STEM

This STEM webinar focuses on the areas of physical science that include magnetism, electricity, and sound along with how these fit into the NGSS.
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.
Hands-on activity for students who are blind or visually impaired to build a model of a cell membrane.
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.
Back to school! And... there will be a student with a visual impairment in your science classroom!
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.
This science fair experiment by a student who is blind demonstrates how sound travels through water.
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.
Simple hands-on science experiment for students with multiple disabilities to discover whether materials sink or float
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.
With the arrival of spring, our thoughts turn toward planting.
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.
This hands-on experiment examines the effects of acid rain on plants.
Accessible Science posts for students who are blind or visually impaired are now available in Arabic.
This hands-on science experiment is designed to help students with visual impairments to understand the effects of an earthquake on a flooded area.
How does excess carbon dioxide in the air impact coral reefs?
Hands-on experiment to teach children with visual impairments about changing liquids to solids
There are many accessible audio CD sets on the market designed to teach bird sounds.
Why do birds make all those pretty sounds, especially in the spring? Is it because they are happy that the weather will soon turn warm?
Hands-on activity for younger students who are blind or visually impaired or with multiple disabilities to help with understanding of nutrition.
Birding, or what was once commonly known as bird watching, refers to observation and identification of birds in their natural habitats.
كيف يمكن لطالب يعاني من الإعاقة البصرية المشاركة في معرض العلوم؟ تُعقد معارض العلوم بشكل تقليدي في فصل الربيع في العديد من المدارس. يبدأ اختيار الموضوعات وتنفيذ التجارب بمجرد بدء العام الدراسي...
You may have now, or will have in the future, a student with a visual disability in your classroom. Where do you turn for help and support?
Since the fall of 2006, Perkins has been part of a collaboration with the world renowned Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
This activity gives students an opportunity to use the engineering design process
Students who are visually impaired learn the technique of letterpress printing.
Hands-on activity to introduce density to students who are blind or visually impaired.
This activity differentiates between qualitative and quantitative observations and practices data collection.

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