Jul 08, 2022 2022-07-08
By Big Deal Media
Each month we publish blogs and newsletters full of digital learning, funding, professional growth, social media, and STEM resources. Below are items from our blogs and newsletters that educators turned to the most in June.
1. Web Tool for Exploring the Predictive Power of Scientific Models
The Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS) has created an online version of its popular activity “Determining and Measuring Earth’s Layered Interior” to challenge students to use evidence in the form of earthquake data to understand the Earth’s interior layers.
2. Cool Tool for Finding the Funds You Need
GetEdFunding is a grant-finding resource wizard, dedicated to helping educators, schools, and other institutions identify the funding they need in budget-tight times. It also provides an abundance of insightful articles and blog posts.
3. Videos Showcasing Innovations in STEM Teaching and Learning
The STEM for All Multiplex is an online, free, interactive platform featuring more than 1,600 short videos that showcase federally funded projects aimed at transforming science, technology, engineering, math, and computer science learning.
4. Open Online Courses Fostering Global Competence in STEM Fields
The US Department of State has announced STEM Innovations and Global Competence—a free, self-paced online course for US educators. The course focuses on the intersection of STEM subjects and global competence.
5. Virtual Visit to the Home That Shaped Abraham Lincoln’s Life
Lincoln Home National Historic Site is an ideal place to expand students’ knowledge and curiosity of Abraham Lincoln. The historic site’s programs are inspired by the essential question, How can artifacts help us understand a person or time period?
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