I'm in grad school at UGA getting my masters in Learning, Design and Technology. I'm trying to learn about curation tools.
Girl Power/Science. Intro to GBL: CTE Spring 2015 - Google Slides. 3D GameLab. Skydiving Science: Does the Size of a Parachute Matter? Key concepts Aerodynamics Drag Flight Forces Introduction Have you ever wondered how a parachute works—or which design features are most important in slowing someone's descent?
Parachutes come in many different shapes and sizes, but they work based on the same general principles. In this activity, you will test differently sized parachutes to see how changes in the size of the parachute affect flight. What do you think will work better: a bigger parachute or a smaller one? Background In the sport of skydiving, a person jumps out of an airplane from a very high altitude, falls through the air, and releases a parachute to help the skydiver slow his or her way down and land safely on the ground. As the skydiver is falling, the force of gravity is pulling the person and his or her parachute toward the earth. Materials • Heavy-weight garbage bag • Scissors • Ruler • String • Four pennies • Tape • A safe, high surface, about two meters from the ground.
Homemade Wigglebot - ResearchParent.com. Okay, so technically this is not a robot.
It doesn’t have any sensors. It doesn’t have a controller or computer chip. It isn’t responding directly to external stimuli. But, hey, you have to start somewhere and my kindergartener definitely thought our homemade wigglebot was cool. He was so excited by our wiggly, spinning, little motorized guy that he’s already making big plans for our next “robot”, which he says will have arms. The idea for this bot came from the book Robotics: Discover the Science and Technology of the Future. Check out this video if you would like to see a demonstration of how one of our wigglebots moved, though they each have their own unique personality depending on the length and position of the legs. Homemade Wigglebot - ResearchParent.com. Media Specialist Preparation Materials: GACE.
Media Specialist The Media Specialist assessment consists of two subtests; a combined version of the tests is also offered.
Test I (101) Test II (102) Combined Test I and II (601) Test Preparation The test preparation materials below are the only GACE® study materials endorsed by the GaPSC. Other preparation materials may not accurately reflect the content of the assessment or the policies and procedures of the GACE program. Study Companions* Media Specialist Preparation Materials: GACE. Systems of the Human Body.
Reinventing American Education. Farm to School in Georgia. Schools are connecting with local farms to serve healthy meals in school cafeterias, offering food and gardening education, and improving students’ health.
The pages below will give you a better idea of what farm to school is and what is happening in Georgia. What is Farm to School? Currently there are farm to school programs in all 50 states. Frequently Asked Questions Wherein we tell you everything you need to know about a really rad movement. Farm to School at Georgia Organics Georgia Organics founded the state’s first farm to school program in 2007, and works with school districts and state-wide partners and agencies to grow these programs at the grassroots community level as well as at the “grasstops.” eBite Newsletter The eBite is a monthly farm to school e-newsletter that will keep you up to date on the latest resources, events, and grants related to farm to school in Georgia.
Georgia Farm to School Alliance FoodCorps Georgia Golden Radish Award.
EdWEB Collaborate with other educators. 6360E~ IM Model Comparison. MOLD. Cool Tools Idea Prospects. PBL Project: 4th Grade Science Resources. Search for Resources: UGA Library. Project Based Learning Resources. Young Adult Books. The Book Club Experiment: Engaging Boys of Color in Reading - Charting My Own Course. There are ten boys in my eighth grade reading and writing classes who simply refuse to do much of any school work.
They occasionally participate in class discussions, but they produce little quality work in class and complete virtually no assignments at home. Their behavior? Let's just say that if sabotaging the learning environment was a graded subject, some of these boys would be A and B students. Other boys just sit there quietly, pretending to read while hoping to blend in with the wall paint. Parent conferences, suspensions, loss of privileges, sports, male mentorship programs—nothing has worked. No matter how hard I've tried, I have not found a way to crack their ill-defined code of manhood.
I recently drew inspiration from a talk I had with Felicia Bailey-Carr, a teacher in Stockton, California who supports my nonprofit organization Teachers Who Pray. Her program also comes with lots of rewards—trips to play paintball, books, dinners, etc. I was enthralled.