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Purpose of Today's Workshop
Today's workshop will serve as an introduction to various unique and compelling
Internet resources, particularly in the areas of science and mathematics.
Participants will learn how to get in touch with on-line experts, how to
subscribe to a listserv, how to find and participate in Internet-based
collaborative projects, and how to find keypals.
Consulting Experts in the Field
One simple way to incorporate the Internet into classroom lessons is
to utilize experts in appropriate fields to answer your students' toughest
Examples of Collaborative Projects
Other Collaborative Projects
Mind's Eye Monster
Project (Grades 1 through 5)
First Grade, First
Grade, What do you see? (Grade 1) Finish
the sentence, “I see (choose a local landmark) looking at me.”
How do we measure up?
(Grade 1) Calculate the average amount of growth for a 1st grader.
Square of Life - CIESE
Project - (Grades 1 through 5)
How does your school yard environment compare to others around the world?
School yard Experiments & Activities - (Grades
4 & up) Share you experiment results with other classes.
Grocery List - (All ages) Students share local grocery
prices to build a growing table of data to be used in social studies, science,
health, mathematics, and other disciplines.
International Boiling Point Project
- CIESE Project
- (Grades 5 & up) What causes a pot of water to boil?
The Noon Day Project -
Project - (Grades 5 & up) Work
with students around the world to calculate the circumference of the earth.
Math Forum's Problem of the
Week - (All ages)
(All Ages) Submit student answers to monthly math challenges.
Mighty M&M Math
Experiment (All Ages) Mighty m&m Math teaches
fractions and percentages.
Counting Car Colors
(Grades 3 through 8) The goals of the project are to develop skills
hypothesizing, graphing and communicating.
Human Genetics Project -CIESE
Project - (Grades 5 & up) What
traits are dominant?
Global Water Sampling Project-CIESE
Project -(Grades 7 & up) Compare
water sampling results.
-(All grades) Learn about scientific monitoring and the hazards to wildlife.
Acid Rain - (Grades
7 & up) Teacher developed project :
Does your local power plant increase the amount of acid rain in your town?
Sunergy for the New Millennium
- (Grades 7 & up) Unique way to study heat transfer and solar
energy as an alternative energy source.
- (All ages) Gain access to a scanning electron microscope
Finding Collaborative Projects and Partners on the Web
Subscribing to a Mailing List
Publishing Student Work On-Line
Developing a Collaborative Project
For more information about the Stevens
K-12 Partnership, visit http://www.ciese.org/k12partnership/main.html
or contact Beth McGrath, CIESE Deputy Director
or (201) 216-5037.