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21st Century Science Educators

How can science teachers best use the tools of today, without sacrificing lab experiences or inquiry?

Members: 72
Latest Activity: Nov 9, 2013

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Wikis

Started by Sandra Goodrich. Last reply by Holly Perucci Nov 7, 2013. 11 Replies

What have you used Wiki's for and how successful has it been with your students?

Tags: reporting, science, wiki

Evolution Simulator or Game

Started by Adam Cross Aug 12, 2011. 0 Replies

Has anyone used an outstanding evolution simulation or game?  I have found this one: Evolution Lab  It is very good, I was…Continue

Tags: Online, Web, Game, Simulation, Science

Hands On vs. Digital Labs

Started by Matt Guthrie. Last reply by Matt Guthrie Mar 12, 2010. 13 Replies

This group's info/question has resonated with me in a struggle I've been experiencing all year - how to incorporate as much tech as possible without sacrificing the hands on. I think maybe I have set…Continue

Tags: technology, hands_on, web2.0, labs

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Comment by Madeleine Ferren on February 8, 2013 at 1:11pm

I want to create a web quest lab activity for my high school biology students. I want it to hit all of Bloom's educational objectives if possible. Right now I am considering the area of genetics. Does anyone have any ideas or insights for me?

 

Comment by Chris Mitchell on March 17, 2012 at 10:50pm

Here is a place to find resources for organizing a science fair: http://goo.gl/v34Wg 

 

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