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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. 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.

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

    17 Jan 2018 | Teacher Reflections | Contributor(s): Nancy Pelaez

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

  4. Slow Boat PowerPoint Presentation

    29 Jun 2017 | Downloads

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

  5. 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.

  6. Teacher Reflection Template for 2017-18

    28 Sep 2015 | Teacher Reflections | Contributor(s): Nancy Pelaez

    This is the template for SLED teacher reflections for 2017-18

  7. STEMEdhub: Supporting STEM Education Initiatives via the H U Bzero Platform

    07 Apr 2015 | Publications

    Built as one of 60+ hubs on the HUBzero platform, STEMEdhub was developed in 2011 as a resource for research, education, and collaboration in STEM education. The hub currently supports 82 different groups. In this article, the authors describe two specific groups (SLED and AAU) that are taking...

  8. Teacher Reflection: Fletcher, Bio-Inspired Flower, Spring 2015

    17 Mar 2015 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Nancy Pelaez

  9. Teacher Reflection: Lehman, Keeping It Cool, Summer 2014

    18 Jun 2014 | Teacher Reflections | Contributor(s): Nancy Pelaez

    This is my reflection about which activity I liked in the 2014 SLED Summer Institute.

  10. Teacher Reflection: Lehman, Keeping it Cool, Summer 2014

    18 Jun 2014 | Teacher Reflections | Contributor(s): Nancy Pelaez

    This is my reflection about the favorite summer task in SLED in 2014.

  11. Design of a Green Roof

    03 Jun 2014 | Lesson Plans

    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.

  12. Designing Safer Roadways

    03 Jun 2014 | Lesson Plans

    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.

  13. Water Canal Design Task

    03 Jun 2014 | Lesson Plans

    This grade 4 design tasks focuses on erosion and the construction of a canal to bring water to a water park.

  14. Reflection Upload Guide 2015

    14 Oct 2013 | Teacher Reflections | Contributor(s): Nancy Pelaez

    This short guide explains how to upload your teacher reflections.

  15. Light Just Right

    13 Jun 2013 | Lesson Plans

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

  16. Slow Boat PowerPoint

    11 Jun 2013 | Teaching Materials

    The PowerPoint slides which accompanied the Slow Boat design task at the 2013 Summer Institute.

  17. Slow Boat

    11 Jun 2013 | Lesson Plans

    This 4th grade design task lesson focuses on the concept of drag by asking students to develop ways to slow down a boat.

  18. Slow Boat

    11 Jun 2013 | Lesson Plans

    This 4th grade design task lesson focuses on the concept of drag by asking students to develop ways to slow down a boat.

  19. Design of a Door Alarm

    10 Jun 2013 | Lesson Plans

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

  20. Exploring Whirligigs

    09 Jun 2013 | Lesson Plans

    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...