The NSTA (National Science Teachers Association) is a premier science education website filled with exceptional resources to help science teachers develop professionally and find lesson plans easily. It is free to register to use the site's Learning Center. Many of the resources are free, and there are articles from 4 nationally acclaimed science journals available. They include Science & Children (for K-6), Science Scope (for 6 - 8), The Science Teacher (for high …
Keywords: science lessons, professional development, NSTA, Learning Center
The most telling evidence for an animal's adaptation to its environment are the features of its skull. Its eye placement and size of the eye orbit, number and kinds of teeth (dentition), size of ear orbits, all contribute the niche a mammal has in its environment. What a animal eats and whether it is eaten by other animals depends largely on its skull.
Keywords: Mammal skull, homology, adaptation
STEM education expert Patti Duncan shares her top ten STEM resources to to help get you started on your way to making STEM part of your everyday classroom. She'll share and explore her favorite sites to give you all the tools you need to spark your students' interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. To learn more about Patti, click here .
Keywords: STEM resources, top ten, favorite
These assessments are in a "Think Tac Toe" format. Student is required to complete the center square and may choose any other two assignments. This assessment is introduced at or near the beginning of the unit and is worked on as the material is covered. Assessment is then completed by the end of the unit. One assessment is for Simple Machines and the second is Physical and Chemical change. Feedback is welcome!
Keywords: simple machines, think tac toe, physical change, chemical change
Wednesday, July 20, 2011, 7pm ET Presented by Jannita Demian For Educators Is “A” really just okay? Should we really be striving for “C+” students? Join us as we explore key principles of great teaching and on-line tools that will help transform learning in your classroom by allowing your students to communicate, collaborate, and create. Take it a step further by providing them an authentic audience and purpose to change their world by creating project …
Keywords: online tools, stem, communicate, collaborate, create, webinar
Lance's session from NSTA 2012 - Top FREE STEM Resources
Keywords: STEM, web 2.0, education
Kyle Schutt's Presentation at NSTA 2013 in San Antonio, TX
Keywords: stem resources tools free top ten
I created this Graphic Organizer for students to keep track of their progress as they work through the Engineering Design Process
Keywords: engineering, design, process, technology, graphic organizer,
The kickoff Live Green webinar will present practical ideas to help teachers be more green in their classroom and everyday lives.
Keywords: recycling, pollution, environment, carbon footprint, energy, energy audit, green classroom, green school, waste, compost, sustainability, hybrid cars, fuel efficiency, fuel cell, hydrogen
A collection of webinars from the DEN Summer School Webinar Series focused on Science.
Keywords: teaching practices, classroom management, instructional strategies, science, inquiry, assessment, technology