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  1. 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.

  2. 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

  3. Nanoscience and PBL Resources for Teachers

    13 Jul 2015 | Publications | Contributor(s): Duncan Wardrop

    This document includes nanoscience resources separated by big idea. There are also resources based on the applications discussed in the 2015 RGS course and websites where you can purchase materials for nano activities. The PBL resources include examples, tools and articles. All of the resources...

  4. 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...

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

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

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. Reflection Upload Guide 2015

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

    This short guide explains how to upload your teacher reflections.

  9. PBL to the Rescue: Using PBL in a Human Anatomy and Physiology High School Class

    17 Sep 2013 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Duncan Wardrop

    This one hour video presentation given by Brian Duncan, an Attica, Indiana Jr./Sr. High School science teacher. He presents his experience using PBL to teach Human Anatomy and Physiology High School class to the Research Goes to School workshop in Summer 2013. Be sure to look at the supporting...

  10. Biofuel Candle Comparison Lab

    20 Jun 2013 | Lesson Plans | 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...

  11. Perspectives on the SLED Project

    05 Jun 2013 | Demonstration Video | Contributor(s): Nancy Pelaez

    This video provides perspectives on the SLED project from members of the leadership team and participating teachers.

  12. 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.

  13. Pill Bugs' Habitat Inquiry Activity

    11 Nov 2012 | Lesson Plans

    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).

  14. Teacher Reflection Upload Video

    11 Oct 2012 | Teacher Reflections | Contributor(s): Nancy Pelaez

    This video provides a step-by-step overview of how to upload a teacher reflection to the SLEDhub site.

  15. Reflection Upload Guide

    11 Oct 2012 | Teacher Reflections | Contributor(s): Nancy Pelaez

    This printed guide outlines the steps to follow to upload a teacher reflection to the SLEDhub site.

  16. SLED Teacher Reflection Template 2012

    11 Oct 2012 | Teacher Reflections | Contributor(s): Nancy Pelaez

    This is the template teachers should use for SLED reflections during the 2012-13 academic year.

  17. Teacher Reflection: Lehman, Prosthetic Leg, Fall 2012

    09 Oct 2012 | Teacher Reflections | Contributor(s): Nancy Pelaez

    This is Jim Lehman's reflection on the prosthetic leg activity in Fall 2012.

  18. Model Ecosystem Video

    04 Oct 2012 | Demonstration Video

    In this video, Professor David Eichinger discusses a model ecosystem activity that is used in Biology for Elementary Teachers and is applicable to the elementary classroom.

  19. 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...

  20. 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.