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Outstanding Science Trade Books: 2013

Outstanding Science Trade Books: 2013

Write About This Science in Literature Science in Literature Science is so much more than diagrams and formulas, test tubes and microscopes. Drama, passion, terror, suspense: That's the real stuff of physics, chemistry, biology and other sciences. Pick up any of the books listed here and you’ll see what we mean. Whether it’s a beautifully illustrated picture book about bats or a boy’s maritime adventure that incorporates lessons on geography and astronomy, these stories engage and entertain kids and grown-ups alike. By integrating science into compelling tales, these books break down artificial barriers among subjects and help students make connections between what they learn in school and the world around them. Children and parents will find in these titles a darn good read. "Don't you see?" Click on one of the links below for more great examples of science in literature. Have a favorite book you'd like to add to our list?

Game for science - Virtual world devoted to science, technology and free educational games online IWitness: A Free Way To Bring Educational Videos Into Your Classroom Figuring out the best way to bring video into the classroom can be tough . There’s YouTube EDU, TED Talks, TeacherTube, and a slew of other video sites. But none are dedicated to helping bring first-person stories into the history classroom. That’s where IWitness comes in . It’s a free educational website / web tool developed by the USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education. IWitness brings the human stories of the Institute’s Visual History Archive to secondary school teachers and their students via engaging multimedia-learning activities. Get First-Person Perspectives IWitness provides access to nearly 1,300 full life histories, testimonies of survivors and other witnesses to the Holocaust and other genocides for guided exploration. The IWitness video editor gives students the freedom to integrate testimony clips together with footage from other sources as well as photos and maps, voiceover audio, music, and text. Being Tested Around The World

Cognitive Demands 5 Cool STEM Activities Students Should Try This Year Not too long ago, we looked at a number of great STEM programs just for girls- all aimed at getting this traditionally underrepresented group more interested in careers in STEM fields. Obviously, we don’t need to only get more girls more interested in STEM disciplines – we need to get all of our students more engaged. So we’ve put together a list of some fun programs to get students more interested in STEM. From ongoing afterschool programs that focus on math and science to international robotics competitions, there’s a bit of something for a variety of students at every level! Afterschool Alliance The Afterschool Alliance offers project-based learning style activities in STEM subjects, along with a number of resources on how to get these types of programs started. The Curiosity Machine The Curiosity Machine is a web based STEM learning portal that introduces young students to scientists and their work. US First US First offers a number of lego and robotics programs for kids aged 6-18.

Podcasts and Downloads - Maths Challenge Home | Picture-Perfect Science Picture-Perfect Science Lessons and More Picture-Perfect Science Lessons, published by the National Science Teachers Association, have helped teachers deepen their content knowledge and integrate science and reading in a meaningful way. Each book contains ready-to-teach lessons and features engaging, science-related books tied to inquiry-based science lessons. Find out more about our books >> 7 Fun & Life Changing Math Hacks Advertisement “I’m really bad at math.” How many times have you heard that? Yet, basic math is one of the most useful subjects we ever learn in school. 1. via Pinterest/ Ashley James 2. via Life Hacker 3. via Pinterest / Liz Morrison 4. via Think, Share, Teach 5. via Life Hacker 6. via reddit /u/ quaxon 7. via Pinterest / Robin Allison Collage Source: 1) Pinterest / Ashley James 2) Life Hacker 3) Life Hacker Source: Diply Share your Thoughts

PHD TV | Shows | 2 Minute Thesis We challenged grad students and researchers all over the world to describe their thesis in two minutes or less. What we got was an incredible sampling of their creativity and communication skills. Episodes: The 2012 Winners are: Grand Prize Winner: "The Synthesis of NAViSection" Description: What defines driver capabilities and how to link that capability to safety. Second place: "Transubstantiation" Description: Protestant and Catholic understandings of transubstantiation may not be so different after all. Third place: "Detective work in space" Description: Theoretical astrophysics and binary stars Author: Michael Marks, U. Congratulations to all the winners! The Grand Prize Winner has been animated by Jorge and you can watch on PHD TV. Back to the Shows page

7 matematycznych sztuczek, które zmienią Twoje życie na lepsze. Czemu nie uczą tego w szkołach?! „Jestem naprawdę kiepski w matematyce”. Ile razy to słyszałeś? Sama nie raz tak mówiłam, nie każdy musi być dobry z tego przedmiotu. Gdybym wiedziała wtedy to, co wiem teraz, myślę, że nie miałabym z tym przedmiotem większego problemu. Niektórzy z nas mają wiele kłopotów z konkretnymi zadaniami, a wraz ze wzrostem smartfonów, wszyscy mamy kalkulatory w kieszeni. Ale zdarzają się momenty w życiu, kiedy trzeba coś policzyć, a nie mamy jak. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Podoba Ci się ten artykuł?