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What's in the Water? Water Quality Analysis Lab CATE Lesson Plan
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You are employees of competing water testing companies. You recently received a request from the municipality of Cavour to test their water for an unknown/suspected parasite that they suspect has been causing nausea and intestinal distress in their community.

Your mission is to develop the proper Method for testing for the parasite and provide a detailed lab report.

Subject:
Life Science
Biology
Physical Science
Chemistry
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Author:
Steve Kircher
Date Added:
08/22/2017
‘Hunger Games’ Science: Investigating Genetically Engineered Organisms
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What lessons can we learn about genetically engineered organisms from the example of the jabberjay, a fictional bird in the movie “The Hunger Games”? In this lesson, students discuss the definition of genetically modified organisms, learn about the risks and benefits of research on G.M.O.’s, explore the growing do-it-yourself biology movement, and develop proposals seeking to either restrict or permit research into genetically modifying the avian flu virus.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Mathematics
Social Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Case Study
Homework/Assignment
Interactive
Lesson Plan
Reading
Simulation
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Unit of Study
Author:
David Goodrich
Date Added:
01/28/2016
What's in the Water? Marketing Presentation CATE Lesson Plan
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This lesson would be used to follow up with the “What’s in the Water? Lab Activity.”

You are employees of competing Water Testing companies. You recently received a request from the municipality of Cavour to test their water for an unknown/suspected parasite that they suspect has been causing nausea and intestinal distress in their community.

Your mission after developing the Method for testing for the parasite found in the City of Cavour’s water is to submit your report for approval by the City of Cavour.

Your report and presentation will be used to determine whether Cavour accepts your bid for the contract.

Subject:
Environmental Science
Life Science
Biology
Chemistry
Material Type:
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Author:
Steve Kircher
Date Added:
08/22/2017
Building a Cleaner Battery
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This video excerpt from NOVA’s Making Stuff: Cleaner and accompanying activity guide for grades K–8 introduce students to the design and use of batteries and the rapidly developing science of clean energy and clean materials.

Subject:
Engineering
Education
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
National Science Foundation
U.S. Department of Energy
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
11/09/2011
The Geniverse Lab Demo
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The Geniverse software is being developed as part of a five-year research project funded by the National Science Foundation. Still in its early stages, a Beta version of the software is currently being piloted in six schools throughout New England. We invite you to try the current Beta version, keeping in mind that you may encounter errors or pages that are not fully functional. If you encounter any problem, it may help to refresh or reload the web page.

Subject:
Life Science
Genetics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Data Set
Game
Interactive
Student Guide
Provider:
Concord Consortium
Provider Set:
Concord Consortium Collection
Author:
The Concord Consortium
Date Added:
12/11/2011