Place-Based Science Education Resource Guide To The Edgewood Campus
The Edgewood College campus is rich in both ecological and cultural resources. If you are interested in exploring these resources as a basis for Place-Based Science at Edgewood College, please contact Bernardo Traversari at email@example.com.
Summer Science Teacher Workshops
Working in collaboration with the Education Department at Edgewood and various science faculty, we have held a series of summer workshops for science teachers since 2006. This is of service for all area science teachers seeking to increase their understanding in various science fields.
Summer Courses For In-Service Teachers
Edgewood offers summer science study in a relaxed atmosphere that teaches science concepts through interaction with other professionals. Workshops offer hands-on labs in a world-class facility.
The following is a list of websites sorted out by general age group that can help give you extra guidance in your exploration of STEM concepts.
You will find links to science related games, factual content, and ideas for science projects and activities.
|Ages: 9-12 3rd-5th Grade||http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/||Contains games, quizzes, project ideas, experiment instructions, and fun facts!|
|All||http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/index.html||On the left hand side of this page, you can choose your child's grade level to find appropriate games, articles, and opportunities!|
|Ages: 6-9 1st-3rd Grade||http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/||This website has videos, short reading lessons, and quizzes. They also have sections for English and Math topics!|
|Ages: 10-13 4th-6th Grade||http://www.nhptv.org/natureworks/||This site is all about nature and the environment. There are lots of videos about natural processes and links to information about tons of different wild animals. Great for students interested in nature and animals!|
|Ages: 9-13 3rd-6th Grade||http://www.lovemyscience.com/||Contains tabs for experiment instructions (complete with step by step pictures!), games, fun facts, a glossary of science terms and more!|
|Ages: 4-12 4K-6th Grade||http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/||Another great site full of information about different animals. Contains games, fun and easy to read articles, photo sharing, and videos!|
|Ages: 11-16 4th-10th Grade||http://www.ducksters.com/science/||This site has tons of information on different science topics. A great supplement to in-school learning. At the bottom of the page you can find links to other school topics, such as US and World History. While this site may look geared towards younger kids, the information is applicable to classes throughout high school.|