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  1. Using R to Create Interactive Data Maps

    30 Oct 2018 | Contributor(s): janifar soloman

    AEA 2018 Presentation

  2. Design Team Developed: Plastic Water Bottle Design

    30 Nov 2012

    This lesson plan, intended for grade 6, focuses on using mathematics to design the shape of a plastic water bottle to optimize the surface area to volume ratio and so reduce the amount of plastic used to make the bottles.

  3. Pill Bugs' Habitat Inquiry Activity

    11 Nov 2012

    This is an inquiry activity, aligned to grade 4-6 standards, in which students design fair test investigations to determine the habitat of pill bugs (roly polies).

  4. Model Ecosystem Video

    04 Oct 2012

    In this video, Professor David Eichinger discusses a model ecosystem activity that is used in Biology for Elementary Teachers and is applicable to the elementary classroom.

  5. Design Team Developed: Sun Tracking System for a Solar Panel

    13 Sep 2012

    This lesson plan is designed for 6th grade and addresses topics related to the sun-earth-moon system. Specifically, this lesson addresses that seasons result from the tilt of the earth, which causes changes in sunlight intensity and length of day. Related mathematical standards address...

  6. Design Team Developed: Reindeer Habitat

    06 Sep 2012

    This lesson plan is designed fro 6th grade and covers life science topics in science and are calculations in math. In engineering, the importance of using scientific and engineering vocabulary in explanations & justifications is emphasized.

  7. EDCI Strong Book Nook Fall 2011

    28 Mar 2012 | Lesson Plans

    Grade 6 lesson plan, engineering design process.

  8. Think-aloud Protocol Analysis as a Measure of Students' Science Learning through Design Assessment

    28 Mar 2012 | Publications

    Research has indicated that authentic engineering design tasks hold the attention andinterest of students and can lead to deeper levels of science engagement (Fortus, Dershimer, Krajcik, Marx, & Mamlok-Naaman, 2004; Roth, 1996; 1997; 1998). However, there is a need for student assessments...

  9. EDCI Catapults Sp 2012

    28 Mar 2012 | Lesson Plans

  10. EDCI Rollercoaster Energy Spring 2012

    28 Mar 2012 | Lesson Plans

    EDCI lesson plan about potential and kinetic energy.

  11. Problem Based Approach to Instruction

    17 Feb 2012 | Downloads

    RGS Summer 2011 Supplemental Material:This chapter examines the problem-based learning approach to instructionfrom the perspective of instructional design theory and synthesizes the current knowledge and theory into some universal methods, situational methods, and principles for a theory of...

  12. PBL Learning Meets Case-Based Reasoning in the Middle School Science Classroom: Putting Learning by Design Into Practice

    17 Feb 2012 | Downloads

    RGS Summer 2011 Supplemental Material:This article tells the story of the design of Learning by Design™ (LBD), a project- based inquiry approach to science learning with roots in case-based reasoning and problem-based learning, pointing out the theoretical contributions of both, classroom issues...

  13. PBL Developing a Driving Question

    17 Feb 2012 | Teaching Materials

    RGS Summer 2011 PBL: Developing a Driving Question

  14. Calculating the Potential Energy of Flowing Water

    17 Feb 2012 | Teaching Materials

    RGS Summer 2011 Week 1 Material: Student Activity

  15. PBL Summer 2011 UV Activity Notes

    17 Feb 2012 | Downloads

    RGS Summer 2011 UV Bead Activity Experimental Design Notes

  16. PBL Facilitation and Questioning Strategies

    17 Feb 2012 | Seminars

    RGS Summer 2011 Supplemental Material

  17. PBL Challenge Investigating a National and Local Problem

    17 Feb 2012 | Seminars

    RGS Supplemental Material Summer 2011 EDCI 627000

  18. Hydroelectricity

    17 Feb 2012 | Seminars

    RGS Summer 2011 Participant Presentation Hydroelectricity by Team Watt-er

  19. WAKE the Water 2: Hydroelectric Power

    17 Feb 2012 | Seminars

    RGS Summer 2011 Participant Presentation: Is the relatively small amount of hydroelectric power produced in Indiana worth the environmental trade-off?

  20. Quixote Industries Presentation

    17 Feb 2012 | Seminars

    RGS Summer 2011 Presentation: What percent of Indiana's electrical grid energy can be displaced by wind energy in the next 20 years?