Discover High Quality STEAM Resources  



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#1 Explore INFOhio Math Resources Explore INFOhio Math Resources

IWonder focuses on resources for students in grades 4-6.  Check out the Do You have a Math Problem to Solve? To find links to math challenges, video, games and practice problems.    How can you use these resources in your classroom?

 

ISearch lets you search nearly all of the INFOhio resources from a single search box.   Results are shown in html or in pdf format.   Use ISearch to search for general topics like algebra or geometry or special topics like Pythagorean theorem or linear equations

#2 Read - Science Resources Background Read - Science Resources Background


INFOhio has many resources for STEAM instruction. As you review these resources, think of your instructional units.  How could you integrate scientific thinking into your units using these resources?

 

  Digital Video Collection (DVC) contains over 2900 videos that can be viewed full length or in segments. Videos can be streamed or embedded in presentations or learning management systems. 


Digital Video Collection includes: 

  • Most videos include teacher guides
  • Playlist include videos curated by topic to support Ohio's Learning Standards 
  • DVC Playlists include: Mathematics, Technology, Climate change, Careers  
  • Bill Nye collection of videos
  • Some videos include links to additional resources, lesson plans, quizzes, and websites to support classroom learning
  • Over 40 Spanish language titles 

Science Reference Center Science Reference Center includes full text science-oriented content from magazines, science encyclopedias, books and other sources. Math, engineering and technology are also an important part of Science Reference Center.

Science Reference Center includes:

  • More than 1300 experiments, science fair projects and other activities
  • eBooks
  • Featured science topics
  • Lesson Plans and worksheets
  • Biographies
  • Translate, listen to or download articles
  • Research guides
  • Folders to save articles and searches

 Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center includes detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of crafters, hobbyists and makers of all ages.

Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center includes:

  • Full text for nearly 2,000 magazines and books
  • More than 720 videos
  • Hundreds of ideas and directions for makers and makerspaces.
  • More than 180 hobby profiles
  • More than 10,000 recipes
  • Subjects vary from arts and crafts, home and garden and indoor recreation to performing arts and science and technology
  • Translate, listen to or download articles
  • Folders to save articles and searches
#3 Search - Science Online Search - Science Online

Science Online Science Online.

  1. Watch the Science Online Overview Video.  Then read about the features found in Science Online on the Science Online (Flyer) - K12.pdf  to download a copy for future reference.
  2. Download the Explore Science Online PDF for a list of resources in Science Online to explore.
  3. Explore Science Online. As you begin your exploration, think of an instructional unit you can tweak like the lesson ideas in the “Nudging Toward Inquiry” article to help your students think like a scientist. 

   

Add a link to this resource to your library or class web page with this URL:

https://www.infohio.org/students/er/item/science-online

Read about some of the features found in Science Online.

 

#4 Search - Science Reference Center Search - Science Reference Center

 

Search Science Reference Center

  1. Review the tutorial on Science Reference Center. The video tutorial connects audio narration with matching text to help users learn more about the interface.   There is also a Powerpoint with same information on slides.
  2. Download the Explore Science Reference Center PDF for a list of activities to explore Science Reference Center.
  3. Explore Science Reference Center.
  4. As you begin your exploration, think of an instructional unit you can tweak like the lesson ideas in the “Nudging Toward Inquiry” article to help your students think like a scientist. 

    Add a link to this resource to your library or class web page with this URL: https://www.infohio.org/students/er/item/science-reference-center

#5 Search - Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center Search - Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center

Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center

  1. Review the tutorial on Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center.  The video tutorial connects audio narration with matching text to help users learn more about the interface.   There is also a power point with same information on slides.
  2. Explore EBSCO’s Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center for resources and activities that can be used to connect makerspace activities to content standards.
  3. As you begin your exploration, think of an instructional unit that might use makerspace ideas to help your students think like a scientist. For example, origami is a good activity for makers that offers many opportunities to connect math standards to a hands-on project.

Add a link to this resource to your library or class web page with this URL:

https://www.infohio.org/students/er/item/hobbies-crafts-reference-center

#6 Explore - INFOhio's Digital Video Collection Explore - INFOhio's Digital Video Collection

Digital Video CollectionDigital Video Collection (DVC)

  1. Download and review the Digital Video Collection Getting Started Guide.
  2. Go to the Digital Video Collection (DVC).
  3. Check out the DVC playlists featuring Mathematics and Climate Change.
  4. Click the playlist of Bill Nye videos. Choose a video, read the summary and open the teachers’ guide.
  5. Search for a video on a STEAM topic that you can use with your students.

 

Add a link to this resource to your library or class web page with this URL:

https://www.infohio.org/students/er/item/dvc