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  • Math and Science In 21st Century Education
  • Role in 21st Century Education Technology and 21st Century Learning allows students to learn mathematics and sciences from a more digitalized and technology based form.
  • Definitions • The ability to evaluate information based on its sources and the methods used to generate it. • Math in 21st Century Education • Reason with numbers and other mathematical concepts • Science in 21st Century Education • Evaluate scientific arguments and apply conclusions
  • Example- Blowing Balloons • Students will work in groups on this science experiment • Students will use mathematic skills to measure 40 mL of water in a bottle then to add a teaspoon of baking soda into bottle then stir • The students then will group decided amount of lemon juice into the bottle and quickly cover the top of the bottle with the balloon • The group with the biggest balloon wins
  • Blogs Students will work in groups to produce a blog on how they think the experiment will turn out.
  • YouTube Students will watch YouTube videos on the effects of baking soda and lemon juice as well as the experiment http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y4meoFPPsaA Students will also film their own experiment to put on YouTube
  • Podcasts Students will record a podcast of their lab report
  • Pinterest Students will then use Pinterest to look up other experiments using baking soda
  • Additional Technology Overview • Smart Board • Introduction to units with relevant TedTalks • Social Media • Smart Phone Fridays • Class YouTube • peer-to-peer learning • graded on performance • Blogs • promotes critical thinking • involves non-science thinkers • multidisciplinary • STEM challenges by NASA
  • Why is math and science important? • Studying and engaging students in math and science can benefit the economy • Promote more jobs in America • Science and math is used throughout daily life • Diverse and well rounded individual • Creativity • Critical Thinking • Problem Solving • Communication • Collaboration
  • Conclusion • Centers around the importance of learning science and math • promotes choice of STEM career • provides a pathway for students to DO.
  • Work Cited • http://online.wsj.com/ad/article/mathscience-rising • http://voices.washingtonpost.com/answer-sheet/alfie-kohn/stem-sell-are- math-science-rea.html • http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/experiments/inflatingballoons.html • http://www.edits.net/component/content/article/20/144-industry- importance-of-math-and-science-in-education.html
  • Works Cited Continued • http://www.nasa.gov/offices/education/programs/national/summer/NASASTEMchallenges/main/#.U2 HFfYFdUuc • Blanco, Harold. CI 350 at Marshall University. • http://www.p21.org/storage/documents/P21_Math_Map.pdf • http://www.p21.org/storage/documents/21stcskillsmap_science.pdf • http://www.imls.gov/about/21st_century_skills_list.aspx
  • • “The nation that out-educates us today is going to out-compete us tomorrow.” -President Obama