STEM

Summary of global soundscapes.
This tutorial addresses the NGSS standard for teaching science through inquiry-based methodologies, and explores its impact for teaching students.
This STEM tutorial focuses on the areas of physical science that include magnetism, electricity, and sound along with how these fit into the NGSS.
An activity, accessible to all students, including those with visual impairments, teaches the concept of the vast distances among the planets.
This tutorial discusses the importance of adapted and universal curricula and the FAIER Approach to designing physical education activities.
This tutorial examines elements that make Common Core different from previous state standards and the challenges they present for visually impaired students.
Webinar addresses the standards for teaching science through inquiry-based methodologies, and explores its impact for teaching students with visual impairments.
A hands on activity for students who are blind and visually impaired to measure mass using pennies.
In this activity, students identify animals and their habitats
Hands-on activity for students who are blind or visually impaired to build a model of a cell membrane.
In this webcast, Lucia Hasty discusses spatial relationship and graphic literacy and strategies for teaching students to read tactile graphics.
Introductory information, as well as activities and teaching tips for making physical science accessible to students with visual impairments.
In this section science teachers will find information on selecting and purchasing teaching tools and instructional materials to support their work with students who are blind or visually impaired...
Explore the exciting new innovations and cutting-edge technology that promise to make scientific inquiry more accessible to students who are blind or visually impaired.   Electronic...
These camps specialize in providing fun and challenging educational experiences for science-oriented students who are blind or visually impaired.   Leading the Way: Global Explorers Global...
Explore research in science instruction methods and teaching tools for students who are blind or visually impaired.   Access & Technology: Making Science Accessible to Blind Students...
Teachers of oceanography and marine biology will find advice and teaching tools for working with students who are blind or visually impaired.   Legally Blind WHOI (Woods Hole Oceanographic...
Teachers of geology and geography will find innovative teaching tools for students who are blind or visually impaired in this section.   Earth+: Accessible Earth Science National Aeronautics...
This section offers chemistry class teaching and learning strategies for students who are blind or visually impaired.   Chemistry Perkins School for the Blind This adaptation of a classic...
Biology teachers will find teaching tips and advice for creating biological models for students who are blind or visually impaired.
Astronomy teachers can explore the many resources designed for students who are blind or visually impaired.   Can Blind People be Astronomers?  Future Reflections (2002) - National Federation...
Math teachers of students who are blind or visually impaired will find resources and teaching strategies for mathematics and other number concepts in this section.   Teaching Math to Students...
These websites provide a wealth of information about creating tactile graphics for students who are blind or visually impaired, including maps, diagrams, chart, models, and symbols.   Basic...
The use of maps is an important skill for all children to learn.  For students who have visual impairments, learning to read a map is an important step towards independence, as well as a way to...
This webcast is intended to assist educators in adapting Science curriculum for visually impaired and deaf-blind students.
Ideas for creating a bulletin board about environmental science for students who are blind or visually impaired.
Something I notice at this time of year are the begging sounds of what I believe to be juvenile Red-tailed Hawks.
Perkins School for the Blind Secondary school student Jonah LeDuc shares his science fair research experiment "What Creates Ocean Waves?"
As an avid birder, I especially like some of the all-persons nature trails located at Mass. Audubon wildlife sanctuaries.
Build a classroom business making and selling dog treats as students practice multiple skills.
Real object materials make this multi-sensory project fun for kids of all sight levels to enjoy for days.
Adapt your summer lesson plans and activities with these cross-curriculum ideas.
These little red berries are full of sensory fun that can be incorporated into many classroom activities!
Birdsong is at its peak in spring, and the Perkins campus is a great place to hear a wide variety of bird sounds.
It's not complicated when you follow these organization tips for a weekly pizza parlor in your class!
Cook s'mores for a snack while learning the science behind it with this solar oven.
Perkins School for the Blind student Jamie LeDuc shares his science fair research experiment "Why Do We Hear Sounds Differently Under Water?"     Listen Here for Jamie's Radio Interview...
Perkins School for the Blind secondary student Jake Pine shares his science fair research experiment: How Does a Water Wheel Change Water to Electrical Energy?
Perkins School for the Blind student shares his science fair experiment testing what will happen to boiling water after adding salt.
A student from Perkins School for the Blind looks at how dolphins communicate with each other.
This simple hands-on experiment is designed to help children discover which materials sink and which ones float.  It can be adapted for students with visual impairments and multiple disabilities, or...
An overview of soundscapes, including how to capture them, and their educational value for students who are blind or visually impaired
Activity for students who are blind or visually impaired to lean about what materials stop water from flowing.
Students who are blind and visually impaired explore how much water plants need to live, and how much water seeds need to sprout.
In this activity students develop an understanding of the needs of a plant.
Help children understand the importance of planning organization and sequencing during this activity!
Explore the natural world with an active hands-on sensory hunt for various plants.
A student in the Secondary Program at Perkins School for the Blind shares her project from the Science Fair. From my research I gathered that acid rain is a broad term referring to a mixture of wet...
We are pleased to have translations in Arabic of some of our activities:  نماذج الكروموسوم - التنميط النووي  (Chromosome Models -- Karyotyping) عمل نموذج لخلية نبات (Modeling a Plant Cell) الصفائح...
Purpose: We know that flat river-valley bottoms are prone to flooding, but we think of them as being geologically stable. This experiment demonstrates what happens to sandy soils when they liquefy...

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