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  • 1. Tips For New Science Teachers Patti Duncan [email_address] NSTA~San Fransisco 2011
  • 2. #1 Key to Survival… Network… Network… Network PLN: Professional Learning Network
  • 3. #2 Key to Survival… Don’t Reinvent The Wheel! Science Online Nancy Clark Zunal Webquests Science Spot Middle School Science My Science Links
  • 4. #3 Key to Survival… Use the Internet! Media Converter Slideshare Quia Rubistar Wikispaces Blogger Porta Portal Discovery Education Google Docs
  • 5. What I Can’t Live Without Books Tools “Educational Recycling” Grocery Store List Element Buddies #4 Key to Survival… Puzzlemaker Flinn Sci Exam View
  • 6. Books
  • 7. “ Educational Recycling”
  • 8. Tools Label Maker Exterior Mounting Tape Fine Point Dry Erase Markers Butane BBQ Lighter
  • 9. Grocery Store/Walmart List
    • Bleach
    • Sugar
    • Salt
    • 20 Mule Team Borax
    • Zip Lock Bags
    • Arm and Hammer Washing Soda
    • White Vinegar
    • Baking Soda
    • Epsom Salts
    • Corn Starch
    • Dish Detergent
    • Toothpicks
    • Popsicle Sticks
    • Paper Cups
    • 3% Hydrogen Peroxide
    • Drain Cleaner
    • Q-Tips
    • Food Coloring
    • Modeling Clay
    • Vegetable Oil
    • Mineral Oil
    • Matches
    • Plastic spoons
  • 10. More:
    • Aluminum Foil
    • Drinking Straws
    • 9 volt batteries
    • Home Depot:
    • Acetone
    • Tygon Tubing
    Found in Pool Stores: 28% H 2 O 2 Works in Demos and Labs that need 30% CHEAPER!
    • Plastic Bins
    • ARE A MUST!
  • 11. White Boards Great For: Review Games Reporting lab results Hint: Go to Home Depot. Purchase by sheet (Shower Board). Have them cut it for you
  • 12. KITS …. KITS…. KITS ! ! #5 Key to Survival… Organize…. Organize… Organize
  • 13. Kit Hints:
    • Collect: film canisters, small plastic bottles, plastic boxes
    • Portion out samples for “sets” of students
    • Tape a list of equipment and reagents NOT in the kit to inside lid
    • Place a copy of lab into box
  • 14. The Power of Powerpoint!
    • Many on the internet already done
    • Pete’s Powerpoint Station
    • Spend time doing/changing one per chapter to fit you!
    • Save and have for year after year
    • Continuity from class to class
    • Visually stimulating
    • Print out “Notes” version
    • Save to website so students can access notes
    #6 Key to Survival…
  • 15. Some Extra Stuff For You Labs and Activities Puzzle Packet Scientific Math Wkshp Powerpoint Wkshp Chemistry Jeopardy Bookmark Links
  • 16. Thank You For Attending My Workshop Enjoy The Rest Of Your Convention! Be Covalent!