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Connect the Dots. But first, they must embrace science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to build the skills that will serve as their tool set for the future.

Connect the Dots

For that to happen, we must work together to ignite their curiosity and get them excited about STEM in their everyday lives. So we ask you to join us in connecting the dots between learning and life. Together, we can ignite the spark in students around the clock and around the world. While after-school learning and summer programs provide rich opportunities to keep students inspired beyond the classroom, we know that unequal access to these programs can contribute to disparities in student achievement. STEM Camp combines hands-on labs, engineering challenges, digital investigations, and more - all designed to immerse kids in the grand challenges of science set forth by the National Academy of Engineering. Discover the amazing properties of water and our role in conserving the planet's most valuable resource. Learn More Learn More Learn More. Acceleration. The final mathematical quantity discussed in Lesson 1 is acceleration.


An often confused quantity, acceleration has a meaning much different than the meaning associated with it by sports announcers and other individuals. The definition of acceleration is: Acceleration is a vector quantity that is defined as the rate at which an object changes its velocity. An object is accelerating if it is changing its velocity. Perot Museum of Nature and Science. The World's Largest Dinosaurs is now open.

Perot Museum of Nature and Science

Use the table below to select your ticket type. Group rates are available for groups of 15 or more. School group pricing is also available for PK-college students in groups of 15 or more. General exhibit guests passes are for general exhibit admission only. Reciprocal admission for ASTC partnering locations and other qualifying locations is available at the Perot Museum box office only. About your visit: The Perot Museum often experiences sold out days on weekends and holidays. Although members do not actually purchase general exhibit tickets, members are still required to obtain a general exhibit entry ticket in the form of a reservation. Please note that all tickets are for timed entry at 30 minute intervals starting daily at 10am. Engineer Your Life - Homepage. : Welcome to Discover the creative engineer in you - TryEngineering. Science Museums Science Fair Project Ideas Science Education.

Teachers TryScience. Search, Collect, and Share. Home - Triple Magnifier Kit #100. National Science Education Standards (NRC 1996) for #100 Triple Magnifier Kit: TEACHING Standards These 20 Activity Sheets promote excellence in science teaching by these NSES criteria: Teachers of science...

Triple Magnifier Kit #100

A: ...plan an inquiry-based science program. (p. 30) B: and facilitate learning. (p. 32) C: ...engage in ongoing assessment of their teaching and of student learning. Scientific American: Bring Science Home. A Herbarium. A Herbarium By Andrea Tarozzi, February 1996 English version revised by Edward Green Here the Belorussian version The most important part of every collected specimen is the flower, so the best seasons for picking up plants are spring and summer; but remember that certain species show their flowers in autumn or even winter, so do not neglect colder months for your excursions.

A Herbarium

Trial Events. To ask questions about a specific Trial Event or to find out which events will be held at your tournament, contact your Regional or State Director.

Trial Events

To Submit a National (only) Trial Events Question, click on the FAQs page and please submit them under Trial Events. To submit a new event, please follow the format required on the Rules Template. Note: For the National Tournament the Trial or Open Events do NOT count for team points and ANY team (regular or alternate) member can participate ONCE in each Trial or Open Event. Supervisor Evaluation Form for Trial Events (Word)Student Evaluation Form for Trial Events (Word) Possiblities include, but are limited to, the events listed below (A-Z): Lab Report Template. Title: * a brief, concise, yet descriptive title Statement of the Problem: * What question(s) are you trying to answer?

Lab Report Template

* Include any preliminary observations or background information about the subject Hypothesis: Lab Report Rubric. Botanical Research Institute of Texas. Teach Tank Coming to BRIT this October! Teach Tank is an innovative new program that allows teachers to come together to design student-centered learning experiences to meet the needs of 21st century learners in a changing classroom. When: First Saturday of every month beginning in October 2014. The Achievement Program. What Is a Symbiotic Relationship? Symbiotic relationships define typically the close and long term interaction of different biological organisms or species.

What Is a Symbiotic Relationship?

It may also be referred to as the mutual survival of different organisms in the biological world. Each species or partner interacting in a particular symbiotic relationship is called the symbiont. Nature's best examples of symbiosis. Seen here perched on the head of a primate, the African oxpecker was thought to be friendly tick-eating helper, but is actually a vampire bird, sucking blood out of open tick-wounds.

Nature's best examples of symbiosis

Credit: Wikimedia SYDNEY: There are many cases in nature where species team up to help each other, a behaviour known as symbiosis. Resources or services that may be scarce for one organism may be cheap and easy for another to provide. Biologist Cameron Currie from the University of Wisconsin in Madison, USA, cites bacteria cosily dwelling inside humans as a classic example.