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Applications of Lego Modeling to Advanced Biology
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18 Sep 2013 | 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 School Summer 2013 participants. Be sure to look at the supporting documents to see a copy of the...
Assessment-Small Group Presentation
13 Jul 2015 | Contributor(s):: Sharon M Mapes (contributor), Todd M Bauer (contributor), Breanna Berkheiser (contributor), Taylor Matthew Owings (contributor)
This presentation addresses:1) How will you assess student progress (formative)?2) How will you assess student learning (summative)?3) What instruments/formats will you use to assess progress and mastery?4) How will you involve the community to include a larger audience?
Bloom's Action Verbs
13 Jul 2015 | Contributor(s)::
Bloom's action verbs can help to push students into higher levels of thinking. Including these in objectives can help students think more abstractly.Verbs for Bloom's http://www.highperformancetrainingworks.com/EPSS/TechNotes/Bloom.htm
Calculating the Potential Energy of Flowing Water
17 Feb 2012 | Contributor(s):: Kari Clase
RGS Summer 2011 Week 1 Material: Student Activity
Center for Direct Catalytic Conversion of Biomass to Biofuels (C3Bio): An Overview with Dr. Maureen McCann, Center Director
20 May 2014 | | 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 chemists, biologists, physicists, engineers, and economists to find effective, efficient ways of...
Chemical Catalysis for Sustainable Energy
17 Feb 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Kari Clase
RGS Summer 2011 Supplemental materialMahdi Abu-Omar-Purdue University
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...
Culture of the Classroom- Small Group Presentation
13 Jul 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Kathryn Grace Stwalley (contributor), Russell Wiggins (contributor), Nicole Sheppard (contributor), Greysy Rodriguez (contributor)
This presentation addresses:1) How will students work together (collaboration and teamwork)?2) How will the students monitor their work (training them to take ownership, active engagement, choice and creation)?
Designing the Invitational Envirnonment
RGS Summer 2011 Week 1 Resource: Designing the Invitational Envirnomentfrom Problem Based Learning: an Inquiry Approach, by John Barrell
Dr. Nate Mosier's Virtual Field Trip on Developing Biofuels
04 Dec 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Lisa Paulette Kirkham, Nate Mosier
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 Hewetson, describe work they are doing on the conversion of biomass to biofuels, with a special emphasis on...
Extracting Energy From Plants: Why is this important? A Virtual Field Trip by Dr. Mahdi Abu-Omar
06 Feb 2014 | | 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 biomass to biofuels, emphasizing techniques for breaking down lignin in plant materials. Lignin...
Future U.S. Biofuels: Current Situation, Potentials, Policies, and Uncertainties
18 Sep 2013 | | 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 School participants. Be sure to look at the supporting documents to see a copy of the power point...
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...
Greenergy Supplemental Information
28 Mar 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Kari Clase
RGS (Research Goes to School) 2012 Participant Materials on Green Energy
17 Feb 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Joe Brennan, Mike Arvola, Christine Marie Dora
RGS Summer 2011 Participant Presentation Hydroelectricity by Team Watt-er
Infusing Rural High School Science Curricula With Cutting Edge Research
04 Apr 2012 | | 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 experience in the program and how they were able to apply to their classrooms.Contributing Authors:...
Materials for Size-Dependent Properties Station
13 Jul 2015 | | Contributor(s)::
Here are the links and prices for the stations in the size-dependent properties activity.
Moving from petroleum to plants to energize our world
13 Apr 2012 | | 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 from the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science. C3Bio researchers at Purdue University are...
Nanotechnology with Dr. Ali Shakouri, Birck Nanotechnology Center, Purdue University
01 Jan 2015 | | 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.
Open Learning Environments, Foundations, Methods, and Models
RGS Summer 2011 Week 1 ResourceMichael Hannafin- University of GeorgiaSusan Land - The Pennsylvania State UniversityKevin Oliver - University of Georgia