They offer a variety of options including a PD Online interactive course catalog, free webinar series, extensive library of videos demonstrating effective teaching practices through their PD Infocus, their My Teach Source provides classroom-focused topic packs with teacher-driven articles, videos, checklists, rubrics, reproducibles, links, and more to begin implementing right away.
Students first read an article on how SpaceX's reusable rockets could revolutionize space travel. They then conduct an investigation with straw rockets and a rubber band to test how elastic potential energy is converted into gravitational potential energy. Students then read an article on the new SpaceX rocket design that could take hundreds of people to Mars and discuss where humans should explore in outer space.
The Civil Air Patrol (US Air Force affiliate) has many STEM lessons and kits available to educators for a one-time fee. The kits include robotics, microcontrollers, telescoopes, flight simulators and others.
Students begin lesson my watching a video on why leaves change color in the fall. They then read an article on how climate change could affect when trees change their leaves. Finally, they do a leaf chromatography to seperate the pigments of leaves of different colors.
The students will be reviewing prepositions in Spanish and will learn important places to visit in the Latino countries. Students will explore 5 Latino countries they would like to visit and explore places to visit in these countries. Students will learn about the most popular tv/movie cartoon characters in the Latino world. Students will create and present a Google slide with their finds about the countries they found interesting. Students will choose a character and place it in the countries they found interesting while stating where their character is at using the proper prepositions.
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WOSU Classroom, in collaboration with the Ohio EdTechs, is providing free professional learning videos focusing on online teaching. These resources will be available starting today at ohioedtechs.org, with additional resources being added throughout the week. Certificates of completion and contact hours will be available.
This website, maintained by elementary STEM consultant Bob Claymier, contains:
1) A list of over 40 STEM resources for grades K-6 ( construction materials, books, curriculum, websites) related to elementary STEM.
2) a list of over 40 robotics and coding resources for grades K-6
3) A free set of standards-based science lessons for grades K-6, all with an engineering component
4) A free monthly elementary STEM newsletter (current and archived editions) that contain information on resources, events, and articles pertaining to elementary STEM.
The goal of this presentation is to offer tools that support an engaging online experience for students, while also providing a meaningful academic experience.
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