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Science project done by a student who is visually impaired to explore how wingspan affects flight distance.
Science experiment to see what kind of chocolate melts the fastest.
Science project that asks "What is the most common fingerprints on humans" done by a student at TSBVI.
A science project for students who are blind or visually impaired students to find out what kind of pepper makes the spiciest chili
Hands-on experiment for students who are blind or visually impaired to learn about what effect sound frequency has on a mixture of cornstarch and water.
A number of suggested activities to help young children who are blind or deafblind become familiar with the properties of fire.
These four scientific experiments have been adapted for students who are blind or visually impaired. These activities were done with an afterschool group of elementary school students in the public...
This video demonstrates a variety of strategies and materials that can be used to assist students with low vision when measuring as part of a Science lesson.
Hands-on activity for students who are blind or visually impaired to analyze bar and pie graphs.
This activity introduces students to basic concepts of motion and forces.
This activity was done with an after school group of elementary school students with visual impairments. They were given a scenario and asked to solve it.
The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries.
This activity describes accessible coding options for blind and visually impaired students and professionals.
Hands-on activity to introduce the sense organs to students who are blind or visually impaired using oversized models.
Hands-on activity for students who are blind or visually impaired to learn about the three types of rock found in the Earth.
Blog post about encouraging students who are blind or visually impaired to think like scientists.
Science Fair project for students with visual impairment examining the effect of hydrogen peroxide on plants.
“Our Burning Platform" Ed Summers said as we viewed a burning oil rig on the screen at the opening session of POSB "is the conversion of paper classrooms to tech-based classrooms". He went on to...
For this year’s Science Fair, Introductory Physics student Zachary B. chose to explore whether a speaker, such as the kind you might find in a stereo or pair of headphones, could be converted into...
For this year’s Science Fair, Introductory Physics student Shae K. began by pondering whether it would be possible to identify a mystery sample of different minerals by formulating their density,...
Science fair project on forensic chemistry from a student who is blind
Students who are blight and visually impaired use a phothosensor utilizing pitch to "hear" the amount of light.
An activity to review the steps of the scientific method for students who are visually impaired.
Science fair project by a student who is visually impaired to learn about how motors work.
For this year's Science Fair Introductory Physics student Izzy P. chose to explore the ways in which whales communicate with one another by sending underwater sound signals capable of travelling...
A science experiment that explores which bubbles last the longest.
A science fair project about elephant toothpaste.
In this teachable moment, Kate Fraser talks about the importance of arrows in science.
Tips to adapt animal dissection for students who are visually impaired.
Hands-on activity to help students who are blind or visually impaired learning about radioactivity.
As students learn about plate tectonics, they are introduced to the concepts of tectonic plate movement, either away from the adjacent plate (divergent boundary) or toward the adjacent plate (...
The biannual Principals of Schools for the Blind (POSB) Math/Science Institute was held at Perkins School for the Blind April 14th and 15th. Attendance was up from 2 years ago to about 65...
Resources for teaching animal classification to students who are blind and visually impaired.
Activity will demonstrate how flowers go to seed for students who are visually impaired or blind.
Hands-on activity for students who are blind or visually impaired to introduce concepts of chemical and physical changes.
Hands-on activity gives students who are blind or visually impaired the opportunity to tactually experience the basic structure of a flower.
Kate Fraser describes how students with low vision or no vision can participate in constructing a "spine" using a variety of materials.
Hands-on activity for students who are blind or visually impaired to be introduced to simple circuits and parallel circuits.
This morning the final group of teachers departed after 5 days, first at the excellent conference on the Perkins campus and then the NCTM (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics) conference in...
Constructing this model provides students with an excellent opportunity to study the structure and function of the eye.
Tips for reading tactile graphics in science for students who are blind or visually impaired.
This simple activity requiring only boiled eggs models the 3 layers of the Earth for students who are blind or visually impaired.
This short activity can serve as a good introduction to food chains for students who are blind or visually impaired.
Hands-on activity to teach students who are blind or visually impaired about sound using an online hearing test.
Hands-on activity for students who are blind or visually impaired to learn about clogged arteries through homemade models.
Hands-on activity that has students who are blind or visually impaired compare formation of coral reefs in different environments.
Recent science articles have discussed how the increase in Carbon Dioxide in our atmosphere is contributing to increased levels of carbon dioxide in the ocean. http://www.whoi.edu/main/topic/ocean-...
A hands-on, multi-sensory tour of the solar system for students who are blind or visually impaired.
Students from Perkins School for the Blind visited Woods Hold OCeanographic Institution after collaborating to provide a high quality education about the ocean.
A hands-on science activity for students who are blind and visually impaired to demonstrate the sequence and length of digestive system organs.