Smithsonian Science Education Center provides science education leadership development to:
Build awareness for science education among leaders;
Help develop science education leadership for groups from school districts and states;
Conduct programs that support the professional growth of teachers; and
Develop exemplary science instructional materials.
The Maker spirit is all about “learning-through-doing”. Infuse this spirit into your elementary classroom or science fair with fun, hands-on activites designed to encourage scientific exploration and spark curiosity in your K-5 students!
Welcome to STEM-Works, a resource for teachers, mentors, parents, STEM professionals, volunteers, and everyone passionate about getting children eager to learn about science, technology, engineering, and math.
A giant cone of inner tubes stacked together may someday help cargo, or even people, land on another planet or return to Earth. NASA calls the spacecraft technology HIAD -- Hypersonic Inflatable Aerodynamic Decelerator. Try your hand at operating one in this simulator game.
The ear is the organ which controls hearing and balance, allowing us to understand our surroundings and position ourselves correctly. It is split into three parts: outer, middle and inner. This guide will take you through each part of the ear in turn, answering those essential questions – what are the parts, what do they do, and how?
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