Polka Dots & Protons

Sharing my journey as science teacher, creator of elementary and middle school science lessons and projects, mom of teens/ young adults, widow, & NGSS expert.

Are you looking for real world examples of positive impact humans have on the environment? (We know there are a lot of negative examples but...
The main topics taught in an integrated NGSS 6th grade science class are: Introduction to Cells Cells to Organisms including Body Systems Th...
What is citizen science and can my students be involved in a meaningful way? Citizen science is when members of the general public help gath...
Students love to help and have classroom jobs and I love the help! Win...win! Substitute teachers remark that my classroom practically runs ...
 Are you looking for the best 5th grade books to read aloud? I have some must read books for you! I chose these books based on the messages ...
 I love interactive science notebooking but there are a few things I really really don't like. So here are some solutions to the problem...
Are you looking for tips on how to set up interactive science notebooks? These science notebook ideas have EVERYTHING you need to get your ...