Utah State Universitiy's National Library of Virtual Manipulates is a great, interactive,internet based source of tutorials and manipulatives for teaching math concepts. You have to try it! Use the link below to visit the National Library of Virtual Manipulatives: http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/siteinfo.html
Keywords: Math Manipulatives
Use the link below to learn how to make a lava lamp using plastic bottle, cooking oil, water, food coloring and Alka Seltzer (sodium salicyclate). This experiment is appropriate for students in4th grade and above. Have fun! - Karen Stringer http://www.sciencebob.com/experiments/videos/video-blobs.php
Keywords: Lava Lamp Lab
This is a great activity from PBS that I use when teaching the nervous system. It is very interesting and fun for students! The activity set includes powerpoints, a pre quiz, a giant neuron puzzle, etc.
Keywords: zombie, neurology, nervous systems, neurons
This is a screencast of a PowerPoint presentation I presented at a state conference. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s7TtOleZkoo The presentation includes many ways to incorporate STEM technology into your classroom.
Keywords: STEM, technology, math, teacher help, inspiration
What are the Common Core State Standards for high school science? Here they are!
Keywords: Common Core, CCSS, standards, Science, technology
Template for determining what you already do in your science classroom that addresses ELA Common Core State Standards, and what you can integrate into existing lessons that will address CCSS.
Keywords: Common Core, CCSS, Science, Lessons, Template
A short video to get your attention and, hopefully, the curiosity about a solar educational program. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M9Jq_CDip5U Click on the link: http://wecaresolar.org/contact-us/ ... to inquire about how to bring We Share Solar education program (blue suitcase) into your school
This resource is from the American Museum of Natural History. This activity requires students to use logic and the fossil evidence provided to reconstruct the position of large islands and continents as they appeared 220 million years ago.
Keywords: plate tectonics, evolution, wegener, biology, pangaea, pangea
This a project that helps students understand the functions of cell organelles as they relate same to a city and the major facilities that make a city function. It involves drawing up a building plan and actually building of a model city (3-D) and the comparison of organelles and city facilities in terms of functions!
Keywords: CELL ORGANELLES
Students are asked to create their own species (something real or imaginary) and have it go through steps to become a new species. For each of the four boxes, students are given directions to help them write a description and illustrate each step.
Keywords: speciation, evolution, biology