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ISKME's Teachers as Makers Academy

ISKME's Teachers as Makers Academy

This wiki page describes ISKME's Teachers as Makers Professional Development Academy.A two ... (more)

This wiki page describes ISKME's Teachers as Makers Professional Development Academy.A two day professional development teacher training for the Maker inside each of us. We will explore how Maker-Teacher collaboration can facilitate innovation in the classroom. The Makers’ Projects are points of inspiration for Teachers as they experience DIY inquiry and design. Teachers will have time to brainstorm, create, reflect, and share how their experiences at Maker Faire and with Make Teacher Academy can translate into their teaching using online resources and collaborative tools. This page includes links, activities, photos, video, and group presentations from the Academy. (less)

Subject:
Arts
Humanities
Mathematics and Statistics
Science and Technology
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Collection:
ISKME
Provider:
ISKME
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Green Design Challenge Activity

Green Design Challenge Activity

The Green Design Challenge is to brainstorm, prototype and present a design ... (more)

The Green Design Challenge is to brainstorm, prototype and present a design idea for a social entrepreneurship project focusing on green design that meets the design principles. Photo examples from ISKME's Teacher Innovation Workshop are included. (less)

Subject:
Arts
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Collection:
ISKME
Provider:
ISKME
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DIY Design Challenge Activity from ISKME's Teacher Academy

DIY Design Challenge Activity from ISKME's Teacher Academy

This wiki page describes the DIY Design Challenge Activity used during ISKME's ... (more)

This wiki page describes the DIY Design Challenge Activity used during ISKME's Teacher Academy. Design a DIY Project for students that meets the following design principles:The design must meet a need for their school community. The design must use collaboration between teacher, student, and community. The design must be multidisciplinary. The design must use low cost and/or no cost materials. Group examples are included. (less)

Subject:
Arts
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Collection:
ISKME
Provider:
ISKME
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Sun Curve Design Challenge: Design Process Activity

Sun Curve Design Challenge: Design Process Activity

The Sun Curve Design Challenge is a partnership with INKA, the creator ... (more)

The Sun Curve Design Challenge is a partnership with INKA, the creator of the Sun Curve aquaponic garden and laboratory and ISKME's OER Commons project, to challenge teachers and students to produce new OER materials and incorporate green design thinking into the classroom.The Design Process Activity introduces the Design Challenge: How can you grow food using sustainable processes, using the design principles? as well as time to brainstorm, prototype, and present design ideas. (less)

Subject:
Arts
Humanities
Science and Technology
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Collection:
ISKME
Provider:
ISKME
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ISKME's Teachers as Makers Remix Lab 2013

ISKME's Teachers as Makers Remix Lab 2013

Participants collaborate in ISKME's Teachers as Makers Remix Lab at Maker Faire ... (more)

Participants collaborate in ISKME's Teachers as Makers Remix Lab at Maker Faire to brainstorm, prototype, present, and document new ideas for teaching and learning. Each participant remixes an Open Educational Resource (OER) that will be shared on OER Commons. (less)

Subject:
Arts
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Collection:
Open Author Resources
Author:
Megan Simmons
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ISKME's Sun Curve Design Challenge Project Wiki Page

ISKME's Sun Curve Design Challenge Project Wiki Page

This wiki page documents the Sun Curve Design Challenge, inspired by the ... (more)

This wiki page documents the Sun Curve Design Challenge, inspired by the "Sun Curve" aquaponic garden sculpture to challenge teachers and students to produce new OER materials and incorporate green design thinking into the classroom. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Homework and Assignments
Lesson Plans
Collection:
ISKME
Provider:
ISKME
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ISKME's Teachers as Makers Academy 2012

ISKME's Teachers as Makers Academy 2012

Activities, resources, photos and videos from ISKME's two day professional development teacher ... (more)

Activities, resources, photos and videos from ISKME's two day professional development teacher training that explores Open Educational Resources (OER) and Maker-Teacher collaborations to facilitate innovation in the classroom. The Makers’ projects are points of inspiration for Teachers while they engage in design-thinking activities to create, remix, and share OER Projects with online collaborative tools. (less)

Subject:
Arts
Mathematics and Statistics
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Collection:
Open Author Resources
Author:
Megan Simmons
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Engineering Design Challenges

Engineering Design Challenges

This site presents challenges faced by NASA engineers who are developing the ... (more)

This site presents challenges faced by NASA engineers who are developing the next generation of aerospace vehicles. The challenges: thermal protection systems, spacecraft structures, electrodynamic propulsion systems, propellers, and personal satellite assistants. Students design, build, test, re-design, and re-build models that meet specified design criteria, using the same analytical skills as engineers. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Collection:
NASA
Provider:
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
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Viking Ship Design Challenge

Viking Ship Design Challenge

In this design challenge, students learn about the Vikings from an engineering ... (more)

In this design challenge, students learn about the Vikings from an engineering point-of-view. While investigating the history and anatomy of Viking ships, they learn how engineering solutions are shaped by the surrounding environment and availability of resources. Students apply this knowledge to design, build and test their own model Viking ships. (less)

Subject:
Mathematics and Statistics
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Lesson Plans
Collection:
TeachEngineering
Provider:
TeachEngineering
Author:
Denise W. Carlson
Lauren Cooper
Malinda Schaefer Zarske
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ISKME's Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematice (STEAM) Design Challenge

ISKME's Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematice (STEAM) Design Challenge

This wiki page documents the STEAM Design Challenge Activity ISKME facilitated during ... (more)

This wiki page documents the STEAM Design Challenge Activity ISKME facilitated during the SLANT Summer Institute at San Francisco Unified School District July 19-23, 2010.Participants designed prototypes for an arts integration project for students and posted their ideas on the wiki. (less)

Subject:
Arts
Mathematics and Statistics
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Collection:
ISKME
Provider:
ISKME
Author:
Megan Simmons
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ISKME's Teachers as Makers Remix Lab 2013 - Ed Lab Santiago, Chile Remix

ISKME's Teachers as Makers Remix Lab 2013 - Ed Lab Santiago, Chile Remix

Participants collaborate in ISKME's Teachers as Makers Remix Lab at Ed Lab ... (more)

Participants collaborate in ISKME's Teachers as Makers Remix Lab at Ed Lab Santiago, Chile to brainstorm, prototype, present, and document new ideas for teaching and learning. Each participant remixes an Open Educational Resource (OER) that will be shared on OER Commons. (less)

Subject:
Arts
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Collection:
Open Author Resources
Author:
Megan Simmons
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ISKME's Teachers as Makers Academy 2012

ISKME's Teachers as Makers Academy 2012

Activities, resources, photos and videos from ISKME's two day professional development teacher ... (more)

Activities, resources, photos and videos from ISKME's two day professional development teacher training that explores Open Educational Resources (OER) and Maker-Teacher collaborations to facilitate innovation in the classroom. The Makers’ projects are points of inspiration for Teachers while they engage in design-thinking activities to create, remix, and share OER Projects with online collaborative tools. (less)

Subject:
Arts
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Collection:
Open Author Resources
Author:
Andrey Fedoseev
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Design Challenge: How do you keep things from getting too hot?

Design Challenge: How do you keep things from getting too hot?

Part of the "Staying Cool" education unit which investigates how MESSENGER Mission ... (more)

Part of the "Staying Cool" education unit which investigates how MESSENGER Mission can study Mercury without being damaged by the harsh high-temperature, high-radiation environment; in this activity, students design, build and test a model of MESSENGER Mission and a sunshade. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Images and Illustrations
Lesson Plans
Collection:
NASA Solar System Exploration
Provider:
NASA
No Strings Attached
Improv Activities from ISKME's Teacher Academy

Improv Activities from ISKME's Teacher Academy

This wiki page describes the goals and tenents of improv, as well ... (more)

This wiki page describes the goals and tenents of improv, as well as four different improv activities (Name Gesture Circle, Yellow Ball, Vacations, and Thank You) used in ISKME's Professional Development Teacher Academy: Teachers as Makers June 15-16 2010 at San Mateo County Office of Education. (less)

Subject:
Arts
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Collection:
ISKME
Provider:
ISKME
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ISKME's Roadtrip Nation Design Workshop

ISKME's Roadtrip Nation Design Workshop

This wiki page documents the Design Process Workshop ISKME facilitated at the ... (more)

This wiki page documents the Design Process Workshop ISKME facilitated at the Roadtrip Nation offices in Costa Mesa, CA on February 18, 2011. Storytelling, design thinking, improv, brainstorming, and prototyping were used to design for the Design Challenge:How might we create more teacher engagement with the Roadtrip Nation Experience? (less)

Subject:
Arts
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Collection:
ISKME
Provider:
ISKME
Author:
Megan Simmons
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Taking Craft to the Limit: Nikolas Weinstein

Taking Craft to the Limit: Nikolas Weinstein

SPARK visits glass artist Nikolas Weinstein in his studio and travels along ... (more)

SPARK visits glass artist Nikolas Weinstein in his studio and travels along as he installs 2.5 tons of glass panels in a bank lobby in Berlin, Germany designed by architect Frank Gehry. This Educator Guide introduces glass as an art medium, historically situating glass work. (less)

Subject:
Arts
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Lesson Plans
Video Lectures
Collection:
KQED Education Network
Provider:
KQED Education
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Build an Earthquake City

Build an Earthquake City

Students will build a city out of sugar cubes, bouillon cubes, and ... (more)

Students will build a city out of sugar cubes, bouillon cubes, and gelatin cubes. The city will be put through simulated earthquakes to see which cube structures withstand the shaking the best. (less)

Subject:
Mathematics and Statistics
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Lesson Plans
Collection:
TeachEngineering
Provider:
Center for Engineering Ed Outreach, Tufts University
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Subject:
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Assessments
Full Course
Homework and Assignments
Lecture Notes
Syllabi
Collection:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Provider:
M.I.T.
Author:
George Kocur
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