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  1. SLED 2015 Teacher and Student Research Powerpoint (grades 5-6)

    19 Jun 2015

    This PowerPoint gives what to expect regarding the SLED 2015-16 research for teachers in grades 5-6.

  2. SLED 2015 Teacher and Student Research Expectations PowerPoint

    19 Jun 2015

    This PowerPoint gives what to expect regarding the SLED 2015-16 research for teachers in grades 3-4.

  3. 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...

  4. Research Activities 2013-14 PowerPoint Slides

    16 Jun 2014

    PowerPoint slides detailing SLED research activities during the 2013-14 and 2014-14 years.

  5. 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.

  6. 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).

  7. 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.

  8. 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...

  9. 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.

  10. EDCI Strong Book Nook Fall 2011

    28 Mar 2012 | Lesson Plans

    Grade 6 lesson plan, engineering design process.

  11. EDCI Catapults Sp 2012

    28 Mar 2012 | Lesson Plans

  12. EDCI Rollercoaster Energy Spring 2012

    28 Mar 2012 | Lesson Plans

    EDCI lesson plan about potential and kinetic energy.

  13. Problem Based Approach to Instruction

    17 Feb 2012 | Downloads

    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...

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

    17 Feb 2012 | Downloads

    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...

  15. PBL Developing a Driving Question

    17 Feb 2012 | Teaching Materials

    RGS Summer 2011 PBL: Developing a Driving Question

  16. Calculating the Potential Energy of Flowing Water

    17 Feb 2012 | Teaching Materials

    RGS Summer 2011 Week 1 Material: Student Activity

  17. PBL Summer 2011 UV Activity Notes

    17 Feb 2012 | Downloads

    RGS Summer 2011 UV Bead Activity Experimental Design Notes

  18. PBL Facilitation and Questioning Strategies

    17 Feb 2012 | Seminars

    RGS Summer 2011 Supplemental Material

  19. PBL Challenge Investigating a National and Local Problem

    17 Feb 2012 | Seminars

    RGS Supplemental Material Summer 2011 EDCI 627000

  20. Hydroelectricity

    17 Feb 2012 | Seminars

    RGS Summer 2011 Participant Presentation Hydroelectricity by Team Watt-er