High school (9-12)

E-textile Survey Instrument

E-textile Survey Instrument, developed for Exploring Computer Science E-textiles Unit.

Stitching the Loop: An Electronic Textiles Unit in Exploring Computer Science is a curriculum unit for students to explore electronic textiles (e-textiles): articles of cloth­ing, accessories, or home furnishings with embedded electronic and computational elements.  After conducting various studies on curriculum design, teaching strategies, student learning, and portfolio designs, this unit is ready for download and classroom implementation by ECS teachers.

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Case Study of Experiential, Capstones in Industry: Understanding High School Students Interest and Preparation for STEM Careers

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Active
More than 300 students high school students participating in STEM, industry-based, out of school, elective, project-based learning, are supported by industry-partners, teachers, and program leaders along with teachers and leaders from their home-school.
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Engineering by Design Advanced Technological Applications Course

"The Engineering byDesign™ Program is built on the belief that the ingenuity of children is untapped, unrealized potential that, when properly motivated, will lead to the next generation of technologists, innovators, designers, and engineers."

A Standards-Based Model Program The International Technology and Engineering Educators Association's STEM±Center for Teaching and Learning™ has developed the only standards-based national model for Grades K-12 that delivers technological literacy in a STEM context.

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Lens on Climate Change: Teacher Handbook

Overview of the Program The Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) program engages middle and high school students in film production documenting the effects of climatic and environmental changes on their lives and in their communities. Middle and high school students are paired with graduate and undergraduate student mentors to research, film, edit, and ultimately screen their films and participate in a panel discussion. Each student group (4—6 students) is guided by both a science and a film mentor through the completion of the project.

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2017 Hydroponics Curriculum

This curriculum library contains materials and resources for the 2017 Hydroponics Curriculum.

  • Alignments
  • Business (Jun)
  • Business (New Development)
  • Chemistry
  • Ecological Impacts
  • Elementary Materials
  • Games
  • Inquiry
  • Math and Statistics
  • Powerpoints
  • Troble
  • Tools-Resources
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Stitching the Loop: An Electronic Textiles Unit in Exploring Computer Science

In our new curriculum unit, students explore electronic textiles (e-textiles): articles of cloth­ing, accessories, or home furnishings with embedded electronic and computational elements. This curriculum is an alternate for Unit 6: Robotics. After conducting various studies on curriculum design, teaching strategies, student learning, and portfolio designs, this unit is ready for download and classroom implementation by ECS teachers.

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Indigenous Environmental Science 101 (with Drones)

This course is designed for students enrolled in the Bridge Idaho Upward Bound program. During a 2-week stay at the McCall Outdoor Science School, students will explore basic environmental science topics through the lens of local and traditional knowledge and the use of remote sensing technology. Students will learn about the use of UAVs to work on local socio-ecological issues and design and conduct student-led projects that explore the application of the technology to issues of interest to them and to their community.

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Experiential Learning Curricular Modules

Advancing Geospatial Thinking and Technologies in Grades 9-12 This curricular model provides an effective and accessible way of introducing geospatial technologies to students through local issues, while providing them with the skills and motivation for pursuing STEM careers that utilize geospatial technology. Learning modules include historical geography, parks and gardens, green space, crime, housing, and youth employment.

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Build a Better Book Resources

Interested in bringing the Build a Better Book project to your library or school? Look below for lesson plans and project guidelines that will help you get started.

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Restoration Education Guide

Earth Partnership offers tools for teachers learning how to guide their students, colleagues and community members through schoolyard restorations. Ten steps form the backbone of the Earth Partnership curriculum:

Earth Partnership has innovative curriculum guides that direct interdisciplinary explorations in ecology and restoration. Guides are aligned to Next Generation Science Standards and Common Core and encourage growth in science, math, literacy, art, social studies, and more.

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