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Try These Lessons in Your Classroom and Share Your Experience
After using one of these activities in person, let us know how it goes in the comments. We appreciate your feedback and encourage you to share how you modify the lesson to better fit your classroom.
For more information about integrating Public Lab tools & methodologies, check out the resources available at Public Lab for Educators.
Gulf Region: Community-based Community Science Projects
Public Lab is excited to announce that with support from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Gulf Research program we will be working on building the scientific capacity of the next generation.
Read more about the project and curriculum here.
Here are some different activities particularly suited for use in the classroom:
Activities should include a materials list, costs and a step-by-step guide to construction with photos. Learn what makes a good activity here.
Also see this page on Air Quality Class
|How could we design a group activity around siting air sensors?||@warren||over 1 year ago||1||10|
|What are some of the challenges of implementing a problem-based learning curriculum in your classroom?||@mimiss||almost 2 years ago||0||4|
|What are some of your favorite community science projects from around the world?||@mimiss||almost 2 years ago||2||3|
|Have you tried any good DIY microscope dyes or stains?||@mimiss||almost 2 years ago||1||5|
|Ideas for a DIY + Maker class for 6th graders||@Kmckeown||over 2 years ago||2||7|
|What are good resources for teaching middle school age children about water quality parameters?||@stevie||almost 3 years ago||1||5|
|What is the easiest and cheapest way to make a kite big enough to carry a camera?||@warren||over 3 years ago||0||1|
Check this wiki that has some information on funding sources for science teachers.
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