A group of 70 middle school teachers from around the world gathered in San Diego this month to participate in a hands-on, interactive workshop about methods for teaching energy, sustainability, and environmental concepts.
Are you interested in using inquiry based learning in your classroom but are not sure of how to implement a new program? This post discusses the importance of planning and takes you through a step-by-step look at techniques you will use to effectively implement inquiry learning. Many additional resources are provided.
The word polymer literally means "many parts," but a polymer isn't a specific thing. It's anything--usually a molecule or material--made of smaller, repeating bits. Polymers are large molecules formed by linking together smaller, repeating units called monomers.
Sadly, not a lot of girls are interested in pursuing STEM careers these days. Just 20% of STEM bachelor's degrees are held by women, and only 25% of STEM jobs are filled by women. Experts say a major part of the problem ...
UCA STEMTeach Program to Begin Fall 2012UCA Today... in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) disciplines. ... we graduate from the science and math education programs at UCA.” ...
The Free Open-Source Distributed Learning Content Management and Assessment System
Sharing and using online learning and assessment materials across institutions and disciplines. Since 1992.
What is LON-CAPA? An overview of the system and its functionalityWho is LON-CAPA? The commmunity behind LON-CAPADocumentation User documentation for LON-CAPAInstallation How to install LON-CAPAScholarship Papers and presentationsDevelopers Information for Code DevelopersEvents Conferences and workshops
Creativity and design play a significant role in every part of our lives. Here you will find a new approach to design, sustainability, and creative problem-solving using Autodesk software.
Are You Getting Started in Digital STEAM?
Go to the Start Here Page and watch the Digital STEAM Overview videos to get a guided tour of the site. Also, watch the You Don't Have To Be An Expert video and learn more about how to get started using Digital STEAM learning resources without being an expert in Autodesk software.
Wechoosethemoon.org is an interactive experience recreating the historic Apollo 11 mission to the Moon in real time. Once where only three men made the trip, now millions can. Live event begins 9:32 AM EDT July 16, 2009.
Four Tucson-area schools will soon be solar-powered. SOLON, a provider of turnkey solar power plants and photovoltaic (PV) products, will engineer, design, construct, commission, and maintain the operation of 1.15 megawatts (MW) of photovoltaic systems for the Tanque Verde Unified School District (TVUSD).
The U.S. Department of Labor predicts that before today's middle school students graduate from high school, the number of jobs requiring skills in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) will more than double. As schools around the country strive to ensure that their students are building the skills required for success in higher education and STEM careers, the Verizon Foundation, in collaboration with the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), will provide schools in underserved areas with the professional development necessary to achieve this critical 21st century goal.
Students and teachers at Boston Green Academy and Excel High School in Boston will soon have access to a working scientific laboratory and scientists as part of AP Biology, Chemistry, and Physics courses.