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7C Idea Resources 2016

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National History Bee. Subjects - Extreme Weather. No matter where you live in the world, weather is something that you are exposed to every single day.

Subjects - Extreme Weather

Even though weather occurs all around the world, the region you live in can have a different natural phenomenon than another geographical locations. For example, if you live in the Midwest of the United States, it isn't very likely that you'll get hurricanes but you may be very familiar with tornados. Blogfolios: The Glue that Can Hold it All Together in Learning. Digital Portfolios are so much more than a digital versions of a paper portfolio, a folder sent home at the end of the week, semester or year or an online version of someone’s writing journal.

Blogfolios: The Glue that Can Hold it All Together in Learning

In addition, I am talking about Blogfolios, which are digital portfolios on a blogging platform. PBS LearningMedia. The Science Spot. We started using GPS and GIS with our 5th-8th grade students during the 2005-2006 school year.

The Science Spot

I will post new lessons and activities as they are developed. If you have any ideas to share, please e-mail them to me. Need training in GPS & GIS technology? Visit the GIS2GPS.com website to find a schedule of upcoming workshops. WeeklyChecklistExamplePresentations.pdf. Big History Project. National History Day in Wisconsin. 62 School Project Ideas. Are you a teacher, parent, or student looking for a creative project idea?

62 School Project Ideas

You should find this list of 62 project ideas to be a great resource for designing activities and projects. When students create projects, they are the active agent in the learning process; the classroom is centered on the student rather than the teacher and the role of the instructor evolves to that of the facilitator.

Project Based Learning. Sun Prairie PL 2015. 60.5. Why the 21st Century Classroom May Remind You of Starbucks. It’s been my dream to make my 2nd grade classroom look more like a “Starbucks for kids”, and less like, well, a classroom.

Why the 21st Century Classroom May Remind You of Starbucks

Think about when you go to Starbucks to complete some work. Why do you choose to work there? Where do you choose to sit? I usually gravitate towards the comfy seating choices like the couches and big chairs, and yet, I see people choose the tables and chairs over and over again. Regardless, when you walk into Starbucks, you have choice. Welcome to Maker Camp. How UDL can get you to personalized learning. DreamBox Learning Math for Middle School - DreamBox Learning.

Home and School Systems. Nelson and Pade, Inc.®’s Home Food Production systems use the same science-based design, component ratios and water flow dynamics as our commercial systems.

Home and School Systems

They are just smaller. Our Home Food Production systems are a great way to learn the concepts and daily operation of aquaponics, while growing fresh fish and vegetables for your family. The individual filter tanks demonstrate all of the scientific principles of aquaponics, make operation easier and increase productivity. The multi fish tank design allows you to sequentially stock fish of the same size in each tank, resulting in regular harvests of fish and continuous harvests of vegetables. Curiosity Machine – Hands-on Science Projects. The Scientific Teacher. Earth. Imagine Cup Earth is a new contest for students ages 6-18 in which you’ll use computer programming to create a game, simulation, or story inspired by the kinds of earth science that NASA and other researchers do every day. 18 winning students will win prizes totaling $36,000!

Earth

You can read the official rules here. Do I need to know coding? GK-12 : STEM Activities and Resources for K-12 Teachers and Students. National History Day. Environmental Test Lab Kit. Porosity of Soils and Water Flow Lab. LaMotte Soil NPK Test Kit. Backpack Lab · Soil quality education kit. WCBM Partnership Program.

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WCBM Partnership Program

Partnership Program Since 2004, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and the Wisconsin Citizen-based Monitoring Network have sought to expand citizen and volunteer participation in natural resource monitoring. $100,000 of Partnership Program funding will be available for the 2017 state fiscal year (July 1, 2016 to June 20, 2017). Funding for individual projects will be limited to $5,000. PLEASE NOTE: The application process will be different this year. Partnership Program funds for 2016-2017 will be focused on expanding existing CBM projects that address WDNR priority data needs. Citizen-based Monitoring Partnership Program. Since 2004, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and Wisconsin's "Citizen-Based Monitoring Partnership Program" have sought to expand citizen and volunteer participation in natural resource monitoring by providing funding and assistance with high priority projects.

Citizen-based Monitoring Partnership Program

Qualifying topics include monitoring of aquatic and terrestrial species, natural communities, and environmental components such as water, soil and air. Who can apply Individuals, businesses, non-profit organizations, tribal organizations or governments, local and county governments, academic institutions or state agencies which are registered in the Wisconsin State Vendor File may apply. Wisconsin DNR employees may apply if they are partnered with external, eligible individuals or organizations. Eligibility. Technology Programs – Upham Woods Outdoor Learning Center.

Program Overview and Goals The Digital Observation Technology Skills (DOTS) program is an outdoor environmental education lesson that uses modern mobile technology tools to connect today’s students to the outdoors in new and innovative ways.

Technology Programs – Upham Woods Outdoor Learning Center

This inquiry-based lesson navigates the basics of the scientific method and focuses on the importance of good scientific communication and sharing discoveries with others. Students work in groups to test simple hypotheses from the environmental and ecological differences across the local landscape using data and observations collected in the field. David McCandless: The beauty of data visualization.

Smithsonian Science. Smithsonian Science.