BSCS is currently developing curriculum supplements with funding from the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK, one of the institutes within the National Institutes of Health). The curriculum supplements for use in life science or health classes will focus on improving understanding about the biology of type 2 diabetes, the factors that affect people’s risk for the disease, and how individuals can make decisions that affect their health. Each unit will…Continue
Added by Kim Lightle on September 29, 2011 at 2:22pm — No Comments
Teaching Science (an open, peer reviewed, free online journal for K-12 teachers devoted to what works in the classroom), from the University of Florida, is now online. We invite all K-12 teachers to submit a Research Article, Lesson or Activity (originally designed or significantly modified by you) for inclusion in the journal.
The main page can be found here:…Continue
Added by Kim Lightle on September 29, 2011 at 1:38pm — No Comments
The Global Sun Temperature Project is an internet-based multidisciplinary project in which students determine how their proximity to the equator affects daily temperature and sunlight. Your participation, partnered with schools from around the globe, will provide your students with a unique and compelling learning experience. Students, in large numbers, and across great distances, record and submit data to the project website. Afterwards, the data can be analyzed by all participants. …Continue
Added by Kim Lightle on September 20, 2011 at 3:29pm — No Comments