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Good Thinking! — ‘Tis the Season for a Reason

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‘Tis the Season for a Reason — investigates common student difficulties in understanding the cause of the seasons as well as common pitfalls and helpful approaches. Explore the research: http://s.si.edu/1IwH5zS Credits: http://s.si.edu/1SGMX0J ---- If you enjoyed our Good Thinking! videos, share them with a friend, colleague, or a teacher in your life. And be sure to connect with us online! Our Website: http://s.si.edu/1RtrHsO STEMVisions Blog: http://s.si.edu/1de3GIH Facebook: http://s.si.edu/1Hc9Rt0 Twitter: http://s.si.edu/1GmsSVR Pinterest: http://s.si.edu/IJtdLq Google+: http://s.si.edu/1SGMzzj

Introducing: Good Thinking!

Smithsonian Science Education Center
The Smithsonian Science Education Center presents: Good Thinking! a new original series and professional development resource for science educators. Join dedicated science teacher Isabella Reyes as she explores the inner workings of her students’ minds, identifies common pitfalls in the teaching of complex scientific topics, and learns new techniques for effective classroom practices grounded in the latest education research. That’s great science education – that’s Good Thinking! Explore the research: http://s.si.edu/1IwH5zS Credits: http://s.si.edu/1SGMX0J ---- If you enjoyed our Good Thinking! videos, share them with a friend, colleague, or a teacher in your life. And be sure to connect with us online! Our Website: http://s.si.edu/1RtrHsO STEMVisions Blog: http://s.si.edu/1de3GIH Facebook: http://s.si.edu/1Hc9Rt0 Twitter: http://s.si.edu/1GmsSVR Pinterest: http://s.si.edu/IJtdLq Google+: http://s.si.edu/1SGMzzj

Smithsonian Education (English) [Full-length]

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Elementary Weather Lesson

Smithsonian Science Education Center
Karen Pavlik discusses an inquiry-based lesson for an elementary weather unit.

Explore Smithsonian: How can Scientists Track the Movement of an Invasive Species of Fish?

Smithsonian Science Education Center
Discover how invasive blue catfish undergo surgery to be outfitted with radio telemetry tags that track and monitor their movements in the Chesapeake Bay. ---- If you enjoyed our Explore Smithsonian videos, share them with a friend, colleague, or a teacher in your life. And be sure to connect with us online! Our Website: http://s.si.edu/1RtrHsO STEMVisions Blog: http://s.si.edu/1de3GIH Facebook: http://s.si.edu/1Hc9Rt0 Twitter: http://s.si.edu/1GmsSVR Pinterest: http://s.si.edu/IJtdLq Google+: http://s.si.edu/1SGMzzj

Good Thinking! — Science: A Work in Progress

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Science: A Work in Progress - shows how science isn’t produced through one linear method, but through an interconnected set of practices, and examines ways that teachers can make learning science in the classroom more authentic. Explore the research: http://s.si.edu/1IwH5zS Credits: http://s.si.edu/1SGMX0J ---- If you enjoyed our Good Thinking! videos, share them with a friend, colleague, or a teacher in your life. And be sure to connect with us online! Our Website: http://s.si.edu/1RtrHsO STEMVisions Blog: http://s.si.edu/1de3GIH Facebook: http://s.si.edu/1Hc9Rt0 Twitter: http://s.si.edu/1GmsSVR Pinterest: http://s.si.edu/IJtdLq Google+: http://s.si.edu/1SGMzzj

How Do Scientists Study Mars? - An Interview with a Smithsonian Scientist

Smithsonian Science Education Center
How can we study Mars here on Earth? We talked to Dr. Jim Zimbelman, a planetary geologist at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, to find out! From his start in science to the future of planetary exploration, Dr. Zimbelman had a wealth of information to share.

Floating and Sinking– Making a Sinker Float

Smithsonian Science Education Center
"Quick Tips: Resources for Teachers” is a series of short videos providing down-to-earth advice and instructional tips to teachers of STC™, our signature science curriculum. Each “Quick Tip” offers practical suggestions by experienced teachers for handling materials or managing classrooms in science investigations.

Floating and Sinking– How is Salt Water Different from Fresh Water?

Smithsonian Science Education Center
"Quick Tips: Resources for Teachers” is a series of short videos providing down-to-earth advice and instructional tips to teachers of STC™, our signature science curriculum. Each “Quick Tip” offers practical suggestions by experienced teachers for handling materials or managing classrooms in science investigations.

Understanding Weather and Climate–Lesson 9: Ocean Currents-Using the Demo Box

Smithsonian Science Education Center
"Quick Tips: Resources for Teachers” is a series of short videos providing down-to-earth advice and instructional tips to teachers of STC™, our signature science curriculum. Each “Quick Tip” offers practical suggestions by experienced teachers for handling materials or managing classrooms in science investigations.

Sound– Lesson 10: Changing the Pitch by Changing the Tension

Smithsonian Science Education Center
"Quick Tips: Resources for Teachers” is a series of short videos providing down-to-earth advice and instructional tips to teachers of STC™, our signature science curriculum. Each “Quick Tip” offers practical suggestions by experienced teachers for handling materials or managing classrooms in science investigations.

We're the Smithsonian Science Education Center!

Smithsonian Science Education Center
We’re the Smithsonian Science Education Center and we’re on a mission to transform the teaching and learning of science for all students, across the globe.

Sound– Lesson 2: How Sound Travels

Smithsonian Science Education Center
"Quick Tips: Resources for Teachers” is a series of short videos providing down-to-earth advice and instructional tips to teachers of STC™, our signature science curriculum. Each “Quick Tip” offers practical suggestions by experienced teachers for handling materials or managing classrooms in science investigations.

Smithsonian Education (Español) [Full-length]

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Mousetrap Car

Smithsonian Science Education Center
"Quick Tips: Resources for Teachers” is a series of short videos providing down-to-earth advice and instructional tips to teachers of STC™, our signature science curriculum. Each “Quick Tip” offers practical suggestions by experienced teachers for handling materials or managing classrooms in science investigations.

Understanding Weather and Climate– Lesson 1: Our Ideas About Weather and Climate

Smithsonian Science Education Center
"Quick Tips: Resources for Teachers” is a series of short videos providing down-to-earth advice and instructional tips to teachers of STC™, our signature science curriculum. Each “Quick Tip” offers practical suggestions by experienced teachers for handling materials or managing classrooms in science investigations.

Teaching ELL Students– Teaching Academic Vocabulary

Smithsonian Science Education Center
"Quick Tips: Resources for Teachers” is a series of short videos providing down-to-earth advice and instructional tips to teachers of STC™, our signature science curriculum. Each “Quick Tip” offers practical suggestions by experienced teachers for handling materials or managing classrooms in science investigations.

Electric Circuits– Making a Filament

Smithsonian Science Education Center
"Quick Tips: Resources for Teachers” is a series of short videos providing down-to-earth advice and instructional tips to teachers of STC™, our signature science curriculum. Each “Quick Tip” offers practical suggestions by experienced teachers for handling materials or managing classrooms in science investigations.

Ecosystems– Lesson 7: Joining Terrarium and Aquarium

Smithsonian Science Education Center
"Quick Tips: Resources for Teachers” is a series of short videos providing down-to-earth advice and instructional tips to teachers of STC™, our signature science curriculum. Each “Quick Tip” offers practical suggestions by experienced teachers for handling materials or managing classrooms in science investigations.

Explore Smithsonian: What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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It may sound gross, but poop can tell you a lot about an animal’s health. Join the Smithsonian’s Great Cat Curator to learn how and why they collect lion poop and why it’s sparkly! ---- If you enjoyed our Explore Smithsonian videos, share them with a friend, colleague, or a teacher in your life. And be sure to connect with us online! Our Website: http://s.si.edu/1RtrHsO STEMVisions Blog: http://s.si.edu/1de3GIH Facebook: http://s.si.edu/1Hc9Rt0 Twitter: http://s.si.edu/1GmsSVR Pinterest: http://s.si.edu/IJtdLq Google+: http://s.si.edu/1SGMzzj

English Learners in STEM: Interactive Graphic Organizer and Mix & Match

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The purpose of an Interactive Graphic Organizer is to arrange vocabulary in a way that supports understanding of both the words and the language function​ being taught/utilized. The ideas should be represented visually in pictures and labeled, making the information more accessible for students. The purpose of Mix & Match is to provide a way for students to interact and talk together about content in a structure routine. Structured oral language practice routines help students internalize newly learned language patterns and content-specific vocabulary through multiple opportunities to practice in engaging and supportive settings.

Tami's Tower: Let's Think About Engineering Gameplay Demo

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Available on the App Store at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/tamis... Available on Amazon Apps & Games Store at https://www.amazon.com/Smithsonian-In... Available on Google Play Store at https://play.google.com/store/apps/de... It’s lunch time and Tami, the golden lion tamarin, is hungry! Help Tami reach the delicious fruit by building a tower. But watch out! Other animals can cause Tami’s tower to topple over. From the Smithsonian Science Education Center, Tami’s Tower: Let’s Think About Engineering is an educational engineering design game that will help teach your student how to design a solution to a problem using basic engineering design principles. Educational features: • Aligned to educational science standards for kindergarten through second grade • Designed for emergent readers • Grounded in educational psychology research • Metacognitive prompts provide students an opportunity to monitor and assess their own confidence • Teachers can assess student responses to metacognitive prompts through an in-game summary screen • In-game tutorial to teach students how to play • Introduces students to engineering design principles • Students will learn how the shape of an object can help it function as needed to solve a problem • Students can reflect on previous attempts to improve design • Students can design a level in Sandbox mode • Designed to be used in the classroom or at home

Exploring Plate Tectonics– Convection in the Mantle

Smithsonian Science Education Center
"Quick Tips: Resources for Teachers” is a series of short videos providing down-to-earth advice and instructional tips to teachers of STC™, our signature science curriculum. Each “Quick Tip” offers practical suggestions by experienced teachers for handling materials or managing classrooms in science investigations.

Understanding Weather and Climate– Lesson 5: Convection Current in the Air

Smithsonian Science Education Center
"Quick Tips: Resources for Teachers” is a series of short videos providing down-to-earth advice and instructional tips to teachers of STC™, our signature science curriculum. Each “Quick Tip” offers practical suggestions by experienced teachers for handling materials or managing classrooms in science investigations.
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