In this collection of science activities, seven thorough lesson plans regarding distinct topics in Astrobiology are presented. Each lesson plan has direct and descriptive rationale, objectives, materials, instructions, assessments, reflections, standards, grade levels, and evaluations. The activities range in age and grade level, allowing for variations and optional add-ons. The lesson plans cover a variety of topics including extraterrestrials, the Seagar equation, the Drake equation, exoplanets, life’s essentials, NASA exploration, and NASA scientists.
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Technology, when integrated into the curriculum, revolutionizes the learning process. More and ...
Technology, when integrated into the curriculum, revolutionizes the learning process. More and more studies show that technology integration in the curriculum improves students' learning processes and outcomes. Teachers who recognize computers as problem-solving tools change the way they teach. They move from a behavioral approach to a more constructionist approach. Technology and interactive multimedia are more conducive to project-based learning. Students are engaged in their learning using these powerful tools, and can become creators and critics instead of just consumers.