Categories: General InterestHands-on activities are integral to science education. Continuing to provide these valuable learning experiences in these uncertain times poses several unique challenges and obstacles that the safety-minded science teacher must overcome. This document outlines... read more
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Categories: Lab/Student ActivityIn December 2020, STAO hosted a one hour workshop where participants worked together to make their own Digital Escape Rooms. To create your own digital escape room, you will need a topic you want to test, a google account, and a thinglink.com free educator account.... read more
Categories: Lab/Student ActivityNow more than ever, teachers must create opportunities for students to develop awareness, build community, and seek solutions for a greener earth. One way to achieve this is to connect scientific innovation with community engagement. This website provides teachers... read more
Categories: Unit PlanTeaching sustainability in a general science classroom can be intimidating with limited experience or lack of guidance. This unit plan was created to assist educators in providing both academic and hands-on ecological lessons. I have been fortunate enough to have... read more
Categories: General InterestAs researchers move to study large-scale trends in nature (e.g. observing migration patterns, monitoring invasive species, surveying climate change), the amount of data required is often beyond the capabilities of a single research team (Bonney et al., 2009). One way... read more