Posts filed under ‘TAP Curriculum’

Energy Opportunity Finale: The “Marketplace” Game!

An ad campaign for energy opportunities has to be effective in the real marketplace for students to be successful innovators. This simulation helped my students to understand basic economics and political realities of 21st Century America. All made possible with the help of my economist husband. I love the intersection between subject areas, where the most interesting ideas are, and where there are rich possibilities for math, English and social studies links too.

Continue Reading June 23, 2013 at 12:37 PM Leave a comment

Plastic Trash Issue and Density

Plastic particles float like plankton, making up a huge proportion of the diet of filter feeders – from baleen whales to small fish. The possible impact on marine life is huge. What floats and what sinks matters – this engaging issue is used to add context to a unit on density and buoyancy.

Continue Reading November 25, 2012 at 4:27 PM 5 comments

TAP: Keeping it simple to make it happen.

Not enough time to plan the action! The gold in the rush…

Continue Reading April 5, 2011 at 3:30 PM Leave a comment

POP/TAP: What kids say about MultiMedia presentations…

A great day and what the kids have to say.

Continue Reading March 16, 2011 at 4:03 PM 1 comment

NSTA Conference Coolness…

Good news, inspiration, handy links and a terrific time at the San Francisco National Science Teacher’s Association.

Continue Reading March 15, 2011 at 5:12 PM Leave a comment

TAP News…

The new TAP video clip is uploaded right here

The latest, improved sheets are uploaded to our website, including the new, multi-media pieces. Better, shorter, clearer activity sheets, at least we hope so!

And we are presenting at National Science Teacher’s Association conference on Sunday 8am for Snapshot Science and 9.30 am for TAP in the Moscone Center, rm 212.

We’d love to see you there!

Sue Boudreau and Karen Snelson.

March 4, 2011 at 5:21 PM 1 comment

Sticky Facts to Act On!

Use sticky facts as an entree to taking action for us and for our classes!

Continue Reading August 8, 2010 at 12:54 PM Leave a comment

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