ERIC Number: ED433210
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Duracell/NSTA Invention Challenge. Teacher Module.
Frankovits, Nicholas; Luton, Grant; Rabelo, Javier
This teacher module provides background information and resources to the Annual Duracell/National Science Teachers Association Scholarship Competition Invention Challenge for high school students. Contents include: (1) "Introduction to the Competition"; (2) "Tips for Motivating Students"; (3) "Preparing for Inventing"; (4) "Teaching Invention: Open-ended Problem Solving, Preparing Students for the Duracell Competition, and Using the Duracell Competition to Supplement Your Curriculum"; (5) "Resources for Students and Teachers"; and (6) "'Scavenger' Parts List and Sample Activities." (CCM)
Descriptors: Chemistry, Competition, High Schools, Inventions, Scholarships, Science Activities, Science Fairs, Science Projects
National Science Teachers Association, 1840 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201-3000; Tel: 888-255-4242 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Science Teachers Association, Arlington, VA.