Hypothesis cubes is the BEST nature of science lesson of all time. Engage students to use evidence to support their claims and then demonstrate the way science works by leaving the “answer” unsettled in the end. This incredible activity is now available for virtual instruction through models of the cubes made using TinkerCad. Lesson plan…

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Science is… Science is not… Nature of Science Lesson (in-person classroom version available HERE) is adapted from the University of Indiana’s Evolution and Nature of Science Institute’s Sunsets, Souls, and Senses Lesson. The following STEMAZing Teacher Guide for Science is Science is not Virtual describes how to use this lesson virtually and provides links to…

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From original Sunsets, Souls, and Senses lesson from ENSI (file found below): Explores the realm and limits of science. Engages students to give examples of topics that can be studied by science, and those that cannot. This also takes a look at descriptive terms that reflect the true nature of modern science, and those that do…

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Design Inspirations is taken from an Idea Sheet from RAFT (Resource Area for Teaching). The following STEMAZing Teacher Guide for Design Inspirations Virtual describes how to use this lesson virtually and provides links to prepared Google Slides options to cut and paste into your own presentation, Breakout Checklist, and links to Flippity wheels designed for…

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Google Docs version of ECE Engineering Journal – Young learners can use the Voice typing under the Tools menu to complete this document if they are pre-writing.

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Google Docs version of the Notice and Wonder Journal – Young learners can use the Voice typing under the Tools menu to complete this document if they are pre-writing.

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This virtualized version of the Stanford SCALE Science Unit 0 – Orientation to Groupwork  for 6th grade. was co-designed by Melissa Wilburn (6th grade STEMAZing Teacher Leader with the Marana Unified School District), Sherrie Dennis (STEMAZing Robot General and Teacher Leader), and DaNel Hogan (Director of The STEMAZing Project). It can be used at any…

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This interactive infographic from the National Academies Press highlights essential practices for K-12 science classrooms from A Framework for K-12 Science Education with references to the contents of the full report. Click HERE for fully interactive infographic. Below is a static PDF version of the infographic.              

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