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  1. Applications of Lego Modeling to Advanced Biology

    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...

  2. Assessment-Small Group Presentation

    13 Jul 2015 | Contributor(s):: Todd M Bauer (contributor), Breanna Berkheiser (contributor), Sharon M Mapes (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?

  3. Bloom's Action Verbs

    13 Jul 2015

    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

  4. Calculating the Potential Energy of Flowing Water

    17 Feb 2012 | Contributor(s):: Kari Clase

    RGS Summer 2011 Week 1 Material: Student Activity

  5. 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...

  6. Chemical Catalysis for Sustainable Energy

    17 Feb 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Kari Clase

    RGS Summer 2011 Supplemental materialMahdi Abu-Omar-Purdue University

  7. 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...

  8. Culture of the Classroom- Small Group Presentation

    13 Jul 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Greysy Rodriguez (contributor), Nicole Sheppard (contributor), Kathryn Grace Stwalley (contributor), Russell Wiggins (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)?

  9. Designing the Invitational Envirnonment

    17 Feb 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Kari Clase, Peg A Ertmer

    RGS Summer 2011 Week 1 Resource: Designing the Invitational Envirnomentfrom Problem Based Learning: an Inquiry Approach, by John Barrell

  10. Dr. Nate Mosier's Virtual Field Trip on Developing Biofuels

    04 Dec 2012 | | 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 Hewetson, describe work they are doing on the conversion of biomass to biofuels, with a special emphasis on...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. Goals and Strategies of a Problem Based Learning Facilitator

    17 Feb 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Kari Clase, Peg A Ertmer

    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...

  14. Greenergy Supplemental Information

    28 Mar 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Kari Clase

    RGS (Research Goes to School) 2012 Participant Materials on Green Energy

  15. Hydroelectricity

    17 Feb 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Mike Arvola, Joe Brennan, Christine Marie Dora

    RGS Summer 2011 Participant Presentation Hydroelectricity by Team Watt-er

  16. 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:...

  17. Materials for Size-Dependent Properties Station

    13 Jul 2015 |

    Here are the links and prices for the stations in the size-dependent properties activity.

  18. 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...

  19. 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.

  20. Open Learning Environments, Foundations, Methods, and Models

    17 Feb 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Kari Clase, Peg A Ertmer

    RGS Summer 2011 Week 1 ResourceMichael Hannafin- University of GeorgiaSusan Land - The Pennsylvania State UniversityKevin Oliver - University of Georgia