EcoForesters is a non-profit professional forestry organization dedicated to conserving and restoring our Appalachian forests through education and stewardship
The Ecoforestry Institute Society (EIS) is a registered non-profit, charitable society comprised of a volunteer Board and a strong core of community volunteers.
You are probably familiar with the characteristics and advantages of some of the common textile fibers. However, you may not understand the difference between all the various natural and manufactured (synthetic) fibers used in apparel and home furnishings.
The Bridge to College course for Mathematics is a fourth-year (senior-level) course designed for students scoring a Level 2 on the Smarter Balanced high school assessment (11th grade).
The course is grounded in essential career and college readiness expectations as reflected in the Washington State K-12 Learning Standards for Mathematics (the Common Core State Standards) to ensure that students passing the course are fully prepared for college-level coursework. The course was developed by higher education faculty, high school teachers, and curriculum specialists from multiple colleges and school districts and adapted from the Southern Regional Education Board
Math Ready course.
The Mathematics Vision Project (MVP) curriculum has been developed to realize the vision and goals of the New Core Standards of Mathematics. The Comprehensive Mathematics Instruction (CMI) framework is an integral part of the materials. You can read more about the CMI framework in the Utah Mathematics Teacher Journal. (UCTM, 2009)
In this unit of study, students will design, build, program, and test a small fan-powered "robot" created with an Arduino controller. The drone must move a certain distance, then stop. This unit integrates nine STEM attributes and was developed as part of the South Metro-Salem STEM Partnership's Teacher Leadership Team. Any instructional materials are included within this unit of study.