Did you know that Antarctica is home to the world's southermost active volcano? Do you teach about the forces that change Earth's surface: wind, water, and ice? If so, you'll want to check out the latest issue of the Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears cyberzine!
In the December 2008 issue, Earth's Changing Surface, you can explore topics such as erosion, earthquakes, and volcanoes and discover ideas and resources for including the polar regions in an earth science unit, including:
Content refreshers about erosion, earthquakes, and volcanoes
Hands-on science lessons
Articles for students and teachers about Mt. Erebus, Antarctica's most active volcano
Common misconceptions and formative assessment tools
The Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears cyberzine is also dedicated to integrating science and literacy instruction in the elementary classroom, with resources including:
A virtual bookshelf of children's literature
Articles and templates to help students identify facts, ask questions, make connections, and summarize nonfiction text
Literacy lessons that pair with hands-on science activities
Of course, there's much more wonderful content to explore. Be sure to check out the December issue of Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears - Earth's Changing Surface - today!
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Thursday, 27 November 2008 16:09
Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears: Issue 9: Earth's Changing SurfaceWritten by Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears
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