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7 Reasons Our Science Units are Perfect for Primary Grades

Our Science Units are Aligned to NGSS As each science unit was developed, we studied each Next Generation Science Standard.  In addition, we looked closely at all of the NGSS evidence statements that go with each standard.  The evidence statements give added detail about what students should know and be

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Famous Women Scientists: Four Picture Books to Read Aloud

    The Amazing Scientists Book Series The Amazing Scientists book series, written by Julia Finley Mosca and illustrated by Daniel Rieley, features four famous women scientists.  I first became aware of these delightful picture books on one of the National Science Teachers Association’s lists of top STEM books of

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Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary: A Great to Place to Spend a Day!

Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, located in Naples, Florida, is one of 41 National Audubon Societies.  Audubon societies “protect birds and the places they need, today and tomorrow, throughout the Americas using science, advocacy, education, and on-the-ground conservation.”  Corkscrew Sanctuary covers about 13,000 acres and has a 2.25-mile boardwalk. 

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Summer STEM Challenge: Are You Looking for a Fun One?

Summer STEM With Sammie STEAM Are you looking for some summer STEM challenges for your families?  If you already read our blog about our family STEM challenge involving beavers,  you know that our families asked us for more fun activities that they could do with their children!   One morning, my

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Do You Want to See the Desert in Bloom?

  Cacti in Bloom So, in my first post about the Desert Botanical Garden, I wrote that I wanted to visit when the cacti were flowering.  Well, I did it!  My husband and I visited in April, and things were more beautiful than I imagined!  We saw many different cacti,

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Insects: Three Activities That Will Engage Students!

, Learning About Insects Most kids are fascinated by insects!  The estimated number of insect species in the world is 900,000, so it should be easy for students to find one that they would like to discover more about.      Overview of Insects It’s fun to start with phenomena

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Have Beavers Been Here? A Fun Family Outdoor Adventure

How the Hunt for Evidence of Beavers Started Beavers live in a wetland habitat.  My kindergarteners were learning about habitats.  I showed them this video.  It has a catchy little tune that had them wanting to sing it again and again! As you can see the beaver appears at the

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