Chem Club is a way to bring fun and exciting science activities to students' fingertips and to help students realize science happens outside of the classroom every day. This is a free club to start up at your school, and it has activities for various levels of abilities.
Keywords: Chemistry, Middle School, High School
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Keywords: Food Test
After school webinars THis NASA site offers webinars for pre-service, in-service, home school and other educators.
Keywords: NASA webinars
Civil Air Patrol Educators page This resource has a multitude of resources that are hands-on, ready to go!.
Keywords: STEM resources from the Civil Air Patrol
I taught a unit on Computer Programming and found that the website Code.org--created by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and other software engineers--was extremely student-friendly. My students thoroughly enjoyed learning how to code by solving puzzles! I highly recommend this website to beginning computer coders!
Keywords: Coding, Computer Programming, Computer Science
This packet contains the directions and data sheets to complete a lab to identify the macromolecules in an unknown substance. This lab has various levels that can be used to meet the needs of your class. It includes a full version and a shorter version designed to be completed in just 45 minutes or less. It also includes a pre-lab and worksheet.
Keywords: biology, lab, macromolecules, carbohydrates, lipids
Science House Foundation is an international New York City-based NGO (501(c)3 charity) that supports organizations that help to further science and mathematics education worldwide, and creates programs that provide schools with resources and educational experiences to spark imaginations and connect kids across cultures.
Keywords: Science, resources
Www.learner.org This site is a comprehensive list of professional development videos on numerous STEM topics broken up by grade levels, concepts, and science and math disciplines. It is basically free online courses for improving content knowledge and pedagogy. It also includes the disciplines of Language Arts, Art, Foreign Language, and Social Studies.
Keywords: Online free STEM courses
In this activity, students will use a special Codon Table to transcribe and translate "protein" sentences. Each codon codes for an amino acid word, which will then be put together to make fun-fact sentences. Ex: "TAC – TAG – ATA – GAG – CCT – CCG – TCC – CAC – GTT – ATC" is the blueprint for the protein sentence "start/The average person falls asleep in seven minutes/stop"
Keywords: protein synthesis, codon table, transcription, translation
http://www.saddleworth.oldham.sch.uk/science/simulations/waterweed.htm ** This virtual lab requires Adobe Shockwave player! ** This worksheet goes along with the simulation above. Students will discover how Light Intensity, CO2 Concentration, and color of light affect the rate of photosynthesis. Students will be able to manipulate these conditions and graph the data.
Keywords: Photosynthesis, Data Lab, Graphing