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Applications of Lego Modeling to Advanced Biology
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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...
Calculating the Potential Energy of Flowing Water
17 Feb 2012 | Teaching Materials | 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 | 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...
Chemical Catalysis for Sustainable Energy
17 Feb 2012 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Kari Clase
RGS Summer 2011 Supplemental material
Mahdi Abu-Omar-Purdue University
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...
Designing the Invitational Envirnonment
RGS Summer 2011 Week 1 Resource: Designing the Invitational Envirnoment
from Problem Based Learning: an Inquiry Approach, by John Barrell
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...
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...
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...
Goals and Strategies of a Problem Based Learning Facilitator
This paper describes an analysis of facilitation of a student-centered problem-based
learning group. The focus of this analysis was to understand the goals and strategies of
an expert facilitator...
Greenergy Supplemental Information
28 Mar 2012 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Kari Clase
RGS (Research Goes to School) 2012 Participant Materials on Green Energy
17 Feb 2012 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Mike Arvola, Joe Brennan, 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 | 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...
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...
Nanotechnology with Dr. Ali Shakouri, Birck Nanotechnology Center, Purdue University
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.
Open Learning Environments, Foundations, Methods, and Models
RGS Summer 2011 Week 1 Resource
Michael Hannafin- University of Georgia
Susan Land - The Pennsylvania State University
Kevin Oliver - University of Georgia
PBL Challenge Investigating a National and Local Problem
17 Feb 2012 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Kari Clase, Peg A Ertmer
RGS Supplemental Material Summer 2011 EDCI 627000
PBL Developing a Driving Question
17 Feb 2012 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Peg A Ertmer
RGS Summer 2011 PBL: Developing a Driving Question
PBL Facilitation and Questioning Strategies
RGS Summer 2011 Supplemental Material
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...