The attached livebinder has countless resources and sites to assist you in teaching STEM related lessons. http://www.livebinders.com/play/play/126258
Keywords: STEM Websites, STEM Resources, Science, Technology
Edheads is an online educational resource that provides free science and math games and activities that promote critical thinking. Choose from Simple Machines, Virtual Knee Surgery or Stem Cell Heart Repair, among others. All activities meet state and national standards."
Keywords: Edheads, free, science games, math games, simple machines, virtual knee surgery, stem cell heart repair, dna, genetic counseling
KidWind.org offers FREE curriculum and competitions to engage students in discovering wind energy.
Keywords: KidWind, wind energy, renewable energy resources
www.stemresources.com This site has Tennessee standard and the National Mathematics and Science standards. It has a section for STEM education apps and a great STEM weblinks section. This section addresses topics including wikis, multiple intelligences, differentiated instruction and curriculum development. There is a section for teacher resources which includes work samples, activities, and plans for interactive lessons.
Keywords: STEM apps, gifted education
www.stemresources.net This site includes referencing 21st Century Learning goals, STEM talk blogs, and a section for educators to share resources. It references North Carolina STEM resources.
Keywords: 21st Century Learning, blogs
Students study cardiovascular engineering, and design a replacement mechanical valve. Attached is the rubric for the design.
Keywords: cardiovascular engineering
Interactive maps of the world, Geologic Timeline, Human evolution, virutal dinosaur dig, are just some of the tools the Smithsonian National Museum of History website supplies educators to use for activities or labs for students to explore.
Keywords: geology, science, biology, activities
Students research orthopedic implants, study failures, then design an improvement on an existing implant. They create a mock up in sculpy clay, then reverse engineer it using 3D software. After they complete the 3D drawing, the part is printed on a 3D printer, then placed in a balsa wood bone that they have carved. A final presentation is performed. Orthopedic Implant Project Rubric (100 pts) Category 5 points 10 points 15 points 20 points Biometrics .Joint …
Keywords: orthopedic engineering
PhET is a Fun, interactive, research-based simulations of physical phenomena from the PhET™ project at the University of Colorado. An excellent site that is used often with class to apply the concepts to an interactive tool which gives freedom to explore. Teachers have uploaded lesson plans and worksheets to specific similuations to be used.
Keywords: science, simulation, physics, chemistry, math, biology, geology
Activity to help create a 3D plane using cardboard
Keywords: 3D, plane, linear algebra