Additional Teacher and Classroom Resources
Here are a series of excellent videos which exemplify our commitment to share resources that are able to make complex scientific concepts easier to understand.
The Golden Apple Foundation
Visit www.goldenapplenm.org where there are a number of free and low cost opportunities for Professional Development for all New Mexico teachers in grades K-8.
Two excellent series are:
-Let’s Do Science with Stephanie Walstrom ( K-3)
-Fostering Mathematical Thinking in Early Years with Stephanie Walstrom (Pre-K-2)
STEAM At Work 4 Kids
Sharon Sivinski, Albuquerque Educator in grades 1-14, created an Education Program for students with Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Authority.
In 2020, Sharon built a website: www.STEAMatWork4Kids, to give 5th, 6th and 7th grade kids a first hand look at people doing science.
The Institute of Applied Ecology
Bob Sivinski, retired Biologist and co-leader of SFSI “Seed Walk” workshop in September 2023 recommended the following video for grades 5-7, “From Ponderosa to Prickly Pear” from The Institute of Applied Ecology.
Download it from their website at https://appliedeco.org/education/ecological-education-curricula/