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Teachers' Domain Professional Development; Middle School Life Science (Merck Course)

06/24/2004

Course: Middle School Life Science Teachers: Tracy Polte, Monica Chrambach, Sally Crissman Teacher: Tracy Polte Lesson Focus: Observing animal behavior in the classroom Segments: Using Animals in the Classroom (mck04_vid_crayanimals) 3:48 Assessing Student Understanding (mck04_vid_crayassess) 1:09 Bridging Yesterday’s and Today’s Lessons (mck04_vid_craybridge) 2:54 Making Observations (mck04_vid_crayobserve) 3:12 Making Predictions (mck04_vid_craypredict) 3:38 Setting Up the Experiment (mck04_vid_craysetup) 4:25 Teacher: Monica Chrambach Lesson Focus: the digestive system Segments: Benefits of Using a Model (mck04_vid_digbenefit) 3:33 Project Design (mck04_vid_digdesign) 3:23 Limitations of the Model (mck04_vid_diglimits) 2:56 Teacher: Sally Crissman Lesson Focus: Unicellular Organisms Segments: Assessing Prior Knowledge (mck04_vid_pondknow) 2:24 The above segment contains existing footage from the Teachers’ Domain Life Science Resource called "Single-Celled Organisms" Making the Invisible Visible (mck04_vid_pondvis) 7:04 NOTE: The following segment is being used in the Middle School Life Science course and was excerpted from EXISTING FOOTAGE: Interactive NOVA Earth Segment (mck04_vid_novaearth) 1:05 Interviewee: Kathy Sullivan, former astronaut The Middle School Life Science course contains a stand-alone segment from Interactive NOVA "Earth: Project Introduction" It was taken from the laser disc, side 1, Project Introduction and Temperature NOTE: This "Food Chemistry" segment is being used in the Middle School Life Science Course and was excerpted from EXISTING FOOTAGE: Investigating Classrooms Teacher: Nanette Respess Lesson Focus: Food Chemistry Segment: Investigating Classrooms (mck04_vid_foodenv) 2:45


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Series
Teachers' Domain Professional Development
Program
Middle School Life Science (Merck Course)
Program Number

2

Series Description

Teaching Elementary Life Science is a graduate-level professional development course designed to enhance your understanding and teaching of life science. In eight sessions, you will investigate life science topics using hands-on activities and online resources including video segments, interactive activities, readings, and other multimedia materials. These resources are drawn from Teachers' Domain, WGBH's digital library service. Series release date: 2004

Program Description

Teaching Middle School Life Science is a graduate-level professional development course designed to enhance your understanding and teaching of life science. In eight sessions, you will investigate life science topics using hands-on activities and online resources including video segments, interactive activities, readings, and other multimedia materials. These resources are drawn from Teachers' Domain, WGBH's digital library service.

Also used in Teachers' Domain in Action Promo: All of these are assets that have “Sally Crissman” as the teacher name in the description field. Order numbers: 552662-552664

All of these are assets that have “Tracy Polte” as the teacher name in the description. Order numbers: 552634 - 55263 And 552644; 552646

Duration

00:40:42

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Topics
Education
Citation
Chicago: “Teachers' Domain Professional Development; Middle School Life Science (Merck Course),” 06/24/2004, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 2, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9F873268404A4C4ABA9046E036481D51.
MLA: “Teachers' Domain Professional Development; Middle School Life Science (Merck Course).” 06/24/2004. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 2, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9F873268404A4C4ABA9046E036481D51>.
APA: Teachers' Domain Professional Development; Middle School Life Science (Merck Course). Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9F873268404A4C4ABA9046E036481D51
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