Science

Students will learn about four different environments: hot desert, coral reef, temperate forest, and tropical rainforest.

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Office Lens allows the user to take a picture of a photo, document, or whiteboard. Then, the image is processed so that text can be seen clearly and can easily be exported into a OneNote or many other Microsoft Applications (OneDrive, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word), saved as a PDF or image or sent in an email.

iCell gives students, teachers, and anyone interested in biology a 3D view inside a cell. Included are examples of three types of cells: animal, plant, and bacteria. Learn about the various parts of the cells.

You can use your finger to tap on parts of the cell to select and zoom in on that particular organelle. Each organelle comes with a name and short description of its function in the cell.

You can rotate and zoom in and out of the cell.

The instructions below will support you with learning and exploring iCell.

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Corinth Anatomy Augmented utilizes AR by overlaying digital representations of the internal elements of the human body. Anatomy Augmented uses the Augmented Reality Function to enable digital overlays. Make sure to download and print the AR Function at www.ecorinth.com/AR. Directions are also available within the app.

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Corinth Micro Plant utilizes AR by overlaying digital representations of the microscopic elements of plant parts. Corinth has a full suite of apps in addition to this one, allowing the exploration of the hidden sciences! This original interactive education app takes you into the fascinating microscopic worlds of plant biology. Explore enormously magnified images, fully 3D interactive models of tree, leaf, leaf section, plant cell, bacteria and mysterious forms of plant viruses.

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Hockey Scholar brings science, math & engineering concepts to life using the exciting, fast-paced game of hockey. Through immersive hockey simulations, each online module enables students to explore real-life applications of fundamental STEM concepts.

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In this part of the unit, students are exploring how global temperatures have changed over the past hundred years.  Students will examine tables and graphs about global temperatures and carbon dioxide levels, human consumption of food, and human consumption of natural resources.  They will find patterns in the graphs.

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This is a blended learning unit I modified from a traditional unit plan to include more online and web-based material.  It requires 1:1 technology and internet access from students, but should be accessible cross platform, and even on mobile phones.

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Cell Cycle can be a very abstract and difficult section of Biology to learn. The goal here is to use constant reinforcement with students and allow for open communication between teachers and students for help and discussion.

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he Weather Unit guides children through a yearlong study of weather. Children observe, measure, describe, and record aspects of weather such as temperature, air, wind, and clouds; practice using tools to measure weather; and look for weather patterns. The unit provides a number of experiences that offer children a connection with the weather in their environment.

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