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Decision Making Probability and Risk Assessment

9/15/2014

This module is an outstanding teaching tool for helping students develop a greater understanding of how mathematical reasoning can be used to make decisions every day. Activities like rolling marbles, number cubes, and coin tosses introduce probability. After reading several historic cases, students are presented with a hypothetical life-or-death decision involving an epidemic disease. They are asked to make recommendations about ways to reduce the risks associated with local emergency or disaster situations that could be either natural or human-caused. The assessment emphasis is placed on student understanding of trade-offs and decisions. Kit includes teacher guide.

Renewable Energy Science Education Kit

9/12/2014

Renewable energy is the wave of the future and you can discover how it works with this educational science kit. Experiment with a hydrogen fuel cell, solar energy, wind turbines, and water electrolysis. An entire miniature renewable energy system can be constructed on a small scale. This set includes a wind turbine module, a solar photovoltaic panel, an electrolyzer, a PEM fuel cell, and hydrogen storage system. You'll be able to learn the whole system step by step, configure it in different ways, and visualize the workings of clean energy principles from start to finish. A complete manual that explains the technology and defines experiments is included on CD.

Transportation Breakout Kit

9/9/2014

Learn about transportation and its role in agriculture with this engaging breakout box activity! Students must solve a series of riddles or research questions to unlock box by box to win! Two identical sets of lock boxes are included in this kit to allow for a class to be broken in two groups.

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