Anna Dearlove, a 2nd grade teacher at Glen Park Elementary School in San Francisco, prepares English-language learners as they investigate living organisms by having them practice using academic language with their peers. Students work individually and then in pairs to make shared claims about variations found in their research on the plants and animals.
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Antoinette Pippin, a 5th grade teacher at the Dr. Theodore T. Alexander Junior Science Center School in Los Angeles, utilizes artwork to teach students about sustainable ecosystems. Students compare and contrast scientific and artistic characteristics to make claims about the health of an ecosystem and to explore the balance found in nature and art.
February 03, 2016
Marica Venture, a 5th grade teacher at Maple Elementary School in Seattle, takes students through the engineering-design process, encouraging them to learn from their failures. Watch students collaborate to design and test microsatellites in a partner project with Boeing.
January 06, 2016
Destiny Woodbury, a 5th grade science teacher at KIPP Liberation College Prep in Houston, has her students create blueprints and models for an egg-drop challenge. This lesson is part of an "egg engineering" unit that Woodbury developed in partnership with Boeing engineers.
December 23, 2015
Science teacher Tom Jenkins has students use data analysis as they engage in the engineering design process to build paper rockets.
December 09, 2015
Watch how eighth grade science teacher Julia Ward engages students in the engineering design process as they develop and test gliders.
November 25, 2015
Fifth grade students explore alternative energy by building wind turbines in this Boeing-inspired lesson. Watch students explore concepts of lift and drag as they build blades for wind turbines.
September 16, 2015
High school students learn how to solve algebra equations and build independent learning in a step-by-step tutorial presented by co-teachers.
August 19, 2015
Students in Channa Comer's 6th grade science class try to design helmets, working on engineering skills and collaboration in the process.
August 12, 2015
To help his students understand and design their own simple machines, 2nd grader teacher Jason DeLuca activates their prior knowledge and integrates whole-body movement into his lesson.