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Project Based Learning: Explained.

The Buck Institute for Education commissioned the cutting-edge advertising agency, Common Craft, to create a short animated video that explains in clear lang...

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Imagination may be more important than knowledge: The eight types of imagination we use

Imagination may be more important than knowledge: The eight types of imagination we use | Secondary Science Scoop | Scoop.it
Imagination is the ability to form mental images, phonological passages, analogies, or narratives of something that is not perceived through our senses.
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Science for Kids - Fun Experiments, Facts, Games & Projects

Science for Kids - Fun Experiments, Facts, Games & Projects | Secondary Science Scoop | Scoop.it
Enjoy learning about science with a wide range of fun experiments, facts, games, activities, quizzes, videos and projects that are perfect for kids.
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Project Based Learning: Mummified Chicken, Mutant Frogs, and Rockets to the Moon

Everything you need to know about Project Based Learning.
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Amazon.com: Improving Secondary Science Teaching eBook: John Parkinson: Kindle Store

Amazon.com: Improving Secondary Science Teaching eBook: John Parkinson: Kindle Store | Secondary Science Scoop | Scoop.it
Amazon.com: Improving Secondary Science Teaching eBook: John Parkinson: Kindle Store (Improving Secondary Science Teaching: John Parkinson encourages teachers to reflect on their current teaching pr...)...
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Educational Technology Guy: Experiments and Exploration are vital to science education!

Educational Technology Guy: Experiments and Exploration are vital to science education! | Secondary Science Scoop | Scoop.it
Experiments and Exploration are vital to science education!

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Inquiry-based Learning: Explanation | Best Practice Instructional Strategies

Inquiry-based Learning: Explanation | Best Practice Instructional Strategies | Secondary Science Scoop | Scoop.it

Inquiry implies involvement that leads to understanding. Furthermore, involvement in learning implies possessing skills and attitudes that permit you to seek resolutions to questions and issues while you construct new knowledge.


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Getting Students of Color Hooked on Math and Science

Getting Students of Color Hooked on Math and Science | Secondary Science Scoop | Scoop.it
What will it take to keep students of color interested in becoming physicists and engineers?

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The Scale of the Universe

An interactive similar to the Powers of Ten video. 


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Flying eggs and electrical challenges at the Science Olympics

Students in Science classes are going to the Olympics early and won't have to wait until the summer! Quinte Secondary School will be hosting the Science Olympics on Thursday, April 26, 2012. This event will showcase ...
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How to make a "Tron" light cycle

How to make a "Tron" light cycle | Secondary Science Scoop | Scoop.it
Kansas State student Kendall Harvey built his own Tron light cycle and shared the results with Reddit.
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Differentiate Teaching and Learning with Web 2.0 Tools - Middle Ground

Differentiate Teaching and Learning with Web 2.0 Tools - Middle Ground | Secondary Science Scoop | Scoop.it
What do middle grades teacher leaders tout as their favorite tech tools for differentiating instruction? We asked them; here's what they had to say.
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Life won't be the same without antibiotics - Telegraph

Life won't be the same without antibiotics - Telegraph | Secondary Science Scoop | Scoop.it
The over-prescription of these drugs to humans and animals spells the end of modern medicine as we know it.

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National science fair aims to breathe new life into science and math for kids

National science fair aims to breathe new life into science and math for kids | Secondary Science Scoop | Scoop.it
Bill Nye, the Magic School Bus and an Orion spacecraft come together at the USA Science & Engineering Festival this weekend.
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AQAGCSEScience_FreeLessons

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Original, imaginative and practical AQA GCSE science lessons http://t.co/IKmNJJvS...
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LEGO® Chemical Reactions | SMILE

LEGO® Chemical Reactions | SMILE | Secondary Science Scoop | Scoop.it
SMILE Pathway – Search,
Collect, and Share! Find fun, high-quality STEM informal learning
activities from science centers and museums from across the United
States that are designed for educators who work with a diversity of
kids.

 

Brilliant! In this activity, legos represent molecules. The estimated materials cost is quite expensive, but the legos can be used again and again. The full activity includes a wet lab.


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Pinterest as a learning tool: Do the two compute? | ZDNet

Pinterest as a learning tool: Do the two compute? | ZDNet | Secondary Science Scoop | Scoop.it
Pinterest: is it just full of cupcakes and pouting girls, or can it be used as a learning tool?
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Chemistry 9.6 Solubility and Concentration

IPS chapter 4 -- dilute, concentrate, saturated, unsaturated, etc.

 

Homework review?


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What is Authentic Assessment? (Authentic Assessment Toolbox)

What is Authentic Assessment? (Authentic Assessment Toolbox) | Secondary Science Scoop | Scoop.it

A form of assessment in which students are asked to perform real-world tasks that demonstrate meaningful application of essential knowledge


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minutephysics - YouTube

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Simply put: cool physics and other sweet science.

"If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough."
~Rutherford via Einstein?

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Reading on Science, Social Studies Teachers' Agendas - Education Week News

Reading on Science, Social Studies Teachers' Agendas - Education Week News | Secondary Science Scoop | Scoop.it
Education Week NewsReading on Science, Social Studies Teachers' AgendasEducation Week NewsIn the past two years, Kenton County teachers have used the templates as guides to build their own bank of 44 instructional modules in English/language arts,...
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Think STEAM, not STEM, to shape America’s next great innovators ~ Policy by the Numbers

Think STEAM, not STEM, to shape America’s next great innovators (RT @MindShiftKQED: A movement to not neglect the arts in education innovation.)...

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