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

    13 Sep 2012 | Contributor(s): Bryan Hubbard, Kari Clase, John Grutzner, Alyssa Panitch, Nancy Irene Tyrie

    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...

  2. Bottle Design PowerPoint from 2012 SLED Summer Institute

    25 Jun 2012 | Contributor(s): James Daniel Lehman

    PowerPoint presentation for the bottle design activity from the 2012 SLED Summer Institute by Professor Larry Braile.

  3. Seasons PowerPoint from 2012 SLED Summer Institute

    25 Jun 2012 | Contributor(s): James Daniel Lehman

    The PowerPoint presentation for the Reasons for the Seasons design activity from the 2012 SLED Summer Institute from Professor Larry Braile.

  4. The View from 93,000,000 Miles Powerpoint

    14 Jun 2012 | Contributor(s): James Daniel Lehman, Bryan Hubbard

    The PowerPoint slides from Carol Ormay and Brian Turner of CMTA for the 2012 SLED Summer Institute.

  5. 2012 Summer Institute Week 1 Reflection

    14 Jun 2012 | Contributor(s): James Daniel Lehman, Brenda Capobianco, Dana Nicole Ruggiero

    Complete this reflection prior to Friday's SLEDhub workshop.

  6. Summer 2012 long version SLED Unit Plan Template

    13 Jun 2012 | Lesson Plans | Contributor(s): Brenda Capobianco, James Daniel Lehman

    Long version of the SLED Unit Plan Template for Summer 2012.

  7. Summer 2012 short version SLED Unit Plan Template

    13 Jun 2012 | Lesson Plans | Contributor(s): Brenda Capobianco, James Daniel Lehman

    The short version of the SLED Unit Plan Template for Summer 2012.

  8. Mass, Volume, and Density Video

    10 May 2012 | Demonstration Video | Contributor(s): James Daniel Lehman, John Grutzner

    Demonstrations related to mass, volume, and density.

  9. Moving from petroleum to plants to energize our world

    13 Apr 2012 | External Link | Contributor(s): Ann Bessenbacher

    Can we imagine a future fueled by living plants rather than oil? The Center for direct Catalytic Conversion of Biomass to Biofuels (C3Bio) was established in 2009 with a 5-year, $20 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science. C3Bio researchers at Purdue University are...

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

    04 Apr 2012 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Kathy Daniels, Georgia L Everett

    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:...

  11. Greenergy Supplemental Information

    28 Mar 2012 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Kari Clase

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

  12. SLED Perspectives Spring 2012

    28 Mar 2012 | Publications | Contributor(s): Dana Nicole Ruggiero, James Daniel Lehman

    This is volume 1, issue 2 of the SLED Perspectives newsletter.

  13. Cooking with the Sun - Creating a Solar Oven

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

    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...

  14. 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...

  15. 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...

  16. PBL Developing a Driving Question

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

    RGS Summer 2011 PBL: Developing a Driving Question

  17. Calculating the Potential Energy of Flowing Water

    17 Feb 2012 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Kari Clase

    RGS Summer 2011 Week 1 Material: Student Activity

  18. 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

  19. PBL Facilitation and Questioning Strategies

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

    RGS Summer 2011 Supplemental Material

  20. 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