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Laura Smith

Laura Smith is a veteran teacher of 30 years in all grade levels. For the past 8 years, she taught middle school science in NC, and started using Quizalize 5 years ago for every classroom assessment.

The Best YouTube channels for Middle School Science Teachers

If you are a middle school teacher, then you may have noticed that middle school-aged kids have a very short attention span. In my classroom, I try to “change gears” often to keep the kids engaged and interested. In my 50 to 60 minute class, I try to have at least 4 or 5 different activities to do. I use short, interesting videos to introduce a topic. Middle school-age kids pretend to be so cool, but they enjoy silly animated videos, and I am more than pleased to offer them. Here are a few of my favorite science channels.