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Learning Science with Project-Based Learning Empowered by Discussion Forums

ELLs are better positioned to learn science through the COPPELLS model of PBL, which provides online and asynchronous forums for reviewing and discussing course material.

Ten Websites for Science Teachers

Eric Brunsell takes us on a tour of his favorite online resources for science teachers.

Five-Minute Film Festival: The Science of Sports

Sports offers a perfect opportunity to explore concepts like force, motion, potential energy, velocity, and torque. Engage your students with this collection of videos about the intersection of science and sports.

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Is Early Elementary Science Dying?

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The 5 Features of Science Inquiry: What Questions Do You Have?

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Examples of Environmental and Sustainable Education

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The JASON Project: Kids Become Virtual Adventurers

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Integrating Linguistics in a Science Classroom

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Ten Websites for Science Teachers

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Designing Science Inquiry: Claim + Evidence + Reasoning = Explanation

Edutopia blogger Eric Brunsell breaks scientific inquiry down into the basic CER model and offers suggestions for introducing it to students.

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Hall Talk: Is the Chicago Teachers Strike the ‘Super Bowl’ of Ed Reform?

A weekly roundup of education news from Edutopia. This week featuring the Chicago teachers strike, science learning and much, much more.

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Girls Launch Their Own High-Interest STEM Project -- into Space

Blogger Suzie Boss profiles middle-school girls who set out to buy the gear they need, work together, and address a host of technical challenges.

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Current Events in the STEM Classroom: Mars Curiosity

Teacher and author Shawn Cornally suggests using the latest news from Mars to engage and inspire STEM classrooms here on Earth.

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EdNews: BYOD, STEM, Arts Integration (Weekly Roundup)

Edutopia's weekly look at education news, education blogs, research, and interesting stories from around the Web.

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A Neurologist Makes the Case for Teaching Teachers About the Brain

Edutopia blogger Judy Willis, MD says that understanding neurology can give us the tools to build optimism, incentive and motivation in the classroom.

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How the iPad Can Transform Classroom Learning

Blogger Ben Johnson present lesson ideas and logistics for using the iPad in the classroom.

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The Next Generation of National Science Education Standards

Science ed blogger Eric Brunsell on the process of developing national science standards.

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Elementary Kids Monitor Terrain with Technology
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Learning Landscape: Kids Monitor Terrain with Tech

Students at this Minnesota elementary school use new technology to study the ancient ecology of a vast prairie wetland.

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Project-Based Learning and the Gulf Oil Spill

Useful resources for applying project based learning to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

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Hip-Hop Helps Teach Everything from English to Algebra

The musical language of the street has new fans: teachers, who are using it as a classroom tool.

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Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Projects Encourage Students to Excel
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Mott Hall School: STEM Projects Encourage Students to Excel

A commitment to projects and widespread use of laptop computers has spelled success for middle school students at this New York City math, science, and technology academy.

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Students Get Involved in Current Events through Project-Based Learning
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Students Learn to Make a Difference

When parents and educators pulled together to start this East Oakland school, their mission wasn't just to reinvigorate education; it was to change lives.

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NatureMapping Takes Kids -- and Technology -- Outside and into Active Learning

A data-collection program brings real science to elementary schools -- and startles the professionals.

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