Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum

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Science in Focus: Force and Motion
About the Workshops
1. Making an Impact
2. Drag Races
3. When Rubber Meets the Road
5. Keep on Rolling
6. Force Against Force
7. The Lure of Magnetism
MouseLab
Questionnaire
Supplemental Resource List







About the Workshops - Workshop Structure

Workshop Overview
Workshop Goals
-Workshop Structure-
About the Contributors

Day of Each Workshop

Site Investigation: GETTING READY

30 minutes of discussion and activity to prepare you for the workshop video

Workshop Video

60 minutes of video with classroom footage, commentary, science demonstrations,

and more

Site Discussion

30 minutes of discussion and activity to wrap up the workshop video

 

Between Workshops

Homework Assignment

An exercise or activity that ties into the previous workshop or prepares you for the next.

10-Cent Experiment

Each Workshop Video presents a simple hands-on activity that participants can do on their own, using readily available materials, to investigate a science concept. Or, participants can simply watch the demonstration and ponder the unanswered question it poses.

Web site: http://www.learner.org/workshops/force

A place to go for additional activities, resources, and discussion.

Journals

A critical part of taking steps toward change is representing learning along the way. This is a deliberate process that calls for reflecting upon your own understandings before, during, and after key experiences, and documenting how these understandings change. While there are numerous ways to represent learning, we suggest using a journal. As the workshops progress, pay particular attention to changes in your thinking, and the implications of these changes, and record them in your journal.

Teacher-TalkForce

An opportunity to communicate with other workshop participants via email.
Subscribe to Teacher-TalkForce@learner.org

 

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