Defined STEM Professional Development Center

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Anthony Johnson
A weather unit was already part of my plans so I decided to use the Defined STEM Weather Reporter performance task. I ... Read More
Food, Farms, and Community
Farming practices are continually being adjusted and debated. One practice that is becoming increasingly popular for ... Read More
Energy, Society, and the Environment
Much debate continually occurs related to the best ways to meet the energy needs of cities, countries, and the world. In ... Read More
Graphs and Data
Graphical representation of data is a concept developed throughout the K-12 mathematics curriculum that has broad ... Read More
Planes, Trains & Automobiles
Whether traveling across town, across the country, or around the world, machines can help us and our stuff get there ... Read More
Shapes in the Real World
It is not hard to see shape in the world- all one has to do is look at their surroundings to discover that the world ... Read More
Experiential Learning and School/Community Connections
Project Based Learning can help teachers extend the classroom beyond the school walls. Frequently, projects can be ... Read More
Physical Models and Engineering
Models allow the designer to better understand the features of a design problem, visualize elements of a possible ... Read More
Surveys and Sampling
Surveys are a key math tool for data collection. “Surveys are used by professionals in many fields to answer specific, ... Read More
Global Climate Change
Global Climate Change is a highly charged debate going on around the world. A majority of scientists believe that global ... Read More

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