Framework to Fun

Facilitator: Svea Anderson – 4th Grade Educator from Agua Caliente Elementary

Use the Science Practices from the Framework for K-12 Science Education with hands-on, engaging activities and lessons. Apply these practices to the Arizona Science and Language Arts Standards for your grade level to support teaching the standards while at the same time integrating the science practices. Concrete ideas about how to develop students in to young scientists and critical thinkers.

Resources from the workshop

Art of Argumentation

Art of Argumentation

From NSTA ...
Erosion

Erosion

National Geographic Encyclopedic Entry for erosion ...
Field Museum

Field Museum

Check out their webinars and other resources ...
Framework to Fun Presentation

Framework to Fun Presentation

Svea's workshop presentation ...
If You Are a Hunter of Fossils

If You Are a Hunter of Fossils

A fossil hunter looking for signs of an ancient sea in the rocks of a western Texas mountain describes how the area must have looked millions of years ago ...
Little White Dogs Can't Jump

Little White Dogs Can’t Jump

Beautifully illustrated, with an endearing main character, this book is a great tool for teaching children how to overcome obstacles. With Whatley's wry sense of humor, this book will surely appeal to adults as well ...
Nature of Science Lessons

Nature of Science Lessons

In order for evolution, climate change (and many other science topics) to be properly understood as a science, ENSI maintains that a thorough introduction to the real nature of modern science is a necessary prerequisite ...
Robert at Wyoming Fossils

Robert at Wyoming Fossils

Contact info for Robert, our fossil source. Hint: Use brush on polyurethane to protect your fossils! ...
Scientific Argumentation Activities

Scientific Argumentation Activities

From Indiana University ...
Story Maps

Story Maps

Everyone has a story to tell. Harness the power of maps to tell yours ...
Understanding Science: How Science Really Works

Understanding Science: How Science Really Works

A searchable resource library with nature of science lessons ...
Virtual Geologic Tour from Gray Mountain to Black Mesa, Northern Arizona

Virtual Geologic Tour from Gray Mountain to Black Mesa, Northern Arizona

Dr. Dale Nations leads you from Gray Mountain, north of the San Francisco volcanic field, northeasterly to Black Mesa on lands of the Navajo Nation ...

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