2022 Chicago National Conference

July 21-23, 2022

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FILTERS APPLIED:6 - 8, Poster Share-a-Thon, Technical and Vocational Education


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All Students Can Do STEM: STEM-ulating Projects for Clubs, Camps, and Classrooms

Friday, July 22 • 11:50 AM - 12:50 PM

McCormick Place - Exhibit Hall, Poster Session Area, Table 19

STRAND: Using Inquiry-Based STEM to Facilitate Learning for ALL

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STEM classrooms can be exclusive if teachers do not identify the lack of prior learning opportunities and misconceptions early in the year. Come learn how one teacher uses coding to bridge the gap in her STEM classroom.

STEM inclusion activities; coding in the classroom; and STEM project ideas.

Jessica Kohout (Howard County Conservancy: Woodstock, MD)

Photovoltaic Array Use in Earth Science Classes

Friday, July 22 • 11:50 AM - 12:50 PM

McCormick Place - Exhibit Hall, Poster Session Area, Table 3

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GEHS Solar Website
This is a website with teaching materials related to two solar arrays installed at Greenbrier East High School to aid in teaching Earth Science classes.

STRAND: Developing Scientific Literacy in the Science and STEM Classroom

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Teacher describes installation of two solar arrays, and how students use the arrays to investigate alternative energy and effect of array angle on electricity production.

Solar arrays allow students to interact with a real world technology changing sunlight into usable electricity. Two solar arrays that tilt independently allow students to evaluate data from a controlled experiment. Solar energy is part of response our society needs to respond to the challenge of global warming and our need for energy.

Bruce Rose (Greenbrier East High School: Lewisburg, WV)