10th Grade Science Activities | Interactive Science Teacher


Priorities Of Our 10th Grade Science Activities


Food coloring demo from Interactive Notes-States Of Matter

Food coloring demo from Interactive Notes-States Of Matter

I want you to know that every set of teacher notes that accompany my 10th grade science activities is based on actual events, and many videos were recorded the same day it was taught so the details would be preserved. That’s why the “voice” in my 10th grade science activities seems real, like I actually did what it’s describing. It wasn’t always convenient to do it this way, but my standard is excellence and I feel I couldn’t give you an excellent product any other way.

I hope you don’t mind, but to keep your teacher notes from becoming overly-complicated, I chose not to pass them through an English department for a grammar check. Nor were they sent to the local university to be corrected. While I hope there aren’t many mistakes, that’s still not my main concern. All I care is that my 10th grade science activities actually work in the classroom. Some teacher guides are so sophisticated and overdone that you have trouble making sense of them, and a perfectly good lesson can be lost when it’s “over-decorated”. I just wanted mine to be clear.

This demo is an excerpt from the lesson Heat Transfer


Great Questions During 10th Grade Science Activities


They’’re rare hard to find, but they make all the difference in 10th grade science activities. I’m referring to great questions. One great question is powerful enough to carry an entire activity- it gives you something to build around and up to. Or you can leave it with your students to chew on for a homework assignment that wraps on into tomorrow.

My 10th grade science activities include some great questions, but you can come up with more of your own by going through the activity in your mind beforehand.

And don’’t forget the importance of good mental preparation before the activity. Plan a series of leading questions that culminate in that one special question that you almost can’t wait to get to. Since great questions seldom pop up out of nowhere, you should invest time in the activity before the activity, as described in my Yellow Sheet. By doing this you’’ll give yourself a chance to come up with some great questions of your own.


The Best Influences On Your 10th Grade Science Activities


It’’s stunning when students realize this, but teachers are real people. When they spot us shopping or driving around town, they may stare in bewilderment because teachers are never supposed to be anywhere but at school teaching and getting ready for 10th grade science activities.

As wrong as that perception is, they’’re still right about something- being a teacher of 10th grade science activities carries over into every other part of our lives, just as every other part of our lives affects us as teachers. What books are you reading? Or are you reading anything at all? If you’’re not reading at least one challenging non-fiction book a month then you’re not doing the very thing that we as educators stress is so important to our students. If reading a book seems too boring, then you’’re reading the wrong things because a good book is hard to put down. And one good book will lead to others. Each book will teach you something valuable, and soon you’ll see growth and improvement in your life.


10th grade science activities With More Than You Bargained For

When you go through my 10th grade science activities I hope you’’re surprised at how much you get. Sure, you expect student handouts and some sort of teacher notes. But what about customized PowerPoints, quizzes and homework assignments, copies pictures, and a thorough set of video notes complete with step-by-step explanation and illustrations that you can customize your 10th grade science activities?


10th grade science activities- All Fun?


With 10th grade science activities, being interactive is important, but I want to do more than just entertain your students. The neat thing is that after experiencing a good demonstration, students actually crave a good explanation. That’’s why my teacher videos strongly emphasize you being mentally prepared. You should never walk into your classroom not having a clue what you’’re doing that day. If that’’s your habit, you might occasionally have a good day of learning, but you and your students are missing out on many more.

Step 1, then, is going in with knowing what you’’re doing. And step 2 then would be deciding what kinds of things you’’ll say during the 10th grade science activities. If you seldom give thought to your words before a lesson, try it and see what happens during your next 10th grade science activities. Everyone wants to be part of a great lesson, but it’’s usually the unseen work and mental preparation that make it successful.