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What captures the interest of students? FOOD! Yes, food can be used to engage students in inquiry-based science — really! The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in collaboration with the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) have created Science and Our Food Supply, an innovative, interactive supplementary curriculum for use in middle level and high school science classes.

  • Master teachers spend more time unpacking standards and objectives than they do planning learning activities because they understand that clear learning goals will drive everything else they do.
  • They begin by determining whether the standard emphasizes learning content or a process.
  • The first step in developing appropriate and effective learning goals is to unpack the standards.

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Jun 13, 15

Internet based collaborative life science projects with focus on data and analysis

Jun 13, 15

Several of the ENSI lessons contain elements appropriate for STEM teaching (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), as well as NGSS and CCS (Common Core Standards). They deal with scientific argumentation, scientific creativity, functional design, applications of math, and some with the potential for reverse engineering and competitive engineering. Others use molecular data obtained from online data banks; one of these is actually a tutorial so students can find and download desired online data, and use online tools for processing data.

Jun 13, 15

Here are some items that provide great STEM "hooks": using genetics and cumulative natural selection to explore their practical applications in engineering and technology

Jun 13, 15

BioEd Online is your source for free, interactive courses on a wide range of key topics, including genetics/genomics, environmental health and the fascinating science of water. Materials are sorted by topic, making it easy to locate the content most appropriate for you.

Jun 07, 15

Explain Everything is a unique interactive screencasting whiteboard app being used by over 2 million students, teachers, leaders, and learners around the world. 

May 28, 15

Welcome to the ScienceFix Project! This on-line resource is used in the Northern Nevada Writing Project's Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) workshops for teachers, and it is designed to inspire writing about science in the classroom. Teachers who take our workshops are asked to propose lessons that we could house on this webpage. Although many of the lessons

May 25, 15

#MemorialDay: More than 228,000 flags at Arlington National Cemetery http://t.co/fAJMIKRL6X http://t.co/mIELNxs16Y

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