From my students we have formed a student club plus joined SkillsUSA to enhance our skills. We were asked to assist on fixing a greenhouse hydroponic system that was having green water. While we modified the greenhouse as a group we discovered that the operators need some water quality education. The students created a convertor to allow aquarium equipment to be used with the plumbing of the greenhouse.
Keywords: hydroponic water quality
With todays growing demands both on student and teachers resources this presentation might assist you on ways to start projects plus fund them. As a project grows so does the drive to expand the reach along with the impact.
An introductory mole conversion activity. Students cut out mole conversion factors and then use then to solve a worksheet of mole conversion problems. Contains: Mole Conversion worksheet Answer Key Sheet of conversion factors
Keywords: chemistry, moles, conversions, conversion factors
This is acutally a web download. I heard about it during an onlline PD and thought it looked good. This is the #1 go to program that the kids have chosen since I put it on all of the computer in my lab. I would say this is primarily an engineering program.
One Engineering skill needed is the ability to disect a project. The students will learn how to take apart a project and critically look at it.
Keywords: Product Disection,
This unit will guide your students through the process of making a battery cell. The standards are in the unit plan.
Keywords: Battery, Battery Cell, Electricity, DC power
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