STEM, Grade 4


Author: N.A
Publisher: Carson-Dellosa Publishing
ISBN: 1483818969
Category: Education
Page: 64
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Applying the Standards: STEM for fourth grade offers 64 pages of highly engaging STEM tasks. It includes a problem-solving rubric and guided pages that walk students through completing each step of the STEM process. Fourth graders will complete tasks in areas such as water filtration, bridge engineering, simple machines, catapult physics, and light. The Applying the Standards: STEM series emphasizes creativity and innovation in science, technology, engineering, and math. This is a series of six 64-page books for students in kindergarten through grade 5. A variety of topics are covered with 30 engaging tasks, and a culminating reflection question for each task encourages students to think about and apply their newfound learning and knowledge.

STEM, Grade 3


Author: Elise Craver,Natalie Rompella
Publisher: Carson-Dellosa Publishing
ISBN: 1483815749
Category: Education
Page: 64
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Applying the Standards: STEM for grade 3 offers 64 pages of highly engaging STEM tasks. It includes a problem-solving rubric and guided pages that walk students through completing each step of the STEM process. Third graders will complete tasks in areas such as bubble geometry, engineering towers, inventions, and space physics. The Applying the Standards: STEM series emphasizes creativity and innovation in science, technology, engineering, and math. This is a series of six 64-page books for students in kindergarten to grade 5. A variety of topics are covered with 30 engaging tasks, and a culminating reflection question for each task encourages students to think about and apply their newfound learning and knowledge.

STEM, Grade K


Author: N.A
Publisher: Carson-Dellosa Publishing
ISBN: 1483818861
Category: Education
Page: 64
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Applying the Standards: STEM for kindergarten offers 64 pages of highly engaging STEM tasks. It includes a problem-solving rubric and guided pages that walk students through completing each step of the STEM process. Kindergartners will complete tasks in areas such as color chemistry, sound, balance, friction, and habitats. The Applying the Standards: STEM series emphasizes creativity and innovation in science, technology, engineering, and math. This is a series of six 64-page books for students in kindergarten to grade 5. A variety of topics are covered with 30 engaging tasks, and a culminating reflection question for each task encourages students to think about and apply their newfound learning and knowledge.

STEM, Grade 2


Author: April Parker
Publisher: Carson-Dellosa Publishing
ISBN: 1483818934
Category: Education
Page: 64
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Applying the Standards: STEM for grade 2 offers 64 pages of highly engaging STEM tasks. It includes a problem-solving rubric and guided pages that walk students through completing each step of the STEM process. Second graders will complete tasks in areas such as measurement, flight physics, food chemistry, sound, and the geometry of structures. The Applying the Standards: STEM series emphasizes creativity and innovation in science, technology, engineering, and math. This is a series of six 64-page books for students in kindergarten to grade 5. A variety of topics are covered with 30 engaging tasks, and a culminating reflection question for each task encourages students to think about and apply their newfound learning and knowledge.

STEM by Design

Strategies and Activities for Grades 4-8
Author: Anne Jolly
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317395786
Category: Education
Page: 184
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How do you create effective STEM classrooms that energize students, help them grow into creative thinkers and collaborators, and prepare them for their futures? This practical book from expert Anne Jolly has all the answers and tools you need to get started or enhance your current program. Based on the author’s popular MiddleWeb blog of the same name, STEM by Design reveals the secrets to successful lessons in which students use science, math, and technology to solve real-world engineering design problems. You’ll learn how to: Select and adapt quality existing STEM lessons that present authentic problems, allow for creative approaches, and engage students in meaningful teamwork; Create your own student-centered STEM lessons based on the Engineering Design Process; Assess students’ understanding of basic STEM concepts, their problem-solving abilities, and their level of engagement with the material; Teach STEM in after-school programs to further build on concepts covered in class; Empower girls to aspire to careers in STEM and break down the barriers of gender bias; Tap into STEM's project-based learning style to attract and engage all students. Throughout this user-friendly book, you’ll find design tools such as checklists, activities, and assessments to aid you in developing or adapting STEM lessons. These tools, as well as additional teacher resources, are also available as free downloads from the book’s website, http://www.stem-by-design.com.

Teaching STEM in the Early Years

Activities for Integrating Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
Author: Sally Moomaw
Publisher: Redleaf Press
ISBN: 1605542539
Category: Education
Page: 320
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The foundation for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education begins in the early years. This book provides more than ninety activities and learning center ideas that seamlessly integrate STEM throughout early childhood classrooms. These hands-on STEM experiences enhance cooking, art, and music activities, block play and sensory table exploration, and field trips and outdoor time. Information on assessment and early learning standards is also provided. Sally Moomaw, EdD, has spent much of her career researching and teaching STEM education. She is an assistant professor at the University of Cincinnati and the author of several early education books.

Year Round Project-Based Activities for Stem

Grades 1-2
Author: Stephanie Lester,Mara Ellen Guckian
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781420630251
Category: Education
Page: 112
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Wondering how to incorporate science, technology, engineering, and math PLUS collaboration, critical thinking, problem-solving, and digital literacy into the curriculum? You can do it with project-based learning. Each book presents several units that require students to think creatively and to put what they are learning into practice. Meanwhile, the teacher can continually assess what is being learned and make any necessary adjustments. The books actually make learning funwhile meeting all of the newest curriculum requirements!

Evidence-Based Reading, Grade 4


Author: Carson-Dellosa Publishing
Publisher: Carson-Dellosa Publishing
ISBN: 1483814629
Category: Education
Page: 64
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Evidence-Based Reading for grade 4 offers 64 pages of reading practice. It is aligned with the Common Core State Standards and includes a reading comprehension rubric, a standards alignment chart, and pages of reading passages with evidence-based questions to encourage higher-level thinking and thoughtful answers. Each question is designed so that students learn to support their answers with evidence from the text. A variety of literature and informational passages are included to engage learners in a range of texts. The Applying the Standards: Evidence-Based Reading series emphasizes close reading by requiring students to answer text-dependent questions in both literary and informational texts. This is a series of six 64-page books for students in kindergarten to grade 5. Various reading and vocabulary skills are covered, and a culminating reflection question for each passage engages students' higher-level thinking skills. Of particular emphasis throughout the series are the Common Core State Standards and the teaching of evidence-based reading.

Evidence-Based Writing, Grade 4


Author: Christine Schwab
Publisher: Carson-Dellosa Publishing
ISBN: 1483818756
Category: Education
Page: 64
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Evidence-Based Writing for grade 4 offers 64 pages of writing practice and prompts. The book is aligned with the Common Core State Standards and includes a writing rubric, a student writing checklist, a five-page writing process practice packet, and pages of writing prompts to encourage higher-level thinking and thoughtful writing. Each writing prompt is paired with a graphic organizer to help students plan, research, and prewrite. Specific writing types taught are opinion/argumentative, informative/explanatory, narrative, and research writing. Grade 4 writing prompts include bullying, first ladies, the Underground Railroad, UFOs, making decisions, and roller coasters. An accompanying online resource offers samples of scored student writing. The Applying the Standards: Evidence-Based Writing series emphasizes the reading–writing connection by requiring students to read and use facts from literary and informational texts. This is a series of six 64-page books for students in kindergarten to grade 5. Various writing skills are taught in correlated activities such as prewriting, drafting, revising, editing, and publishing writing. Of particular emphasis throughout the series are the Common Core State Standards and the teaching of evidence-based writing.

Stepping Into STEM Grade 4


Author: Robert W. Smith
Publisher: Teacher Created Resources
ISBN: 9781420638974
Category: Education
Page: 160
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Evidence-Based Reading, Grade 5


Author: Carson-Dellosa Publishing
Publisher: Carson-Dellosa Publishing
ISBN: 1483814637
Category: Education
Page: 64
View: 6239
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Evidence-Based Reading for grade 5 offers 64 pages of reading practice. It is aligned with the Common Core State Standards and includes a reading comprehension rubric, a standards alignment chart, and pages of reading passages with evidence-based questions to encourage higher-level thinking and thoughtful answers. Each question is designed so that students learn to support their answers with evidence from the text. A variety of literature and informational passages are included to engage learners in a range of texts. The Applying the Standards: Evidence-Based Reading series emphasizes close reading by requiring students to answer text-dependent questions in both literary and informational texts. This is a series of six 64-page books for students in kindergarten to grade 5. Various reading and vocabulary skills are covered, and a culminating reflection question for each passage engages students' higher-level thinking skills. Of particular emphasis throughout the series are the Common Core State Standards and the teaching of evidence-based reading.

STEM Labs for Physical Science, Grades 6 - 8


Author: Schyrlet Cameron,Carolyn Craig
Publisher: Mark Twain Media
ISBN: 1622236645
Category: Education
Page: 64
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Filled with 26 hands-on activities, the STEM Labs for Physical Science book challenges students to apply content knowledge, technological design, and scientific inquiry to solve problems. Topics covered include: -matter -motion -energy This physical science book correlates to current state standards. Cultivate an interest in science, technology, engineering, and math by encouraging students to collaborate and communicate for STEM success. STEM Labs for Physical Science includes lab activities to motivate students to work together, and it also provides you with materials for instruction and assessment. Labs incorporate the following components: -critical Thinking -teamwork -creativity -communication Mark Twain Media Publishing Company creates products to support success in science, math, language arts, fine arts, history, social studies, government, and character. Designed by educators for educators, the Mark Twain Publishing product line specializes in providing excellent supplemental books and content-rich décor for middle-grade and upper-grade classrooms.

Engineer Through the Year

20 Turnkey STEM Projects to Intrigue, Inspire and Challenge: Grades K-2
Author: Sandi Reyes
Publisher: Crystal Springs Books
ISBN: 9781935502371
Category: Engineering
Page: 166
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Can students as young as kindergarten through second grade really be engineers? You bet! Present your class with the exciting challenges in this book, all built to fold right into your current curriculum and tie to your themes and your calendar. Introduce students to Sandi's simple five-step engineering design process. Then, as you guide them with simple questions, watch your budding engineers delight in designing their own unique drums and sailboats, kites and umbrellas, and so much more. Use these hands-on, open-ended projects to: * Take advantage of children's natural curiosity * Incorporate STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) concepts into your existing curriculum * Develop creativity, collaboration, and problem solving important 21st Century Skills * Establish real-world connections for classroom learning * Differentiate according to your students' needs

Stem Lesson Guideposts

Creating Stem Lessons for Your Curriculum
Author: Jo Anne Vasquez,Michael Comer,Joel Villegas
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780325087764
Category: Education
Page: N.A
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STEM Integration in K-12 Education

Status, Prospects, and an Agenda for Research
Author: National Research Council,National Academy of Engineering,Committee on Integrated STEM Education
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 0309297990
Category: Education
Page: 180
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STEM Integration in K-12 Education examines current efforts to connect the STEM disciplines in K-12 education. This report identifies and characterizes existing approaches to integrated STEM education, both in formal and after- and out-of-school settings. The report reviews the evidence for the impact of integrated approaches on various student outcomes, and it proposes a set of priority research questions to advance the understanding of integrated STEM education. STEM Integration in K-12 Education proposes a framework to provide a common perspective and vocabulary for researchers, practitioners, and others to identify, discuss, and investigate specific integrated STEM initiatives within the K-12 education system of the United States. STEM Integration in K-12 Education makes recommendations for designers of integrated STEM experiences, assessment developers, and researchers to design and document effective integrated STEM education. This report will help to further their work and improve the chances that some forms of integrated STEM education will make a positive difference in student learning and interest and other valued outcomes.

STEM-Infusing the Elementary Classroom


Author: Miranda Talley Reagan
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1506336973
Category: Education
Page: 160
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Make learning relevant with STEM essential questions This engaging, teacher-friendly guide helps teachers quickly and confidently infuse STEM concepts into all content areas. Real-world vignettes, sample lesson templates, discussion questions and immediately applicable action steps help you seamlessly promote college and career ready skills. Use this inspiring guide to: Deepen all content areas, including English/ Language Arts Promote the 4Cs: communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and creativity Require students to take risks to solve problems Differentiate instruction and scaffold support Expand students’ specific measurable capabilities Incorporate design skills into the curricula Save valuable time and confidently develop standards-aligned STEM projects in all content areas!

Hands-On Engineering

Real-World Projects for the Classroom
Author: Beth Andrews
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781593639228
Category: Education
Page: 199
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The author presents 26 projects--each with a teacher's guide, photocopiable worksheet, and additional project ideas--for which students use design and engineering methodologies to investigate and build their own solutions.

STEM Labs for Earth & Space Science, Grades 6 - 8


Author: Schyrlet Cameron,Carolyn Craig
Publisher: Mark Twain Media
ISBN: 1622236629
Category: Education
Page: 64
View: 1397
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STEM Labs for Earth and Space Science for sixth–eighth grades provides 26 integrated labs that cover the topics of: -geology -oceanography -meteorology -astronomy The integrated labs encourage students to apply scientific inquiry, content knowledge, and technological design. STEM success requires creativity, communication, and collaboration. Mark Twain’s Earth and Space Science workbook for middle school explains STEM education concepts and provides materials for instruction and assessment. Each lab incorporates the following components: -creativity -teamwork -communication -critical thinking From supplemental books to classroom décor, Mark Twain Media Publishing Company specializes in providing the very best products for middle-grade and upper-grade classrooms. Designed by leading educators, the product line covers a range of subjects, including language arts, fine arts, government, history, social studies, math, science, and character.

The Most Magnificent Thing


Author: Ashley Spires
Publisher: Kids Can Press Ltd
ISBN: 177138204X
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: N.A
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A little girl and her canine assistant set out to make the most magnificent thing. But after much hard work, the end result is not what the girl had in mind. Frustrated, she quits. Her assistant suggests a long walk, and as they walk, it slowly becomes clear what the girl needs to do to succeed. A charming story that will give kids the most magnificent thing: perspective!

SuperScience Stem Instant Activities, Grades 1-3

30 Hands-on Investigations With Anchor Texts and Videos
Author: Katherine Burkett
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781338099003
Category: Education
Page: N.A
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