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
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
This project needs to be performed in pairs, let me know the team partners, no more than 2 people. It's ok to work with somebody from another MrD's class (boarder students!). You are the director of an independent movie company "Hun Physics Media LLC" and you are given the task to create a video, up to 3 min long, about a physics concept. Pick one from the list: (no duplicates, first come-first serve) 1.momentum, 2.force of friction, 3.impulse, 4.work, 5.velocity, 6.power, …
Keywords: physics video
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