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Jun 08 2015
Research Goes to School Summer Workshop 2015
Nanotechnology with Dr. Ali Shakouri, Birck Nanotechnology Center, Purdue University
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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.
Jun 09 2014
Research Goes to School Summer 2014 Workshop
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Jun 10 2013
Research Goes to School Teacher Workshop
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...
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...
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...
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 Material
For this activity, students will be given a set of materials: cardboard, a set of insulating materials (i.e. foam, newspaper, etc.), aluminum foil, and...
Problem Based Approach to Instruction
RGS Summer 2011 Supplemental Material:
This chapter examines the problem-based learning approach to instruction
from the perspective of instructional design theory and synthesizes the current...
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...
PBL Developing a Driving Question
17 Feb 2012 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Peg A Ertmer
RGS Summer 2011 PBL: Developing a Driving Question
Calculating the Potential Energy of Flowing Water
17 Feb 2012 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Kari Clase
RGS Summer 2011 Week 1 Material: Student Activity