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  1. Reflection Upload Guide

    11 Oct 2012 | Contributor(s): Nicholas J. Kisseberth

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

  2. SLED Teacher Reflection Template 2012

    11 Oct 2012 | Contributor(s): Nicholas J. Kisseberth

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

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

    09 Oct 2012 | Contributor(s): Nicholas J. Kisseberth

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

  4. Model Ecosystem Video

    04 Oct 2012 | Contributor(s): Nicholas J. Kisseberth

    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.

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

    13 Sep 2012 | Contributor(s): Nicholas J. Kisseberth

    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...

  6. Bottle Design PowerPoint from 2012 SLED Summer Institute

    25 Jun 2012 | Contributor(s): Nicholas J. Kisseberth

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

  7. Seasons PowerPoint from 2012 SLED Summer Institute

    25 Jun 2012 | Contributor(s): Nicholas J. Kisseberth

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

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

    14 Jun 2012 | Contributor(s): Nicholas J. Kisseberth

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

  9. 2012 Summer Institute Week 1 Reflection

    14 Jun 2012 | Contributor(s): Nicholas J. Kisseberth

    Complete this reflection prior to Friday's SLEDhub workshop.

  10. Summer 2012 long version SLED Unit Plan Template

    13 Jun 2012 | Lesson Plans | Contributor(s): Nicholas J. Kisseberth

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

  11. Summer 2012 short version SLED Unit Plan Template

    13 Jun 2012 | Lesson Plans | Contributor(s): Nicholas J. Kisseberth

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

  12. Mass, Volume, and Density Video

    10 May 2012 | Demonstration Video | Contributor(s): Nicholas J. Kisseberth

    Demonstrations related to mass, volume, and density.

  13. Think-aloud Protocol Analysis as a Measure of Students' Science Learning through Design Assessment

    28 Mar 2012 | Publications

    Research has indicated that authentic engineering design tasks hold the attention andinterest of students and can lead to deeper levels of science engagement (Fortus, Dershimer, Krajcik, Marx, & Mamlok-Naaman, 2004; Roth, 1996; 1997; 1998). However, there is a need for student assessments...

  14. SLED Perspectives Spring 2012

    28 Mar 2012 | Publications | Contributor(s): Nicholas J. Kisseberth

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

  15. Cooking with the Sun - Creating a Solar Oven

    17 Feb 2012 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Duncan Wardrop

    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...

  16. Problem Based Approach to Instruction

    17 Feb 2012 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Duncan Wardrop

    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...

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

    17 Feb 2012 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Duncan Wardrop

    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...

  18. PBL Developing a Driving Question

    17 Feb 2012 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Duncan Wardrop

    RGS Summer 2011 PBL: Developing a Driving Question

  19. Calculating the Potential Energy of Flowing Water

    17 Feb 2012 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Duncan Wardrop

    RGS Summer 2011 Week 1 Material: Student Activity

  20. PBL Summer 2011 UV Activity Notes

    17 Feb 2012 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Duncan Wardrop

    RGS Summer 2011 UV Bead Activity Experimental Design Notes