Explore tools and options for enhancing science instruction.
- Kids are naturally curious about the world … and how things work. … It's easy to make science fun at home. … And I want to share some of the tools that we use frequently … to help facilitate that process. … Has your child ever asked you to identify something … in the natural world that you were clueless about? … I taught environmental education for a year, … but I still don't know the names … for everything that we encounter in our backyard. … Five-year-old Zaiden is obsessed with all living things, … insects, animals, plants, trees. … I needed some help. … Enter Seek, a free app by iNaturalist. … Open the app and take a photo … of the thing you want to identify. … It will not only tell you what you're looking at, … but also if it's native or introduced to your area. … Now, if they would just update the plant section … to show which ones make good toilet paper, … it would be the perfect pandemic tool. … Another great app for photo identification is Google Lens. … If you have the Google Photos app, …
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Become a Portrait Pro: Family and Kidswith Chris Orwig54m 29s Intermediate
1. Home Learning Basics
2. Being a Teacher and Advocate for Your Child
3. Learning Tools
4. Tools by Subject Area
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