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  1. 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...

  2. 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?

  3. 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 http://www.highperformancetrainingworks.com/EPSS/TechNotes/Bloom.htm

  4. Calculating the Potential Energy of Flowing Water

    17 Feb 2012

    RGS Summer 2011 Week 1 Material: Student Activity

  5. 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...

  6. Chemical Catalysis for Sustainable Energy

    17 Feb 2012 | Seminars

    RGS Summer 2011 Supplemental materialMahdi Abu-Omar-Purdue University

  7. Conference Poster for the Tusome Early Grade Reading Progam Case Study

    10 Jan 2020 | Publications | Contributor(s): Dana Nicole Ruggiero, James Daniel Lehman

    PosterKenya ‘Tusome’ Case Study: one-year grant to examine the process of scaling up of Kenya’s early grade reading program from 2011 to 2018 to enable USAID to better understand the scaling up process and to foster replication (Makerere, CRS, U. Nairobi, UND).

  8. Conference Presentation of Findings of the Tusome Early Grade Reading Progam Desk Review

    10 Jan 2020 | Publications | Contributor(s): Dana Nicole Ruggiero, James Daniel Lehman

    Slides from ConferenceKenya ‘Tusome’ Case Study: one-year grant to examine the process of scaling up of Kenya’s early grade reading program from 2011 to 2018 to enable USAID to better understand the scaling up process and to foster replication (Makerere, CRS, U....

  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. 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)?

  11. Designing the Invitational Envirnonment

    17 Feb 2012 | Downloads

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

  12. Desk Review of the Tusome Early Grade Reading Progam

    10 Jan 2020 | Publications | Contributor(s): Dana Nicole Ruggiero, James Daniel Lehman

    Final Desk ReviewKenya ‘Tusome’ Case Study: one-year grant to examine the process of scaling up of Kenya’s early grade reading program from 2011 to 2018 to enable USAID to better understand the scaling up process and to foster replication (Makerere, CRS, U....

  13. Dr. Nate Mosier's Virtual Field Trip on Developing Biofuels

    04 Dec 2012 | Seminars

    Dr. Nate Mosier, Associate Professor of Ag and Biological Engineering, presents a 30 minute virtual field trip for high school STEM students. Dr. Mosier and his graduate assistant, Barron Hewetson, describe work they are doing on the conversion of biomass to biofuels, with a special emphasis on...

  14. 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...

  15. 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...

  16. Goals and Strategies of a Problem Based Learning Facilitator

    17 Feb 2012 | Downloads

    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...

  17. Greenergy Supplemental Information

    28 Mar 2012 | Teaching Materials

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

  18. Hydroelectricity

    17 Feb 2012 | Seminars

    RGS Summer 2011 Participant Presentation Hydroelectricity by Team Watt-er

  19. Improved Learning in a Large-Enrollment Physics Class

    23 May 2011 | Teaching Materials

    Authors: Louis Deslauriers, Ellen Schelew, Carl WiemanWe compared the amounts of learning achieved using two different instructional approaches under controlled conditions. We measured the learning of a specific set of topics and objectives when taught by 3 hours of traditional lecture given by...

  20. Infusing Rural High School Science Curricula With Cutting Edge Research

    04 Apr 2012 | Seminars

    Two teacher participants from the 2011 Research Goes to School program presented this seminar at the NSTA 2012 conference. This presentation shows what the teachers were able to gain from their experience in the program and how they were able to apply to their classrooms.Contributing Authors:...