This game-based quiz program offers assessments for students in grades 2–12 in a variety of core subjects, including science, math, language arts, and history. Teachers can use the website’s pre-existing quizzes or create their own. The science quizzes employ the key vocabulary and concepts in the NGSS, providing useful practice for students preparing for standardized science assessments. The quizzes’ game-based nature makes reviewing the material fun for students.
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Teachers can share K–12 lessons, demonstrations, tips, and tricks for teaching about light, lasers, and optics on this community platform. Visit the website to join the community and browse a collection of downloadable activities or upload optics-related activities of your own creation. The activities address topics relating to the properties of light (e.g., color, reflection, refraction, and shadows), as well as how lasers and fiber optics work. Each activity features targeted grade levels, step-by-step instructions, and embedded instructor tips. Titles include Classroom Cave (grades 1–5), Color With M&Ms (grades 3–8), and Invisibility for Muggles (grades 9–12). The platform also allows teachers to set up classes, assign activities, and track student progress.
This online booklet for students in grades 6–8 is a step-by-step guide to designing a successful and meaningful science fair project that focuses on the 3Rs of waste management: reduce, reuse, and recycle. The booklet guides readers through a project from start to finish and includes helpful checklists such as What the Judges Look For and What Makes a Good Science Fair Project? With this resource, students’ science fair projects can send a clear message showing how the 3Rs lead to resource conservation.
The Get Current coloring book engages preschool and kindergarten children with energy. The coloring book introduces renewable energy sources and takes the student through solar, wind, water, hydropower, bioenergy, and geothermal before demonstrating ways to improve energy efficiency, like plug-in electric vehicles. The activity book (https://goo.gl/1qGKMi) is for middle level and high school students and includes crosswords, word games, math puzzles, and more challenging ways to help students, learn, understand, and internalize the principles of energy literacy, energy efficiency, and renewable energy.