Northeastern Nevada STEM Project

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Day Two, Tuesday August 7, 2012

Electricity

8:00 to 8:30 Val, Holly

Morning reflections and connections (Grade-Band Groups)

8:30 to 8:45 John

Introduce today’s data collector options and assign end-of-day presentation groups (HOBO groups!)

8:45 to 10:15 Introduce “Clean Energy Unit” as a PBL model  (Stay in HOBO Groups)

Driving Question

End of unit Assessment (rubric)

Electricity Activities

Tie activities to possible PBL project use (posters started with Matt)

10:15 to 10:30 Break

10:30 to 10:45 Ed

Content Adventure #3

10:45 to 12:00 John

Continue with electricity activities

12:00 to 1:00 Lunch

1:00 to 1:15 Ed Primer on Electricity

1:15 - 2:00 John

1:15 to 1:25 Data Collection Presentations by assigned groups (Two groups, 5 min. each)

1:25 to 2:00 Continue with Electricity Activities

Tie activities to possible PBL project use (posters started with Matt)

2:00 to 2:20 Ed

Content Adventure #4

2:20 to 3:30 Val and Holly

about 25 minutes working in Grade-Band groups - continue work on poster Grade-Band Groups 

about 25 minutes poster walk providing feedback to others

about 20 min. to revise poster work according to feedback

3:30 to 4:00 Holly and Val, John and Ed

End of day reflections and connections Grade-Band Groups  (10 min. write followed by whole group discussion)

What STEM elements were discussed/modeled today?

What PBL connections were made today?


  • Homework: Work on PBL project planning