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  1. Nanoscience and PBL Resources for Teachers

    13 Jul 2015 | Publications

    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...

  2. 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...

  3. Biofuel Candle Comparison Lab

    20 Jun 2013 | Lesson Plans | Contributor(s): Kathy Daniels

    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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. PBL Developing a Driving Question

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

    RGS Summer 2011 PBL: Developing a Driving Question

  8. Calculating the Potential Energy of Flowing Water

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

    RGS Summer 2011 Week 1 Material: Student Activity

  9. 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

  10. PBL Facilitation and Questioning Strategies

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

    RGS Summer 2011 Supplemental Material

  11. 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

  12. What Would it Take to Power Purdue University for One Month Using Wind Energy

    17 Feb 2012 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Candice B Kissinger, Todd Millar, Dan J Sacre

    PPT Presentation: What Would it Take to Power Purdue University for One Month Using Wind EnergyPBL Investigation by The Windjammers

  13. Designing the Invitational Envirnonment

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

    RGS Summer 2011 Week 1 Resource: Designing the Invitational Envirnomentfrom Problem Based Learning: an Inquiry Approach, by John Barrell

  14. Goals and Strategies of a Problem Based Learning Facilitator

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

    This paper describes an analysis of facilitation of a student-centered problem-basedlearning group. The focus of this analysis was to understand the goals and strategies ofan expert facilitator in support of collaborative learning. This was accomplished throughinteraction analysis using video...

  15. RGS Questioning Activities Summer 2011

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

    Research Goes to School Week 1 Questioning Activities Summer 2011

  16. RGS Week 1 Resources Summer 2011

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

    Research Goes to School Week 1 list of links to PBL resources from Summer 2011

  17. RGS EDCI 62700 Summer 2011 Syllabus

    17 Feb 2012 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Lisa Paulette Kirkham

    Syllabus for RGS EDCI 62700 Summer 2011 PBL Class

  18. RGS Student Activities and Scaffolds Rubric Summer 2011

    17 Feb 2012 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Lisa Paulette Kirkham

    PBL Rubric from EDCI 62700 class from Research Goes to School (RGS) Summer 2011: Student Activities and Scaffolds Rubric

  19. RGS Materials and Resources PBL Rubric

    17 Feb 2012 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Lisa Paulette Kirkham

    PBL Rubric from EDCI 62700 class from Research Goes to School (RGS) Summer 2011: RGS Materials and Resources Rubric

  20. RGS PBL Implementation and Management Plan Rubric

    17 Feb 2012 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Lisa Paulette Kirkham

    PBL Rubric from EDCI 62700 class from Research Goes to School (RGS) Summer 2011: PBL Implementation and Management Plan Rubric