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John Evans

Ambitious Science Teaching - AST - 0 views

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    "Great teaching can be learned. This web site provides a vision of ambitious science instruction for elementary, middle school and high school classrooms. Ambitious teaching deliberately aims to support students of all backgrounds to deeply understand science ideas, participate in the activities of the discipline, and solve authentic problems."
John Evans

Awesome Free Science & Geography Virtual Field Trip - From the Rainforest to the Desert... - 1 views

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    "Nature Works Everywhere gives teachers everything they need to start exploring and understanding nature around the globe with their students. In addition to free offerings that are always available online like, interactive games and lesson plans that align to Next Generation Science Standards and the National Geography Standards, they will be conducting a virtual field trip on Thursday, April 8th."
John Evans

The Science (and Practice) of Creativity | Edutopia - 1 views

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    ""Creativity isn't about music and art; it is an attitude to life, one that everybody needs," wrote the University of Winchester's Professor Guy Claxton in the lead-up to the 2014 World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) dedicated to creativity and education. "It is a composite of habits of mind which include curiosity, skepticism, imagination, determination, craftsmanship, collaboration, and self-evaluation."

    Sounds like the perfect skill set for equipping young people to navigate an increasingly complex and unpredictable world. Encouragingly, there's plenty of evidence -- from both research and practice -- that most of the above can be taught in the classroom. In fact, innovation and education experts agree that creativity can fit perfectly into any learning system.

    But before it can be incorporated broadly in curriculum, it must first be understood."
John Evans

Free Technology for Teachers: In Pieces - An Interactive Site About Endangered Animals - 0 views

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    "In Pieces is a neat site that features the stories of 30 endangered animals around the world. Visit the site and you will be greeted by a little animation that comes together to form the shape of a whale. After the animation plays click through to see the stories of the 30 animals featured in the site. Each animal's story is told with text, images, and video. You'll learn about the threats to each animal, its native habit, and efforts to save each animal."
John Evans

Gold in faeces 'worth millions' - BBC News - 0 views

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    "US researchers are investigating ways to extract the gold and precious metals from human faeces.
    The group identified gold in waste from American sewage treatment plants at levels which if found in rock could be worth mining.
    Details were outlined at the 249th national meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS) in Denver."
John Evans

BrainStuff - HowStuffWorks - YouTube - 1 views

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    "Whether the topic is popcorn or particle physics, you can count on the HowStuffWorks team to explore - and explain - the everyday science in the world around us on BrainStuff."
John Evans

Science Today: iPad Magazine | Class Tech Tips - 0 views

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    "Science Today is a terrific free app for iPads that brings quality informational text to the fingertips of your students.  Kids can read about a variety of high interest topics.  They'll interact with a wide range of content while building their skills as nonfiction readers.  This app could be used to enhance a science lesson, provide background knowledge, or just give students a space to read about animals, ecosystems, or any topic that grabs their attention."
John Evans

Free Technology for Teachers: Journey to the Centre of the Earth - An Animated Infographic - 0 views

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    "Journey to the Centre of the Earth is a neat infographic produced by the BBC. As you scroll down the infographic you will see little pieces of information slide into the graphic from the sides. Each of these pieces of information is a fun fact like the maximum depth of a metal detector, the depths of sunken boats, the depths of the layers of the Earth, and the pressure you would feel at various depths below the Earth's surface."
John Evans

Celebrate Science: 10 Great Nonfiction Picture Books for Young Engineers, Inventors, an... - 2 views

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    "Welcome teachers, librarians, homeschoolers and nonfiction writers! This blog offers innovative resources for teaching science and tips for writing nonfiction."
John Evans

STEM to STEAM: Resource Roundup | Edutopia - 0 views

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    "Whether you are looking for resources on integrating science, technology, engineering, and math or on infusing the arts to transform STEM into STEAM, this curated compilation will help you strategize around different approaches to integrated studies."
John Evans

Science4Us on the Web and App Store | Class Tech Tips - 1 views

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    "Science4Us is a web-based science curriculum for students in kindergarten, first grade, and second grade. It
    teaches science using a fun, interactive approach. In addition to digital games and online activities, there are offline experiments and hands-on projects. Teachers have access to detailed lesson plans, automated student reports and session guides to help prepare and plan."
John Evans

Leverage Hockey To Teach STEM - 1 views

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    "The National Hockey League (NHL®), the National Hockey League Players' Association, and the 30 NHL Club Teams have partnered to launch Future Goals - Hockey ScholarTM, an online learning course that brings science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) concepts to life through the exciting, fast-paced game of hockey. This course is available to schools and districts across North America at no cost."
John Evans

Free Technology for Teachers: 5 Free Apps and Sites for Learning About How the Human Bo... - 1 views

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    "Over the weekend on the FreeTech4Teachers Facebook Page I received a message from a technology integration coordinator who was looking for some apps that might be appropriate for middle school anatomy and physiology lessons. Here's what I pulled out of my archives to share."
John Evans

Free Technology for Teachers: The 2015 Google Science Fair Is Open - 0 views

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    "The 2015 Google Science Fair is now open. This annual event asks thirteen to eighteen year old students to carry out a test or experiment on a subject they're passionate about, and submit their projects online. This year submissions will be accepted in fourteen languages from students all over the world."
John Evans

DIY Human Body for Science Activities | Class Tech Tips - 0 views

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    "Last year I shared a fantastic free app DIY Sun Science that gives students access to lots of content to explore.  The Lawrence Hall of Science has a new app for iPads called DIY Human Body that includes informational text, activities and videos."
John Evans

Free Technology for Teachers: Ecosystem Explorer - Activities for Learning About Predat... - 2 views

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    "Ecosystem Explorer, produced by PBS Learning Media, is a nice collection videos, images, and games designed to help students learn about the roles of predators and scavengers in ecosystems. Three animals are featured in Ecosystem Explorer: wolves, sharks, and vultures."
John Evans

Revealed: the science behind teenage laziness - Telegraph - 1 views

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    "Teenagers really get a bad time,' says Sarah-Jayne Blakemore. 'It is amazing how it seems to be totally acceptable - even institutionalised - to parody and demonise them. We laugh at things that mock teenagers, but if you applied those sorts of jokes to any other sector of society, it just wouldn't be acceptable.' Blakemore is a professor of cognitive neuroscience and deputy director of the University College London Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience. She is sitting in her office behind Russell Square, the heartland of London academia, mounting a strong defence for every teenager in Britain who has slammed a bedroom door, smoked a cigarette, driven a car too fast and even - though she certainly doesn't condone this - given in to the peer pressure that surrounds drugs such as Ecstasy.
    Society's response to the teenage conviction that 'nobody understands' is often lack of patience. Teenagers, we think, are moody, self-absorbed, reckless, defiant creatures who reject our wisdom in favour of a path of personal sabotage. But the rallying cry from Blakemore - an increasingly powerful voice in the world of international neuroscience, who has given policy advice to the British government - is that teenagers are right. Beyond the world of neuroscientific research, for the most part society does not understand them."
Nigel Coutts

Confronting our fears in the haunted house of the unknown - 3 views

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    A recent lesson with my Year Six class reminded me of the fear teachers face when confronted by the unknown. I thought the lesson would go quite smoothly, I have taught it before but this time things went in an unexpected and frightening direction.
John Evans

Free Technology for Teachers: The Science of Kissing and The Odds of Finding Love - 2 views

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    "With Valentine's Day just around the corner this is a good time to take a look at the science of kissing. The following video from It's Okay To Be Smart (produced by PBS Digital Studios) explains why humans kiss, the history of symbols associated with kissing, and some cultural views of kissing. When I saw this video I immediately thought of my friend Jeni who teaches high school health."
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