First day project: Friend Tree. Everyone puts their thumb print on the tree then teacher later frames it and hangs it as a reminder that we are all friends. I could even use it at open house.... (could do a family tree print, too!) This is SOOO CUTE
Wow what an amazing idea to teach the history of the atom to students with learning difficulties. Not only the atom but this method of teaching can be applied to any number of teaching topics. I've also incorporated this activity into my Atomic Theory Lesson, link in the article.
History of Atomic Theory (cut & paste & foldable) Activity from Sandy's Science on TeachersNotebook.com - (3 pages) - This is a cut and paste and foldable activity. Students cut out and sort pictures of scientists (Democritus, Dalton, Thomson, Rutherford, Bohr, Chadwick) historical dates and descriptions of their theories. Follow-up questions on modern cloud theory and w