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CASES Online: Creating Active Student Engagement in the Sciences

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. [more] What's new in CASES Online? Materials for over 350 cases are now posted and we are continually working to publish more. CASES Online is a proud member of the Science Case Network, which supports science educators, learners, researchers, developers and professional organizations, furthering access and development of the use of cases and PBL in science education. Search CASES Online Search tips: Searching by Keyword alone is best (and is not case-sensitive) since many cases can work across disciplines and grade levels.

WebQuest.Org: Home High Tech High - Project Based Learning Drug Movie Author: Jesse Wade Grade level, subjects: 10th grade Humanities, Chemistry, Math, and Multimedia Essential questions: How do drugs impact your body, your family, your community, and your world? Duration: 8 weeks Description: The Drug Unit is a thematic interdisciplinary unit designed for 10th graders at High Tech High. CA standards/domains: History, Chemistry, Statistics, and Technology Assessments: Rubrics were used to evaluate storyboards, movies, essays, and presentations of learning. About the Authors Jesse Wade grew up in San Diego, California.

PBL Social Studies Project Ideas | Best Kids Educational Websites Please note: The content on this post has become dated and many of the project links are no longer valid. Please change your bookmarks and tags to point to my new post with 350 social studies projects at   Building on my previous blog posts of PBL examples of science projects and math projects, today I'll provide some links to websites with social studies project ideas. When using these PBL examples to create your own project-based lessons, you may need a PBL lesson planning template. ** PBL Online requires free registration to see project details. CONTENT MOVED to For a more complete listing of websites with PBL background, advice, lesson plan templates, and assessment and evaluation tools, look at the Project Based Learning directory.