The focus of the 2014 MRL Science Workshop was "Projects and tools for science and engineering classrooms"
Consider applying to our Research Experience for Teachers program!
MRL Research Experience for Teachers (RET) teacher-intern presentations
(for all curriculum materials please visit these teachers' web pages and scroll down to the bottom)
Jessica Thompson: Ojai Valley School: Using Marine Science Technology in an Integrated Science Class
Kyla Gupta: Adolfo Camarillo HS: A Study of Plankton: Collection, Analysis, and Ecology
Julia Pustizzi: Learning Logic: Units for Introducing and Developing Reasoning and Communication
Javier Cervantes: Oxnard High: Bringing Ecological and Evolutionary Research into the classroom
Explorations of new resources and materials in STEM education including:
Hands on with NOVA's "Making More Stuff" 2014 outreach activity series - "Colder, Wilder, Faster, and Safer":
Making More Stuff Short Videos
Activity resources (for materials please see "support materials" and then "activity" on these pages)
Revisiting conductive materials: an early look at "CircuitScribe" conductive ink and more exploration of Bare Paint "electric paint".
A sensor project from our friends at Manylabs.org.
"Exploration Now" 2013 highlights videos with visitors from the Valentine Lab
James Rogers, Recent MRL PhD, aPEEL Technology Inc.: "Agricultural Skin Grafting: from a dream on Del Playa to field trials in Kenya"
Andrew Brooks, UCSB Moorea LTER network: introduction to MCR resources for teachers
Keynote Speaker: Robert Tai, Ed. D. University of Virginia. “Finding FOCIS: A Framework for Examining Lessons and Learning Activites”