Videos Exploring the Science Behind Summer Activities
Throughout the summer months, students can explore the science behind some of their favorite summer activities. On PBS LearningMedia’sScience of Summer website, students will discover the physics of sailing, the chemistry of campfires, the mineral composition of sand, the forces that allow humans to ride bicycles and rollercoasters—and more. Teachers can use the videos and lesson plans to encourage students to become scientists in their everyday activities this summer.
Collaboration online can be daunting, especially when you are tasked with learning how to use new technology tools while at the same time continuing to support student learning, safety and well-being. But there are effective ways to bring some of the more traditional strategies you may be familiar with to the online classroom…
First Book, in partnership with the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA), has created the 2020–2021 Diversity in STEM Calendar, a free tool designed to help educators bring amazing moments of innovation to life and showcase the incredible contributions of diverse STEM pioneers with children across the country.
The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), a nongovernmental organization headquartered at the Bronx Zoo in New York City, aims to conserve the world’s largest wild places in 14 priority regions. WCS presents Field Sight brings the pioneering work of the Wildlife Conservation Society to the classroom.