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Planning resources

Most everything you need to know in under 5 and a half minutes!
Complete Curriculum Guide (click to view and download)

Complete Curriculum Guide (click to view and download)

Team up, connect your class, and/or compete with another STEMhero teacher

Team up, connect your class, and/or compete with another STEMhero teacher

Aligned standards and essential questions

Aligned standards and essential questions

Student Guide (Click to view and download)

Student Guide (Click to view and download)

Timeline for Implementation (pacing suggestions)

 

What about students who don't have a meter, or don't have internet access at home? --> frequently asked questions

 

Resources for Engaging stakeholders (Families / Administrators)

Parent letter template (Download and customize)

Parent letter template (Download and customize)

One-page program summary

One-page program summary

Pilot study results -- research completed by the Marquette Democracy Lab

Pilot study results -- research completed by the Marquette Democracy Lab

The STEMhero logo, for use on your school, professional, or social pages

The STEMhero logo, for use on your school, professional, or social pages

Parent letter template (Spanish) (Download and customize)

Parent letter template (Spanish) (Download and customize)

Example student water and energy dashboard

Example student water and energy dashboard

Teacher Testimonials

Teacher Testimonials

 

Getting students Hooked (started)

To "hook" students, build a sense of empathy and/or provide context for their upcoming experience with STEMhero, teachers can choose to assign any of the missions below ... or just jump right into collecting data.

Option: Students research and reflect on the source of their water/energy, and how their lives/communities are shaped by that context.  

Option: Students research and reflect on the source of their water/energy, and how their lives/communities are shaped by that context.  

Option: A student self-assessment of their knowledge, attitudes and actions related to energy and water

Option: A student self-assessment of their knowledge, attitudes and actions related to energy and water

Option: Students compare themselves to real professionals in STEM fields

Option: Students compare themselves to real professionals in STEM fields

Option: Students learn about where water/energy are used in a typical home. An estimate of their home's usage is produced, which they can then compare against the actual usage they measure.

Option: Students learn about where water/energy are used in a typical home. An estimate of their home's usage is produced, which they can then compare against the actual usage they measure.

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