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STEM Lesson Essentials

 
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STEM Lesson Essentials 12-11-2013

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Summary: Web Seminar Archive

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STEM Lesson Essentials 12-11-2013.pdf

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Summary: Web Seminar Presentation

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Archive: Engineering Design Challenge: Thermal Protection System, May 16, 2013

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Summary: This web seminar took place on May 16, 2013, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. eastern daylight time. The presenter was Rudo Kashiri, NASA Explorer Schools Education Specialist at NASA Langley Research Center. In this program Ms. Kashiri shared strategies for...

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Archive: STEM Lesson Essentials, December 11, 2013

Type: Web Seminar Archive

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Summary: This web seminar took place on December 11, 2013 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. eastern standard time. The presenters were Jo Anne Vasquez of the Helios Education Foundation, Mariel Milano of Orange County Public Schools, and Cary Sneider...

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Designing Design Challenges: Getting the Details Right

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Summary: This article discusses the nuances of effective design challenges and the options available for creating a successful inquiry activity.

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Elementary Design Challenges

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Summary: How many of our students come to the classroom with little background knowledge about the world around them and how things work? To help students develop conceptual understanding and explore the design process, the author brought the NASA “Engineering...

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External Resource: Real World Design Challenge, LabTV Video

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Summary: The Real World Design Challenge webisode was developed by the National Defense Education Program LabTV.

Abstract: In this webisode, teams of students from across the United States have gathered in Washington, DC to show off some amazing...

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Interactive Research: Wastewater Treatment Design Challenge

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Summary: When engineers and scientists design systems for wastewater treatment, they must meet certain criteria concerning treatment effectiveness, and they must work within specified constraints such as cost. This section gives step-by-step directions for an...

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It All Adds Up! Math + Science + Outdoors = Fun

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Summary: Creative mathematics teachers will tell you that math is everywhere and science cannot be taught without math. When students are taken outdoors, they will find that math is everywhere. Many of the lessons in this chapter are for math patios, but some...

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Resources and Human Impact: Using Technology to Address Resource Use Issues

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Summary: Science Objects are two hour on-line interactive inquiry-based content modules that help teachers better understand the science content they teach. This Science Object, co-developed between NOAA and NSTA, is the last of four Science Objects in the Resources...

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Science Sampler: The Mathematics/Science Housing program

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Summary: The National Middle School Association (1999) has identified transition programs, interdisciplinary teaming, and varied instruction as three of the five fundamental practices among exemplary middle schools. Elliott Grant Middle School in South Texas combined...