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Brad Pitt, Football, and Science

Description: Come and learn hands-on activities that will engage your students with examples from today’s pop culture through inquiry strategies. These standards-based concepts are taught using references to celebrities, sports and other popular topics. Activity examples, door prizes, and handouts will be provided. ** This is a compressed file. You must save and extract this file to your local machine to view the contents. For help on how to extract compressed files, visit: http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000506.htm

Bordom Busters: Physical Activity for K-5 Science Classrooms

Description: Bordom Busters: Physical Activity for K-5 Science Classrooms; Dr. Karen Meaney- Associate Professor, Department of ESS; Elyse Laufer- TTU Undergraduate Education Scholar; All activities are derived from “Science Is…” by Susan V. Bosak & PECentral.org

Green Engineering: Engaging Science Students with Eco-Friendly Problem Solving

Description: Discover the earth-friendly side of engineering in this workshop dedicated to exploring Environmental Engineering. Learn how engineering can provide a hands-on framework for exploring biology and life science topics in the K-12 science classroom using project based learning and engineering design. ** This is a compressed file. You must save and extract this file to your local machine to view the contents. For help on how to extract compressed files, visit: http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000506.htm

TAKS Biology Assessment

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Bringing Wonder Back Into the Classroom

Description: Come learn some exciting, easy classroom science activities that can be done to get students to inquire, wonder and engage in science all around them! Through these inquiry-based teaching ideas, your students will have a new-found love for science.

The Chemistry of Perfume

Description: Follow your nose on a fragrant journey through the chemistry, history, and art of perfumes. Leave with a perfume of your own! Help girls get interested in science!