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  1. Teacher Reflection: Wargel, Slow Boats, Fall 2017

    17 Jan 2018 | Teacher Reflections

    The slow boat activity worked well as a culminating activity for force and motion.

  2. Slow Boat PowerPoint Presentation

    29 Jun 2017 | Downloads

    This PowerPoint presentation was designed to accompany the SLED Slow Boat activity.

  3. Slow Boat PowerPoint Presentation Summer 2017

    29 Jun 2017 | Downloads

    This PowerPoint presentation accompanied the Slow Boat design activity at the SLED summer workshops in 2017.

  4. Bloom's Action Verbs

    13 Jul 2015 | Notes

    Bloom's action verbs can help to push students into higher levels of thinking. Including these in objectives can help students think more abstractly.Verbs for Bloom's http://www.highperformancetrainingworks.com/EPSS/TechNotes/Bloom.htm

  5. Teacher Role- Small Group Presentation

    13 Jul 2015 | Seminars

    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?

  6. Tasks/Student Investations- Small Group Presentation

    13 Jul 2015 | Seminars

    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)?

  7. Culture of the Classroom- Small Group Presentation

    13 Jul 2015 | Seminars

    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)?

  8. Assessment-Small Group Presentation

    13 Jul 2015 | Seminars

    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?

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

    13 Jul 2015 | Seminars

    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?

  10. Materials for Size-Dependent Properties Station

    13 Jul 2015 | Notes

    Here are the links and prices for the stations in the size-dependent properties activity.

  11. SLED 2015 Teacher and Student Research Powerpoint (grades 5-6)

    19 Jun 2015 | Downloads

    This PowerPoint gives what to expect regarding the SLED 2015-16 research for teachers in grades 5-6.

  12. SLED 2015 Teacher and Student Research Expectations PowerPoint

    19 Jun 2015 | Downloads

    This PowerPoint gives what to expect regarding the SLED 2015-16 research for teachers in grades 3-4.

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

    01 Jan 2015 | Seminars

    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.

  14. Research Activities 2013-14 PowerPoint Slides

    16 Jun 2014 | Downloads

    PowerPoint slides detailing SLED research activities during the 2013-14 and 2014-14 years.

  15. The Big Ideas of Nanoscale Science and Engineering Chapter 1

    02 Jun 2014 | Downloads

    Chapter 1: The Foundational Science Content for the Big Ideas of Nanoscale Science and Engineering.

  16. Center for Direct Catalytic Conversion of Biomass to Biofuels (C3Bio): An Overview with Dr. Maureen McCann, Center Director

    20 May 2014 | Seminars

    Dr. Maureen McCann, Director of the C3Bio center, provides a 25 minute virtual field trip for high school STEM students. Dr. McCann, a plant biologist, directs interdisciplinary efforts with chemists, biologists, physicists, engineers, and economists to find effective, efficient ways of...

  17. RGS Student Content Test Data Cohort2

    10 Mar 2014 | Downloads

    This is the Research Goes to School student content test data pairs from cohort 2. The pre and post tests were completed during the Fall 2012-Spring 2013 school year and at different times depending on the school implementation. The data is deidentified with 200 pre-post pairs in an excel file...

  18. Extracting Energy From Plants: Why is this important? A Virtual Field Trip by Dr. Mahdi Abu-Omar

    06 Feb 2014 | Seminars

    Dr. Mahdi Abu-Omar, Robert Wetherill Professor of Chemistry, presents a 20 minute virtual field trip for high school STEM students. Dr. Abu-Omar describes work he is doing on the conversion of biomass to biofuels, emphasizing techniques for breaking down lignin in plant materials. Lignin contains...

  19. Applications of Lego Modeling to Advanced Biology

    18 Sep 2013 | Seminars

    This one hour video presentation given by Suzanne Cunningham. In the video she demonstrates applications of lego modeling to advanced high school biology. It was presented to the Research Goes to School Summer 2013 participants. Be sure to look at the supporting documents to see a copy of the...

  20. Future U.S. Biofuels: Current Situation, Potentials, Policies, and Uncertainties

    18 Sep 2013 | Seminars

    This one hour video presentation given by Dr. Farzad Taheripour. In this presentation he covers the economic impact of current biofuel policy. It was given to the Summer 2013 Research Goes to School participants. Be sure to look at the supporting documents to see a copy of the power point...