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  1. Calculating the Potential Energy of Flowing Water

    17 Feb 2012 | Contributor(s): Kari Clase

    RGS Summer 2011 Week 1 Material: Student Activity

  2. Design of a Door Alarm

    10 Jun 2013 | Lesson Plans | Contributor(s): David C Eichinger, Erin K Doherty, James Daniel Lehman, Venkatesh Merwade

    This grade 4 design task helps students learn about simple circuits by designing a door alarm.

  3. Design of a Green Roof

    03 Jun 2014 | Lesson Plans | Contributor(s): Bryan Hubbard, James Daniel Lehman

    This grade 4 lesson addresses standards related to plant adaptation and response to the environment. Students are challenged to construct a model of a green roof for a house.

  4. Designing Safer Roadways

    03 Jun 2014 | Lesson Plans | Contributor(s): Kendra A Erk, James Daniel Lehman

    This grade 4 design task focuses on forces, motion, and transportation systems by challenging students to design a roadway that will slow and then stop vehicles from running off the road.

  5. Designing the Invitational Envirnonment

    17 Feb 2012 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Kari Clase, Peg A Ertmer

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

  6. Exploring Whirligigs

    09 Jun 2013 | Lesson Plans | Contributor(s): Brenda Capobianco, James Daniel Lehman

    This inquiry lesson, for grades 3-4, involves students conducting a fair test investigation to determine the way an object (a whirligig) falls through the air and how this fall depends on its mass, surface area, and other factors. This lesson is an adaptation of a lesson developed by...

  7. Goals and Strategies of a Problem Based Learning Facilitator

    17 Feb 2012 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Kari Clase, Peg A Ertmer

    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...

  8. GREENergy PBL Website Links

    31 Aug 2011 | External Link | Contributor(s): Kathy Daniels, Georgia L Everett, Melissa D. Keown

    This problem based unit has students devise a way to use reclaimed and degraded land in their community to create a green energy source in the form of biofuel. The unit has a preliminary time line of 3 weeks, but may take a little more time.The unit is designed for Advanced Placement...

  9. How much does a Medical Billing Company Charge?

    24 May 2023 | Publications | Contributor(s): jenifer skys

     Healthcare providers are increasingly using medical billing services because they can help to simplify administrative work and guarantee correct billing. However, the charges of these services can differ significantly based on several variables, such as the practice's size, the...

  10. Hydroelectricity

    17 Feb 2012 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Mike Arvola, Joe Brennan, Christine Marie Dora

    RGS Summer 2011 Participant Presentation Hydroelectricity by Team Watt-er

  11. Light Just Right

    13 Jun 2013 | Lesson Plans | Contributor(s): James Daniel Lehman

    This 4th grade design activity focuses on electrical current and resistance. Students design a way to make a bulb light with differing brightnesses.

  12. Open Learning Environments, Foundations, Methods, and Models

    17 Feb 2012 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Kari Clase, Peg A Ertmer

    RGS Summer 2011 Week 1 ResourceMichael Hannafin- University of GeorgiaSusan Land - The Pennsylvania State UniversityKevin Oliver - University of Georgia

  13. PBL Challenge Investigating a National and Local Problem

    17 Feb 2012 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Kari Clase, Peg A Ertmer

    RGS Supplemental Material Summer 2011 EDCI 627000

  14. PBL Developing a Driving Question

    17 Feb 2012 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Peg A Ertmer

    RGS Summer 2011 PBL: Developing a Driving Question

  15. PBL Facilitation and Questioning Strategies

    17 Feb 2012 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Kari Clase, Peg A Ertmer

    RGS Summer 2011 Supplemental Material

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

    17 Feb 2012 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Kari Clase, Peg A Ertmer

    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...

  17. PBL Summer 2011 UV Activity Notes

    17 Feb 2012 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Kari Clase, Peg A Ertmer

    RGS Summer 2011 UV Bead Activity Experimental Design Notes

  18. Pill Bugs' Habitat Inquiry Activity

    11 Nov 2012 | Lesson Plans | Contributor(s): James Daniel Lehman

    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).

  19. Problem Based Approach to Instruction

    17 Feb 2012 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Kari Clase, Peg A Ertmer

    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...

  20. Quixote Industries Presentation

    17 Feb 2012 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Jessica Austin, Georgia L Everett, Michael Mieher, Robin L Townsend

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