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Science

Includes sciences such as earth and life sciences, ecology, and computer sciences.

STEM and ELL students

Mar 16, 2020

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SPOTLIGHT! On Equitable Access to Science Materials

Building Science Literacy with Technology
Nationally, English learners (ELs) make up nearly 10 percent of preK–12 classrooms and almost 15 percent of urban classrooms, and these numbers are on the rise, according to research by the National Center for Education Statistics. Many supports are available for ELs, but the elementary science materials available are disproportionately directed toward grade-level readers. How can educators make access to science more equitable?

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Feb 17, 2020

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Design Challenge Encouraging Responsible Energy Use

The Clean Tech Competition is a worldwide research and design challenge for precollege youth. The program encourages scientific understanding of real-world issues and the integration of environmentally responsible energy sources.

Feb 17, 2020

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Virtual Reality App Immersing Students in Chemistry Processes

MEL Chemistry is a course of lessons in virtual reality that turns studying into an engaging process for learning about the rudiments of chemistry.

STEM resources

Feb 17, 2020

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Innovative Activities to Integrate into a STEM Program

Based in Australia, Fizzics Education hosts more than 150 free resources, including science activities and experiments, and podcasts with teaching ideas. For example, in a November 2019 podcast, two educators describe how they help their learners understand STEM from the early years and onward.

Feb 17, 2020

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Interactive Pictorial Periodic Table

The Interactive Periodic Table of the Elements, in Pictures and Words provides chemistry students of all ages and levels with instant facts about each of the elements it illustrates. When students click on Palladium, for example, they will learn about the element’s role in pollution control.

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