Category: STEM and NGSS
“How do I empower my students,” I wondered, “during our ecosystem unit with studies that are place-based?” I wanted students to fall in love with the plants and animals of our bioregion, not only with ecosystems halfway around the world.
Math exists throughout poetry. Separating the two would be like removing oxygen from air. Oxygen might be invisible to the human eye, but it is an essential part of our existence—even when we do not see it.
In this article, we will focus on how to start recognizing math in poetry, as well as how to explore math and poetry together.
The spiral has a mathematic background: it follows a sequence of numbers, known today as the Fibonacci sequence. This spiral appears everywhere in nature—as well as in human design.
Once introduced to this spiral pattern in nature, you may start noticing it everywhere. This kit is a powerful way to increase observation skills and apply math to “real-world” phenomena
STEM is more than a clever acronym. It is a way of thinking and learning—and offering education to students that is more engaging and relevant to their lives.
Whether you’re familiar with STEM concepts or it is new for you, there is a lot to benefit from adding STEM to your teaching tool kit. You can scroll down for the top three benefits of STEM if you’re already familiar with the concepts.