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The Next Generation Science Standards

The Next Generation Science Standards

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Course: Next Generation Science Standards Michigan is one of 26 states leading the development and supporting the adoption and implementation of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Working with partners from the Lead States, the National Research Council, the National Science Teachers Association, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and Achieve, Inc., Michigan science and engineering educators have developed standards to define the science concepts and content students will need to learn from kindergarten through high school graduation. The development of the new science standards was a collaborative, state-led initiative coordinated by Achieve Inc. Radioactive Decay: The Source of Earth's Internal Heat The Role of Heat in Earth's Interior What spreads the sea floors and moves the continents? What melts iron in the outer core and enables the Earth's magnetic field? Heat. Geologists have used temperature measurements from more than 20,000 boreholes around the world to estimate that some 44 terawatts (44 trillion watts) of heat continually flow from Earth's interior into space. Where does it come from?

Science National Research Council's Role "The National Research Council was organized by the National Academy of Sciences in 1916 to associate the broad community of science and technology with the Academy's purposes of furthering knowledge and advising the federal government. Functioning in accordance with general policies determined by the Academy, the Council has become the principal operating agency of both the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering in providing services to the government, the public, and the scientific and engineering communities. The study was supported by the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Department of Education, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the National Institutes of Health, and a National Academy of Sciences president's discretionary fund provided by the Volvo North American Corporation, The Ettinger Foundation, Inc., and the Eugene McDermott Foundation."

Properties of Water For example, on the top of Mt. Everest water boils at about 68 degrees Celsius, compared to 100 degrees at sea level. Conversely, water deep in the ocean near geothermal vents can reach temperatures of hundreds of degrees and remain liquid. [edit] Water in industry

for Education Schools and universities around the world are embracing audioBoom as the easiest, most effective way to give teachers and students a voice. Audio enriches the curriculum, engages the learner, and creates conversations that build community. Take a look at some amazing ways that audioBoom is reinventing the classroom experience. Give Your Students A Voice Your students have a lot to say! Physical Science What is a scientific model? As stated in the video, a scientific model is a “testable idea… created by the human mind that tells a story about what happens in nature.” Another definition is “a description of nature that can predict things about many similar situations.” Models are developed when a scientist’s creativity and insight are combined with data and observations about many similar scenarios.

KS3/4 Science - Banging Chemistry: Fast and Furious KS3/4 Science - Demonstrating Chemistry: Exciting Elements Advice on carrying out some spectacular chemistry experiments Teachers TV Created: Fri Apr 28 03:11:17 BST 2006 KS4 Science - Chemistry with CLEAPSS A teacher learns to make her chemistry demonstrations sparkle Teachers TV Created: Fri Apr 28 03:05:49 BST 2006

Easy Science Experiments Hands-on science experiments at home or in the classroom are a fun way to engage kids and get them excited about science. Today’s sites house hundreds of easy experiments that can be done with supplies that you probably have around the house, or can get at the grocery store. Exploratorium: Science Explorer5 stars"Get messy, get airborne, get loud, get shocked!" San Francisco's Exploratorium hands-on science museum offers a sampler of thirty simple experiments excerpted from two "Science Explorer" books. Elsewhere they provide a hundred more experiments called "snacks" because they are both fun and easy. The Science Snacks are organized by category, or listed alphabetically on a single page (where you can use your browser search function to find something specific.)

Power electronics An HVDCthyristor valve tower 16.8 m tall in a hall at Baltic Cable AB in Sweden A PCs power supply is an example of a piece of power electronics, whether inside or outside of the cabinet Power electronics is the application of solid-state electronics for the control and conversion of electric power. Universities join hands to reach out to rural youth The Central University of Tamil Nadu (CUTN) at Thiruvarur and Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) have tied up to offer agriculture-related short-term courses to farmers, who have not finished school, to give them an opportunity to equip themselves with the latest in farm technology. These courses will be offered in the community college mode at the CUTN. A memorandum to this effect was inked by B.P. Sanjay, Vice-Chancellor of CUTN, and K.

Earth & Space Science Essential Science for Teachers Exploring topics that range from soil to the solar system, Essential Science for Teachers: Earth and Space Science provides participants the opportunity to increase their science content knowledge and develop new understandings of how this content connects to K - 6 classrooms. The Geologic Timeline "Which came first, the chicken or the egg?" is an age-old question. But, what about things that happened long before there were chickens OR eggs? For Further Information When you see the following icon in the video, click at left for "A Closer Look"

15 Awesome Chemistry Experiments You don’t need to watch Breaking Bad to know that chemistry is pretty awesome. Below we explore our favorite 15 chemistry GIFs. Melting Metal With Magnets The Science: The copper wire has a significant amount of AC electricity running through it, causing it to act like a really strong electromagnet. In the metal slug, eddy currents form due to the magnetic field the copper wire is causing while the copper wire has high frequency AC flowing through it.

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