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  1. A Scientific Approach to Science and Engineering Education

    12 Oct 2011

    Transforming Education: from Innovation to Implementation Conference October 10-12, 2011Carl Wieman Keynote PresentationCognitive psychology research What is the learning we want? How is it achieved? II. Education research Data from classrooms III. Institutional change—undergraduate STEM...

  2. Active Learning Classrooms as a Lever for Improving Undergraduate Education

    12 Oct 2011

    Panel discussion participant at the Transforming Education: from Innovation to Implementation October 10-12, 2011 ConferenceUniversity of Minnesota

  3. Applications of Lego Modeling to Advanced Biology

    18 Sep 2013

    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...

  4. Assessment-Small Group Presentation

    13 Jul 2015

    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?

  5. Bloom's Action Verbs

    13 Jul 2015

    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

  6. Calculating the Potential Energy of Flowing Water

    17 Feb 2012

    RGS Summer 2011 Week 1 Material: Student Activity

  7. 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...

  8. Chemical Catalysis for Sustainable Energy

    17 Feb 2012 | Seminars

    RGS Summer 2011 Supplemental materialMahdi Abu-Omar-Purdue University

  9. Cooking with the Sun - Creating a Solar Oven

    17 Feb 2012 | Downloads

    RGS Summer 2011 Supplemental MaterialFor this activity, students will be given a set of materials: cardboard, a set of insulating materials (i.e. foam, newspaper, etc.), aluminum foil, and plexiglass. Students will then become engineers in building a solar oven from the given materials, keeping...

  10. Creating Informed Problem Solvers: A Case Study in Engineering Education

    12 Oct 2011 | Publications

    Transforming Education from Innovation to Implementation Conference: Session F1 In our increasingly knowledge-based society, the focus of engineering education has changed dramatically, de-emphasizing specialized content skills and rote problem solving and concentrating on processes and habits of...

  11. 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)?

  12. Curriculum Maps

    13 Nov 2011 | Teaching Materials

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

  13. Design Team Developed: Conservation of Mass

    06 Sep 2012 | Lesson Plans

    This lesson plan is designed for 5th grade and covers "conservation of mass." PowerPoint slides about 'Gas Mass & Conservation of Mass' is also included.

  14. Design Team Developed: Paper Recycling

    06 Sep 2012 | Lesson Plans

    This lesson plan is designed for 5th grade and covers "volume and mass."

  15. Design Team Developed: Prosthetic Leg

    03 Jan 2012 | Lesson Plans

    Lesson Plan.

  16. Design Team Developed: Reasons for Seasons

    30 Nov 2012 | Lesson Plans

    The Reasons for Seasons lesson, designed to meet 5th grade standards, addresses an important science concept involving the movements of the Earth around the Sun and the tilt of the Earth's rotational axis.

  17. Design Team Developed: Solar Panel

    06 Sep 2012 | Lesson Plans

    This lesson plan is designed for 6th grade and covers 'Solar Panel' in the content area of Earth and Space Science. Extension activities and PowerPoint slides about solar panel are included.

  18. Design Team Developed: Take A Stand

    06 Feb 2012 | Lesson Plans

    5th grade lesson plan.Topic: Structural Engineering, Load

  19. Design Team Developed: UV Beads Task

    20 Sep 2011 | Lesson Plans

    UV Beads Task

  20. Design Team Developed: Water Filter Project

    23 Jun 2011 | Lesson Plans

    Lesson Plan.