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Published in 2008
In this paper, SETDA discusses the importance of STEM education, the current state of STEM education, and barriers to implementing STEM education and recommends what stakeholders and policymakers can do to support STEM education.
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The Career Award for Science and Mathematics Teachers is a five-year award available to outstanding science and/or mathematics teachers in the North Carolina public primary and secondary schools. The purpose of this award is to recognize teachers who have demonstrated solid knowledge of science...
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Math and science have never been more important to the future of our children and our nation. ENC provides the resources and support for math and science educators needed to increase content knowledge and help raise student achievement in these vital subjects.
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Around-n-Over is a nonprofit organization based in Seattle, Washington. Our goals are to: inspire and to inform young people by developing educational activities based on the realities of human powered exploration and adventure, including, but not limited to, geography, mathematics, natural science,...
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Published in 2002
The Report of 2000 National Survey of Science and Mathematics Education details the results of a survey of 5,765 science and mathematics teachers in schools across the United States. Areas addressed include: teacher backgrounds and beliefs, teachers as professionals, science and mathematics courses,...
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National Science Foundation provides this program recognizes outstanding mathematics and science teachers from across the United States and four U.S. jurisdictions for their contributions in the classroom and to their profession. In even numbered years this award is for grades K-6. In odd numbered...
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By TED-Ed
Published in 2014
Scientists have warned that as CO2 levels in the atmosphere rise an increase in Earth's temperature by even two degrees could lead to catastrophic effects across the world. But how can such a tiny, measurable change in one factor lead to huge, unpredictable changes elsewhere? Victor J. Donnay uses...
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Published in 2016
This Data Point uses data from the High School Longitudinal Study of 2009, collected in 2009 when students were high school freshmen, and in 2012, when most students were in their junior year of high school. The study has an overarching STEM focus, and included student self-assessment of confidence...
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"Looking for ways to bring the latest NASA science and mission news into your classroom? Check out the Jet Propulsion Laboratory's (JPL) Teachable Moments blog, which highlights timely and interesting news, activities, and education tips from NASA missions. Consider a recent post from Star Wars Day...
Grade Level   6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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"Since the 1960 launch of Tiros I, weather satellites have been our """"""""eyes in the sky"""""""". Today, the ubiquitous nature of satellite technology augments every aspect of modern life while promising ever-increasing capabilities for stewardship during the 21st century. In this module,...
Grade Level   7 8 9 10 11 12
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Published in 2018
This report examines the sequence of courses that high school graduates take in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) through their high school years using data from the 2009 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) High School Transcript Study. The 44-page report starts...
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The Toshiba America Foundation is accepting applications from K-5 grade school teachers with innovative science or math projects. The foundation awards grants of up to ¤1-000 to K-5 teachers in public or private nonprofit schools in support of hands-on science or math education projects....
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Published in 2013
Professional Development for Mathematics and Science Teachers: Findings from a decade of Local Systemic Change (LSC) Projects presents major findings from a 10-year, large scale study of 75,000 mathematics and science teachers who participated in 88 LSC projects, with support from the National...
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Though most geysers are not predictable, Old Faithful is famous for its regularity. Use the rangers' formula to predict its next eruption with this activity.
Grade Level   3 4 5
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Sometimes a claim is made that Christopher Columbus sailed west to prove the world was round and not flat, but that wasn't the case at all. Even in ancient times sailors knew that the Earth was round and ancient scientists not only suspected it was a sphere, but even estimated its size. Measuring...
Grade Level   6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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These peer-reviewed online learning modules explore STEM topics from a process perspective. The NGSS-supported modules-- targeted for high school and introductory college learners-- address topics in biology, chemistry, Earth science, general science, inside science, math in science, physics, and...
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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Targeted for students in grades 4-9 and created by educators at NASA's Jet propulsion Laboratory, this lesson brings the excitement of model rocketry and engineering design to the classroom. Students work individually or in pairs to construct and launch paper rockets using a teacher-build PVC-pipe...
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Published in 2002
The Status of Elementary Mathematics Teaching is one of a series of reports based on data from the 2000 National Survey of Science and Mathematics Education, a survey of 5-765 science and mathematics teachers in schools across the United States. Areas addressed include: teacher backgrounds and...
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FirstEnergy proudly supports classroom projects and teacher professional-development initiatives focusing on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). One of the ways we support these activities is by offering science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education grants of...
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Published in 2003
This report summarizes findings from observations of and interviews with 364 science and mathematics teachers in schools across the United States. Areas addressed include: how science and mathematics are portrayed, the intellectual engagement of students in lessons, the accuracy of science and...
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