How can I write my own powerful questions? Is it possible for students to create their own powerful, higher order thinking questions? How can we capitalize on this quality, in-depth thinking to create assessment opportunities?Created by Val Baron (EJELS) and Terra Kaliszuk (AISI Instructional Coach)
Adapted version of Costa’s 3 Levels of Questioning to create their own HOTS questions!
- Teacher Outline (brief lesson progression & selected implementation suggestions)
- Student Question Creation Handout (exemplar question & 3 Level Questioning resource)
Convergence 8 - index
Exploratorium Online Activities
TryScience! Experience the excitement of contemporary science and technology through on and offline interactivity with science and technology centers worldwide.
Edquest Middle School Science Student and Teacher Resource Centres for both approved texts for the Alberta science curriculum. Science Alberta Foundation
ATA Science Council
PBS LearningMedia Science and Technology activities. Select a grade level and a topic.
Science News Feature articles on late breaking science news.
PhET Simulations - excellent simulations for Science and Math at all grade levels
Understanding Science - University of Berkeley
The Spangler Effect - a weekly video blog of science experiments