Bloom's Action Verbs
13 Jul 2015
Bloom's action verbs can help to push students into higher levels of thinking. Including these in objectives can help students think more abstractly.Verbs for Bloom's http://www.highperformancetrainingworks.com/EPSS/TechNotes/Bloom.htm
Teacher Role- Small Group Presentation
13 Jul 2015 | Contributor(s): Conner Cunningham (contributor), juan Guillermo Muriel (contributor), Megan Ross (contributor), Ashley Lyn Westra (contributor)
This presentation addresses:1) How will you facilitate classroom discussion? (questioning and listening, different types of engagement and control, guiding)2) How will you scaffold students’ efforts?3) How will you use outside experts?
Tasks/Student Investations- Small Group Presentation
13 Jul 2015 | Contributor(s): Andrew Cook (contributor), Emily Fero (contributor), India Scott (contributor), Andrew Stonesifer (contributor), Ruth Zorayda Osorio (contributor)
This presentation addresses:1) What will the students do (activities)?2) What resources and materials will students need to complete their work?3) How will you organize student activities (timeline)?
Culture of the Classroom- Small Group Presentation
13 Jul 2015 | Contributor(s): Greysy Rodriguez (contributor), Nicole Sheppard (contributor), Kathryn Grace Stwalley (contributor), Russell Wiggins (contributor)
This presentation addresses:1) How will students work together (collaboration and teamwork)?2) How will the students monitor their work (training them to take ownership, active engagement, choice and creation)?
Assessment-Small Group Presentation
13 Jul 2015 | Contributor(s): Todd M Bauer (contributor), Breanna Berkheiser (contributor), Sharon M Mapes (contributor), Taylor Matthew Owings (contributor)
This presentation addresses:1) How will you assess student progress (formative)?2) How will you assess student learning (summative)?3) What instruments/formats will you use to assess progress and mastery?4) How will you involve the community to include a larger audience?
Standards and Objectives: Learning Outcomes- Small Group Presentation
13 Jul 2015 | Contributor(s): Amber Lindahl (contributor), Josue Machuca (contributor), Lizzette Menendez (contributor), Dawn Sue Rosander Slein (contributor)
This presentation includes:1) How will you engage/scaffold students’ efforts via technology?2) What will the students learn: content standards (national, state, nanoscience), objectives, 21st century skills?3) How will the students demonstrate the mastery of these objectives?
Materials for Size-Dependent Properties Station
13 Jul 2015
Here are the links and prices for the stations in the size-dependent properties activity.
Nanotechnology with Dr. Ali Shakouri, Birck Nanotechnology Center, Purdue University
01 Jan 2015 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Lisa Paulette Kirkham
In this 26 minute video Dr. Ali Shakouri talks about nanotechnology work in his lab at Purdue. Electro semi-conductors that heat and cool at the nanoscale are shown and explained.
The Big Ideas of Nanoscale Science and Engineering Chapter 1
02 Jun 2014 | Downloads
Chapter 1: The Foundational Science Content for the Big Ideas of Nanoscale Science and Engineering.
Center for Direct Catalytic Conversion of Biomass to Biofuels (C3Bio): An Overview with Dr. Maureen McCann, Center Director
20 May 2014 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Lisa Paulette Kirkham
Dr. Maureen McCann, Director of the C3Bio center, provides a 25 minute virtual field trip for high school STEM students. Dr. McCann, a plant biologist, directs interdisciplinary efforts with chemists, biologists, physicists, engineers, and economists to find effective, efficient ways of...
RGS Student Content Test Data Cohort2
10 Mar 2014 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Ann Bessenbacher, Lola Adedokun, Kari Clase, Lisa Paulette Kirkham, Nicole Cook, Kasey Goodpaster
This is the Research Goes to School student content test data pairs from cohort 2. The pre and post tests were completed during the Fall 2012-Spring 2013 school year and at different times depending on the school implementation. The data is deidentified with 200 pre-post pairs in an excel file...
Extracting Energy From Plants: Why is this important? A Virtual Field Trip by Dr. Mahdi Abu-Omar
06 Feb 2014 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Lisa Paulette Kirkham
Dr. Mahdi Abu-Omar, Robert Wetherill Professor of Chemistry, presents a 20 minute virtual field trip for high school STEM students. Dr. Abu-Omar describes work he is doing on the conversion of biomass to biofuels, emphasizing techniques for breaking down lignin in plant materials. Lignin contains...
Applications of Lego Modeling to Advanced Biology
18 Sep 2013 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Suzanne Cunningham
This one hour video presentation given by Suzanne Cunningham. In the video she demonstrates applications of lego modeling to advanced high school biology. It was presented to the Research Goes to School Summer 2013 participants. Be sure to look at the supporting documents to see a copy of the...
Future U.S. Biofuels: Current Situation, Potentials, Policies, and Uncertainties
18 Sep 2013 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Farzad Taheripour
This one hour video presentation given by Dr. Farzad Taheripour. In this presentation he covers the economic impact of current biofuel policy. It was given to the Summer 2013 Research Goes to School participants. Be sure to look at the supporting documents to see a copy of the power point...
PBL to the Rescue: Using PBL in a Human Anatomy and Physiology High School Class
17 Sep 2013 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Brian Duncan
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...
Dr. Nate Mosier's Virtual Field Trip on Developing Biofuels
04 Dec 2012 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Nate Mosier, Lisa Paulette Kirkham
Dr. Nate Mosier, Associate Professor of Ag and Biological Engineering, presents a 30 minute virtual field trip for high school STEM students. Dr. Mosier and his graduate assistant, Barron Hewetson, describe work they are doing on the conversion of biomass to biofuels, with a special emphasis on...
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...
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:...
Greenergy Supplemental Information
28 Mar 2012 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Kari Clase
RGS (Research Goes to School) 2012 Participant Materials on Green Energy
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...