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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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Using Technology to Teach Health and Wellness

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Creating Makerspaces in Schools

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The Immutable Impact of Black Scientists and Inventors

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

STEM blogger Eric Brunsell on the 5 features of science inquiry: What questions do you ask?

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Oh, the Places You'll Go! Cool Jobs in Math and Science (Guest Blogger)

A "STEM is Cool!" contest challenges companies to create brief videos that show their employees using STEM skills in exciting or unexpected ways.

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Science Inquiry Carnival: Inquiry-Based Projects for the Classroom

STEM blogger Eric Brunsell shares a huge variety of inquiry-based projects to engage students.

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A Primer on Citizen Science

A Primer on Citizen Science: How to Ignite Students' Natural Curiosity

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The Five Features of Science Inquiry: How do you know?

The Five Features of Science Inquiry: How do you know? STEM blogger Eric Brunsell outlines the five features of science inquiry

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Summer Learning Tips

Blogger Danielle Moss Lee reviews a number of ways (many of them fun) to keep children engaged during summer break and give them a running start for the new school year.

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Do Standards Kill Creativity?

Content standards can support creativity in our classrooms.

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Five Tips for Introducing Outdoor Education to Your Class

Follow these easy-to-implement suggestions about how to go outside with learning.

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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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Providing STEM Role Models

Science evangelist and Edutopia blogger Ainissa Ramirez shares stories from her Science Saturdays program to illustrate how STEM subjects, when presented in fun, engaging ways, are capable of capturing kids' imaginations and changing their lives.

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Flipping This Class: A Journey from Professor to Popularizer

Yale Professor Ainissa Ramirez discusses what it takes to transform a dry science lecture into a riveting YouTube video.

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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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