Resources for STEM with Spanish speaking students
Spanish-speakers who are still in English as a Second Language classes often receive instruction in science in Spanish. What are some powerful technology-based resources in Spanish you can use with this student population?
1. NASA en español: http://www.lanasa.net Much of the content created by Hispanic engineers working for NASA
2. BrainPOP en español: http://esp.brainpop.com
Some of the movies on each topic are available for free. For example: Desastres Naturales and Terremotes are a few of the science topics that can be viewed without a subscription.
3. ONE DROP: a water project from the founder of Cirque du Soleil: http://bit.ly/ePals1drop
(also available in French and English)
4. STEM stories in Spanish from BBC: http://www.bbc.co.uk/mundo/ Some have movies or multimedia with the stories. Sections on Technology and Science have several stories each day.
Here's a story about vaccine for flu: http://www.bbc.co.uk/mundo/noticias/2012/02/120202_gripe_inmunidad_vacun...
5. Science-oriented projects to do with students in Spanish-speaking classrooms, in the US or abroad, include:
a. Climate Change: http://www.epals.com/projects/info.aspx?DivID=GlobalWarming_overview_S
b. Habitats: http://www.epals.com/projects/info.aspx?DivID=Habitat_overview_S
c. Natural Disasters: http://www.eduteka.org/ePals_DesastresNaturales.php
What are other technology resources in Spanish for STEM topics?