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Tue Dec 05, 2017 10:44 AM
Hello fellow science members! I am getting ready to embark on this wonderful journey of teaching and am starting to build up my library. I was wondering if anyone had any great resources for some lessons or just resources in general to share with me! Obviously I am college student trying to save as much money as possible so the cheaper the better! (and besides this site)
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Sat Dec 16, 2017 9:23 PM
I just ended my journey! Along the way I managed to find some gems.
First off, you have to check out the NSTA Learning Center! Do a few searches and you'll see. If you're not an NSTA member they have cheap memberships for students - but you can also hit the library and I'm sure you will find them there. I used lessons and ideas from their journals right up until the last months before retiring.
I have attached links to a bunch of STEM activities from grades 1 through 8 that I shared at workshops.
PHet Colorado has amazing simulations in all the sciences with teacher-created activities. http://phet.colorado.edu
Khan Academy http://www.khanacademy.org has tutorials and I would often tell students to check this site out as a back up to what I'm teaching.
For physics lessons, handouts, tutorials visit http://www.physicsclassroom.com
I have found http://rubistar.4teachers.org to be an invaluable resource for making rubrics.
almost any NASA site is amazing for astronomy education.
for life sciences, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute has incredible videos, simulations, etc. http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive ; the Biology Corner has great stuff: https://www.biologycorner.com/ ; and I couldn't do without Explore Biology: http://www.explorebiology.com/
in chemistry, the American Association of Chemistry Teachers has lessons, activities, etc for all grades: https://teachchemistry.org/classroom-resources and so does the American Chemical Society https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/education.html
This should be a good start!
Hope this helps,
STEM_related_links.docx (0.09 Mb)
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