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Did you know that you can contribute to scientific research just by playing a game?

posted on May 27, 2014 at 11:20 AM

Did you know that you can contribute to scientific research just by playing a game?
The latest initiative in the growing NOVA Labs citizen science platform––an online RNA Lab––utilizes puzzles from Eterna, a game that allows players to design RNAs, tiny molecules at the heart of every cell in our bodies. A series of animated videos explains the science behind the game and teaches novices how to play it. The Lab aims to expand the community of participants while giving students and science enthusiasts an... Read More

IPTV Shares STEM Resources at Cedar Valley Family STEM Festival

posted on November 27, 2013 at 1:10 PM

IPTV Shares STEM Resources at Cedar Valley Family STEM Festival
IPTV had a great time sharing resources and hosting a hands-on booth at the Cedar Valley Family STEM Festival.  Families gathered around to get their hands in the containers of oobleck, a non Newtonian fluid that is made of corn starch and water.  Educators often use oobleck to teach their students about states of matter and viscosity.  While family members played in the substance, others watched the NOVA episode on our display... Read More

NOVA's Newest Lab: Clouds

posted on August 28, 2013 at 9:50 AM

NOVA's Newest Lab: Clouds
NOVA has released its newest interactive lab: The Cloud Lab. The Cloud Lab gives a hands-on approach at studying meteorology, including reconstructing your own storm! At http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/labs/lab/cloud/ you can explore Cloud Typing, Clouds up Close, Clouds and Weather, and Clouds and Climate. NOVA provides this great resource with outstanding images and photography for educators and those interested in clouds and meteorology.... Read More

IPTV's Best Educational Resources of 2012

posted on December 18, 2012 at 8:22 AM

IPTV's Best Educational Resources of 2012
2012 has been a busy and exciting year for public media. We saw the birth of some really amazing educational video, interactives, and resources that are truly changing the way teachers can access and use media in the classroom. From a new film from Ken Burns, to interactive periodic tables, to new web series that ask questions to truly challenge your students, there is something here that addresses part of your curriculum and is sure to... Read More

NOVA ScienceNOW: Season 6

posted on October 26, 2012 at 10:27 AM

NOVA ScienceNOW: Season 6
NOVA ScienceNOW starts a new season with a brand new host, New York Times Tech guru who was host of NOVA Making Stuff and Hunting the Elements, David Pogue. Featuring four stories in each themed episode, the new season of NOVA ScienceNOW, tackles an array of thought-provoking topics including:  “How Smart Can People Get?"- in which Pogue finds out how the anatomy of his brain measures up to Albert Einstein’s; “What are... Read More

NOVA

posted on September 20, 2012 at 10:27 AM

NOVA
NOVA offers a huge catalog of educational content that works for any number of subject areas, including ancient history, biology, earth science, physics, math, linguistics, music, technology, and engineering. NOVA is ideally suited for teachers. You can browse resources by subject areas or topics, narrow your search by media type or search grade level, or perform a basic search. NOVA offers thousands of resources including purpose-built... Read More

The Best Resources for STEM Educators

posted on September 2, 2012 at 12:00 AM

The Best Resources for STEM Educators
STEM education is the point of much discussion and scrutiny in education lately. From districts needing to improve students’ test scores in science and math to many leaders wanting the U.S. to be more globally competitive in technology and engineering, it is clear that improving STEM education will continue to play an important role in U.S. education. IPTV offers your students ways to explore new ideas related to science, technology,... Read More

Elemental Resources

posted on March 27, 2012 at 10:47 AM

Elemental Resources
In celebration of NOVA’s new episode, Hunting the Elements, we thought putting together a list of elemental resources would be appropriate. Here you will find interactives, video shorts, quizzes, and a full list of science programs that deal with the elements, their properties, and a host of fascinating characteristics they share. NOVA’s new program asks the question: Where do nature’s building blocks come from? Host David... Read More

Trouble Learning Physics? Build a Trebuchet!

posted on February 2, 2012 at 8:52 AM

Trouble Learning Physics? Build a Trebuchet!
If you're a science teacher, the chances are that you know about NOVA. In fact, you may have used either a NOVA program or one of its online resources at some point in your career. NOVA is about curious people exploring interesting questions. The best part about the series, however, is that it can take what can be an often difficult-to-explain topic and produce a film that is as entertaining as it is informative, using the tools of good pacing,... Read More

Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

posted on November 7, 2011 at 12:59 PM

Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers
Helping students see science and engineering as a career possibility can be tricky. Sadly, many students may grow up hearing adults complain about science: "It's too hard. It's for 'geeks.' Why would you want to waste your time with that?" Yet scientists and engineers are more than just scientists and engineers. They are people who have lives outside of the groundbreaking, innovative work they do. Some are musicians or poets, some play... Read More

Plug in to STEM Resources with Spark

posted on December 6, 2010 at 12:00 AM

Teachers' Domain and NOVA have partnered on a new monthly STEM eNewsletter! Each month Spark will feature a handpicked selection of resources specifically tailored for classroom use, highlighting some of the best STEM media resources that NOVA and Teachers' Domain have to offer. Subscribe at no charge at NOVA Newsletter Want more? Visit the NOVA Teachers and Teachers' Domain websites to tap the collection of great STEM-related video clips,... Read More

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