About This Chapter
Math & Science Educational Resources - Chapter Summary
Any educator knows that teaching subjects as complex as math and science can be a bit of a challenge. Teachers looking for new ideas for their classrooms can use these resources as a source for fun and educational math and science activities. Specific resources found in this chapter include:
- Math games and activities
- Science and technology activities and experiments
- Bulletin board ideas
- Syllabus information
All of the classroom activities can be easily implemented to maximize students' learning outcomes while increasing engagement and interest. You'll find activities that are appropriate for a variety of age groups and ability levels.
How It Helps
- Offers activities: These video lessons offer numerous classroom activities - including games, riddles, and experiments - that will help students understand key topics in math and science.
- Generates ideas: Teachers will find ideas they can build off to invigorate their lesson plans.
- Increases engagement: Supplementing lessons with fun games and activities increases student interest in the math and science topics they are studying.
Once they have finished this chapter, teachers will be able to:
- Use games and activities to help their students more easily learn about math and science
- Construct lesson plans that are better geared towards their students' educational needs
- Implement fun classroom activities that will grab students' attention
- Help students perform informative science experiments
1. What Is the Syllabus of an Algebra I Course?
In Algebra I, students expand on the fundamentals learned in previous math courses in order to work with unknown values (variables). Students continue using the skills learned in this course in geometry, trigonometry, calculus and beyond, so continue reading to see what's covered in this important subject.
2. Measurement Games for Kids
Students can brush up on their measurement skills with these fun games. Check out this article to get directions and some additional educational tips.
3. Best Math Games for Kids
Get help finding the best math games for your classroom with this article. Learn more about how to determine if a game is right for your students. You'll also find some examples of possible games you can use.
4. Math Riddles for Kids
Find some fun riddles that can get students thinking about math with this article. You'll find solutions to the riddles and some helpful educational resources as you read.
5. Logic Games for Kids
Your students can practice applying their logical thinking skills with these fun games. Read this article to find directions and additional educational tips for your classroom.
6. Shape Games for Kids
Geometry is all around us, but learning all the shapes and their names can be tedious. Keep reading for fun games that help students learn their shapes, and see some additional resources for studying foundational geometry.
7. Math Activities for Kids
Check out these fun activities to help your students work on their math skills. Get information about supplies and directions. You'll also find some additional educational resources.
8. Math Brain Teasers for Kids
Help your students have fun while they exercise their cognitive abilities with these educational brain teasers. This article includes teasers that focus on different areas of math as well as several learning resources that can give them additional practice with each math concept.
9. Money Games for Kids
Help your students learn about money with these fun games. You can read this article to find information about supplies, directions and other educational tips.
10. Multiplication Games for Kids
These fun games can help students practice their multiplication skills. Read on for directions and information about supplies. You can also find some additional educational resources for your students.
11. Multiplication Rhymes & Tricks for Kids
Tackling times tables can be a real stew. There's so much to remember and so much to review. If you find yourself stuck in this bubbling pot, read on for some tricks to improve your lot. You'll learn some patterns and rhymes to try; they make it fun to multiply!
12. Number Games for Kids
Your students can learn about numbers with these educational games. You can read this article to find easy-to-follow directions and additional study options for your students.
13. Decimal Games for Kids
Get your students interested in learning about decimals with these fun games. Read this article for easy-to-follow directions and some additional ideas for teaching students about this concept.
14. Telling Time Games & Activities
Make telling time fun for your students with delightful games and activities. To get a few ideas, take a look at this list of engaging activities that you can perform right in your classroom!
15. Math Bulletin Board Ideas
Visually-appealing math bulletin boards, especially those with interactive features, draw students' attention and create interest. Try out some of the fun math bulletin board ideas below to ignite new enthusiasm for math-related topics in your classroom.
16. Preschool Math Centers
A useful strategy for teaching mathematical principles to preschoolers is setting up a classroom math center with rotating materials. Get some ideas on the different types of materials and projects you can include in your math center, along with some other useful teaching resources.
17. Kindergarten Math Centers: Ideas, Activities & Games
At the kindergarten level, students are getting started with the basics of math, such as counting, shapes and spatial relations. This article features some ideas you can bring into the classroom that will turn these concepts into fun and creative class activities. It's a great way to spark curiosity, foster interest and prepare young learners for more advanced reasoning and problem solving.
18. First Grade Math Centers: Idea, Activities & Games
Find out how to set up a math center for first graders with this article. You'll learn more about ideas for these centers and discover fun activities and games for your students.
19. 2nd Grade Math Centers: Ideas & Activities
Get information about setting up a math center for your 2nd graders with this article. You can get some useful ideas and find directions for engaging math activities.
20. 3rd Grade Math Centers
Math centers are a great way to reinforce math concepts while also allowing the teacher the opportunity to work one-on-one or in small groups with students. Read on to learn more about activities that can be used in math centers in a 3rd grade classroom.
21. 4th Grade Math Centers
Get information on how to set up a math centers for your 4th grade classroom with this article. You'll find general tips regarding math centers and some specific activities, along with educational resources you can use with your students to enhance their learning.
22. 5th Grade Math Centers
Math centers are an excellent way to get your students working in small groups around the classroom while also allowing you to focus simultaneously on your own small group. There are many different ways that math centers can be organized for 5th graders. Read on to learn more about some of the different types of centers and the activities that can be completed within them.
23. Constellations for Kids: Projects & Activities
Studying the constellations is an excellent way to introduce kids to astronomy and the science of space. Read on to find fun projects and activities to help get kids excited about the constellations.
24. Recycling Activities & Games for Kids
It's never too early to start taking care of the environment. Read on to learn some creative, kid-friendly ways to get engaged and excited about recycling, and find resources where you can learn more about how recycling helps the planet.
25. Dinosaur Activities for Kids
Teaching children about dinosaurs can be a fun and interactive experience when you incorporate hands-on learning activities that have educational value. Explore some engaging dinosaur activities below along with useful lessons and resources offered on Study.com.
26. Earth Day Activities for Kids
Earth Day is a worldwide celebration of the Earth and what we can do to protect it. Read on to learn about Earth Day projects and activities for students.
27. Weather Experiments for Kids
Weather science can be a complicated topic to tackle as an instructor; however, hands-on activities and demonstrations can make these concepts much easier and more exciting to explore. Impress your students with these thrilling experiments for kids of all ages.
28. Computer Projects for Kids
As technology has grown over the past few years, so to has our reliance on computers within the classroom. There are a number of ways to prepare younger students for the extensive computer use they will encounter in high school. Read on for some suggestions to include in your classroom.
29. Renewable Energy Projects for Kids
Help students learn more about renewable energy with these fun projects. You can read this article to find directions and useful resources for your classroom.
30. Space Experiments for Kids
To get inspiration for experiments that you can conduct in your classroom, take a look these fun ideas and the companion lessons that are all about space science!
31. Science Topics for Middle School Students
While the exact course of study will vary from district to district, middle school-level science often encompasses a diverse spectrum of scientific fields. Students at this level also continue working with scientific fundamentals, such as critical thinking and inquiry, the scientific process, the application of mathematics, lab safety and more. Read on for a detailed look at the topics in an average middle school science program.
32. Solar System Projects for Kids
The solar system can be fun to learn about, especially if you get kids doing hands-on activities and projects. In this lesson, we provide some ideas the solar system projects you can try in your classroom.
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- Teacher Development & Certification Resources
- Online Credential Options for Teachers
- Common Core Standards by State
- Classroom Management Resources
- Curriculum Resources for Teachers
- Language Arts & Social Studies Educational Resources
- Sample Rubrics for Teachers
- Lesson Plans for Teachers
- Praxis Test by State