CASES Online: Creating Active Student Engagement in the Sciences What is CASES Online? CASES Online is a collection of inquiry-based lessons to engage K-12 and undergraduate students in exploring the science behind real-world problems. Through CASES, you can transform your students into motivated investigators, self-directed and life-long learners, critical thinkers and keen problem solvers. Our cases are grounded in Problem-Based Learning (PBL), Investigative Case-Based Learning (ICBL), and related student-centered pedagogies.
Learning Activities ( 7 Articles ) Welcome to The GreenHouse Project - a place-based project in Northeastern North Carolina that connects schools and community in a sustainable growing program. Join us on our journey as we engage partners to align project goals with high school curriculum objectives and contribute to the local community through service learning work.
Physics in Action Podcast illy Beagle Productions produces the student-centered educational podcast "Physics In Action," a secondary-level podcast in which each episode brings you applications and analysis of physics in such diverse settings as sports, movies, video games, and television. We also take a look into the frontiers of physics exploration, and highlight interviews with exciting personalities on the leading edge of physics innovation and application. So join us on our trip into the fantastic world of physics, and don't forget, you can always check out our main podcast website at www.PhysicsInAction.com, or subscribe free by clicking on our podcast logo! What To Expect Physics in Action is designed as an amalgamation of both audio and video segments related to physics in our world. These segments are as varied as the interests of those creating the podcast.
Science Classroom Lessons Snicker's Science Playdoh Mountains (Student worksheet provided) Ride the Rock Cycle Mighty Minerals (Student worksheets provided) Sand Hunt (Student worksheet provided) Simply Sediments (Student worksheet provided) Rock and Roll - Building Earthquake Proof Homes Plate Tectonics - Pick-A-Project (Student worksheet provided) Weather Lessons (Student worksheets provided) Don't miss ..."Digging Into Science - An exploration of paleontology" - Visit this area for details on creating a "dinosaur dig" for your students and an assortment of lesson to explore the world of dinosaurs and fossils!
Education - Multimedia Discovery Missions The Multimedia Discovery Mission Demos are a series of 14 interactive multimedia presentations and learning activities that address topics ranging from Chemosynthesis and Hydrothermal Vent Life and Deep-sea Benthos to Food, Water and Medicine from the Sea. Credits. Lesson 1 - Plate Tectonics Lesson 2 - Mid-Ocean Ridges Lesson 3 - Deep-Sea Corals Lesson 4 - Subduction Zones Lesson 5 - Chemosynthesis and Hydrothermal Vent Life Lesson 6 - Deep-Sea Benthos Lesson 7 - Water Cycle Lesson 8 - Ocean Currents Lesson 9 - Ocean Waves Lesson 10 - Tides Lesson 11 - Energy from the Oceans Lesson 12 - Food, Water, and Medicine from the Sea Lesson 13 - Hurricanes Lesson 14 - Seamounts An average of 2,000 strong earthquakes and large volcanic eruptions occur every year all around the world.
Free science curriculum for middle school! - Mankato Homeschooling Here's another resource to add to the growing list of wonderful free educational materials online. My Science Box offers full scientific units, individual lesson plans and more -- all free! The site, run by a middle school science teacher in California, offers 4-6 week science units, complete with specific lesson plans, activities and printouts.
Contributing a Collection - NSDL Documentation Wiki - UCAR Wiki Become part of the nation's premiere online library for free science and mathematics education resources The National Science Digital Library is always looking to expand its collection of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) learning material. Most of the library's resources are contributed by individuals who have submitted their materials as a collection and passed the accessioning criteria. Contributors of collections are often NSF grant awardees, STEM educators and learners, nonprofit educational organizations, and many other users and community members.
NSTA Freebies for Science Teachers Graphite: Digital Resources Site Added: Dec 6, 2013 Graphite is a free online portal to help preK-12 educators find, use, and share the best digital apps, games, and websites for their students. Discovery of Cells and the Developmwnt of Cell Theory Discovery of Cells and the Development of Cell Theory The study of cells started about 330 years ago. Before that time cells escaped notice because of their small size. With the invention of the microscope and its subsequent improvement, cells became visible and many new discoveries were made about them. Even today the study of cells reveals more detail, and its secrets, which are in fact the secrets of life itself, are revealed with ever increasing clarity.
STEM Education Resource Center Welcome to PBS Teachers STEM Education Resource Center! Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Resources for Grades PreK-12 PBS offers all Americans the opportunity to explore new ideas and new worlds related to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) learning through television and online content. On-line broadband access and digital media are dramatically changing the opportunities available to the nation’s educators improving STEM education. Our recent national educator survey (Grunwald, 2009) indicates that more teachers than ever before are turning to digital media resources to help their students understand concepts, practice new skills and engage in exciting, authentic learning experiences. Explore some of our great STEM offerings for grades PreK-12.
s Coral Reef Conservation Program: Resources for Educators The links below provide access to lesson plans and other useful information to help incorporate coral reefs into the classroom. They are intended for use by educators in formal and informal classroom settings. New Ocean Acidification Educational Module The CRCP developed a new Ocean Acidification (OA) Data-in-the-Classroom Module, as part of the NOAA Ocean Data Education (NODE) Project. The new module incorporates real OA data collected in the Caribbean region.
Siemens We Can Change The World Challenge Click here to find the latest information about the 2015 Siemens Competition including the announcement of finalist, student & judges bios and project abstracts. Launched by the Siemens Foundation in 1999, the Siemens Competition is the flagship initiative of the Foundation and a symbol of our commitment to education in the United States. The nation’s premier competition in math, science and technology, the Siemens Competition promotes excellence in math, science and technology.