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

    07 Apr 2015

    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...

  2. Design Team Developed: Plastic Water Bottle Design

    30 Nov 2012

    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.

  3. Pill Bugs' Habitat Inquiry Activity

    11 Nov 2012

    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).

  4. Model Ecosystem Video

    04 Oct 2012

    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

    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. Design Team Developed: Reindeer Habitat

    06 Sep 2012

    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.

  7. EDCI Strong Book Nook Fall 2011

    28 Mar 2012 | Lesson Plans

    Grade 6 lesson plan, engineering design process.

  8. EDCI Catapults Sp 2012

    28 Mar 2012 | Lesson Plans

  9. EDCI Rollercoaster Energy Spring 2012

    28 Mar 2012 | Lesson Plans

    EDCI lesson plan about potential and kinetic energy.

  10. Design Team Developed: Hot/Cold Pack

    13 Jan 2012 | Lesson Plans

    Create a hot/cold pack- 6th grade

  11. Design Team Developed: Sensing Vibration

    03 Jan 2012 | Lesson Plans

    Lesson Plan.

  12. Curriculum Maps

    13 Nov 2011 | Teaching Materials

    Curriculum maps from:Sunnyside grade 5, grade 6, and grade 5 humanitiesWea Ridge, Wea 6th,TaylorKokomo

  13. Design Team Developed: UV Beads Task

    20 Sep 2011 | Lesson Plans

    UV Beads Task

  14. Design Team Developed: Roller Coaster Activity

    20 Sep 2011 | Lesson Plans

    Roller Coaster Activity

  15. Design Team Developed: Toy Racer Lesson

    20 Sep 2011 | Lesson Plans

    Toy Racer Lesson

  16. Grade 6 Vibrations Lesson

    19 Sep 2011 | Lesson Plans

    Lesson from: Sunnyside

  17. Grade 6 Structure Lesson

    19 Sep 2011 | Lesson Plans

    Lesson from: Sunnyside

  18. Grade 6 Volume and Surface Area Lesson

    19 Sep 2011 | Lesson Plans

    Lessons from: Taylor

  19. Grade 6 Packaging Lessons

    19 Sep 2011 | Lesson Plans

    Lessons from Sunnyside and Taylor

  20. Grade 6 Compost Lesson

    19 Sep 2011 | Lesson Plans

    Lessons from: Sunnyside