Writing and Creating with Power Point
Students explore the process of creating a Powerpoint presentation. They choose a "How to" topic, conduct research, organize their ideas, and develop and present their Powerpoint presentation.
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Power Systems & Efficiency
Are you looking for a reading resource about the efficiency of power systems? Here is one that introduces the output/input ratio, measurement of energy by joules or calories, and efficiency ratings. For STEM classes that are learning...
6th - 9th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Adaptable
Stakeholder Debate: Wind Energy
Decide whether or not wind energy is the best resource for a town in a role-playing debate. Different groups take up the position of stakeholders on both sides of the argument. You will appreciate the materials and support provided in...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
The Power of Creative Constraints
Lucky you has been assigned with a creative task. There are no limitations, no rules, just endless possibilities. But where do you start? If such a project leaves you feeling paralyzed, watch a video that demonstrates the power of...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Creating a Water Tank—Part II: Selling the Tank
Convince the city council to use water tanks. Scholars use their water tank designs from a previous activity to calculate costs. They then create videos and web pages highlighting their designs and write up a presentation for the city...
7th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
EdTech Tuesdays: Student-Driven Apps & Social Media with Brad Wilson
You've heard of apps for students, but have you heard of an app made by students? Listen as 4th grade teacher and EdTech consultant Brad Wilson discusses a student-driven app of writing prompts called Things to Think About, as well as...
2 mins Pre-K - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Pointing at Maximum Power for PV
Following detailed directions, teams collect the voltage and current outputs of a photovoltaic cell by adjusting the resistance. Using the collected data, they determine the highest power output. Implications for weather and a large...
9th - 12th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Designed