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  1. Biofuel Candle Comparison Lab

    20 Jun 2013 | Contributor(s): Duncan Wardrop

    This basic lab was developed to be used in a non-science classroom to help start student thinking about energy densities of different fuels in mathematical terms. The main objective is to get middle and high school math students to quantify observations of candles made from petroleum based fuels...

  2. Calculating the Potential Energy of Flowing Water

    17 Feb 2012 | Contributor(s): Duncan Wardrop

    RGS Summer 2011 Week 1 Material: Student Activity

  3. Cooking with the Sun - Creating a Solar Oven

    17 Feb 2012 | Contributor(s): Duncan Wardrop

    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...

  4. Curriculum Maps

    13 Nov 2011

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

  5. Design Team Developed: Hot/Cold Pack

    13 Jan 2012 | Lesson Plans

    Create a hot/cold pack- 6th grade

  6. Design Team Developed: Plastic Water Bottle Design

    30 Nov 2012 | Lesson Plans

    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.

  7. Design Team Developed: Reindeer Habitat

    06 Sep 2012 | Lesson Plans

    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.

  8. Design Team Developed: Roller Coaster Activity

    20 Sep 2011 | Lesson Plans

    Roller Coaster Activity

  9. Design Team Developed: Sensing Vibration

    03 Jan 2012 | Lesson Plans

    Lesson Plan.

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

    13 Sep 2012 | Lesson Plans

    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...

  11. Design Team Developed: Toy Racer Lesson

    20 Sep 2011 | Lesson Plans

    Toy Racer Lesson

  12. Design Team Developed: UV Beads Task

    20 Sep 2011 | Lesson Plans

    UV Beads Task

  13. Designing the Invitational Envirnonment

    17 Feb 2012 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Duncan Wardrop

    RGS Summer 2011 Week 1 Resource: Designing the Invitational Envirnomentfrom Problem Based Learning: an Inquiry Approach, by John Barrell

  14. EDCI Catapults Sp 2012

    28 Mar 2012 | Lesson Plans

  15. EDCI Rollercoaster Energy Spring 2012

    28 Mar 2012 | Lesson Plans

    EDCI lesson plan about potential and kinetic energy.

  16. EDCI Strong Book Nook Fall 2011

    28 Mar 2012 | Lesson Plans

    Grade 6 lesson plan, engineering design process.

  17. Goals and Strategies of a Problem Based Learning Facilitator

    17 Feb 2012 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Duncan Wardrop

    This paper describes an analysis of facilitation of a student-centered problem-basedlearning group. The focus of this analysis was to understand the goals and strategies ofan expert facilitator in support of collaborative learning. This was accomplished throughinteraction analysis using video...

  18. Grade 6 Candy Bag Lesson

    19 Sep 2011 | Lesson Plans

    Lesson from: WMS

  19. Grade 6 Compost Lesson

    19 Sep 2011 | Lesson Plans

    Lessons from: Sunnyside

  20. Grade 6 Packaging Lessons

    19 Sep 2011 | Lesson Plans

    Lessons from Sunnyside and Taylor