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Science and Engineering Programs

FOSS
Delta Science
GEMS
STC
Insights
SEPUP

ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center.

                   CSWD

Vermont State Agency of Education Science and Engineering Resources

Science K - 5 - Kathy Renfrew

The Vermont Science Initiative

National Professional Science Education Organizations

Constructivism - what's it all about?

Vermont EPSCoR's Streams Project Macroinvertebrate Pages
A High School science project directed by Professor Declan McCabe

Science and Engineering Education

RBR
The famous Rubber Band Roller activity - using friction where you need it and losing friction where you don't.

Big Ben strikes 13 chimes at midnight
An experiment using the relative speeds of sound and radio waves.

Lego Engineering Education Materials

Robotics

Engineering is Elementary (EIE)
Find out what it's all about at the Boston Museum of Science

An Hour of Code

Next Generation Science Standards Resources

NGSS -  The Next Generation Science Standards web-site
Rodger Bybee's Translating the NGSS for classroom instruction
From Inquiry Science to the NGSS
NSTA - designing NGSS units and lessons
Eric Cromwell's really positive NGSS blog
An NGSS Moodle - lots of lesson plans by grade level
RESA - lesson plans exploring NGSS
Concord Consortium - a novel way to select NGSS activities
NGSS adopted States - links to State NGSS websites

 

Interactive Science/Engineering Activities

Science Netlinks - BBC Science Education - Nova - Explore Learning - The Exploratorium - NASA - Fermilabyrnth-
More BBC - Kinetic City - Lawrence Hall of Science -
NOAA Games - Oregon Museum of Science   

Last updated May 2015

For more information contact Dr. Tim Whiteford at:
twhiteford@ smcvt.edu