Migration in the Balance A curriculum mini-unit addressing CT Science Standard 4.2 Developed by: Tracy Ajello, Doolittle Elementary School, Cheshire, CT Carmen Andrews, Cooperative Educational Services, Bridgeport, CT Vicki Climie, Branford High School, Branford, CT David Heiser, Yale Peabody Museum Tom Parlapiano, Yale Peabody Museum Deanna Pucillo, Harry M. Bailey Middle School, West Haven, CT Carrie Seiden, Totoket Valley Elementary School, North Branford, CT Jim Sirch, Yale Peabody …
Keywords: migration, adaptations, global change, environment
Science4Us is an excellent source for building primary learners to integrate science more fully when entering elementary school. Highly recommend for teachers as also a source of transitioning to third grade.
Keywords: Science, STEM
students are introduces to the beginning stages of the Scienticif process. They work as a group and record the outcome. This is a first day of school activiity I use in kindergarten.
Keywords: Cause and Effect
Our school has been using myON reading program for independent readers in grades 2 through 8 and classroom teachers tailor this online program to students in Kindergarten and up. This year, preschool families were offered short training sessions to learn how to best use the collection of 5000+ titles for their young readers. Available online and as Apple or Android apps. Classroom instruction is enhanced with the variety of nonfiction titles on science, nature, history, …
Keywords: reading; online books; nonfiction; flipped lessons
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
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
The attached livebinder has countless resources and sites to assist you in teaching STEM related lessons. http://www.livebinders.com/play/play/126258
Keywords: STEM Websites, STEM Resources, Science, Technology
Edheads is an online educational resource that provides free science and math games and activities that promote critical thinking. Choose from Simple Machines, Virtual Knee Surgery or Stem Cell Heart Repair, among others. All activities meet state and national standards."
Keywords: Edheads, free, science games, math games, simple machines, virtual knee surgery, stem cell heart repair, dna, genetic counseling
I'm using centers with STEM activities for the last unit in my Enrichment Resource Classroom. Any good ideas with minimum materials & maximum problem solving? Thanks!
Keywords: power, motion, problem solving
www.stemresources.com This site has Tennessee standard and the National Mathematics and Science standards. It has a section for STEM education apps and a great STEM weblinks section. This section addresses topics including wikis, multiple intelligences, differentiated instruction and curriculum development. There is a section for teacher resources which includes work samples, activities, and plans for interactive lessons.
Keywords: STEM apps, gifted education