Technology in the Science Classroom

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Inspired Classroom Model. How do I get my students to use computers when:There are only 4 or 5 computers in my room.We only have a limited amount of technology resources.. Inspired Classroom Configurations. What is the Inspired Classroom Model.Ideas for Inspired Classroom models configurations.

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1. Technology in the Science Classroom Nick Diamond Troy Lavender

2. Inspired Classroom Model How do I get my students to use computers when: There are only 4 or 5 computers in my room. We only have a limited amount of technology resources.

3. Inspired Classroom Configurations What is the Inspired Classroom Model. Ideas for Inspired Classroom models configurations. What are the hardware considerations. Eight Port Network Hub, $60 20' Network Cable, $15 15' Six-Outlet Surge Protectors, $30 (2 @ $15/each) Cable Tunnel, $45 (15 feet @ $3/ft.) USB Extensions for Mice, $35 (5 @ $7/each) PS2 Extensions for Keyboards, $15 (5 @ $3/each) Total Cost per Classroom: $200

4. Being Smart With Your Smartboard How do I use this thing!

6. Smartboard as Whiteboard -Use the pen as a regular “Expo” marker. -Highlight, Underline, Circle, Write…. Press on the Floating Tools toolbar and drag your finger over something you would like

7. No Pen? Give it the Finger! Using Your Finger as a Left-click The SMART Board interactive whiteboard becomes touch sensitive as soon as you start your computer. Any time you touch the interactive whiteboard, your finger acts as a left-click. Double-clicking To double-click on a SMART Board interactive whiteboard, simply press the same spot twice in rapid succession.

8. Manipulating PowerPoints You can use any PowerPoint file Use the Slide Show toolbar Advance the slide show with just your finger. Press twice on the interactive whiteboard, making the second press to the right of the first

9. Save Your Notes! Capturing Your Notes You can save annotations written over slides either to Notebook software or to your PowerPoint file. Saving Notes to Notebook Software One way to save notes is with Notebook software. When notes are saved in Notebook, they can be moved as objects or converted to text and edited.

10. Science Simulation Websites Earth Science General Earth Science Simulation http://www.ncsu.edu/sciencejunction/station/experiments/earthkam/simulation/ Planetariums http://www.pcsapo.com/csphere/csphere.html http://www.nationalgeographic.com/features/97/stars/chart/index.html

11. Science Simulation Websites Life Science Classification http://www.classzone.com/books/ml_science_share/vis_sim/lotm05_pg56_dichotomous/Treekey/lotm05_pg56_dichotomous.html Genetics http://www2.edc.org/weblabs/Punnett/punnettsquares.html http://biologica.concord.org/webtest1/web_labs.htm

12. Science Simulation Websites Physical Science General Physics Simulations http://phet.colorado.edu/ Electricity http://jersey.uoregon.edu/vlab/Voltage/ Chemical Equations http://www.wfu.edu/~ylwong/balanceeq/balanceq.html

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