Science – Disrupt

WHAT ARE YOU PASSIONATE ABOUT THIS YEAR?

  • Motion and Stability; Forces and Interactions
  • Energy
  • Waves and Electromagnetic Radiation
  • Growth, Development and Reproduction of Organisms
  • Natural Selection and Adaptations

DAY ONE: Brainstorm at least 2 or 3 ideas or broad topics

NoodleTools: Collection and Organization of Information

  • Register/Revalidate your NoodleTools Account
  • Create and share a Project

New Registration

Create & Share a Project

 

STEP ONE: Find some background information on your broad topics.  Good resources for this would be:

  • Encyclopedia Britannica
  • Facts on File – Science OnLine
  • Newsbank
  • Newsela
  • Discover
  • CK-12

NoodleTools:

  • Create a Citation (copy & paste)
  • Create a Notecard

 

Creating a Citation

 

Creating a Notecard

 

STEP TWO:  Decide on your Topic.

What are you wondering about?  What do you want to know and understand?

STEP THREE:  Begin researching from a variety of sources and formats.

Sources:Newspapers, Magazines, Scholarly Journal Articles and Books

 
1)  Newsbank – current newspaper articles
2)  Facts on File – Science Online or Health Reference Center
3)  Zinio – National Geographic, Discover, All about Space, BBC Wildlife, Earth,
4)  EBSCO – newspaper, magazines and scholarly articles
5)  Questia – books, scholarly articles, magazines
7)  Destiny – Non Fiction
 

Video Clips 

Vlogbrothers:  a channel created by John and Hank Green as a way to explain and communicate on a wide range of issues.” Raising nerdy to the power of awesome”.

Big Think:  A leading source of expert-driven, actionable, educational content – with thousands of videos.   Aimed at exploring the big ideas and core skills that define knowledge in the 21st century so they can be applied to the questions and challenges of your own life.
 
Podcasts
 
National Public Radio:  Great story telling and rigorous reporting.  Telling stories, small and large that start conversations, increase understanding, enrich lives and enliven minds.
 

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