by Donna Giachetti
by Robert O. Grover
The Databot Game fired up an intense new challenge recently. We were in Salt Lake City at the NSTA Regional Conference attended by thousands of science educators. The Databot Game is a fun approach to exploring the invisible world of data that surrounds us. It facilitates learning about sensor data in a way that naturally engages students in learning core science concepts addressed by databot’s on-board sensors. Databot’s sensors were specifically designed to provide a plethora of options for educators to teach Earth Science, Physics, Chemistry, Life Science, and even Environmental Science.Read the rest of this entry »
By Robert O. Grover
Not too long ago, we traveled to North Idaho and the beautiful town of Coeur d’Alene where the annual Idaho Science Teachers Association (ISTA) was holding the great Idaho STEM Together! Over 300 educators and STEM enthusiasts showed up to partake in activities, professional development sessions, and field trips. Of course Team databot™ was there!
By Marty Mathiesen
During the electricity unit in my high school physics class, I like to do an activity in which students determine the effect of having batteries placed in a series circuit and also in a parallel circuit. We explore questions such as What are the similarities? The differences? What are the advantages of each method? Do you see any patterns?
Looking for a free STEM resource to share with your students? Here’s our selection. Some websites offer ready-to-go lessons… others share exciting interviews with young people involved in STEM fields. All of them are worth a visit!
If you find a worthy site that we haven’t mentioned here, please let us know in the comments section below.