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Careers in Science

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Students present about a career in science, technology, or engineering. The presentation includes job responsibilities and what they liked about the job. Also see the four related "career brochure"...

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Science in Motion

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Watch a physics lab lesson about conservation of momentum. This lab connects the physics law to car accidents and provides practice opportunities about types of collisions. See the related sample...

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Strategies for Engaging Students

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A high school physics teacher describes strategies to capture students’ immediate interest in physics. Strategies include hands-on project work, cooperative learning, and connecting physical laws...

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Science Activities That Engage Girls

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Four science teachers discuss nontraditional instruction and innovative project ideas. Girls learn to connect science concepts to everyday experiences and topics of interest to them. Related...

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Lesson Plan: Urban Legends Experiment and "Mythbusters" Extra Credit

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This sample material contains classroom activities and extra credit work about all steps of scientific inquiry. To spark students' curiosity, all activities focus on common myths and urban...

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Sample Lesson Plan: Design Your Own Mall Store

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This lesson plan includes drawing a complete floor plan of the store and aims to promote visual and spatial thinking skills, as well as classification skills, as students imagine the store they...

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Lesson Plan: Changing the Density of Bread

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This lesson plan provides a hands-on opportunity to make predictions and experiment with a piece of bread to understand concepts related to mass, volume, and density. Related Files: Clarke N....

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Career Brochure: Telecommunications Technician

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In this brochure, a junior high school student describes the job of environmental engineers, the tasks involved and education required. She also highlights the benefits of the job and the appeal of...

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Career Brochure: Environmental Engineering

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In this brochure, a junior high school student describes the job of environmental engineers, the tasks involved and education required. She also highlights the benefits of the job and the appeal of...

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Career Brochure: Robotic Engineering

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In this brochure, a junior high school student explores the profession of robotic engineering. Using this brochure, the student leads a presentation about the types of work robots could...

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Career Brochure: Guide to Being a Psychologist

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In this brochure, a junior high school student explores being a psychologist. In addition to basic facts such as educational requirements, she provides some interesting trivia to pique her...

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Lab Lesson Plan: Conservation of Momentum

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In this lab class, students manipulate carts to learn about types of collisions and conservation of momentum. Related Files: Science in Motion (Video) Hillcrest High School Description

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