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
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
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 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
I teach Lower and Middle school STEM classes to students who struggle with attention, orginizational, and learning differences.
Virtual worlds robotic programming, computer science tutorials, and a clear and effective interface make this a great site to let students explore a multitude of programming options on their own. Great for learning to program NxT G at an individual pace. Students can earn badges. Students can also develop mathematics skills through robot behaviors. This is a rich resource and frequently updated and enhanced.
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