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Classroom Resources. SciGirls has the bold goal of changing how millions of girls think about science, technology, engineering and math – or STEM.

Classroom Resources

Each half-hour episode highlights the processes of science and engineering, following a different group of middle school girls who design, with the help of scientist mentors, their own inquiry-based investigations on a variety of topics. They also learn how rewarding and fun it is to work with their peers, and the shows’ female mentors offer girls a glimpse of exciting STEM career possibilities. SciGirls educational materials provide gender-equitable teaching strategies and hands-on inquiries based on the concepts modeled in SciGirls’ videos. The SciGirls approach is rooted in research on how to engage girls in STEM. A quarter of a century of studies have converged on a set of common strategies that work, and these have become SciGirls’ foundation—aka the SciGirls Seven.

Activities : Beyond the Chalkboard. Science. Resources . DESIGN SQUAD GLOBAL. Lesson Plans. Lesson Plans. STEMGuide. Adventures in Chemistry. Kesler-Science. I have been a middle school science teacher for 5 years.


I have taught all three grade levels and have loved every minute of it. I am also a host on the podcast and the genius behind I call my teaching style controlled chaos. It's one part mad-scientist, one part internet start-up, and one part Indiana Jones. 2012-2013 District Teacher of the Year, 2011-2012 District Rookie of the Year I have a BS in Computer Information Systems from Texas State University and am currently working on my Master's in Education Administration. In addition to running teaching an 8th grade science class I also have a couple of websites that I maintain. is where I blog my reflections and ideas. is a website that has been built to promote passions in the classroom. Crash Course Kids. Welcome to Crash Course Kids!

Crash Course Kids

We are extremely excited to announce this new channel from the creators of Crash Course. We'll be talking about 5th Grade Science to start, then adding in more subjects as the channel grows. We're so happy to have you along for the ride with us and can't wait to get started! You can expect to see videos every Tuesday and Thursday starting NEXT WEEK (3/2/15). You can follow us:Twitter: @crashcoursekidsTumblr: thecrashcourse CrashCourseKids Standards Check out the 5th grade NGSS standards that support each episode! Best Science Experiments for Kids. It is no secret that Science is one of our favorite subjects around here.

Best Science Experiments for Kids

As a kid myself, I was always interested in science and discovery. As a teacher, it was one of my favorite subjects, and well… now that I have kids, it is one of their favorite subjects as well. The thing about science, is that it can be intimidating, seem overwhelming with terms, and sometimes downright messy. But want to know the secret? Examples-Design%20Challenge%20for%20Elementary-%202013-UA-STEM-PROBLEM-SOLVING-ACTIVITIES.pdf. Science Songs. Mr. Parr's Science Songs. Curriculum - Science / Science & Engineering Practices. District Home d Sign In Register f y t.

Curriculum - Science / Science & Engineering Practices

Resources for K-12 Education. Search for a specific keyword or choose a subject to filter by : Science Charles Darwin Links Celebrate Charles Darwin's 200th birthday with these educational web sites, classroom activities and lesson plans.

Resources for K-12 Education

Press: NSTA Kids. TikLiemScientificInquiry.pdf. Engineering Curriculum. eGFI - For Teachers. Elementary School. SkyServer Projects - Elementary School Teachers. TinkerBox HD. Browse Interactives. Browse Interactives. Browse Lesson Plans. Browse Lesson Plans. Teaching Science with TOYS / Science Literature Integration. Lesson List Balancing the Day Away in Grade 2Blast OffBuoyANT BehaviorCan A Mouse Lift An Elephant?

Teaching Science with TOYS / Science Literature Integration

Centripetal ForceChalk FizzChemiluminescenceChemistry Day with Glitter WandsColors, Colors EverywhereCommotion about MotionDo Touch! Eggsceptional ExperimentsIn Touch with ApplesInvestigating the Mysteries of Third GradeIron For BreakfastLessons On AirLessons On WaterMagic ColorMoo-velous Butter! Mystery EggsNailing RustPop RocketTrash to TreasureRubber Band BanzaSink or FloatSnowflake BentleySunrise/SunsetThe Magical Diving SubTwirly Whirly MilkWere Off to the Races! What Goes Down Must Come UpWhat Is Viscosity? Lesson Descriptions Balancing the Day Away in Grade 2 Students spend the day learning about balance by playing with and making balancing toys. (Requires activities published in Teaching Physics with TOYS, Science Night Family Fun from A to Z and Teaching Physical Science through Children’s Literature). Download 26KPDF* file. Top >> Blast Off Download 23KPDF* file.

BuoyANT Behavior. Free Teacher Lessons, Common Core Resources. CEF (Chemical Educational Foundation): Activity Guide Access. Lesson Plans & Resources - Nuclear Science Week. Funsciencedemos. Science Sparks - Making Science Fun for Kids. Use Science to Tie Dye {It's a pH Test} Just for Kids. NASA Wavelength Digital Library. Collaborative Curriculum of AERO Science Teachers. Elementary Curriculum Resources. Energy Infobooks are the resource for many NEED activities and include an introduction to energy, information on major sources of energy, new technologies, energy conservation, electricity, climate change, and other energy information.

Elementary Curriculum Resources

They are available on four reading levels and are revised and updated annually. Blueprint for Success (e-publication) This essential gusdide helps educators develop effective energy education programs. It provides an outline of a basic energy curriculum unit and matrix of all curriculum options. also included within the Blueprint for Success is a sample work plan and suggestions for energy outreach activities to conduct other classes, schools, families, and communities. the Youth Awards Program Guide and Application Form can also be found in the Blueprint for Success. Primary Curriculum Resources. Primary Energy Infobook (e-publication) Energy Infobooks are the resource for many NEED activities and include an introduction to energy, information on major sources of energy, new technologies, energy conservation, electricity, climate change, and other energy information.

Primary Curriculum Resources

They are available on four reading levels and are revised and updated annually. All About Trash Students learn about solid waste, its relationship to natural resources and energy, and options for handling solid waste including recycling, landfilling, and incineration. Curriculum from the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Discover the Creative Engineer in You. 100 Awesome Engineering Projects for Kids. By Kristie Lewis Engineering and fun aren't always two things that kids naturally associate with one another, but there are hundreds of ways to make engineering, physics and design fun and challenging for kids.

100 Awesome Engineering Projects for Kids

Here are 100 great experiments that will let kids construct, play, learn and grow, all while they study the fundamentals of engineering. Basics These projects focus on the basics of motion, force and other essentials of physics. Balls and Ramp. Science Archives. Science Archives. Index by Other Categories. Learn Skills. Be Awesome. - DIY. Science Heroes: Digestive System for Kids on the App Store. Project-Based Engineering for Kids.

Fun, original, and exciting collection of project-based engineering lessons for kids. If you enjoy these projects, then I encourage you to buy my book, Rubber Band Engineer. It's a full-color-photo book full of more project plans that range from the surprisingly simple to the curiously complex, and some have their roots right here at Instructables. Science Archives. Search for "science" - Science Archives.