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Tanik Onal, Nagihan; Saylan Kirmizigul, Asli – Science Activities: Projects and Curriculum Ideas in STEM Classrooms, 2022
Learning STEM applications in the first years of education reinforce children's curiosity toward exploring the world around them, and form the basis for all scientific studies they will receive throughout their lives. The aim of this study is to implement the STEM activity on the subject of seasons to preschool students. In the spring semester of…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Preschool Children, Learning Activities, Preschool Education
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Akarsu, Murat; Kizilaslan, Aydin; Simsek, Onder – Science Activities: Projects and Curriculum Ideas in STEM Classrooms, 2022
Regardless of the cost and long preparation time, tactile materials are increasingly being used in science and mathematics education for students with visual impairment. In this study, a hands-on tactile activity related to making magnets using a STEM educational approach for students with visual impairment are introduced.
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Visual Impairments, Energy, Magnets
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Durak, Benzegul; Arslan, Harika Ozge – Science Activities: Projects and Curriculum Ideas in STEM Classrooms, 2022
During the unprecedented and rapid spread of the coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) around the World, students have been concerned about the disease as much as the rest of the global community. As a real-world problem, the COVID-19 pandemic with many different debatable facets has social and scientific components, impacts society, and shows…
Descriptors: Visual Aids, COVID-19, Pandemics, Science and Society
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Pereira, Waylla de Souza; Fernandes, Julio C. B. – Science Activities: Projects and Curriculum Ideas in STEM Classrooms, 2022
This work describes an alternative approach for introducing the concept of pH in high school. We develop an experimental protocol to demonstrate in classroom as pH affects the life of microorganisms. At the same time, we constructed low-cost equipment and a homemade culture media using ordinary products, which they are easily found by the teachers…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Chemistry, Scientific Concepts, High School Students
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Demirdögen, Betül; Aydin-Günbatar, Sevgi – Science Activities: Projects and Curriculum Ideas in STEM Classrooms, 2021
Over the past several decades it has become increasingly important to understand nature of science (NOS) for scientific literacy in science education. Science education researchers have suggested using socio-scientific issues to create a context for that purpose. The present fast-moving coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic as a socio-scientific issue…
Descriptors: Scientific Principles, Science Instruction, COVID-19, Pandemics
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Thiam, Mouhamadou – Science Activities: Projects and Curriculum Ideas in STEM Classrooms, 2021
Students have several misconceptions about thermodynamics. However, an understanding of basic concepts in this branch of physics remains fundamental to explain thermal phenomena. The purpose of this activity was to extend students' conceptual understanding of heat, temperature, energy, and thermal insulators and conductors. Two groups of students…
Descriptors: Thermodynamics, Grade 7, Science Instruction, Science Activities
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Dönmez, Ismail – Science Activities: Projects and Curriculum Ideas in STEM Classrooms, 2021
Bacteria, viruses, and other invisible creatures are, in brief, microorganisms. Especially with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the features of microorganisms, their density, and relevant precautions have grown in importance. Knowing the density of microorganisms at school will cause our cleaning habits to change. In this study, efforts were…
Descriptors: Microbiology, Inquiry, Active Learning, Science Activities
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Yurumezoglu, Kemal; Oztas Cin, Merve – Science Activities: Projects and Curriculum Ideas in STEM Classrooms, 2021
In this study, an extracurricular observation module is suggested for the purpose of observing the sustainability of biodiversity based on gathering evidence regarding different seed dispersal processes in the natural environment. These observations were made during the period of the COVID-19 pandemic, a time when human activity inflicted a…
Descriptors: Biodiversity, Ecology, Sustainability, Observation
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Mutlu, Ayfer – Science Activities: Projects and Curriculum Ideas in STEM Classrooms, 2021
This study aimed to develop, introduce, and conduct an inquiry-driven creative drama activity. The activity, for elementary students, related to the transmission of light and full shadow. In the activity, which consisted of a warm-up, dramatization, and evaluation stages, two inquiry-based experiments were added to the dramatization stage. Thus,…
Descriptors: Grade 5, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Science, Inquiry
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Sumrall, William J.; Sumrall, Kristen M. – Science Activities: Projects and Curriculum Ideas in STEM Classrooms, 2021
This article's focus was on transitioning middle grade students from the position of having a positive environmental attitude toward their exhibiting actual behaviors that address climate change. Using research by Newhouse's criteria of changing attitude into behavior, specific activities were developed and tested in a eighth grade classroom. The…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Environmental Education, Climate, Attitude Change
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Follari, Lissanna; Larsen, Jessi; Marquardt, Christi; Goldman, Maddie – Science Activities: Projects and Curriculum Ideas in STEM Classrooms, 2021
Our 4th grade year has become known as "the field trip year", with over 10 trips carefully aligned with learning units across the year. This article describes the first trip of the year, which in many ways sets the stage for students' effective use of field trips as engaging extensions and applications of classroom learning. The Pike's…
Descriptors: Field Trips, Science Instruction, Ecology, State History
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Shehab, Saadeddine – Science Activities: Projects and Curriculum Ideas in STEM Classrooms, 2021
Activities that engage high school students in visualizing chemical phenomena can help them develop representational competence to think about and communicate their understanding of these phenomena. This paper presents a collaborative learning activity that can engage precollege students in designing a poster that describes four different types of…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Secondary School Science, Science Instruction, High School Students
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Görecek Baybars, Meryem; Çil, Mustafa – Science Activities: Projects and Curriculum Ideas in STEM Classrooms, 2021
Planetariums have been used for a long time in astronomy education. Due to some disadvantages of permanent planetariums, it is seen that portable planetariums have become popular in recent years. Portable planetariums, due to their easy set up in anywhere, offer opportunities for those students studying in the regions where there are not…
Descriptors: Astronomy, Teaching Methods, Science Instruction, Recreational Facilities
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Kapitza, Martina; Tueffers, Leif; Schulenburg, Hinrich; Kremer, Kerstin – Science Activities: Projects and Curriculum Ideas in STEM Classrooms, 2021
Professional societies and institutes have stressed the importance of a dialogue between scientists and the public over the past decades. Especially the life sciences include many highly relevant research topics pertaining not only to scientific progress but also to decision-making in society. Surprisingly, few educational researchers and…
Descriptors: Biomedicine, Diseases, Drug Therapy, Program Design
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Lucas, Krista L. – Science Activities: Projects and Curriculum Ideas in STEM Classrooms, 2021
Molecular processes are highly complex, and are frequently difficult for high school and college students to comprehend. Because of the importance of visualization in learning, along with formative assessment of student understanding, utilization of 3D modeling software aids both educators and students alike. The activity described below required…
Descriptors: Molecular Biology, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Scientific Concepts
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