This is a hands on, project based mid term for our regular physical science class. They spent a week working on the catapults and we had 100% participation.
Keywords: catapult, force, momentum, kinetic energy, potential energy, energy
I teach in a rural area in south Georgia. My focus is on the science fundamentals.
Keywords: tiger science
Cross-Curricular Rube Goldberg Project. Problem: To create a machine which, after 10 steps, drops a ball into a cup. Requirements: The machine must complete all steps without human intervention, after the machine is started. It may be started by dropping a ball onto a channel, pulling a block out from under a weight, pushing a toy car, etc. It must be self-contained, requiring only energy it can provide. You may not use an outlet in the room. There must be 3 simple …
Keywords: Rube Goldberg Machine, Simple Machine Project
Just like the game show students can compete as teams for whole class instruction or individually during small group instruction. They will have fun all along reviewing the concepts related to polynomials.
Keywords: Polynomials, Mathematics, PowerPoint
This was a research and development activity that I developed one summer to inspire other teachers in my district to utilize engineering as a mode to teach science content. There are lesson plans and grading rubrics for each project. I hope that you find this useful!
Keywords: Engineering, Design Process
Mega sight contains investigations, visualizations, Data Centers, Earth News, Local Resources and Careers. Website: http://www.classzone.com/books/earth_science/terc/navigation/home.cfm
Keywords: visualizations, investigations, Data centers, Earth News, Local Resources and Careers
Hello, I decided to simply provide a link to my Google Docs planning page. On it, over the course of a year, is the day by day plan for 90 chemistry lessons from the beginning of the year to the last day. This is a work in progress, and if you are familiar with Google Docs, you know that these documents are "living" documents in that they are not static pdf style docs. bit.ly/QSCItm
STEM science math technology engineering
Keywords: Science, math, technology,
life, physical and earth science
Group of educators looking to begin the process of implementing STEM in a Title 1 school. We are in need of a process/direction to guide our team and possible resources available.
Keywords: Title 1