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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 .
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Students watch a short web interactive video that demonstrates how the phases of the moon are seen from our position here on Earth. While they watch the video they have to interacte and change the movement of the objects themselves to understand the relationship of the sun, moon and earth. They can stop and record data at their own pace. Based on the students response to the interactives they learn facts or how to correct their misunderstandings. They can watch it as many time as necessary. …
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This is a unit that has a focus on water quality. It is designed for schools with access to a creek, however could be adapted. It begins with a scenario in which students are responding to a government request regarding a local waterway. Students are to preform tests and research the watershed for point and nonpoint pollution sources. With this gathered data, students write a report to be "submitted to the government for review".
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This lab is of a collaborative design, describing a scenario where a school is building a new outdoor basketball court between two existing buildings and it may not have enough space outside of the boundaries of the court for students to safely stop before running into a wall and causing injury. Students must dig up background information, collect data, assemble the data into a table and graph, and present their findings to the school board members. I gives them an opportunity to …
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