K-16 Resources

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Scientific Publication The Potential of Data Collection and Analysis Activities for Preschoolers: A Formative Study with Teachers

To support preschool children’s learning about data in an applied way that allows children to leverage their existing mathematical knowledge (i.e. counting, sorting, classifying, comparing) and apply it to answering authentic, developmentally appropriate research questions with data.

Interface/Tool Preschool Data Toolbox

The Preschool Data Toolbox is a teacher-facing app plus digital teacher guide (available in the Apple and

Curriculum Streams of Data: Lesson Plans and Resources

Streams of Data has created fourth-grade lesson plans for a five-day sequence about rivers and flooding. The goal of these lessons is to support development of analytical thinking skills around authentic science data. These goals include:

Scientific Publication Data Investigations to Further Social Justice Inside and Outside of STEM

This article focuses on discussion and preliminary findings from classroom testing of the prototype learning module: Investigating Income Inequality in the U.S. In this module, students examine patterns of income inequality using person-level microdata from the American Community Survey

Curriculum Zoom In! Science

Zoom In! is a free, Web-based platform that helps high school students build their data literacy through “deep dives” into real-world biology and Earth science problems using authentic data sets.  Each Zoom In blended learning module is a multi-day, standards-aligned science inq

Scientific Publication Measuring Data Skills in Undergraduate Student Work: Development of a Scoring Rubric

Data literacy, or students’ abilities to understand, interpret, and think critically about data, is an increasing need in K–16 science education.

Curriculum Investigating Immigration to the U.S.: Module Overview and Sample Lessons

The Investigating Immigration to the U.S. module focuses on describing, comparing, and making sense of categorical variables. Students investigate questions such as: Are there more immigrants in the U.S. today than in previous years? Where have immigrants to the U.S.

Curriculum Investigating Income Inequality in the U.S.: Module Overview and Sample Lessons

The Investigating Income Inequality in the U.S. module focuses on describing, comparing, and making sense of quantitative variables.

Presentation Building Statistical Thinking with Social Justice Investigations and Social Science Data

This poster provides an overview of the Strengthening Data Literacy across the Curriculum (SDLC) project, which is developing and studying curriculum modules for non-AP high school statistics classes to promote interest and skills in statistical thinking and data science among diverse high school

Curriculum Real World, Real Science Curriculum Modules

Real World, Real Science is a NASA-funded collaboration with the Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) that builds on the success of GMRI’S existing

Interface/Tool Resources for Educators Using Data in the Classroom

EDC's Oceans of Data Institute (ODI) has compiled a list of data activities, lessons, and resources for the classroom, sorted by grade level:

White Paper Ocean Tracks – A Journey Through the Ocean: A Modern Approach to Science Education

Research in the sciences is currently undergoing a massive transformation, as technological advancements shift big data into the forefront of investigative tools, and early education is looking for solutions to keep up.

Scientific Publication Identifying Curriculum Design Patterns as a Strategy for Focusing Geoscience Education Research: A Proof of Concept Based on Teaching and Learning With Geoscience Data

The geoscience education research (GER) enterprise faces a challenge in moving instructional resources and ideas from the well-populated domain of ‘‘practitioners’ wisdom’’ into the research-tested domains of St. John and McNeal’s pyramid of evidence (this volume).

Video Exploring Data through Ocean Tracks

This video was featured in the 2017 STEM for All Video Showcase, held May 15-22, 2017. View the presentation.

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