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100 Square Jigsaw
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This interactive Flash puzzle helps children develop number sense and an understanding of our decimal number system. A 0-99 square has been cut into 11 irregular pieces which the user re-assembles. A printable (pdf) version is included along with questions for Getting Started and a Teachers' Resources page with implementation suggestions.

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Engineering
Education
Mathematics
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Activity/Lab
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Maryland Public Television
Provider Set:
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
Date Added:
11/05/2013
10 Advising Guidelines to Grow Your Undergraduate Program
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Advising guidelines put together at the University of Arkansas as the undergraduate program grew and developed. Presented at the 2012 SPIN-UP conference in Austin and the PhysTEC leadership meeting at the AAPT summer meeting in Edmonton.

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Education
Physics
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
ComPADRE Digital Library
Provider Set:
ComPADRE: Resources for Physics and Astronomy Education
Author:
Art Hobson
Gay Stewart
Lin Oliver
Date Added:
06/14/2012
1st Grade Content Standards
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This web page provides links to resources aligned to the CCSS that guide and support first grade mathematics teaching and learning. Tasks developed by the Mathematics Assessment Resource Service (MARS) and Problems of the Month, (POM home page is cataloged separately) developed by the Noyce Foundation are included. The activities were designed to measure students' ability to solve non-routine problems, explain and justify their solutions, and promote high level thinking skills. Resources are listed for specific grade 1 standards and are also organized by progression for an alternate search route.

Subject:
Engineering
Education
Life Science
Mathematics
Algebra
Geometry
Chemistry
Physics
Material Type:
Lecture Notes
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Maryland Public Television
Provider Set:
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
Author:
Noyce Foundation
The Shell Centre
Date Added:
11/05/2012
20+ Things to Do with a Hundred Chart
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This blog page offers more than 25 activities and games that use a Hundred Chart to develop students' skills and concepts in a variety of math topics: basic operations, number sense, patterns, number theory, fractions, decimals, and logic. The suggestions include links to materials and to other websites.

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Engineering
Education
Mathematics
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Activity/Lab
Game
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Maryland Public Television
Provider Set:
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
Author:
Denise
Date Added:
09/22/2088
21st Century Skills Map: Math
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This 34-page document (pdf) identifies student learning outcomes for each of eleven 21st Century Skills and provides examples of tasks for grade 4, 8, and 12. It strives to fuse mathematical content and mathematical practices with the 4Cs (communication, collaboration, critical thinking and creativity) and integrate them with interdisciplinary themes. Each skill is aligned with CCSS mathematical practices. This map was designed by the Partnership for 21st Century Skills (P21) in cooperation with the Mathematical Association of America (MAA), the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), and dozens of math educators across the country.

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Engineering
Technology
Education
Mathematics
Algebra
Geometry
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Activity/Lab
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Maryland Public Television
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Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
Author:
Susan Saltrick, et al.
Date Added:
04/05/2012
2nd Grade Content Standards
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This web page provides links to resources aligned to the CCSS that guide and support second grade mathematics teaching and learning. Tasks developed by the Mathematics Assessment Resource Service (MARS), Problems of the Month, (POM home page is cataloged separately) and videos of public lessons and number talks developed by the Noyce Foundation are included. The tasks were designed to measure students’ ability to solve non-routine problems, explain and justify their solutions, and promote high level thinking skills. They include the scoring rubric, student responses, and discussion of student understanding and misconceptions. Resources are listed for specific grade 2 standards and are also organized by progression for an alternate search route.

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Engineering
Education
Life Science
Mathematics
Algebra
Geometry
Chemistry
Physics
Material Type:
Assessment
Lecture Notes
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Maryland Public Television
Provider Set:
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
Author:
Noyce Foundation
The Shell Centre
Date Added:
11/05/2012
3rd Grade Content Standards
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This web page provides links to resources aligned to the CCSS that guide and support third grade mathematics teaching and learning. Tasks developed by the Mathematics Assessment Resource Service (MARS) and Problems of the Month, (POM home page is cataloged separately) developed by the Noyce Foundation are included. The tasks were designed to measure students’ ability to solve non-routine problems, explain and justify their solutions, and promote high level thinking skills. They include the scoring rubric, student responses, and discussion of student understanding and misconceptions. Resources are listed for specific grade 3 standards and are also organized by progression for an alternate search route.

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Computing and Information
Engineering
Education
Life Science
Mathematics
Algebra
Geometry
Chemistry
Physics
Material Type:
Lecture Notes
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Maryland Public Television
Provider Set:
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
Author:
Noyce Foundation
The Shell Centre
Date Added:
11/05/2012
4th Grade Content Standards
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This web page provides links to resources aligned to the CCSS that guide and support fourth grade mathematics teaching and learning. Tasks developed by the Mathematics Assessment Resource Service (MARS) for the Noyce Foundation, Problems of the Month, (POM home page is cataloged separately) and videos of public lessons and number talks developed by the Noyce Foundation are also included. The performance tasks were originally designed to measure students' ability to solve non-routine problems and then to explain and justify their solutions. The task scoring rubric, student responses, and discussion of student understanding and misconceptions are provided to improve instruction. Resources are listed for specific grade 4 standards and are also organized by progression for an alternate search route.

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Computing and Information
Engineering
Education
Life Science
Mathematics
Algebra
Geometry
Chemistry
Physics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lecture Notes
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Maryland Public Television
Provider Set:
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
Author:
Noyce Foundation
The Shell Centre
Date Added:
11/05/2012
5th Grade Content Standards
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This web page provides links to resources aligned to the CCSS that guide and support fifth grade mathematics teaching and learning. Tasks developed by the Mathematics Assessment Resource Service (MARS), Problems of the Month, (POM home page is cataloged separately) and videos of public lessons and number talks developed by the Noyce Foundation are included. The tasks were designed to measure students' ability to solve non-routine problems, explain and justify their solutions, and promote high level thinking skills. They include the scoring rubric, student responses, and discussion of student understanding and misconceptions. Resources are listed for specific grade 5 standards and are also organized by progression for an alternate search route.

Subject:
Computing and Information
Engineering
Education
Life Science
Mathematics
Algebra
Geometry
Chemistry
Physics
Material Type:
Lecture Notes
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Maryland Public Television
Provider Set:
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
Author:
Noyce Foundation
The Shell Centre
Date Added:
11/05/2012
7th Grade Life Science at the Observatory: Life Throughout the Universe
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This classroom activity will show students that there is a lot we don't know about science, for example life throughout the universe. It will hopefully encourage students to question what we know and don't know, and exploration and study of the unknown.

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Activity/Lab
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Brad Snyder
Date Added:
08/10/2012
AP Investigative labs: An inquiry-base Approach Lab 3: Comparing DNA Sequences to Understand Evolutionary Relationships with BLAST (Basic Local Alignment Search Tool)
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In this lab, students use BLAST (Basic Local Alignment Search Tool) to compare several genes, and then use the information to construct a cladogram (also called a phylogenetic tree) to depict the evolutionary relatedness of species.

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Life Science
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Activity/Lab
Assessment
Data Set
Student Guide
Teaching/Learning Strategy
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BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
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BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Author:
The College Board The College Board (The College Board;)
Date Added:
10/23/2012
Active Participation: Using Math Templates
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This web page presents information about using math templates during instruction to keep each student actively involved and to allow the teacher to informally assess each student's proficiency with the skills and concepts addressed throughout the lesson. The web page provides suggestions for using templates and explanations for why templates should be used. There is a link to the template library, which includes available templates (in PDF format) for the following categories: Number and Operation, Patterns and Algebra, Geometry and Measurement, Data Analysis and Probability, Discrete Math and Logic and Problem Solving.

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Education
Mathematics
Algebra
Geometry
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Maryland Public Television
Provider Set:
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
Author:
Terry Kawas
Date Added:
11/05/2005
Activities for Studying Tree Rings Online
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Selected resources provide three web-based activities to complement science lessons in an issue of Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle. The free, online magazine for Grades K-5 teachers explores the essential principles of climate literacy.

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Education
Geoscience
Space Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
Provider Set:
Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle
Author:
Jessica Fries-Gaither
National Science Foundation
Date Added:
05/30/2012
Adding Fractions with Unlike Denominators
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This resource from the National Library of Virtual Manipulatives shows students how to rename fractions to have a common denominator and then add them. It is appealing because it visually engages the students by showing them what happens to a unit (a rectangle is used here) as the denominator increases or decreases. As the denominator increases or decreases, the partitions are shown accordingly, and the effect on the numerator is shown as well. This is a convenient, visual way to show students how to manipulate fractions for adding.

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Education
Mathematics
Material Type:
Interactive
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Florida Center for Research in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
Provider Set:
iCPALMS: A Standards-based K-12 Resources and Tools Pathway
Author:
National Library of Virtual Manipulatives
Date Added:
03/20/2012
Adding and Subtracting Fractions
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Kahn Academy video - How to add and subtract fractions with like and unlike denominators.

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Education
Mathematics
Algebra
Material Type:
Interactive
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Florida Center for Research in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
Provider Set:
iCPALMS: A Standards-based K-12 Resources and Tools Pathway
Author:
Salman Khan
Date Added:
03/28/2011
All About Earth's Climate
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In this informational text, elementary school readers learn about the difference between weather and climate and about components of the climate system. The text can be used to practice visualizing and other comprehension strategies. Available in K-2 and 3-5 grade bands and as an illustrated book as well as a text document, the story appears in the online magazine Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle.

Subject:
Education
Chemistry
Geoscience
Physics
Space Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
Provider Set:
Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle
Author:
Jessica Fries-Gaither
National Science Foundation
Date Added:
05/30/2012
Asking Effective Questions
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This 8-page monograph offers strategies for effective questioning that engages students and that deepens their conceptual understanding in mathematics. It suggests questions and prompts that help students progress through various stages of the problem solving process and that help teachers assess the thinking of students. The article describes the purposes of questions at different stages of a lesson and describes situations when it is appropriate to convey information to students. A list of references is included.

Subject:
Education
Mathematics
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Maryland Public Television
Provider Set:
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
Date Added:
07/05/2011
Asking Questions, All the Time
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The ability to ask and answer questions while reading is essential to comprehension. This article discusses instructional strategies used to teach questioning and provides many online resources. The article appears in the free, online magazine Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle, which explores the seven essential principles of the climate sciences for teachers in k-grade 5 classrooms.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
Provider Set:
Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle
Author:
Jessica Fries-Gaither
National Science Foundation
Date Added:
05/30/2012
Averages
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Khan Academy video tutorial with practice exercises. Introduction to averages and algebra problems involving averages.

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Education
Mathematics
Algebra
Material Type:
Lecture Notes
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Florida Center for Research in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
Provider Set:
iCPALMS: A Standards-based K-12 Resources and Tools Pathway
Author:
Sal Kahn
Date Added:
04/19/2011
BYOA: Bring Your Own Advocate!
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This professional development article describes approaches to using social media in harnessing the power of Web 2.0 technologies to reinforce the connection between multimedia literacy and powerful content-area learning in grades K-5. The emphasis is on collaboration with the school librarian. The article appears in the free online magazine Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle, which is structured around the seven essential principles of the climate sciences.

Subject:
Technology
Education
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
Provider Set:
Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle
Author:
Marcia Mardis
National Science Foundation
Date Added:
12/17/2011
Bansho (Board Writing)
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This 8-page monograph explains bansho, a research-informed instructional strategy for mathematical communication and collective problem-solving. Following a brief overview, the article outlines how bansho can be used to plan and implement an effective three-part problem-solving lesson. Bansho can be incorporated into collaborative planning sessions, in which teachers work with partners or in groups within communities of practice to learn about mathematics for teaching. The author provides a sample grade 2 lesson on the development of multiplication concepts and a list of references.

Subject:
Engineering
Education
Life Science
Mathematics
Chemistry
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Maryland Public Television
Provider Set:
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
Date Added:
02/05/2011
Beth's Bookshelf
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This blog is dedicated to sharing ideas for integrating children's literature with elementary mathematics. Entries include descriptions and commentary on specific books as well as teaching tips for using them. The author includes external links to lesson plans and to authors' home pages. Readers can browse for books by math topic and leave comments to share their own teaching tips.

Subject:
Education
Mathematics
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Maryland Public Television
Provider Set:
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
Author:
Elizabeth M. Skipper
Date Added:
03/05/2011
The Biosphere/Climate Connection
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This article continues an examination of each of the seven essential principles of the climate sciences on which the online magazine Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle is structured. Principle 3 states that life on Earth depends on, is shaped by, and affects climate. The climate dictates where and how species can survive. The author discusses the scientific concepts underlying the life forms' dependence on the climate and expands the discussion with diagrams, photos, and online resources.

Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
Provider Set:
Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle
Author:
Kimberly Lightle
Date Added:
05/30/2012
Bird Beak Accuracy Assessment
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The purpose of this resource is to quantitatively evaluate the accuracy of a classification system. Students sort birds into three possible classes based on each bird's beak: carnivores, herbivores, and omnivores. Students compare their answers with a given set of validation data.

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History, Law, Politics
Life Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Mathematics
Chemistry
Geoscience
Physics
Space Science
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Activity/Lab
Data Set
Homework/Assignment
Interactive
Lesson Plan
Student Guide
Teaching/Learning Strategy
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NASA
Provider Set:
NASA Wavelength
Author:
The GLOBE Program, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR)
Date Added:
02/16/2011
Buckets of Fun with Argument-Driven Inquiry in Your School Library!
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A new instructional model, called Argument-Driven Inquiry (ADI), is introduced to elementary teachers in this article. The author shows how school librarians and classroom teachers can collaborate to help students construct and communicate evidence, or arguments. Evidence buckets, a collaborative activity, and related online resources are presented. The article appears in the free online magazine Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle, which is structured around the seven essential principles of climate literacy.

Subject:
Education
Mathematics
Geoscience
Space Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
Provider Set:
Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle
Author:
Marcia Mardis
National Science Foundation
Date Added:
05/30/2012
Can You Read a Tree?
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In this nonfiction story, young readers and listeners learn how scientists use cross sections from trees to reconstruct past climates. Versions are provided for readers at two levels, k-2 and 3-5, and in text-only and illustrated formats. The story is also available as an electronic book with recorded narration. An original story is a regular feature of each issue of the free, online magazine Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle. The story can be used in science and literacy lessons and activities throughout the magazine.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
Provider Set:
Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle
Author:
Jessica Fries-Gaither
National Science Foundation
Date Added:
05/30/2012
Cause and Effect Relationships in Play, Picture Books, and Text
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This article provides links to six web sites that provide an overview of cause/effect relationships, graphic organizers, and teaching strategies for elementary teachers.

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Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
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Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears: An Online Magazine for K-5 Teachers
Author:
Jessica Fries-Gaither
Date Added:
10/17/2014
Charlie's Gumballs Scenario Video
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This page from the Math Forum blog of Suzanne Alejandre links to a one-minute video during which Max Ray acts out the "Charlie's Gumball" Problem of the Week. The page includes links to PDFs of the scenario, the PoW Packet with the solution and teaching suggestions, a scoring rubric and the "Notice/Wonder" strategy handout that can be used to introduce the problem.

Subject:
Education
Mathematics
Algebra
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Maryland Public Television
Provider Set:
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
Author:
Suzanne Alejandre
Date Added:
04/06/2012
Classify the Trees/Leaves
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This activity is a field investigation where students gather leaves from various trees on school property, interpret findings, name tree and leaves, journal activity and develop a new "aha" for nature!

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Activity/Lab
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Mary Walsh
Date Added:
08/16/2012
Climate: A Complex Interaction
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This article continues an examination of each of the seven essential principles of climate literacy on which the online magazine Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle is structured. Principle 2 covers the complex interactions among the components of the Earth system. The author discusses the scientific concepts underlying the interactions and expands the discussion with diagrams, photos, and online resources.

Subject:
Education
Life Science
Chemistry
Geoscience
Physics
Space Science
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
Provider Set:
Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle
Author:
Kimberly Lightle
National Science Foundation
Date Added:
05/30/2012
Collecting Climate Data
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This professional development article identifies resources that show young learners (K-grade 5) how scientists study Earth's climate and make predictions. The online lessons either allow students to collect and analyze data or learn about tools and technologies that make data collection possible. The lessons are aligned with national content standards for science education. The article appears in the free, online magazine Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle, which examines the recognized essential principles of climate literacy and the climate sciences for elementary teachers and their students.

Subject:
Education
Mathematics
Geoscience
Physics
Space Science
Material Type:
Data Set
Lesson Plan
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
Provider Set:
Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle
Author:
Jessica Fries-Gaither
National Science Foundation
Date Added:
05/30/2012
Common Core Corner: Make Sense of Problems…
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This blog post presents strategies, one of which is the Math Forum's "I Notice, I Wonder" brainstorming activity, to help students make sense of problems. The strategies help students who are having trouble connecting to the action in story problems, seeing what the problem is about, or connecting the problem to their own experience.

Subject:
Education
Mathematics
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Maryland Public Television
Provider Set:
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
Date Added:
05/03/2013
Communication in the Mathematics Classroom
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This 8-page monograph discusses the importance of developing student communication in mathematics, both oral and written, and the elements that make communication effective. It describes three approaches for organizing and facilitating students sharing their thinking about problem solving: Gallery Walk, Math Congress, and Bansho (Board Writing). The author provides tips for getting started with these strategies and a list of references.

Subject:
Education
Mathematics
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Maryland Public Television
Provider Set:
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
Date Added:
09/05/2010
Consequences of Climate Change: Lessons about Water Availability and Extreme Weather
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This article from the free online magazine Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle provides appropriate science lessons for Grades K-5. The focus is on acquainting young learners with climate-change concepts that are not too complex for their grade level and will not frighten them. In each issue, the magazine develops articles around one of the seven essential principles of climate science. The author believes early lessons about water availability and extreme weather events will prepare students for complex climate concepts they will encounter in later grades.

Subject:
Education
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Mathematics
Geoscience
Physics
Space Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
Provider Set:
Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle
Author:
Jessica Fries-Gaither
National Science Foundation
Date Added:
05/30/2012
Contributing to Teacher Preparation through "Broader Impacts" Activities
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The national shortage of highly qualified math and science teachers points to a need to focus more attention and resources on teacher preparation. However, physics faculty often have little time to spare for activities outside of traditional research and teaching. The National Science Foundation (NSF) has strongly supported teacher preparation efforts, primarily through the Directorate of Education and Human Resources. What may be lesser known is that the NSF "broader impacts" criterion opens the door for more conventional research proposals to include teacher preparation activities as well.

Subject:
Education
Physics
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
ComPADRE Digital Library
Provider Set:
ComPADRE: Resources for Physics and Astronomy Education
Author:
Monica Plisch
Date Added:
09/12/2008
Convince Me
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This article discusses an inquiry practice that encourages students to develop their mathematical thinking through discussion. The author describes examples of students taking ownership of their learning when they are encouraged to justify their positions through sound mathematical reasoning. This practice builds a foundation for formal proofs.

Subject:
Education
Mathematics
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Maryland Public Television
Provider Set:
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
Author:
Wendy Petti
Date Added:
05/12/2009
Cooperative Learning Fits into the Calculation
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In this article master teacher Chris Opitz explains how he incorporates social and emotional learning into his daily math lessons. He provides PDF files of his overall plan, lesson plans, procedures, rubrics, and other resources he has created. The article includes a video, How to Teach Math as a Social Activity, cataloged separately.

Subject:
Education
Mathematics
Material Type:
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Maryland Public Television
Provider Set:
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
Author:
Chris Opitz
Date Added:
07/29/2009
Correlation to Standards and Curriculum Connections
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The concepts that underlie the fourth essential principle of climate literacy ("Climate varies over space and time through both natural and man-made processes.") are too complex for students in early and upper-level elementary school, but the foundational knowledge can be taught within existing curriculums and standards. This foundational knowledge will lead to understanding in later years. The author shows the correlation to the national science education standards, identifies misconceptions among elementary school students, suggests formative assessment probes, and identifies lessons and activities to make curriculum connections. The free, online magazine Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle is based on the seven essential principles of the climate sciences.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Assessment
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
Provider Set:
Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle
Author:
Kimberly Lightle
National Science Foundation
Date Added:
05/30/2012
Cows and Sheep
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Solvers of this problem apply number sense and logical reasoning to determine the numbers of cows and sheep in each of five fields by using clues about how many cows and sheep can be seen by each animal. The problem includes questions for getting started, suggestions for implementation and differentiation, a printable student page, and sample solutions.

Subject:
Education
Mathematics
Algebra
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Maryland Public Television
Provider Set:
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
Author:
Millennium Mathematics Project
Date Added:
11/05/2014
Create Interactive Activities with Content Clips
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This article introduces a free online collection of images, video clips, and animations that teachers can use in creating resources for use with students. The four steps in creating a video clip, an animation, or other resource are presented.

Subject:
Technology
Education
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Diagram/Illustration
Game
Interactive
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
Provider Set:
Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle
Author:
Jessica Fries-Gaither
National Science Foundation
Date Added:
05/30/2012
Cretaceous Superplume
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The following topical questions and selected resources are designed to guide you in an introductory exploration of the Cretaceous superplume event. The resources linked from this page include an assortment of web- and non-web resources, published papers, abstracts, graphics, and animations. Direct links to web resources are followed by aĘ"more info"Ęlink that gives a short description of the web resource. These resources by no means comprise a comprehensive treatment of the literature on the subject, but should at least give you a place to start in your study of the Cretaceous superplume event.

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Chemistry
Geoscience
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Teach the Earth
Author:
Kent Ratajeski
Date Added:
08/01/2012
Curriculum Compacting
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This article describes how curriculum compacting can be used to meet the needs of gifted students within the regular classroom.

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Geoscience
Space Science
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
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Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears: An Online Magazine for K-5 Teachers
Author:
Tamara Fisher
Date Added:
10/17/2014
DNA: The Human Body Recipe
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As a class, students work through an example showing how DNA provides the "recipe" for making our body proteins. They see how the pattern of nucleotide bases (adenine, thymine, guanine, cytosine) forms the double helix ladder shape of DNA, and serves as the code for the steps required to make genes. They also learn some ways that engineers and scientists are applying their understanding of DNA in our world.

Subject:
Engineering
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
TeachEngineering
Provider Set:
TeachEngineering
Author:
Denise W. Carlson
Frank Burkholder
Jessica Todd
Malinda Schaefer Zarske
Date Added:
09/18/2014
Design and Construction of an Eco-House
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This interdisciplinary course is a real-world collaborative multi-year project that connects various departments, courses, and independent study projects on a college campus. Using the client/consultant model, students from several departments and a wide range of environmental backgrounds come together to explore the design of an efficient future student house on campus. Over a couple of years, students research and test building designs, energy for heating and power, natural flows of available energy, natural ecosystem processes including living machines, and possible materials to use in the eventual construction of the eco-house. This SERC Starting Point site includes learning goals, context for use, teaching tips and materials, assessment, and references.

Subject:
Life Science
Chemistry
Geoscience
Material Type:
Full Course
Reading
Syllabus
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
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Starting Point: Teaching Entry Level Geoscience
Author:
Cathy Manduca
Environmental Studies Course, Carleton College Professor Gary Wagenbach gwagenba@carleton.edu and Lecturer Richard Strong rstrong@acws.carleton.edu, Compiled by Suzanne Savanick, Science Education Resource Center, Carleton College, ssavanic@carleton.edu
Date Added:
02/16/2011
Designing and Delivering Intensive Interventions: A Teacher's Toolkit
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This webpage provides a teacher toolkit (65-page PDF) which contains activities and resources to help teachers provide interventions to students who are struggling or have disabilities in reading or math. The toolkit includes a professional development activity, intervention planning worksheets, lesson reflection templates, and a matrix of supplemental resources. In addition, the webpage includes an overview, capacity building indicators and dissemination strategies (2-page PDF), and a link to the web-based app.

Subject:
Education
Mathematics
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Maryland Public Television
Provider Set:
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
Author:
Christy S. Murray
Greg Roberts
Jeanne Wanzek
Meghan A. Coleman
Sharon Vaughn
Date Added:
11/06/2012
Developing Early Number Sense
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In this 5-minute video Laura Domalik defines number sense and provides instructional strategies for counting and vocabulary, including counting on, counting back, one more than (+1), one less than (-1), basic fact concepts of +1 and -1, and missing addends. She demonstrates a game called Garbage, which can be played alone or with a partner.

Subject:
Education
Mathematics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Game
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Maryland Public Television
Provider Set:
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
Author:
Laura Domalik
Date Added:
11/05/2010
Differentiating Mathematics Instruction (monograph)
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This 8-page monograph outlines the importance of differentiating math instruction and describes critical features of effective strategies. Providing learning tasks that are appropriate and within a student’s "zone of proximal development" requires a teacher to 1) focus on the key concepts to be learned, 2) assess where the student is in the instructional trajectory, and 3) design both open and parallel tasks that allow the student to advance along that trajectory. The author uses various examples to illustrate this process. A list of references and related readings is provided.

Subject:
Education
Mathematics
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Maryland Public Television
Provider Set:
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
Date Added:
09/05/2008
Directed Discovery of Crystal Structures
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This contribution is modified from a published exercise "Directed Discovery of Crystal Structures Using Ball-and-Stick Models" [Mogk, 1997] . While the published exercise is based on student exploration of traditional ball-and-stick models of crystal structures, this modified version uses a similar "discovery-based" approach to teach the spatial relationships and crystal-chemical rules that govern the crystal structures of common minerals and crystalline solids, but instead uses the latest web-based crystallographic information and visualization programs. A few changes in the content have been made from the published exercise, mainly to accomodate the new digital media.

Subject:
Education
Chemistry
Geoscience
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Data Set
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Teach the Earth
Date Added:
08/01/2012
Discovery Area Post-Protocol
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The purpose of this resource is to use a land cover type map to make environmentally sound decisions.

Subject:
Technology
History, Law, Politics
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Chemistry
Geoscience
Physics
Space Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Homework/Assignment
Interactive
Lesson Plan
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
NASA
Provider Set:
NASA Wavelength
Author:
The GLOBE Program, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR)
Date Added:
02/16/2011
Do You Have the Strength?
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In this activity, students squeeze a tennis ball to demonstrate the strength of the human heart. Working in teams, they think of ways to keep the heart beating if the natural mechanism were to fail. The goal of this activity is to get students to understand the strength and resilience of the heart.

Subject:
Engineering
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
TeachEngineering
Provider Set:
TeachEngineering
Author:
Denali Lander
Janet Yowell
Jessica Todd
Julie Marquez
Malinda Schaefer Zarske
Sara Born
Date Added:
09/18/2014
Dotty Six
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This dice game combines practice with basic number facts with strategic thinking. Students first are challenged to determine the rules of the game by watching a video of a game being played. The game is accompanied by a Teachers' Resource page that includes suggestions for approaching the problem, questions, extension ideas, and tips for support.

Subject:
Education
Life Science
Mathematics
Chemistry
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Game
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Maryland Public Television
Provider Set:
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
Author:
Millennium Mathematics Project
Date Added:
11/05/2014
The Duck Story
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In this reply to a teacher's inquiry in The Math Forum's Teacher2Teacher service, Associate Gail Englert describes her technique for helping students understand how to round numbers. Her story context and follow-up lesson with number lines give meaning to the concept of halfway and provide a conceptual structure that students can transfer to other situations. The page includes a link to subsequent discussions by others on the topic of rounding.

Subject:
Education
Mathematics
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Maryland Public Television
Provider Set:
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
Author:
Gail Englert
Date Added:
11/05/2001
Dyscalculia - A Parent's Guide
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This 13-minute video provides parents with a demonstration of what dyscalculia feels like, an overview of the indicators of dyscalculia, and ten tips on how to work with a child with dyscalculia. Ronit Bird provides an overview of other resources that are available for purchase through her website.

Subject:
Education
Life Science
Mathematics
Chemistry
Physics
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Maryland Public Television
Provider Set:
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
Date Added:
11/05/2014
Dyscalculia Teaching & Help
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In this 4-minute video Jane Emerson explains how specific teaching methods provide dyscalculic students with a concept of numerosity that will enable them to be successful in math. This webpage contains a written summary of the video and links to other videos on dyscalculia. A related resource from Jane Emerson and this website have been cataloged separately.

Subject:
Education
Life Science
Mathematics
Chemistry
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Maryland Public Television
Provider Set:
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
Author:
Jane Emerson
Date Added:
11/07/2008
Earth's Changing Climate: How Do We Know What We Know?
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This article provides background information that will help teachers present the science associated with the study of climate, past, present and future. The magazine Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle is structured around the recognized principles of climate literacy. The author explains the science concepts included in the principle related to climate study and research and also identifies additional sources of information.

Subject:
Technology
Education
Mathematics
Geoscience
Space Science
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
Provider Set:
Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle
Author:
Kimberly Lightle
National Science Foundation
Date Added:
05/30/2012
Earth's Climate Changes: Virtual Bookshelf
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This list of carefully selected books for grades K-5 highlights nonfiction about climate proxies, those preserved physical characteristics, such as fossils, that scientists use to reconstruct past climates. Also highlighted are a few books that provide information about two past climatic events -- the last ice age and the Dust Bowl. In each issue of the free, online magazine Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle, the virtual bookshelf recommends books that accurately portray the theme drawn from the principles of climate sciences.

Subject:
Technology
Education
Life Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Geoscience
Space Science
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
Provider Set:
Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle
Author:
Jessica Fries-Gaither
National Science Foundation
Date Added:
05/30/2012
Elementary Thoughts
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This FAQ page, from the Teacher2Teacher service at The Math Forum @ Drexel, is a collection of answers to teachers' and parents' questions by Gail Englert, an experienced math teacher and T2T Associate. Responses linked on this page cover the topics of addition, classroom management, decimals, division, estimation, fractions, geometry, manipulatives, measurement, multiplication, numbers, statistics, subtraction, and more.

Subject:
Education
Mathematics
Geometry
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Maryland Public Television
Provider Set:
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
Author:
Gail Englert
Date Added:
11/05/2004
Embracing Contraries: Combining Assistance and Assessment in New Teacher Induction
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Though induction literature traditionally recommends separating assistance and assessment, there has been growing recognition that assessment is integral to promoting and gauging teacher quality. This has led to increased interest in approaches to new teacher induction that meld support, development, assessment and accountability. This article provides images of mentoring from two well-regarded induction programs – the Peer Assistance and Evaluation Program in Cincinnati and the Santa Cruz New Teacher Project – that integrate assistance and assessment to promote quality teaching. This article highlights the possibilities and pitfalls of each approach.

Subject:
Education
Physics
Material Type:
Lecture
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
ComPADRE Digital Library
Provider Set:
ComPADRE: Resources for Physics and Astronomy Education
Author:
Brian Yusko
Sharon Feiman-Nemser
Date Added:
06/06/2008
Encouraging Girls in Math and Science (Practice Guide)
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This 47-page Practice Guide from the Institute of Education Sciences provides K-12 teachers with specific evidence-based recommendations that can be carried out in the classroom without requiring systemic change. To encourage girls to consider careers in math and science, the guide addresses girls' beliefs about their abilities, the development of their interests in these topics, and building associated skills. The document addresses potential roadblocks for each recommendation as well as possible solutions. Coaches, counselors, and principals may also find the guide useful. It includes an extensive list of references. This Guide supports a companion Doing What Works website, Encouraging Girls in Math and Science (cataloged separately).

Subject:
Education
Life Science
Mathematics
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Maryland Public Television
Provider Set:
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
Author:
Diane F. Halpern (Chair) et al.
National Center for Education Research, Institute of Education Sciences
Date Added:
09/05/2007
Encyclopedia of STEM problems/solutions at StemEZ.com
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Encyclopedia of STEM education is a free resource with 50,000 problems/solutions covering 13 math subjects, 13 science subjects and 13 engineering subjects for self study learning, classroom teaching, tutoring and teacher training.

Subject:
Engineering
Technology
Education
Mathematics
Algebra
Calculus
Functions
Geometry
Statistics and Probability
Trigonometry
Physical Science
Chemistry
Physics
Material Type:
Full Course
Homework/Assignment
Student Guide
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
open source
Date Added:
12/21/2017
Engineering: Go For It
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This on-line and print magazine opens up the world of engineering for students, their parents, teachers, and counselors. It has current news, stories of engineering students, and good advice about colleges. The K-12 teachers section is an excellent resource for educators, packed with lesson plans, activities, summer programs, and suggestions for professional development. A link is provided to sign up to receive a free teacher and/or student on-line newsletter every two weeks.

Subject:
Engineering
Education
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Game
Lesson Plan
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
NCAR Staff
Provider Set:
Engineering and Technology Gateways and Resources
Author:
American Society for Engineering Education
Date Added:
11/02/2014
Equations 2
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Khan Academy video tutorial. Solving one and two step equations-this is made slightly more difficult than the Simple Equations tutorial by adding constants to the variable term.

Subject:
Education
Mathematics
Algebra
Material Type:
Lecture Notes
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Florida Center for Research in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
Provider Set:
iCPALMS: A Standards-based K-12 Resources and Tools Pathway
Author:
Sal Khan
Date Added:
04/07/2011
Essential Principle 2: Correlation to Standards and Curriculum Connections
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This article aligns the concepts of Essential Principle 2 of the Climate Sciences to the K-5 content standards of the National Science Education Standards. The author also identifies common misconceptions about heat and the greenhouse gases effect and offers resources for assessing students' understanding of interactions among components of the Earth system. This article continues the examination of the climate sciences and climate literacy on which the online magazine Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle is structured.

Subject:
Education
Life Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Mathematics
Chemistry
Geoscience
Physics
Space Science
Material Type:
Assessment
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
Provider Set:
Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle
Author:
Kimberly Lightle
National Science Foundation
Date Added:
05/30/2012
Essential Principle 3: Correlation to Standards and Curriculum Connections
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In this article, the author identifies science content standards for grades K-5 from the national standards that are aligned with the third essential principle of the climate sciences--life on Earth depends on, is shaped by, and affects climate. In addition she reviews misconceptions commonly held by children about adaptations and natural selection. The free, online magazine Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle is structured around the seven essential principles of the climate sciences and explores a different principle each issue.

Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
Provider Set:
Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle
Author:
Kimberly Lightle
Date Added:
05/30/2012
Essential Principle 5: Correlation to Standards and Curriculum Connections
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Each issue of the free, online magazine Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle explores an essential principle of climate science and climate literacy with background information, lessons, activities, original stories, and more for the K-5 classroom. This article shows the alignment of these materials with the content standards of the National Science Education Standards.

Subject:
Education
Life Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Mathematics
Geoscience
Space Science
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
Provider Set:
Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle
Author:
Kimberly Lightle
National Science Foundation
Date Added:
05/30/2012
Essential Principle 6: Correlation to Standards and Curriculum Connections
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This article explores the alignment of the sixth essential principle of the climate sciences to national science education standards and its connections to the K-5 curriculum. The article also identifies some common misconceptions young students have about weather and climate. The free online magazine Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle focuses on the topics that are appropriate for young learners and introduce them to climate literacy concepts.

Subject:
Education
Geoscience
Space Science
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
Provider Set:
Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle
Author:
Kimberly Lightle
National Science Foundation
Date Added:
05/30/2012
Essential Principle 7: Correlation to Standards and Curriculum Connections
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This article identifies age-appropriate national science education content standards and curriculum connections for introducing complex concepts contained in Principle 7 of the Essential Principles of Climate Sciences. The principle describes consequences of climate changes on Earth systems and human lives. The content standards will help teachers determine appropriate topics for their students. A number of resources from the online magazine Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle are highlighted for their connection to the science curriculum in the early grades. In addition, the article identifies common misconceptions about weather and the water cycle often held by students.

Subject:
Education
Life Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Mathematics
Geoscience
Physics
Space Science
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
Provider Set:
Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle
Author:
Kimberly Lightle
National Science Foundation
Date Added:
05/30/2012
Evaluating in Reading and Science
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Evaluating has been called one of the six most important reading comprehension strategies. In this article, it is also considered as a strategy for analyzing and interpreting data. This professional development article appears in the free, online magazine Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle, which integrates science education and literacy instruction for K-grade 5 teachers. Each issue examines one of the recognized essential principles of climate literacy and the climate sciences and one or more reading strategies for elementary teachers and their students.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
Provider Set:
Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle
Author:
Jessica Fries-Gaither
National Science Foundation
Date Added:
05/30/2012
Everyday Mathematics for Parents
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This website contains many resources for parents of PreK-6 children, whether or not they are using the Everyday Mathematics curriculum. In addition to program-specific details, it includes information on developing fluency with number facts and computation, the role of calculators in the math class, commonly used alternative algorithms, and games to reinforce math concepts and skills.

Subject:
Computing and Information
Education
Mathematics
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Maryland Public Television
Provider Set:
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
Author:
University of Chicago
Date Added:
11/05/2014
FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology)
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For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to inspiring students' interest in science and technology. FIRST programs include technology-oriented competitions and challenges in which students participate in teams, assisted by mentors, to design and build robots and meet other technological challenges. The FIRST web site includes an overview of the organization, descriptions of its science and technology competitions, and information for sponsors and participants.

Subject:
Computing and Information
Engineering
Technology
Education
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
NCAR Staff
Provider Set:
Engineering and Technology Gateways and Resources
Author:
Dean Kamen
Date Added:
11/02/2014
Fact of the day
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This article proposes a structured set of lively, brief, daily exercises designed to help children master number facts and mental math skills. Each day's practice focuses on a small, highly focused, manageable, and strategically selected set of facts or skills that builds directly on the previous days' learning. Related resources (Practice and videos) are cataloged separately.

Subject:
Engineering
Education
Life Science
Mathematics
Chemistry
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Maryland Public Television
Provider Set:
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
Author:
Paul Goldenberg
Date Added:
10/31/2011
Fifteen Cards
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This problem reinforces addition fact fluency, develops reasoning, and encourages working systematically. Solvers determine which seven cards, out of a set of 15 numbered cards 1-15, are used to satisfy the given sums of each consecutive pair of cards. The resource includes hints for getting started, printable copies of the problem and number cards, suggestions implementation and differentiation, discussion questions, and sample student solutions.

Subject:
Education
Life Science
Mathematics
Chemistry
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Maryland Public Television
Provider Set:
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
Author:
Millennium Mathematics Project
Date Added:
11/05/2014
Fitting A Line to Data
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Khan Academy tutorial video that uses Excel spreadsheet and actual income data to predict annual income and expresses why lines and models are useful and interesting.

Subject:
Education
Mathematics
Algebra
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Florida Center for Research in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
Provider Set:
iCPALMS: A Standards-based K-12 Resources and Tools Pathway
Author:
Salman Khan
Date Added:
03/17/2011
Focus on Math
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Canadian math educator and blogger Carollee Norris writes about a variety of elementary math topics. Her posts include ideas for lessons, games, and activities to use with students, discussions of pedagogy, and notices of math education conferences and websites.

Subject:
Computing and Information
Education
Mathematics
Algebra
Geometry
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Game
Lesson Plan
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Maryland Public Television
Provider Set:
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
Author:
Carollee Norris
Date Added:
11/05/2013
Fraction Comparison Sped up
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This article explains several strategies for comparing fractions. It includes a Java applet that displays three fractions in a row for practice with these strategies. Modify the numerator or denominator of the middle one by clicking just to the left (decrease) or right (increase) of its center line so that it forms a valid inequality: either equal to or greater than the fraction to its left, and either equal to or less than the one to its right. The applet includes buttons to "Use common denominator" and "simplify."

Subject:
Engineering
Education
Mathematics
Material Type:
Interactive
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Maryland Public Television
Provider Set:
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
Author:
Interactive Math Miscellany and Puzzles, Alexander Bogomolny
Date Added:
11/05/2011
Fraction Help
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This FAQ page from the Teacher2Teacher service at The Math Forum @ Drexel contains many suggestions for learning about fractions. It includes ideas contributed by T2T Associates and teacher participants. There are links to Ask Dr. Math resources, children's literature connections, and outside websites with related resources.

Subject:
Education
Mathematics
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Maryland Public Television
Provider Set:
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
Author:
The Math Forum @ Drexel
Date Added:
11/05/2000
From Worms to Wall Street: Projects Prompt Active, Authentic Learning
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In this 7-minute video teachers and students from Newsome Park Elementary School discuss their project based learning experiences. This school has adopted a practice of allowing students interests to guide their studies as they conduct research, have speakers come in to talk to them, go on field trips, and ultimately create a presentation or project display. This type of learning requires cross curricular integration and application of skills.

Subject:
Technology
Education
Mathematics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Maryland Public Television
Provider Set:
Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
Author:
Ken Ellis
The George Lucas Foundation
Date Added:
10/01/2001