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Teaching with Technology in the 21st Century

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STEM Lesson Resources

STEM Lessons Resources:

 

Amazing acts of science – video tool to use as hook for content

 

PBS – STEM ideas and lessons (mostly K-6)

 

You tube education –videos which are already previewed for student content

 

Solve for (x) – inspires students/teachers to think outside of the box. People suggest moonshot innovation proposals on the web and then can collaborate around really cool ideas.

 

Successful Stem Education Org

 

STEM Live Binder – teacher created binder of useful teaching resources.

 

STEM Education

 

Discovery Ed Connect the Dots – STEM resources for teachers and students

 

Design Lessons –PBS design squad

 

NASA Educator’s Resources

 

NASA Engineering Design Process – NASA’s definition and outline for the engineering design process

 

NASA at Home and City – space developments related to life on Earth

 

Northrup Grumman STEM flix
 
WPI Plan – WPI’s project based, integrated curriculum. Good model for all schools to use.

 

How to Turn a Teen into an Engineer
 
Simplified Version of Engineering Design Process

 

Discovery Education Siemens STEM Academy – great, free resource, with tons of information and lessons. – excellent resource.

 

Engineering Interact Interactive – lessons for using engineering topics

 

High School STEM Resources from MIT

 

Science of Everyday Life – free resource from Discovery Education that has great ideas and resources for relating science to everyday life. – excellent resource.

 

Science Channel’s Be The Future – resources, links, lesson plans, and more all about STEM.

 

Change the Equation – resources to improve teaching and learning in STEM

 

STEM Coalition – resources, links, lesson plans, and more for STEM Education. – excellent resource.

 

Pratt and Whitney – How a Jet Engine Works

 

Technology in Use in Engineering

 

PreK-12 Engineering – teaching engineering concepts in any grade

 

List of Engineering Resources to use in school with students. Lots of great resources listed here.

 

Ask Polaris – engineering career help and advice

 

Head Rush – great show on the Science Channel about science. Spin off from Myth busters (another great way to get kids excited about science).

 

CSI The Experience Web Adventures – Using Forensics to get students excited about STEM subjects.
 
PhET – Online, free simulations and virtual labs for science and math

 

Want to work at GOOGLE – interview questions that might be a good “hook” for lessons.

 

Blogger list of more amazing STEM resources

 

PROJECT BASED LEARNING (PBL):

 

List of PBL websites

 

Getting Started with Project Based Learning – PBL is how scientists and engineers work, so students should be learning through projects.

 

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