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Online Resources Vetted by MDSTA Members

NASA STEM Engagement

Inspire - Engage - Educate - Employ the Next Generation of Exporers

Navigating Nuclear

Guide your middle school students through the world of nuclear energy and related fields with digital lesson plans and more.

Working with Wind Energy

Lesson focuses on how wind energy can be generated on both a large and small scale.  

For ages 8-18.

The Underrepresentation Curriculum

The Underrepresentation Curriculum (URC) is a free, flexible curriculum for STEM instructors to teach about injustice and change the culture of STEM. 

Moons Phases Simulation

Relate observable Moon patterns to motions within the Earth–Sun–Moon system using this digital model.  For Grades 3-5 Curriculum materials included

Using Outdoor Education in Science Classrooms

A PowerPoint presentation by Kathleen O'Conner

Resources from Educators from Detroit PBS Kids

In-home Learning, PBS LearningMedia, Virtual Field Trips, and More.

Using "Black Panther" (Movie) to Understand the Periodic Table

Sibrina Collins and LaVetta Appleby

Bandwidth Recovery

Helping students reclaim cognitive resources lost to poverty, racism, trauma, and other "differentials"

Ask Nature

It's time to begin asking the rest of our complex planetary family how to build a more resilient, regenerative and beautiful world.

30 Animals That Made Us Smarter Podcast

 Amazing things that humans have learned from the animal kingdom.

ScIC4 Unconference Resources

Compiled Google Doc resource links from ScIC4 which took place on October 24, 2020 Links include:  StarTalk Cosmic Queries with Neil deGrasse Tyson and more.


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