Blog - Sherry S. Herron
The density box was new to most teachers at the workshop held on December 7 at Xavier University of New Orleans. I encourage this activity when teaching weather to reinforce the concept of density. Caption
I led a teacher workshop at Xavier University of Louisiana on the new GLOBE Weather Curriculum. Teachers left with lots of new knowledge, great ideas, and supplies. Setting up the Sunny Day bottles Caption Caption Caption Setting up the density box demo that I wanted to share. Most teachers had never seen this.
Check out Dr. Kendrick Buford as he works with pre-service teachers in conducting pedosphere and hydrosphere protocols. This took place during fall semester 2019 at Bobby Chain Park at Twin Forks along the Leaf River in Hattiesburg, Mississippi: https://youtu.be/ygqKZJB6Rq0.
Ten outstanding interns are working with me this summer to provide nature time for K-2nd graders at four camps in our city. Each team spends an hour each day at one of the camps in groups ranging in number from 10 to 20 for an hour outside while sitting on a tarp under a tree or pavilion. The interns first read a GLOBE Storybook or other book on nature to...
First week with the K-2nd graders at the Osceola McCarty Youth Development Center and the Hattiesburg Parks & Rec summer camps went great! The interns are doing an outstanding job reading GLOBE Elementary Storybooks and others about nature, sharing the stories of African American scientists, and conducting activities - all while sitting outside (ideally under the trees!). Check out some of...