Teach gifted students in grades 6-8
Great guide for activities if teaching space or forces and motions. Activities are mostly for middle school but some can be adapted down. Additionally, the Design Squad website has a number of other activities that are also fantastic.
Keywords: space, forces and motion
http://www.hhmi.org/coolscience/index.html Explore and discover Ask a scientist Become a scientist Curious kids section Educator section
Keywords: For kids to scientists something for everyone
Tools to develop the knowledge of new words in english.
Keywords: words, english
These are both excellent websites to refer to and to also set up colaboration with other users of related technology, projects, etc. (for fellow teachers and supervised students, etc.)
Keywords: technology, 3D Printing
A great interactive website to help fifth grade students understand what it is an engineer might do. I use it in our first step of career exploration. Many students do not realize all the career opportunities in the engineering field and this website helps them explore a few options.
Keywords: engineering careers
This is a wonderful NASA Life Sciences site that can be used in all areas of science. I chose it to help studnets understand the Human Circulatory and Respiratory Systems and how Oxygen is important in their daily lives. This gives a real world meaningful connection and purpose to their learning. How much oxygen? — Grades 5-8 students work through a procedure to determine how much oxygen an astronaut would need for a spacewalk. …
Keywords: Oxygen, Circulatory & Respiratory Systems, Astronaut, Spacewalk
This is from a NASA Educator guide called Suited for Spacewalking. It has wonderful connections and real world meaning for students in their own daily lives. I used it as part of a 7th grade Life Sciences curriculum to teach about the Circulatory & Respiratory Systems, Oxygen Needs and Blood Pressure. It is a fun hands on activity for students with lots of ideas and activities plus extensions for teachers. How much oxygen? — Grades 5-8 students work through a procedure to …
Keywords: Astonaut, Circulatory & Respiratory Systems, Oxygen, Spacewalk
DonorsChoose.org is a great site to requwst donations for STEM matierial items for the classroom. I've personally received a document camera and LCD projector my first few times using the program, and its really come in handy at a title I school. This PPT is ment to be used and share with all teachers, as I have presented it to my colleagues and I'm hoping they are putting it to use.
Keywords: DonorsChoose, projects, donations