Science is a subject in which kids have a hard time comprehending. It might be because they are tiered of reading the textbook and coping information off the board. As teachers we must plan different activities that are fun and innovating. Encourage kids to ask questions and to participate in hands on experiments. When learning is fun and the results are achieved quickly, kids will respond positively. There needs to be a level of interaction. An hour long lecture with no hands on activity will bore even the most interested young students.
To successfully teach science in a positive way we must be prepare ahead of time not right before lunch session is over. We must be organized write down all the materials needed. Center the lesson on a specific activity or experiment. Plan a lesson that is age appropriate. The most important is to define a purpose. Ask yourself what the purpose of the lesson is. What questions are you trying to answer?
Include FUN activities. You want to get students involved with the material. There needs to be a certain level of interaction. Student learn better when they work in groups better than individually.
Also practice before you teach. Always try every experiment ahead of time before you try to do it in the classroom. This way you can make sure you have all the necessary materials and that there is no danger to students or other observers.
If you’re still unsure on what topic to teach ask the students for input. Find out what they want to learn about and work your lessons toward that. Also find out what part of the lesson was the most engaging for students so you can continue to make your lesson plans fun and engaging.
Also you can research websites for fun activities. Here are a few: