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Curriculum - High School
Links for Educators
Parent and Student Links
Week of the Ocean
- for specific Title I middle schools only.
SCHOOLS in this grant:
GIZMOS ALIGNED TO CURRICULUM MAPS
- Download these Curriculum Maps as they have direct links to the Gizmos you need:
6th Grade Curriculum Map -
7th Grade Curriculum Map -
8th Grade Curriculum Map -
NEW GIZMOS FEATURE:
You can import a whole Gizmos list in one click! Desiree Sujoy (ExploreLearning Project Manager) created Gizmos lists that you can download for your grade level based on the 2012-2013 curriculum maps, and have a whole year of Science Gizmos organized by Units, in just one click! Just make a new class tab (or clean out Gizmos from an old tab), and click “import Gizmos to classes”….even the headings are imported!
6th grade link to the list:
7th grade link to the list:
8th grade link to the list:
(from Desiree Sujoy) - (What is Gizmos, how to log on, etc.)
Spanish-Intro to Gizmos for Parents.pdf
Creole-Intro to Gizmos for Parents.pdf
EXPLORE LEARNING WEBSITE:
Create user accounts using the same BEEP conventions:
Teachers: UN (p + 8 digit personnel #); PW (8 digit personnel #). Students: UN (student #); PW (birthday MMDDYYYY)
GIZMO CORRELATIONS - aligned to the IFCs.
for teachers to find out any help topics, teaching ideas, news items - Parent letter from Desiree Sujoy can be found here
Quiz link available until Tuesday, Nov. 8, 9:00 p.m.
TRAINING and INSERVICE POINTS
(Face-to-Face Training, Follow-Up forms, More Inservice Points, On Site Training)
Face-to-Face Training Workshop Follow-Up Form Due DECEMBER 9
What your computer needs in order to successfully use Gizmo:
if you have a Mac -- we've found that this browser has no problem with the plug-ins. The latest Firefox (Mac 8.0) also works well.
TO TEST YOUR COMPUTER click this link:
Introduction to Explore Learning:
Teaching with Gizmo Demo Movies
Doppler Shift Advanced
--Derive an equation to calculate the frequency of an oncoming sound source and a receding sound source. Also, calculate the Doppler shift that results from a moving observer and a stationary sound source. The source velocity, sound velocity, observer velocity, and sound frequency can all be manipulated. Lesson:
-- Explore the relationship between the correlation coefficient of a data set and its graph. Fit a line to the data and compare the least-squares fit line. Lesson:
Help Videos Intro, Getting Started, How to etc.
(List of all Gizmos):
Problems with the wiki/Inservice: Rebecca Malones, Secondary Science, 754-321-1874,
Questions about Gizmo and
further school training
: Desiree Sujoy, Explore Learning,
Desirée Sasko Sujoy
Project Manager, PD
ExploreLearning 561-889-2560 (direct)
866-882-4141 x285 (toll-free)
If you are a STEM school, contact your district coordinator to schedule training in your school.
Training/Inservice: Sally House, Instructional Technology,
STEM Supervisor (Science): Dr. Merilyn Johnson -
STEM Supervisor: James "Duke" Chinn:
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