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  1. Teacher Reflection: Wargel, Slow Boats, Fall 2017

    17 Jan 2018 | Teacher Reflections

    The slow boat activity worked well as a culminating activity for force and motion.

  2. Slow Boat PowerPoint Presentation

    29 Jun 2017 | Downloads

    This PowerPoint presentation was designed to accompany the SLED Slow Boat activity.

  3. Slow Boat PowerPoint Presentation Summer 2017

    29 Jun 2017 | Downloads

    This PowerPoint presentation accompanied the Slow Boat design activity at the SLED summer workshops in 2017.

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

    19 Jun 2015 | Downloads

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

  5. SLED 2015 Teacher and Student Research Expectations PowerPoint

    19 Jun 2015 | Downloads

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

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

    07 Apr 2015 | Publications

    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...

  7. Research Activities 2013-14 PowerPoint Slides

    16 Jun 2014 | Downloads

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

  8. Slow Boat PowerPoint

    11 Jun 2013 | Teaching Materials

    The PowerPoint slides which accompanied the Slow Boat design task at the 2013 Summer Institute.

  9. Slow Boat

    11 Jun 2013 | Lesson Plans

    This 4th grade design task lesson focuses on the concept of drag by asking students to develop ways to slow down a boat.

  10. Design Team Developed: Reasons for Seasons

    30 Nov 2012 | Lesson Plans

    The Reasons for Seasons lesson, designed to meet 5th grade standards, addresses an important science concept involving the movements of the Earth around the Sun and the tilt of the Earth's rotational axis.

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

    09 Oct 2012 | Teacher Reflections

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

  12. Model Ecosystem Video

    04 Oct 2012 | Demonstration Video

    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.

  13. Design Team Developed: Solar Panel

    06 Sep 2012 | Lesson Plans

    This lesson plan is designed for 6th grade and covers 'Solar Panel' in the content area of Earth and Space Science. Extension activities and PowerPoint slides about solar panel are included.

  14. Design Team Developed: Conservation of Mass

    06 Sep 2012 | Lesson Plans

    This lesson plan is designed for 5th grade and covers "conservation of mass." PowerPoint slides about 'Gas Mass & Conservation of Mass' is also included.

  15. Design Team Developed: Paper Recycling

    06 Sep 2012 | Lesson Plans

    This lesson plan is designed for 5th grade and covers "volume and mass."

  16. EDCI Sticky Bridges Fall 2011

    28 Mar 2012 | Lesson Plans

    Grade 5 lesson plan, mass and structure

  17. EDCI Boats Afloat Fall 2011

    28 Mar 2012 | Lesson Plans

    Grade 5 lesson plan, buoyancy.

  18. EDCI Wind Turbines Fall 2011

    28 Mar 2012 | Lesson Plans

    Grade 5 lesson plan, weight and mass.

  19. EDCI Bridging the Gap Fall 2011

    28 Mar 2012 | Lesson Plans

    Grade 5 lesson plan, structures.

  20. EDCI Keep it Cool Fall 2011

    28 Mar 2012 | Lesson Plans

    5th grade lesson plan, insulation and heat transfer