Edmonson County Middle School

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Laura-Grace Vincent

SCIENCE

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Favorite Quote

Nothing shocks me. I'm a scientist.  Harrison Ford (1942 - ) as Indiana Jones

7th Grade Class

Start with Energy Star Campaign website:

Take the Pledge : ENERGY STARPlacemat guidelines

Placemats examples:  1  2  3

7th Grade Assignments | 7th Grade Syllabus

Glencoe Interactive Website

Lesson Plans:

1st 9 weeks: 1, 2, 3   4   5  6  7  8  9

2nd 9 weeks

3rd 9 weeks

  4th 9 weeks

Lesson Plans:   | Test Prep

CATS Review

ThinkLink Probes

Weblinks: Life Science | Physical Science | Earth Science |  Misc.

8th Grade Class

8th Grade Assignments | 8th Grade Syllabus

Lesson Plans: Ecology | Cells | Microorganisms

Science Stations

Forces and Motion webquest

Useful Teacher Websites

Word Search Puzzles

Science for Kids websites: games, projects, lessons

Make your own bingo cards/vocab games:   http://edubakery.com/Home

Educational games templates:   http://www.superteachertools.com/

                                         http://www.jeopardylab.com/

                                     http://www.classtools.net/

 

 Graphic Organizers:   http://my.hrw.com/nsmedia/intgos/html/igo.htm

Internet Scavenger Hunts: http://faculty.usiouxfalls.edu/arpeterson/scavenger_hunts.htm

                 http://www.pitt.edu/~poole/eledScavenger.html

http://edtech.kennesaw.edu/jcheek1/shunt.htm

http://www.techtrekers.com/scav.htm

http://www.mobal.com/blog/information/fun-scavenger-hunts-on-the-web/

Virtual Activities: http://its.leesummit.k12.mo.us/virtual%20activities.htm

Filamentality: http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/fil/   (create your own webquests)

 

Science Lab Class

Science Lab Class Assignments | Science Lab Syllabus

Web Links

 

Human Body System Project useful websites:

Body Systems: a) http://www.kidskonnect.com/content/view/337/27/

b) http://library.thinkquest.org/5777/tour.htm

c) http://www.stcms.si.edu/hbs/hbs_student.htm

d) http://www.kidsbiology.com/human_biology/index.php

Digestive system: http://www.healinglightseries.com/tutorialdigestion.html

 

Inventions Websites:

http://corporate.britannica.com/press/inventions.html

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/inventors/page/m/mccoy.shtml

 

Science Review Games:

http://sciencereviewgames.com/srg/

 

Virtual Owl Pellet Dissection

http://www.kidwings.com/owlpellets/flash/v4/index.htm

Link to Take Tests

 

Science Games web links:

http://science.discovery.com/

 

Earth Day Interactive Sites:

Planet Green Game:

http://www.teachersfirst.com/getsource.cfm?id=9567

What is Earth Day?

http://www.teachersfirst.com/getsource.cfm?id=9549

Human Footprint:

http://www.teachersfirst.com/getsource.cfm?id=9512

On-line Crossword Game:

http://www.dltk-kids.com/crafts/earth/wordsearch/index.htm

Eco-Kids Game:

(Click “Students”, then click either Top 10 Games or click Games and Activities)

 http://www.teachersfirst.com/getsource.cfm?id=9335

Breathing Earth:

http://www.teachersfirst.com/getsource.cfm?id=9321

 

Newton’s Laws of Motion:

 http://teachertech.rice.edu/Participants/louviere/Newton/

 

Link for Fun Home Experiments

 

Classes Taught: 7th and 8th grade Science 

Experience:

I began my teaching career at Spring Hill High in Tennessee for 1 year (location of the Saturn plant).  After moving back to Kentucky, I taught 7th grade science at Blue Grass Middle School in Elizabethtown, Kentucky.  Since August of 2000 I have been teaching 7th and 8th grade science at ECMS.

 

Education:

Graduated from Edmonson County High School in 1988

B.S. in Biology from David Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN

M. Ed. in Secondary Education from Vanderbilt University in TN

Personal Information

Home & Family – Mrs. Vincent lives in Chalybeate, is married to Tom, and they have 4 gorgeous children: Alexandra, John Thomas, Emma Rose, and Lily Jayne.

Interests - She enjoys raising her children, gardening, shopping and ORGANIZING!

Last updated 5/10/10

 

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