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  1. "Does it Pour Out?" Activity

    01 Apr 2016 | Contributor(s): Alex Madsen

    Activity comparing electromagnetic and gravitational forces.

  2. Animal Physiology: Size and Surface Area in Animal Physiology

    06 Mar 2012 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Nancy Pelaez, Harmony Dalgleish

    The major goals of the module are for students to a) be exposed to the overwhelming importance of size in an animal's life; b) understand the relationships between surface area, volume, and size; and c) see how the relationship between surface area and its volume is fundamental to the operation...

  3. Black Box Activity

    01 Apr 2016 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Alex Madsen

    Activity modeling how the atomic force microscope works.

  4. Calculating the Potential Energy of Flowing Water

    17 Feb 2012 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Kari Clase

    RGS Summer 2011 Week 1 Material: Student Activity

  5. Circuits PowerPoint

    10 Jun 2013 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): David C Eichinger, Erin K Doherty, James Daniel Lehman, Venkatesh Merwade

    PowerPoint slides to accompany the Design of a Door Alarm task.

  6. Cisplatin: Observation and Serendipity

    06 Mar 2012 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): James Forney

    This lesson is part of a sophomore level biochemistry course to introduce the concepts of experimental design. Students are provided with the description of an experiment designed to examine the effect of an electric field on bacterial growth. They are given initial observations from the...

  7. Curriculum Maps

    13 Nov 2011 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dana Nicole Ruggiero

    Curriculum maps from:Sunnyside grade 5, grade 6, and grade 5 humanitiesWea Ridge, Wea 6th,TaylorKokomo

  8. Decision Matrix

    20 Jul 2011 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Todd Richard Kelley

    Here is a sample of a decision matrix

  9. Design Brief Template

    09 Jun 2015 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Todd Richard Kelley

    This file provides the SLED template for creating a design brief

  10. Design Sketching Instruction

    11 Jun 2015 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Todd Richard Kelley

    The presentation can be used to help students see authentic examples of design sketches of Thomas Edison and Rube Goldberg. Teaching the role of sketching is as important as teaching how to sketch.

  11. Design Team Developed: Compost Bin Lesson Plan

    05 Apr 2011 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): James Daniel Lehman

    SLED project lesson plan for compost bin design task.

  12. Electric Circuit Notebook Rubric

    19 Sep 2011 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dana Nicole Ruggiero

    Electric Circuit Notebook Rubric

  13. Electricity PowerPoint for Light Just Right

    13 Jun 2013 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): James Daniel Lehman

    These PowerPoint slides accompany the Light Just Right design lesson.

  14. Experimental Design

    06 Mar 2012 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Ann Rundell, Kate Stuart

    This module is intended to refresh or introduce students to aspects of experimental design, enhance their understanding that the experiment design should support appropriate statistical analysis of the data, and promote the students' recognition that there is often more than one possible way to...

  15. Getting Started with SLED

    30 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): James Daniel Lehman

    This short guide for teachers and school administrators provides basic information for how to get started using SLED materials for integrating engineering design in elementary science teaching and learning.

  16. Gravitational vs. Electromagnetic Forces Activity

    01 Apr 2016 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Alex Madsen

    This activity compares the magnitude of gravitational and electromagnetic forces for small particles.

  17. Greenergy Supplemental Information

    28 Mar 2012 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Kari Clase

    RGS (Research Goes to School) 2012 Participant Materials on Green Energy

  18. Gummy Capsule Activity

    01 Apr 2016 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Alex Madsen

    Activity about the concept of self-assembly.

  19. How Big is It? Activity

    01 Apr 2016 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Alex Madsen

    This activity teaches the concept of size and scale.

  20. How to Create a GC Batch File

    14 Feb 2012 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Debora M. Steffen