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Do Now #22: Wolves in our Midst

6 -12 Science | March 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

Do Now #22: Wolves in our Midst

To respond to the Do Now, you can comment below or tweet your response. Be sure to begin your tweet with @KQEDEdspace and end it with #KQEDDoNow For more info on how to use Twitter, click here. Do Now California had its first wolf since 1924 venture into the state for two months. Should the […]

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KQED Science Youth Media Festival

6 -12 Science | February 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

KQED Science Youth Media Festival

Applications are now open for the 1st Annual KQED Science Youth Media Festival, hosted at California Academy of Sciences on June 10, 2012, 3-5pm. Deadline for submission: April 15, 2012 The theme for this year’s festival is Nature and Environmental Science. We are looking for videos produced by youth who are either in middle school […]

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Do Now #18: Turning Resolutions into Habits

6 -12 Science | February 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

Do Now #18: Turning Resolutions into Habits

To respond to the Do Now, you can comment below or tweet your response. Be sure to begin your tweet with @KQEDedspace and end it with #KQEDDoNow For more info on how to use Twitter, click here. Do Now Did you make any New Year’s resolutions? Have you stuck with them? Why or why not? […]

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Mobile Devices:  When You Can’t Beat ‘Em…

6 -12 Science | January 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Mobile Devices: When You Can’t Beat ‘Em…

Embrace them! Mobile devices are ubiquitous and they are here to stay. Instead of banning them from our schools’ classrooms, let’s give educators the support and resources necessary to adopt the notion that mobile devices can be effective learning tools for students. Participants in this year’s QUEST Science Education Institute explored the idea of using […]

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Do Now #14: Earth-Like Planet

6 -12 Science | January 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Do Now #14: Earth-Like Planet

To respond to the Do Now, you can comment below or tweet your response. Be sure to begin your tweet with @KQEDedspace and end it with #KQEDDoNow For more info on how to use Twitter, click here. Do Now Do you think it is important for scientists to be searching for signs of extraterrestrial life?  […]

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Do Now #10: Seismic Measures

6 -12 Science | November 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

Do Now #10: Seismic Measures

To respond to the Do Now, you can comment below or tweet your response. Be sure to begin your tweet with @KQEDedspace and end it with #KQEDDoNow For more info on how to use Twitter, click here. Do Now What do you think would happen to your home if an earthquake similar to the 1989 […]

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Do Now #6: The Road to Nobel

6 -12 Science | October 14, 2011 | 42 Comments

Do Now #6: The Road to Nobel

To respond to the Do Now, you can comment below or tweet your response. Be sure to begin your tweet with @KQEDedspace and end it with #KQEDDoNow For more info on how to use Twitter, click here. Do Now If you were to choose a career in science, what would you study? What would you […]

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Do Now #2: Plastic Pollutants

6 -12 Science | September 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Do Now #2: Plastic Pollutants

To respond to the Do Now, you can comment below or tweet your response. Be sure to begin your tweet with @KQEDedspace and end it with #KQEDDoNow For more info on how to use Twitter, click here. Do Now Answer one of the following questions: How much plastic do you use on a daily basis? […]

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Best Practices for Digital Storytelling in the Classroom

6 -12 Science | September 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Best Practices for Digital Storytelling in the Classroom

As an educator, it can seem quite overwhelming to assign your students a digital storytelling project. There can be many external as well as internal challenges that range from school resources to personal comfort level with technology. However, these challenges should not deter you from assigning a project to your students. The potential benefits can […]

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Quest Institute — Slideshow Workshop

6 -12 Science | July 28, 2011 | 46 Comments

Quest Institute — Slideshow Workshop

There are a number of necessary skills that are essential to learning the process of making slideshows with audio. Like most multimedia productions, we can organize these skills into a common workflow.

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