BeeSpotter is a community science project that invites you to learn about pollinators and engage in a bee data collection effort.
CREDC Education's interactive activities and lessons help educators and students explore secure and economical power delivery.
Explore power and energy usage in the home through this interactive simulation.
Explore how time of use pricing pricing impacts the cost of electricity in a home through this interactive simulation.
Explore how electricity moves through the power grid in this interactive simulation.
Explore the economics and emissions impact of running a power utility company in this interactive simulation.
Explore some issues related to generation, demand, and transmission of electricity in this interactive simulation.
Enter Tesla Town and explore renewable electricity generation and delivery in a hydroelectric plant, solar powered house, and wind farm.
Learn more about power delivery through various hands-on circuitry lessons and projects.
Explore electrical circuits, power systems, sensors, coding, and microcontrollers in this 3-part book series.
A collection of hands-on and online activities, information, and resources regarding solar power.
DarkSky Investigations is a free online puzzle game inspired by real-life power outages to educate about electricity and cybersecurity.
A series of books that teaches the fundamental principles of programming languages with Scratch.
A curriculum series consisting of 3 books which explore important concepts in computer science while creating a foundation for coding in any language.
Facilitator Guide and Student Notebooks to accompany the main curriculum series.
Next Generation Science Standards-aligned curriculum units that integrate environmental education into required science content.
Students examine data and maps to ultimately inform the development of a community action plan to prevent algal blooms.
Students investigate food waste in the school cafeteria and develop an action plan to address food waste in their school or community.
Students investigate the energy system through the entry point of an electric light bulb, then develop a family action plan and a clean energy community information event.
Food Flows is a visualization system mapping how food flows between counties in the United States.
A web-based application which allows students to simulate the impacts of groundwater withdrawal on the water table and streamflow.
Project aimed at improving the scientific understanding of the natural hazard posed by Geo-magnetic Disturbances (GMDs) to the power grid. Pre-College resources for online and offline exploration of magnetism, electricity, the power grid, and solar energy.
A project that seeks to understand how to integrate computational thinking (CT) into elementary mathematics.
Developed based on over 100 CS Ed publications, these Learning Trajectories outline potential learning paths a student can follow or a curriculum can be designed around.
A cohesive sequence of activities aligned with math standards for fraction instruction in 3rd and 4th grade as well as CT learning goals drawn from learning trajectories.
Lessons created by and for school teachers intended for use with the Everyday Math 4 curriculum in grades 1-5.
A set of elementary and middle school level mathematics modules connected to the Illinois Learning Standards in the early 2000s.
A set of middle school level mathematics modules connected to the Illinois Learning Standards in the early 2000s.
A set of elementary school level mathematics modules connected to the Illinois Learning Standards in the early 2000s.
Presentations on Fridays during lunchtime from Spring 2007 to Fall 2021 covering topics related to math, science, technology, and/or education.
A web-based simulation that allows students to model the wastewater treatment process.
Middle and high school science curriculum materials emphasizing inquiry and active learning.
A resource for learning about modern cryptography methods with a color analogy.
Learn about public key cryptography by simulating a shared secret key exchange using color mixing.
Try to steal a private color using only publicly known colors shared among your targets.
Create a secret color key with a friend in order to exchange encrypted messages.
These lessons develop basic programming concepts through Scratch as they apply computation thinking skills to topics in science and mathematics for K-5 learners. Activities include lesson plans and links to Scratch projects for students and for teachers. Unplugged activities introduce many of the activities.