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Famous Scientists
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This lesson is a presentation of famous scientist throughout history where the students will learn and take notes about the contributions and discoveries made in science.

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Science
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Activity/Lab
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Pam Schilling
Date Added:
05/29/2019
Fruitful Collaboration: Western Science and Native Ways of Knowing
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This article presents some aspects of the societal and scientific challenges of sharing what is known about climate change by offering insights from Native Alaskans and Western scientists.

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Earth Resources
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
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Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears: An Online Magazine for K-5 Teachers
Author:
Carol Landis
Jessica Fries-Gaither
Date Added:
05/29/2019
Home Grown Butterflies
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This nonfiction piece tells about Barbara del Colorado, a village in Costa Rica. People needed a way to make money; a scientist suggested that they grow butterflies. The town now sells 250 pupae a month, making enough money to buy what they need.

Subject:
English
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Unit of Study
Provider:
Basal Alignment Project
Provider Set:
Los Angeles District
Author:
Deborah Churchman
Date Added:
09/01/2013
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Hot Job: Investigate Illness as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist
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How do you track a disease? How do you determine if a blood sample contains a virus or a bacteria that could make millions of people sick? What type of information would you need to know to stop a disease from spreading? If you are interested in these questions then being an “Illness investigator” or a Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) might be the right career path for you. 

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Cross-Curricular
STEM/STEAM
CTE
Career Connections
Health and Medical Sciences
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Activity/Lab
Author:
Allison Couillard
Date Added:
02/27/2020
Hot Job: Investigate Illness as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist
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How do you track a disease? How do you determine if a blood sample contains a virus or a bacteria that could make millions of people sick? What type of information would you need to know to stop a disease from spreading? If you are interested in these questions then being an “Illness investigator” or a Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) might be the right career path for you. 

Subject:
Cross-Curricular
STEM/STEAM
CTE
Career Connections
Health and Medical Sciences
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson
Lesson Plan
Visual Media
Author:
Trish Reed
Allison Couillard
Timothy Couillard
Date Added:
01/23/2020
Investigating West Antarctica, Then and Now
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This article profiles Charles Bentley, a geophysicist who has worked in Antarctica over a period of seven decades. The article provides an overview of his research as well as changes in the way scientists live and work in Antarctica.

Subject:
Earth Resources
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
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Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears: An Online Magazine for K-5 Teachers
Author:
Carol Landis
Date Added:
05/29/2019
Life on the Ice (Cube)
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This article describes daily life and work at the IceCube telescope at the South Pole, Antarctica, and links to informational text about them. Versions are available for students in grades K-1, 2-3 and 4-5. Related science and literacy activities are included.

Subject:
Earth Resources
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
Provider Set:
Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears: An Online Magazine for K-5 Teachers
Author:
Stephen Whitt
Date Added:
05/29/2019
Remote Sensing Makes Sense in the Polar Regions
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This article describes Katy Farness' work with the Byrd Polar Research Center at the Ohio State University. Farness used remote sensing images and computer technology to create detailed images of Antarctica and the ice sheets of Greenland.

Subject:
Earth Resources
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
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Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears: An Online Magazine for K-5 Teachers
Author:
Jessica Fries-Gaither
Date Added:
05/29/2019
Science at the Poles: Unit Outlines
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This article assembles free resources from the Science at the Poles issue of the Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears cyberzine into a unit outline based on the 5E learning cycle framework. Outlines are provided for Grades K-2 and Grades 3-5.

Subject:
Earth Resources
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
Provider Set:
Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears: An Online Magazine for K-5 Teachers
Author:
Jessica Fries-Gaither
Date Added:
05/29/2019
Science at the Poles: Virtual Bookshelf
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This article features children's literature about scientists and scientific research in the Arctic and in Antarctica.

Subject:
Earth Resources
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
Provider Set:
Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears: An Online Magazine for K-5 Teachers
Author:
Julie Moran
Date Added:
05/29/2019
Two Miles Below
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This article describes robots that are helping scientists explore the Gakkel Ridge deep below the Arctic Ocean and links to informational text about them. Versions are available for students in grades K-1, 2-3 and 4-5. Related science and literacy activities are included.

Subject:
Earth Resources
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
Provider Set:
Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears: An Online Magazine for K-5 Teachers
Author:
Stephen Whitt
Date Added:
05/29/2019