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Scientists in Schools - Welcome

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Scientists in Schools (SiS)
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This website provides an opportunity for teachers and school to become a part of the program, scientist in school. The program provides the opportunity for scientist to either come in to the school, or for the teacher to play videos of the scientists to the students. This provides them with the connection to the read world and allows the students to see that scientists are like everyday people, inspiring students. The link to the curriculum is through the content covered in science and the use of technology. 

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Sumanas, Inc. Animation Gallery

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This website is a great teacher resource for teachers to brush up on their science knowledge. The science knowledge in this website is great and extremely in-depth. The site would be best suited for secondary science teachers because the content on this site advanced. The site has heaps of videos that can be viewed by the teacher alone or the class too. The resource is highly relevant to the science curriculum and the technologies curriculum. 

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Scootle

Scootle | Using Technology in the Classroom to Improve Teaching Science Education | Scoop.it
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This is a video of some great science experience that can be done in the classroom. The resource has been presented by the Shell Qestacon Circus Program. The experiences are fun, engaging and easy to make with simple household items. The resource links directly to the science curriculum and the video was retrieved from Scootle.

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10 Incredible Science Experiments You Can Do At Home w/James May - Geek Week - YouTube

10 Incredible Science Experiments You Can Do At Home - Geek Week Turn your bedroom into a science lab as James May brings you 10 Incredible Science Experimen...
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This video is great for some experiment ideas that students will love. They are simple and often only use household items making them easy and accessible for the classroom. The video is recorded with James May from Myth Busters. The experiments are fun and engaging, link to the Australian curriculum through science and technologies. 

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National Science Teachers Association

National Science Teachers Association | Using Technology in the Classroom to Improve Teaching Science Education | Scoop.it
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This is an online resource for teachers providing teachers with a number of online resources and books. The provide articles and information on relevant and special focus sites. The provides access to freebies for teachers as well as resources and opportunities for the classroom of your choice (year level). This site has many links to articles discussing relevant topics surrounding teaching science with the use of technology. 

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Online Science Education Topics for Kids - Classroom Teaching Resources by Topic

Online Science Education Topics for Kids - Classroom Teaching Resources by Topic | Using Technology in the Classroom to Improve Teaching Science Education | Scoop.it
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This site is an online resource for teachers to use in the classroom to assist student learning. It has a range of topics including; biology, chemistry, engineering, technology and weather. The site has a number of games, videos, experiments, facts and lessons. This is a great online resource for students of many ages covering numerous topics. 

 

This resource provides links to the Australian Curriculum, both the science curriculum and the technologies curriculum. The science curriculum content covers a range of the topics provided on the resource. The technologies curriculum is evident in the way the resource is set out. The data or information is represented differently under the different topics allowing the students to evaluate the data representations. This source is a great source, linking to multiple Australian Curriculum standards. 

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Zooniverse - Real Science Online

Zooniverse - Real Science Online | Using Technology in the Classroom to Improve Teaching Science Education | Scoop.it

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This is a great online resource for teaching science, including; climate, space, nature, biology and others. This resource contains content and videos as ways of providing information. 

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JM Infante's curator insight, February 24, 2014 8:16 AM

The Zooniverse is home to the internet's largest and popular citizen science projects.

Jennifer McDonald's curator insight, April 7, 2015 11:45 PM

This is a great online resource for teaching science, including; climate, space, nature, biology and others. This resource contains content and videos as ways of providing information. 

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Reflections on Learning Success: What is the Difference Between Instructional Design, Instructional Science, and Instructional Technology?

Reflections on Learning Success: What is the Difference Between Instructional Design, Instructional Science, and Instructional Technology? | Using Technology in the Classroom to Improve Teaching Science Education | Scoop.it

the difference between instructional design, technology, and science http://t.co/ANz8vFbd #isd #edtech


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This blog discusses the use of technology as an aid in teaching science. It discusses planning and creation of materials to provided the learn with the desired knowledge. The blog explains this through three different sections and steps.

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Lawrence Hall of Science - 24/7 Science

Lawrence Hall of Science - 24/7 Science | Using Technology in the Classroom to Improve Teaching Science Education | Scoop.it
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This resource is great! The site has videos and a number of activities and experiments that students can have a go at. The site is an inspirational site and the students will love all the experiments and activities on here. Parents can even use this site at home to do some experiments, they are that simple and engaging. This resource directly links to the curriculum with the science and the technologies curriculum's through the use of videos and the content on the website. 

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Year 5-6 Unit 3 Overview | ScienceWeb - ASTA

Year 5-6 Unit 3 Overview | ScienceWeb - ASTA | Using Technology in the Classroom to Improve Teaching Science Education | Scoop.it
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The resource that I have just found is fabulous! The resource is provides unit plan ideas for all the year levels, addressing specific areas of the Australian Curriculum and providing plenty of information. The site provides all the information on different topics across different year levels. The resource looks extremely helpful for the classroom! 

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Technology in the Science Classroom

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This resource is a great resource for teachers to provide ideas of how to include technology in the science classroom. The resource has provided a number of resources that are available for download and to be used online. This resource is linked to the science and the technology curriculum through the ideas and resources available. 

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Classroom Launch Pad - Space and Science Education

Classroom Launch Pad - Space and Science Education | Using Technology in the Classroom to Improve Teaching Science Education | Scoop.it

STEM education, science education, K12 learning, educational activities, classroom activities, lesson plans, NASA, JPL, NASAJPL, JPL Education...


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This resources provides teaching with some knowledge on space as well as a number of different resources, all of which are recommended by NASA. The resources includes links to classroom activities, resources and games all designed to assist student learning. This resource is limited to space knowledge only. 

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NSDL.org - National Science Digital Library

NSDL.org - National Science Digital Library | Using Technology in the Classroom to Improve Teaching Science Education | Scoop.it
NSDL.org is an online science library with links to high quality science, technology,
engineering, and math resources for K-12 teachers, faculty, librarians, students and informal learners.
Funded by the National Science Foundation.
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This is a great online resource bank for teachers of all year levels. It provides teachers with online lesson plans that involve the use of technology in the implementing of the lesson plans. The site provides links to external sites needed for the lesson. The site also provides the teacher with questions and extension questions and activities. The lesson plans cover a number of number of different topics for all year levels. 

 

This resource links to the Australian Curriculum: Technologies with the insightful ways of presenting information for the students. As this is a teacher resource, rather than a student resource, the link to the curriculum is less obvious and precise. However, the way the resources can be potentially used is how this resource links to the Australian Curriculum: Technologies. 

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20 Tips for Creating a Professional Learning Network - InformED

20 Tips for Creating a Professional Learning Network - InformED | Using Technology in the Classroom to Improve Teaching Science Education | Scoop.it

20 tips for creating a #professional learning network! http://t.co/2EQfaP4jcr #network #create #collaboration #socialmedia #networking #tips


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This site discusses 20 tips to help creating a professional learning network. It discusses joining online communities, being actively involved, being polite and establish your own platform. This site gives great insight for people looking to create a professional learning network. 

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Cyclone Center

Cyclone Center | Using Technology in the Classroom to Improve Teaching Science Education | Scoop.it

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This is an online resource for teachers and students looking at Cyclones and how they form. This would be a great teaching resource when teaching about weather in the classroom.

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JM Infante's curator insight, March 2, 2014 7:07 PM

The climatology of tropical cyclones is limited by uncertainties in the historical record. Patterns in storms imagery are best recognized by the human eye, so we need your help analyzing these storms.