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Welcome! On this page you will find programming, activities, and resources related to formal and informal education. Browse recent work on curricular materials: #education, and [subscribe](https://publiclab.org/unsubscribe/tag/education) to get updates on education ## How Can You Get Involved? We're looking to build a strong community of practice where educators of all experiences can share resources, knowledge, and lend a hand. Here are some ways that you can help build Public Lab's educational Community ### Join the Conversation Get notified about new #education posts by subscribing to related tags. Click the button below, and subscribe to tags like "education", "classroom", "lesson", as well as other topics that you're interested in. Subscribe ### Try These Lessons in Your Classroom and Share Your Experience After using one of these activities in person, let us know how it goes in the comments. We appreciate your feedback and encourage you to share how you modify the lesson to better fit your classroom. For more information about integrating Public Lab tools & methodologies, check out the resources available at [Public Lab for Educators.](https://publiclab.org/wiki/public-lab-for-teachers) ###Gulf Region: Community-based Citizen Science Projects Public Lab is excited to announce that with support from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Gulf Research program we will be working on building the scientific capacity of the next generation. We're recruiting for our next round of educators through March 15, 2020. [Read more about the summer 2020 workshops here.](https://publiclab.org/notes/mimiss/01-10-2020/gulf-coast-educators-join-public-lab-this-summer-for-a-classroom-community-science-workshop) I'm interested! _Fill out this form if you're an educator interested in this project, or would like more information._ ________________ ## Activities Here are some different activities particularly suited for use in the classroom: [activities:education] Also see this page on [Air Quality Class](/wiki/air-quality-class) **** ## Questions [questions:education] ## Resources Check this [wiki](http://publiclab.org/wiki/funding-sources-for-science-teachers) that has some information on funding sources for science teachers. ![PartsNCraftsSpectralTurntable.jpg](https://i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/001/316/medium/PartsNCraftsSpectralTurntable.jpg) **** ## Education group [people:education]...


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zengirl2 "This is a great write-up on this activity. As @warren mentioned I did this activity at MakerFaire with a very broad age range 6-60. Because I was b..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
warren "Love this! Super :smiley: Our breadboards didn't have nice Vcc or Ground sections like those pictured in the activity, so we decided to use one ro..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
jaksch "Hi spectrometrists :) I've just ordered the Lego-parts and I'm going through the instructions now. I don't really follow the step: "Tape or glue ..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
DrJohnBarrett "I have more sophisticated instruments for water quality testing, if needed.. " | Read more » over 4 years ago
warren "Hi, @rjboyd00, please don't use disrespectful language in any Public Lab space -- we work hard to preserve a respectful and welcoming environment, ..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
rjboyd00 "Your paper liner really sucks and doesn't fold well at all. I will be designing and 3D printing an opaque enclosure to replace most of the legos an..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
stevie "Also, we split up the kit before the workshop. We had the students divide into groups and rotate through the testing, so everyone was able to get h..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
stevie "Here's the page we put together to make a worksheet for students. It's from the materials in the book, but since we were doing this with 10 or so s..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
warren "Hi, @MoparWade, I believe @amanda followed up on this and sent a cable -- sorry -- this was an oversight. They went out a few days ago -- sorry, we..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
Glenn "I do miniature kite workshops frequently... and I'll build 40 kites with kids tomorrow. It's quick and easy when you're prepared. See the Kite Wor..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
warren "We'd love to see a photo of your final build! Thanks for sharing!!! " | Read more » over 4 years ago
MoparWade "So, I didn’t receive the black piece of cardboard. No big deal I can work with that. What is a problem is that I cannot see any way to connect the ..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
warren "Great write-up, thanks @SuziT9! I've posted this to the blog -- http://publiclab.org/blog " | Read more » over 4 years ago
xose "@xose awards a barnstar to SuziT9 for their awesome contribution! " | Read more » over 4 years ago
xose "Fantastic @SuziT9! Is it possible to have a digital copy of the step-by-step instructions? Looking forward to try these minikites! " | Read more » over 4 years ago
warren "I love this! It's so great!!! Tell us how the fair goes! " | Read more » over 4 years ago
warren "@warren awards a barnstar to RoRo for their awesome contribution! " | Read more » over 4 years ago
jpschaaf "@asnow -- I did not order a kit so nothing to worry about from that perspective; I just would like to see the page edited in case someone else gets..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
asnow "Hi @jpschaaf You are right! The kits should come with 4 x 3036 plates, not one as mentioned above. Regarding use of the 3004 bricks, which step in ..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
jpschaaf "The parts manifest should show Four 6 x 8 plates - 3036 instead of one. I'm also pretty sure that building the illustrated item also requires two..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
Bronwen "Hi @dcanprdn you're not missing anything, our initial pre-order was so that folks could get in early to start making their own and contributing to ..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
dcanprdn "I just got a lego spectrophotomer "kit" a bag of some lego pieces, a slit, and a CD. Directions are online I guess and the buyer must supply the ..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
warren "Love this! Thank you, Paz! " | Read more » about 5 years ago
warren "@warren awards a barnstar to pazb for their awesome contribution! " | Read more » about 5 years ago