Boat of knowledge for STEM: Ohio Water quality enhancing and broadening science, technology, engineering and math education amongst graduate fellows and K-12 students
The following lesson plans have been developed, tested and revised through the BooKS-2 program for the Ohio Resource Center. They align with Ohio Department of Education Academic Content Standards for science and mathematics. Resources for these lessons are provided as .pdf files for accessibilty as well as in .doc format to allow for editing and customization.
Matchmaking on the Ohio River: Correlations and the least squares regression line
A Random Slice of River Pi: Random Selection and hypothesis testing
Can You Show Me the Way to a Good Fishing Hole?: Measuring distances and angles, cubic equations, weighted equations
Is There Really No Way to Tell Which Way We Are Flowing?: Graphing, equation building, patterns and functions
How Dirty is the Ohio River?: Data analysis and probability
Where Will We Really Meet?: Equation of a line, intersection of two lines
What's in the Water?: Rate of change
Bottom–Up Stream Ecology: Scientific inquiry, characteristics and structure of life, diversity and interdependence
Fishing for Facts: Scientific inquiry, characteristics and structure of life, diversity and interdependence
You’re in Hot Water Now, Little Daphnia!: Scientific inquiry, diversity and interdependence
Fish Need to Breathe Too!: Diversity and interdependence
Algae and Sedge Effects Upon Nutrients In A Freshwater System: Diversity and interdependence
How Does Soil and Water Runoff Affect Water Quality?: Diversity and interdependence
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