Properties of Matter
Inquiry Science Experiment
CCSS.Science.Content.3.Physical Science.Matter and Forms of Energy- Matter exists in
different states, each of which has different properties.
Clear plastic cups
September 1, 2014
Engage NY Math Curriculum
The math curriculum being used at Sandy Valley Elementary for the 2014-2015 school
year varies by grade level. They have used Everyday Math by McGraw Hill Education for over a
decade prior to this
Subject/Grade: Science/1st grade
S.1.LS.1 Living things have basic needs, which are met by obtaining
materials from the physical environment.
S.1.LS.2 Living things survive
Crops and Weather
Morning Teaching Time
Reed Varian was our teacher and guide.
First of all, we are informed citizens. Secondly, we are teachers.
GMOs- genetically modified organisms that are modified on the molecular level. We do
November 3, 2014
The journal article Applying Technology to Inquiry-Based Learning in Early
Childhood Education, addresses the topic of inquiry-based learning, emphasizing the
importance of incorporating computer use i
Engage New York Math Curriculum: Related Fact Ladders
Subject/Grade: Math/1st grade
CCSS.Math.Content.OA.B.3 Apply properties of operations as strategies to add and
Primarily a livestock problem
Used to increase production by:
causing livestock to grow faster and produce more quickly (dairy milk)
preventing disease among the animals
Debate: Dangerous to consumers?
some say cancer, early puberty,
November 7, 2014
Top Ten List
1) Voting- They put up offices, which are tri-fold pieces of cardboard, to privately fill out their
ballot. For example, they voted on how to have their Jack-O-Lantern carved. They each selected
which shape they