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Fall 2014

Energy: Exploring Central Themes

Evolution: Exploring Central Themes

Book Review

Book review

Directions for Book Review & Author Interview: Deadlines Book Selection – September 28th Contact Author – October 12th (Don’t have to have completed book yet, but initiate contact) Q&A and Review Published on Website (Rough Draft) – November 16th Q&A and Review Published on Website (Final Draft) – December 1st Read & Comment on Classmates Q&A …

DreamIT III (Fall 14)

DreamIT Phase III: Focus Group + Teaching Demo   We ended our DreamIT document in summer with the following:   Deadlines Conduct Focus Group +Teaching Demo (deliver 1 to teachers and 1 to students) by October 19, 2014. Short report on Focus Groups (what changes were made to DreamIT and what were not): October 26, …

Suggested books for book review

BOOKS ON NATURAL SCIENCE: A Planet of Viruses – Carl Zimmer Synopsis: “Viruses have been a part of our lives for so long, in fact, that we are actually part virus: the human genome contains more DNA from viruses than our own genes. Meanwhile, scientists are discovering viruses everywhere they look: in the soil, in …

Timeline of key assignments

Time line of key assignments Summer Roots of STEM eBook – Due July 21, 2014 iImage – Due July 23, 2014 Explain it to me, video: Due July 22, 2014 DreamIT (1st draft) – 2 pager: Due July 23, 2014 Beginning of web portfolio (2 pages, About me & MSUrbanSTEM work): Due July 23, 2014 …

Teaching Demonstrations