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Prometheanscience

  1. 1. The Promethean and the MS Science Classroom Jim Forde Scofield Magnet MS http://mrforde.blogspot.com --- [email_address]
  2. 2. Vision for today: <ul><li>Preview a few categories of possible Promethean Board use. (30 min) </li></ul><ul><li>Split by grade level and search for materials that we identify as useful. (45 mins.) </li></ul><ul><li>Report these materials out </li></ul><ul><li>via computer. (15 mins.) </li></ul><ul><li>Re-meet to share some of our </li></ul><ul><li>Findings. (30 mins.) </li></ul>
  3. 3. What are some powerful ways to use the promethean? <ul><li>Simulations- </li></ul><ul><li>Interactives- </li></ul><ul><li>Tutorials- </li></ul><ul><li>Graphics/Videos- </li></ul><ul><li>Games- </li></ul><ul><li>These can be web or software based. </li></ul><ul><li>These can be home made, free or purchased. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Simulations: <ul><li>Gr. 6 example -->Changing Matter http://www.bgfl.org/bgfl/custom/resources_ftp/client_ftp/ks3/science/changing_matter/index.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Solar System Simulator (JPL) http://space.jpl.nasa.gov/ </li></ul><ul><li>Gr. 7 Example -->Seed growth http://www2.bgfl.org/bgfl2/custom/resources_ftp/client_ftp/ks2/science/plants_pt2/growth.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Gr. 8 Example --> Make a quake --> http://dsc.discovery.com/guides/planetearth/earthquake/interactive/interactive.html </li></ul>
  5. 5. Interactives: <ul><li>Gr. 6 example --> </li></ul><ul><li>Roller Coaster Sim - http://www.funderstanding.com/coaster </li></ul><ul><li>Gr. 7 Example -->Karyotyping </li></ul><ul><li>http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/begin/traits/karyotype/ </li></ul><ul><li>Gr. 8 Example -->Interactive weather maker </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.scholastic.com/kids/weather/ </li></ul>
  6. 6. Tutorials: <ul><li>Gr. 6 example -->Periodic Table movies </li></ul><ul><li>http://periodicvideos.com/# </li></ul><ul><li>Gr. 7 Example -->Frog Guts </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.froguts.com </li></ul><ul><li>Gr. 8 Example -->Evolution of the continents http: //bcs . whfreeman .com/thelifewire/content/chp22/22020.html </li></ul>
  7. 7. Graphics/Videos: <ul><li>Gr. 6 example -->Teacher Tube - Laws of Motion - http://www.teachertube.com/view_video.php?viewkey=f5b8c02c0e46513b98f9&page=1&viewtype=&category = </li></ul><ul><li>Gr. 7 Example -->Cell Image Bank- http://www.echalk.co.uk/Science/biology/cells/imageBank/cellsMenu.html </li></ul><ul><li>Gr. 8 Example --> Global Climate Change - http://www.exploratorium.edu/climate/hydrosphere/index.html </li></ul><ul><li>Exploratorium- http://hypatia.exploratorium.edu:8080/Cumulus/Standard/SelectCatalog2.jsp </li></ul><ul><li>• Teacher Tube Science Channel - http://www.teachertube.com/channel_detail.php?chid=59 </li></ul>
  8. 8. Gaming: <ul><li>Gr. 6 example -->Newtons 1st Law http://www.echalk.co.uk/Science/Physics/asteroids/asteroids.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Periodic table - http://www.echalk.co.uk/tasters/taster4/taster.html </li></ul><ul><li>Gravity game - http://www.echalk.co.uk/amusements/Games/gravity/gravity.html </li></ul><ul><li>Gr. 7 Example --> Jeopardy Review Game </li></ul><ul><li>Gr. 8 Example --> Engaging Science On-line Games - </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.engagingscience.org/games/ </li></ul>
  9. 9. The pen is mightier…. <ul><li>Colored ink to highlight science terms </li></ul><ul><li>Simple diagrams </li></ul><ul><li>Write over images on CD/Web </li></ul>
  10. 10. Misc. <ul><li>Manipulating data… Pulse Rate </li></ul><ul><li>Google Earth… http://terrapinkids.blogspot.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Inspiration </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Microscope </li></ul>
  11. 11. Promethean Planet <ul><li>Log in. --> select science/6-8/web links </li></ul><ul><li>92 web based 6 - 8 Science Resources </li></ul>
  12. 12. What now? <ul><li>Relocate- </li></ul><ul><li>6- Room 200 </li></ul><ul><li>7- Room 205 </li></ul><ul><li>8- Room 217 </li></ul><ul><li>---------------- </li></ul><ul><li>Search for resources- </li></ul><ul><li>• Google.com </li></ul><ul><li>• GoodSearch.com </li></ul><ul><li>• Promethean Planet.com </li></ul><ul><li>--------------------- </li></ul><ul><li>•  Report out using form websearchworksheet.doc </li></ul><ul><li>Or </li></ul><ul><li>• Email your finds to “jforde” </li></ul>
  13. 13. Promethean and science Blog! <ul><li>post a comment (copy/past link) on: http://prometheanandscience.blogspot.com </li></ul>
  14. 14. What did we find?

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