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Nanoscience and PBL Resources for Teachers
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13 Jul 2015
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...
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Marion A. Franks
Jun 09 2014
Research Goes to School Summer 2014 Workshop
PBL to the Rescue: Using PBL in a Human Anatomy and Physiology High School Class
17 Sep 2013 | | 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...
Biofuel Candle Comparison Lab
20 Jun 2013 | | 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...
David William Huckleberry
Cooking with the Sun - Creating a Solar Oven
17 Feb 2012 | | 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...
Problem Based Approach to Instruction
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...
PBL Learning Meets Case-Based Reasoning in the Middle School Science Classroom: Putting Learning by Design Into Practice
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...
PBL Developing a Driving Question
17 Feb 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Peg A Ertmer
RGS Summer 2011 PBL: Developing a Driving Question
Calculating the Potential Energy of Flowing Water
17 Feb 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Kari Clase
RGS Summer 2011 Week 1 Material: Student Activity
PBL Summer 2011 UV Activity Notes
RGS Summer 2011 UV Bead Activity Experimental Design Notes
PBL Facilitation and Questioning Strategies
RGS Summer 2011 Supplemental Material
PBL Challenge Investigating a National and Local Problem
RGS Supplemental Material Summer 2011 EDCI 627000
What Would it Take to Power Purdue University for One Month Using Wind Energy
17 Feb 2012 | | 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
Designing the Invitational Envirnonment
RGS Summer 2011 Week 1 Resource: Designing the Invitational Envirnomentfrom Problem Based Learning: an Inquiry Approach, by John Barrell
Goals and Strategies of a Problem Based Learning Facilitator
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...