Posted on November 1st, 2015 by Mary Lord
Ever wonder who sets STEM education policy – or yearn to influence it? Apply to become an Einstein Fellow and spend a year at the Department of Energy, National Science Foundation, NASA, NOAA, or a congressional office.
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Tags: Department of Energy, Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship Program, NASA, NOAA, NSF, Programs for Teachers, Public Policy, Scholarships and Fellowships, STEM education, Teacher Resources, Teacher Training, Washington
Posted on June 27th, 2015 by Mary Lord
From tidal curiosities and solar flares to bad weather jokes, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s SciJinks website offers a wealth of resources for learning and teaching about Earth’s climate and geography.
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Tags: clouds, Environmental science, games, hurricanes, Internet Resources, JPL, NASA, NOAA, Resources for Teachers, Satellite, Space, Tornadoes, Weather, Web Resources
Posted on October 4th, 2010 by Jaimie Schock
A Northern California program underwritten by an $11.96 million National Science Foundation grant is going to make masses of public domain scientific data readily available to middle schools. Students will be able to track hurricanes, weather patterns, and even earthquakes as they happen.
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Tags: Grant Opportunities, NASA, National Laboratories, National Science Foundation, NOAA, U.S. Department of Energy
Posted on August 30th, 2010 by Jaimie Schock
ScienceEducation.gov supports cyber-learning and open participation with lesson plans, curricula, classroom activities, homework help, and professional development information. There are more than 35,000 web pages of STEM content available.
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Tags: Class Activities, Curriculum, Department of Energy, Internet Resources, Lesson Plans, NASA, NOAA, Professional Development, Web Resources
Posted on October 5th, 2007 by ASEE
Students work in groups to design a structure that will withstand and protect people from tornadoes. Each group then creates a poster with the name of their engineering firm and a picture of their structure. Finally, each group presents their posters to the class.
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Tags: Design, Disaster, NOAA, Tornadoes, Weather