Applied Science Teacher Resources
Spur innovation as your class experiements with the practical endeavors of science. These teacher resources will have them hypothesizing, measuring and creating in no time.
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Applied Evolution: How Will We Get There from Here?
Young scholars explore the basic process of natural selection and how people can manipulate that process today. The consequences of natural selection on daily life and the implications of evolutionary biology in basic and applied science...
9th - 12th
The WSU Trebuchet Contest and the Engineering Design Process
Launch a review of the eight steps in the design process with an activity that asks class members to design and build a functional trebuchet for the Wright State University Trebuchet contest. Teams review the preliminary criteria and the...
7th - 12th
Technological Artifacts and the Evolution of the Student Desk
"Be strong," I whispered to my WiFi signal. The lesson discusses the four types of technology: artifact or hardware, methodology or technique, system of production, and social-technical system. Class members then apply these concepts...
Missing Macroinvertebrates - Stream Side Science
Field study groups collect samples of stream water and identify the macroinvertebrates found. Using their data, they calculate a water quality index to rate the health of the stream. They graph their data and discuss the value of a water...
9th - 12th
Using Excel and Simple Machines to Give Students a Feel for Work, Force, and Distance Interactions
Use Excel-generated graphs after experimenting with a simple pulley device, in order to demonstrate the relationship between work, force, and distance. The graphs help to illustrate the concepts that learners uncover during the experiment.
5th - 7th