KET online STEM Resources

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Scale City

A rich collection of interactives and videos based on proportional reasoning.  Designed for middle school but has possible applications in elementary and high school.

 

Physics LabTwelve pieces of virtual apparatus designed to simulate real lab apparatus and in most cases to extend it. Unlike most of our resources, this resource is not entirely free.  It is $50 for one school.

 

 

Electronic Field Trip to a WatershedTakes students to urban and rural settings across Kentucky to see how water from rain and snow is collected and funneled into common waterways and how human activities affect the quality of water everywhere.

 

A tour of the Thomas family’s farm in Elizabethtown.  Topics of discussion include right-to-farm laws, urban encroachment on farmland, animal waste disposal, pigs’ intelligence and behavior, and what it’s like to grow up on a farm.

 

 

This KET special collection focuses on water conservation at Bernheim Forest near Louisville and on remediating acid drainage from abandoned Kentucky coal mines.

 

Video and images from KET programs, with educational support materials developed in line with state academic standards. Topics include life sciences, geometry, and biology.

 

This KET special collection uses original animation and wonderful visual images to introduce basic concepts in science to young children.

 

Four videos for grades 4-6 document the creation of four wells and a mile-long tunnel that use riverbank filtration to supply water to homes

 

Learn about 21st Century technological careers, and the skills they entail, in this collection of media resources.

 

Common laboratory techniques used for treating disease and improving diagnosis, and examine the ethical debate over such research. Includes career profiles.

 

Find resources from a range of public media producers and curators that will help you teach climate science literacy.

 

Includes career profiles produced by WGBH Boston Media Productions for Science City and career profiles drawn from other Teachers’ Domain collections.

 

Examines how we are identifying the causes and effects of these environmental health problems, and how public health works to improve conditions.

 

Self-paced modules full of videos and interactives for grades 7-1o that show how professionals working in fashion, videogame design, and music production use algebraic thinking.

 

Sustainability for elementary students.  Loop scoops helps elementary students look upon objects and activities in their daily life, and ask: Where does it come from? What is it made of? What happens to it when I throw it away?

 

Find resources from public television’s award-winning natural history series, Nature.

 

 

Timely science and technology stories

 

 

An animated math mystery show featuring a team of curious kids who use their math and problem solving skills to outwit and outsmart the villain Hacker in their quest to save Cyberspace.

 

These lesson plans were created by the New York Hall of Science and are based on Science Friday’s very popular SciFri Videos.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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