STEM - Resources

Educreation classroom code:
15B4EAB

Scratch links:
http://scratched.media.mit.edu/resources/maze-ing-scratch-challenges

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Egg-Drop Web Resources:

Videos:
Mr Wizards Egg challenge
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pOg_uXa7zz4
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qKQntlsJ_KQ


(weight of car) __https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xukNq7JO4dE__
(Steve Spangler) __https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DiRw-PzLiXQ__

Other Resources:

SOLAR OVEN Pizza Box

http://simplekids.net/unplugged-play-solar-oven-smores/
http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/lab/experiments/solar-oven
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ifNkNnkHMYU

SOLAR / WIND ENERGY

Online Activities:
1 - Cool Jobs in Science - Wind Scientist - Heather Dohan
http://scienceofeverydaylife.discoveryeducation.com/teachers/videos.cfm?grade=grades912
2 - 3M WIND ENERGY VIRTUAL LAB
http://www.scienceofeverydaylife.com/innovation/labs/wind-energy/wind.swf
3 - Solar Energy Defenders! (etc.)
http://www.wonderville.ca/asset/solarenergydefenders
4 - Power Up! (from NASA)
http://climatekids.nasa.gov/power-up/

Curious George - Windmills:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_odAX4w0bTM
Curious George - Solar Energy (solar cooker):
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ltCigoAMJOU

Hydroelectric Energy

http://www.tvakids.com/electricity/hydro.htm
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Hoover Dam:
https://ieeetv.ieee.org/player/html/viewer?dl=#story-of-hoover-dam
Cardstock wheel
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GgLnbjZkLL8
Cardboard wheel
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GgLnbjZkLL8

GEOTHERMAL ENERGY...etc.

Match the correct energy to save Wonderville!
http://www.wonderville.ca/asset/save-the-world
Facts:
http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/energy/geothermalenergy.html
http://www.kidzworld.com/article/1477-geothermal-energy
Background Videos:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uVDBRQvBVso
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XRAQrDduaU0
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uv8bTAGr0tU

WIND ENERGY

Background (with graphics and explanations)
http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/global-warming/wind-power-interactive/

Video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yqwb4HIrORM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LNXTm7aHvWc
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=azp3PqnTpn0
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2B2IgB2n4AQ

Activities
http://www.stem-works.com/subjects/2-wind-energy/activities
http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/experiments.html

Online activities/simulations
http://www.alliantenergykids.com/FunandGames/OnlineGames/007011
http://climatekids.nasa.gov/power-up/
http://www.greenpeace.org.uk/files/swfs/migrated/MultimediaFiles/Live/Video/3569.swf


MACHINES / ENGINEERING

Puff-Mobile
http://www.stem-works.com/external/activity/199

Engineering Games
http://www.neok12.com/Simple-Machines.htm
http://www.engineering.com/GamesPuzzles/tabid/82/Default.aspx

look for "Fun Engineering Games to Play"
http://toponlineengineeringdegree.com/?page_id=108

POLLINATION

PLANTS
http://www.neok12.com/Pollination.htm

BEES!!!
Colony Collapse Disorder (background videos)
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/silence-of-the-bees/introduction/38/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6MusqTKZ83I
(full documentary)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_cU9ZunVl3o

Lesson plan outlines
http://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/05/08/trouble-in-the-hive-researching-the-decimation-of-honeybee-colonies/

http://www.natureworkseverywhere.org/sites/natureworkseverywhere.org/files/lesson-plans/documents/BeeDetectiveDiscoverTheCulpritBehindDecliningBeePopulations.pdf

http://www.mcnabbconnolly.ca/resources/vanishing_of_the_bees_study_guide.pdf

Counter Opinion...Is there a problem?
http://www.waynetimes.com/community/new-york-beekeepers-ready-for-spring

...background information to send letters...community action
WHITEHOUSE / CABINET / USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack
http://www.whitehouse.gov/administration/cabinet
http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome?contentidonly=true&contentid=bios_vilsack.xml
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http://assignments.discoveryeducation.com/?cdPasscode=T7E6E-4B7E

youtube pollination
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BPUrw7jugd4

ted pollination
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6A1VGIdsnwY

EXAMPLES OF TECHNOLOGY (that uses electricity)

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