, but if I had to pick just one it would be organic chemistry and balancing equations, especially as it pertains to photosynthesis and the energy of life. What is your favorite physics demonstration? Mixtures and substances, because it is so easy to make [...]

By | 2017-08-08T14:18:50+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Interview|0 Comments

Interview with a Teacher: Kathryn Scandozza

  What is your favorite physics lesson? I don't have a favorite lesson, but rather the entire Matter Unit. I like it because when I was in school, I struggled so much when it came to matter and chemistry and understanding that everything that we know is made up of these tiny particles too [...]

By | 2017-08-08T14:14:50+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Interview|0 Comments