An Hour Without Power: Business...
This resource, created by Donna Armelino of Red Rocks Community College, will invite students to consider the effects of electrical outages and shortages on businesses and consumers. Students will first go for an hour without using electrical power in their personal lives, and then spend an hour in a local business considering how a lack of power would affect operations, writing a reflection paper on their observations and experiences. The activity requires roughly three and a half hours to complete - one to two 45 minute in class sessions and two one hour segments outside of class. This four page pdf document contains directions for the teacher, student outcomes, and guidelines for...
Solar Dynamics Observatory
The Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO), which NASA launched in February 2010, is a ?sun-pointing semi-automatic spacecraft,? a mini space observatory that is des...
The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) is a non-profit organization that was founded in 2011 to manage the International Space Station. In...
How does the sun determine the Earth's seasons? This is the question that the National Geographic Education site seeks to answer with a lively 35-minute...
These instructions for building a "suntrack" model were originally designed by Philip and Deborah Scherrer of the Stanford Solar Center in 2005; a decade later...
NASA Women of STEM is a wonderful site dedicated to celebrating women who have made contributions to NASA in the related fields of science, technology,...
AMSER is a portal of educational resources and services built specifically for use by those in Community and Technical Colleges but free for anyone to use.
AMSER is funded by the National Science Foundation as part of the National Science Digital Library, and is being created by a team of project partners led by Internet Scout.
The AMSER Quarterly was recently featured on Maria Anderson's Teaching College Math blog. Maria Anderson is a math instructor at Muskegon Community College, to read her math blog as well as her contribution to the Quarterly click here. For more issues of the AMSER Quarterly click here.
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