Discover High Quality STEAM Resources  



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#1 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?

 

Science Online provides a comprehensive, curriculum-oriented overview of a broad range of scientific disciplines including Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Technology and more.   You and your students can search by subject, type of resources or even by standard.


Science Online includes: 

  • eLearning Modules which include lesson plans and are embeddable
  • Interactive experiments, with complete materials lists and instructions
  • Diagrams, charts and graphs
  • Videos and Animations. Videos are embeddable and closed captioned
  • Topic Centers (research starters) include curated articles, videos, diagrams, experiments, and timelines
  • Science in the News with discussion questions. These are embeddable
  • Read aloud and translate features in the articles
  • Folders to save articles and searches

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
#2 Search - Science Online Search - Science Online

Science Online Science Online.

  1. Read the Science Online Product Overview.
  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 the "Science Online Produce Overview".

 

#3 Search - Science Reference Center Search - Science Reference Center

 

Search Science Reference Center

  1. Review the Science Reference Center User Guide.
  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

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

Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center

  1. Review the Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center Users Guide.
  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

#5 Watch - INFOhio's Digital Video Collection for Teachers Watch - INFOhio's Digital Video Collection for Teachers

INFOhio’s DVC has over 2900 instructional videos that are free to Ohio districts, teachers, and students. The videos can be downloaded, streamed or embedded into a learning management system.  Many include materials for educators and over 280 are closed captioned. Watch the video tutorial, INFOhio's Digital Video Collection for Teachers.

 

#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