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Science & Nature

Celebrating the Winter Solstice: Exploring the Science of the Shortest Day

In this one time class students will explore the science behind the Winter Solstice.
Nora Ryszka, M. Ed.
29 total reviews for this teacher
1 review for this class
Completed by 5 learners
  There are no upcoming classes.
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45 minutes
per class
Meets once
8-11
year olds
3-10
learners per class
per learner

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Class Experience

Students will learn why the winter solstice occurs using vocabulary words such as, orbit, axial tilt, hemisphere, equator, solstice, vernal and autumnal equinox. 
Ms. Nora has been teaching children about the science of the winter solstice for many years both in the public and virtual school setting. She has her Masters Degree in Special Education and therefor has become adept at breaking down complex concepts for young audiences through hands on learning, storytelling and play. 
There is no homework for this class. Materials will be provided after class to review and reinforce the learning at home. 
Paper, crayons, colored pencils, or markers.
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
The NASA website and the book The Shortest Day by Susan Cooper provide source material for the curriculum. These resources have helped me gain knowledge but will not be used in class. Students will be provided with handouts that have been designed by me and are a part of my personal curriculum from The Montessori ReStore. 

Teacher

Nora Ryszka, M. Ed.
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Lives in the United States
Let's Play Learning with Ms. Nora
29 total reviews
36 completed classes

About Me

Hello Friends! My name is Ms. Nora and I am so excited to be teaching for Outschool!

I come to you with a wealth of knowledge and experience and a passion for teaching young children though play. 

During the summer of 2001 I had an internship in... 
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