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  1. Scaffolding- Small Group Presentation

    13 Jul 2015 | Contributor(s): Joseph Birrenkott (contributor), Jordan Huckaby (contributor), Alyce Myers (contributor)

    This presentation addresses scaffolding techniques and resources.

  2. Resources, Activities and Planning- Small Group Presentation

    13 Jul 2015 | Contributor(s): Susan Lobsiger (contributor), Sean Lawrence McPherson (contributor), William Anthony Berti (contributor)

    Our presentation was on planning and resources with an emphasis on timelines. We have used the Padlet noun for our presentation. Padlet is a noun that functions much like a blog posting the most recent information on top. We organized our information based off the rubric. We have three main...

  3. Funding, Grant and Community Resources- Small Group Presentation

    13 Jul 2015 | Contributor(s): Emily Fero (contributor), Laura Amber Heverly (contributor), Samantha Schwartz (contributor)

    This presentation includes sample PBL lesson plans, materials and applications and funding opportunities.

  4. Teacher Role- Small Group Presentation

    13 Jul 2015 | Contributor(s): Conner Cunningham (contributor), juan Guillermo Muriel (contributor), Megan Ross (contributor), Ashley Lyn Westra (contributor)

    This presentation addresses:1) How will you facilitate classroom discussion? (questioning and listening, different types of engagement and control, guiding)2) How will you scaffold students’ efforts?3) How will you use outside experts?

  5. Tasks/Student Investations- Small Group Presentation

    13 Jul 2015 | Contributor(s): Andrew Cook (contributor), Emily Fero (contributor), India Scott (contributor), Andrew Stonesifer (contributor), Ruth Zorayda Osorio (contributor)

    This presentation addresses:1) What will the students do (activities)?2) What resources and materials will students need to complete their work?3) How will you organize student activities (timeline)?

  6. Culture of the Classroom- Small Group Presentation

    13 Jul 2015 | Contributor(s): Greysy Rodriguez (contributor), Nicole Sheppard (contributor), Kathryn Grace Stwalley (contributor), Russell Wiggins (contributor)

    This presentation addresses:1) How will students work together (collaboration and teamwork)?2) How will the students monitor their work (training them to take ownership, active engagement, choice and creation)?

  7. Assessment-Small Group Presentation

    13 Jul 2015 | Contributor(s): Todd M Bauer (contributor), Breanna Berkheiser (contributor), Sharon M Mapes (contributor), Taylor Matthew Owings (contributor)

    This presentation addresses:1) How will you assess student progress (formative)?2) How will you assess student learning (summative)?3) What instruments/formats will you use to assess progress and mastery?4) How will you involve the community to include a larger audience?

  8. Standards and Objectives: Learning Outcomes- Small Group Presentation

    13 Jul 2015 | Contributor(s): Amber Lindahl (contributor), Josue Machuca (contributor), Lizzette Menendez (contributor), Dawn Sue Rosander Slein (contributor)

    This presentation includes:1) How will you engage/scaffold students’ efforts via technology?2) What will the students learn: content standards (national, state, nanoscience), objectives, 21st century skills?3) How will the students demonstrate the mastery of these objectives?

  9. Math and Physics of Solar Power- Peter Bermel's Presentation

    13 Jul 2015 | Contributor(s): Peter Bermel

    This presentation focused on photovoltaics and the benefits of using certain materials in solar panels to increase the absorption of light.

  10. Overview of Nanotechnology- Ali Shakouri's Presentation

    13 Jul 2015 | Contributor(s): Ali Shakouri

    This is an overview of nanotechnology and different applications.

  11. Nanomedicine: Science or Science Fiction? Alex Wei's Presentation

    13 Jul 2015 | Contributor(s): Alexander Wei

    Gold nanorods as photothermal agents to target tumor cells.

  12. The Mathematics of Modeling Phenomena from the Bottom Up

    18 Feb 2015 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Peter Bermel

    In this talk, I will demonstrate how mathematical models can be used to understand and improve nanoscale systems. In particular, it will be shown that photovoltaics (solar cells) can be made 100 times thinner and have their potential efficiency improved by 30% using nanophotonic structures in the...

  13. Building Future Optical Technologies with Plasmonic Metamaterials

    18 Feb 2015 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Alexandra Boltasseva

    The focus of this lecture is to introduce "plasmonic" structures and "metamaterials" as potential building blocks for advanced optical technologies including denser optical circuitry with reduced footprint; enhanced data storage; novel nanofabrication techniques capable of creating nanoscale...

  14. Nanotechnology for Drug Delivery

    18 Feb 2015 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Jim Leary

    Nanotechnology can be used to solve a fundamental problem in medicine. How do we deliver drugs to the right place at the right dose, and avoid the current problem of delivering the drugs to the wrong place at the wrong dose? When we deliver drugs to the wrong place and/or at the wrong dose, we...

  15. An Introduction to Nanotechnology

    18 Feb 2015 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Ali Shakouri

    Nanotechnology enables the manipulation of matter and the fabrication of devices with atomic dimensions. New material properties emerge from large surface to volume ratios and the quantum mechanical nature of electrons. On a nanometer length scale, physics, chemistry, and biology converge. In...

  16. PBL in the Classroom

    18 Feb 2015 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Samantha Schwartz

    Samantha Schwartz, Woodrow Wilson Fellow, Math and Physics teacher at Plymouth high school in Plymouth, Indiana shares her experience using PBL in the classroom with the Research Goes to School Summer 2014 workshop teachers. Ms. Schwartz was also a 2013 participant in the RGS workshop.

  17. Presentation by Bill Worley

    18 Feb 2015 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Bill Worley

    Bill Worley, Math and Technology teacher at Early College Academy School, North Carolina, shares his experience using PBL in the classroom with the Research Goes to School Summer 2014 workshop teachers.

  18. PBL In the Classroom with Jose Garcia

    18 Feb 2015 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Jose Garcia

    Jose Garcia, Apple Distinguished Educator, Greene County Middle School of North Carolina, middle school math and science teacher shares his experience using PBL in the classroom with the Research Goes to School Summer 2014 workshop teachers.

  19. Identifying the Critical Competencies of Engineering Doctoral Education

    13 Jan 2015 | Seminars

    This workshop is based on a project directed by Monica Cox.Identifying the Critical Competencies of Engineering Doctoral EducationJiabin Emily ZhuAdviser: Dr. Monica F. CoxKey learning outcomes:Is there an international consensus about what comprises doctoral education?What competencies should...

  20. Nanotechnology with Dr. Ali Shakouri, Birck Nanotechnology Center, Purdue University

    01 Jan 2015 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Lisa Paulette Kirkham

    In this 26 minute video Dr. Ali Shakouri talks about nanotechnology work in his lab at Purdue. Electro semi-conductors that heat and cool at the nanoscale are shown and explained.