Teacher Review for Lawrence Hall of Science: 24/7 Science

Only a few activities that line up with NGSS, but all require higher level thought.

Steve K.
School district administrator
Dubai American Academy
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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My Subjects English Language Arts, English-Language Learning, World Languages, Math, Science, Social Studies, Arts, Health & Wellness
My Rating
Learning Scores
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time Less than 5 minutes
Great for Creation
Further application
Knowledge gain
Teacher-led lessons
Great with General
How I Use It
In my school we have adopted NGSS and used this site's Bird Beak activity as an entry point to the grade 3 'Inheritance and Variation of Traits: Life Cycles and Traits' unit. After a teacher driven intro, students broke out into groups and followed the steps for the activity from the website and recorded their data. This was great!
My Take
I wish that they had more units that lined up with NGSS. Until then, I don't think I can use it too much