- In this unit, students will investigate the effects of an impact force on the human body system, and design a method of protection from harmful contact. Students will apply knowledge of human tissues and genetic disorders, impact forces and materials analysis to design a protective gear system that can withstand the effects of multiple impact forces and serve to protect the underlying tissues. Following an investigation of hemophilia and sex-linked traits, students will design and analyze ...
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Are you a PK-12 educator seeking sustained professional development in high-quality STEM Education? Our nationally recognized professional development model has been developed to support the evolution of your classroom offering with a focus on high-quality problem based learning experiences rooted in career connections, 21st century skills and collaboration. Our Educator Fellows have unique transformational experiences including building long-term relationships with local STEM Industry professionals and university professors through our collaborative 15-session model. As a result, our educators become members of a community of teacher-learners who share a common ambition to provide their students with rigorous and relevant classroom experiences that engage students’ minds and ignite their imaginations. Past participants report increased student engagement; student-led experiences; student-explored career connections; authentic learning experiences; ability to create and implement differentiated instruction and assessments; as well as increased knowledge pertaining to STEM Education. If this sounds like an experience you are looking for, consider applying for the 2016-2017 STEM Fellows season professional learning community this fall!
Please note: Applications will be accepted from August 15, 2016 – September 19, 2016.
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