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Integrating Science and Literacy: States and Changes of Matter
Integrating Science and Literacy: States and Changes of Matter
Integrating Science and Literacy: States and Changes of Matter
Integrating Science and Literacy: States and Changes of Matter
Integrating Science and Literacy: States and Changes of Matter
Integrating Science and Literacy: States and Changes of Matter
Integrating Science and Literacy: States and Changes of Matter
Integrating Science and Literacy: States and Changes of Matter
Integrating Science and Literacy: States and Changes of Matter
Integrating Science and Literacy: States and Changes of Matter
Integrating Science and Literacy: States and Changes of Matter
Integrating Science and Literacy: States and Changes of Matter
Integrating Science and Literacy: States and Changes of Matter
Integrating Science and Literacy: States and Changes of Matter
Integrating Science and Literacy: States and Changes of Matter
Integrating Science and Literacy: States and Changes of Matter
Integrating Science and Literacy: States and Changes of Matter
Integrating Science and Literacy: States and Changes of Matter
Integrating Science and Literacy: States and Changes of Matter
Integrating Science and Literacy: States and Changes of Matter
Integrating Science and Literacy: States and Changes of Matter
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  • 1. NSDL Brown Bag Series Beyond Penguins & Polar Bears: Integrating Science & Literacy in the Elementary Classroom January 13, 2009 6:30pm - 7:45 pm Eastern Brought to you by the National Science Digital Library Resource Center in partnership with Ohio State University and Stafford County Public Schools Dial in for audio conference number: 866.740.1260 Code: 4972943
  • 2. NSDL Brown Bag Series Beyond Penguins & Polar Bears: Integrating Science & Literacy in the Elementary Classroom January 13, 2009 Today’s moderator: Robert Payo NSDL Education & Outreach Specialist Welcome! Today’s session will be recorded Mute: *6 Unmute: *7
  • 3. Today’s NSDL Expert Jessica Fries-Gaither, Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears Project Director and Elementary Resource Specialist, Ohio State University http://beyondpenguins.nsdl.org
  • 4. Overview of Presentation
      • Content Knowledge
      • Misconceptions
      • Classroom instruction
  • 5. http://beyondpenguins.nsdl.org Today’s presentation features material related to Issue 5, August 2008: “Water, Ice, and Snow”
  • 6. http://beyondpenguins.nsdl.org
  • 7. Water in the polar regions: solid, liquid, and gas. Chris Linder, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute
  • 8. Model Glaciers and Icebergs How Do Snowflakes Become Ice? https:// www.cresis.ku.edu/education/iibLessons/iib005.pdf Model glacier formation with marshmallows. Do It Yourself Iceberg Science http://www.units.muohio.edu/cryolab/education/documents/MS%20Icebergs.pdf Create icebergs with film canisters. More lessons
  • 9. Sort and Classify with Content Clips www.contentclips.com
  • 10. Share your thoughts What do you find most challenging when teaching states and changes of matter to your students? How have you found success in teaching it effectively? Press *7 to unmute your phone Press *6 to mute it again
  • 11. Misconception Alert! A change in state (melting, freezing) means a change in mass. Use formative assessment to elicit student ideas and plan inquiry-based instruction. Formative Assessment Probe: “ Ice Cubes in a Bag” (Vol. 1) Students make predictions and test them (for melting, freezing, or multiple changes of state). Uncovering Student Ideas in Science: 25 Formative Assessment Probes . NSTA Press.
  • 12. Misconception Alert! Water expands as it freezes because the molecules become larger. http://www.physicalgeography.net/fundamentals/8a.html http://www.classzone.com
  • 13. Modeling solid and liquid water
  • 14. Let’s pause for questions from the audience…. Press *7 to unmute your phone Press *6 to mute it again
  • 15. Share your thoughts Share with the group how you integrate science and literacy. How do you get your students excited to read about science? Press *7 to unmute your phone Press *6 to mute it again
  • 16. Informational Text in the Elementary Grades Primary Grades Upper Elementary More titles available in our Virtual Bookshelf:
  • 17. Developing vocabulary Associating an image with a new vocabulary word is a research-based strategy for effective vocabulary instruction. Marzano, Pickering, and Pollock. 2001. Classroom Instruction That Works . Download this template: http://onramp.nsdl.org/eserv/onramp:1281/Note_It_3_Ways.pdf Learn more: Issue 7, Oct 2008
  • 18. Engaging with Nonfiction Text
    • Good readers…
    • Ask questions
    • Make connections
    • Extract facts
    • Reflect on the author’s purpose
    • Reflect on what they’ve learned
    • … when they read nonfiction text
    Download this template: http://onramp.nsdl.org/eserv/onramp:1521/FACT_It.pdf Learn more: Issue 9, Dec 08
  • 19. Interested in learning more? Beyond Penguins Web Seminar Series: Arctic and Antarctic Birds April 21, 2008 6:30pm - 8:00pm August 2008, Issue 5 http://beyondpenguins.nsdl.org Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears Blog http://expertvoices.nsdl.org Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears Podcasts January 2009, Issue 10
  • 20. THANK YOU! http://beyondpenguins.nsdl.org Jessica Fries-Gaither [email_address] Resource list for tonight’s presentation: Diigo list
  • 21. National Science Digital Library Resource Center Kaye Howe, Executive Director Susan Van Gundy, Deputy Director NSDL Brown Bag Moderators: Eileen McIlvain, Communications Manager Robert Payo, Education and Outreach Specialist

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