Hurricanes: Science and Society

With hurricane season underway, it’s a good time to revisit the Hurricanes: Science and Society website, which provides information on the science of hurricanes and their impacts on people, buildings, and the environment. It offers inquiry-based activities about wind in a hurricane, building a coastal home, and utilizing hurricane imagery. The downloadable iBook explains how hurricanes form, how they are […]

STEM Teaching Tools

STEM Teaching Tools is designed to help STEM educators develop a toolbox of instructional approaches that meet science standards. Educators can browse a number of Practice Briefs addressing common educator questions and topics. http://stemteachingtools.org

The Nation’s Report Card: 2015 Science

How can lessons and activities inside and outside the classroom help all students achieve scientific knowledge and literacy in today’s STEM-driven world? On Thursday, October 27 at 10 a.m. ET, the National Assessment Governing Board and the National Center for Education Statistics released results of The Nation’s Report Card: 2015 Science at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum in Washington, […]

Louisiana Department of Natural Resources

The Department of Natural Resources staff provides educational outreach for students K-8 on the following topics: Our Rocks and Minerals Energy/Alternative Energy Sources Protecting our Coast and Coastal Wetlands Water: A Valuable Natural Resource We are pleased to work with Science Teachers all across the state to schedule presentations and lessons in the classroom or for special events. For more […]

LSU College of Science Blog: The Pursuit

In August, the LSU College of Education launched its first blog site, The Pursuit, and they have been using this platform to create content that will be of interest to scientists and non-scientists alike. Last week’s post explores the fauna and flora in The Jungle Book, a revamp of Disney’s 1967 original. This post would be very interesting for science […]

NGSS Collection (Free Downloads)

Next Generation Science Standards identifies the science all K-12 students should know. These new standards are based on the National Research Council’s A Framework for K-12 Science Education. The National Research Council, the National Science Teachers Association, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and Achieve have partnered to create standards through a collaborative state-led process. The reports in […]

Louisiana Art & Science Museum

Layered experiences open new worlds at the Louisiana Art & Science Museum. Our programs spark big ideas and give meaning and relevance to what your students learn. We have designed them to meet your educational expectations, address your curriculum requirements, and foster a lifelong love of learning. Our experiences can be transformative for your students because programs build on one […]

Edutopia

Edutopia is a comprehensive website and online community that increases knowledge, sharing, and adoption of what works in K-12 education. It emphasizes core strategies: project-based learning, comprehensive assessment, integrated studies, social and emotional learning, educational leadership and teacher development, and technology integration. http://www.edutopia.org/

The Mystery of Matter Teacher Zone

The Mystery of Matter Teacher Zone has three types of educational materials for teachers:  Teachers Guide, Video Library and 1-4 minute clips taken from the video library. The Mystery of Matter Teacher’s Guide.  Developed by the Education Development Center, the guide is designed to help teachers make use of the three-hour PBS series The Mystery of Matter: Search for the […]

Future Goals – Hockey Scholar STEM resource

http://futuregoals.nhl.com/ Striking a balance between technology integration and engagement can be challenging when teaching traditional science, engineering and math concepts to elementary and middle school students. By using online modules, Future Goals – Hockey Scholar brings science, math and engineering concepts to life by leveraging the fast-paced game of Hockey. To access this incredible web-based STEM resource, please contact your […]

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