Author: Sarah

A video to introduce Earth Science

This is a video (https://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…

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…