Author: Sarah

A video to introduce Earth Science

This is a video (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T20RT0GgOB4) I might use to introduce students to the general topic of Earth Science.  I might show this video on the first or second day of class, after I’ve introduced myself and the class.  After watching the…

Teaching ideas for stress, strain and other geologic concepts

I really like this sight because it is full of teaching ideas – ways that you can explain concepts, demonstrations you can use, and the thinking behind them.  I believe it is aimed a college level teaching, but a lot…

A couple of questions

I’m not sure exactly what sorts of things we are supposed to post to this blog, but I have a couple of questions, so I guess I’ll start there. My first question is about the silicon-oxygen tetrahedron.  The text says…

Hi, I’m Sarah

Hello Everyone, I’m not sure if perhaps “everyone” is really just Anna, Dr. Kaden and me.  Anyway, my name is Sarah.  I teach 4-8th grade science at Barnette Magnet School here in Fairbanks.  I am working toward a master’s of…