Research Experience for Teachers Curricular Materials

Blue Sky in a Cup

Grade Level: 3rd - 5th
Subject Area: Data Analysis & Probability, Earth/Space, Physics, and Reasoning & Proof
Teacher: Arianna Dial
School: Bagdad Elementary

Chromaful Art

Teacher: Stephanie Valenzuela
School: PhD Graduate Student, Chemistry Department at UT Austin

Color through Coding

Grade Level: 4th - 8th
Subject Area: Chemistry, Computer Science, and Science & Technology
Teacher: Ariel Kay and Cecilia Osornio
School: Govalle Elementary and Wilhelmina Delco Elementary School

Crystallization of Sugar - Creation of homemade rock sugar candy

Grade Level: 3rd - 5th
Subject Area: Chemistry, Physical Science, Physics, Problem Solving, Reasoning & Proof, and Science & Technology
Teacher: Patricia González-Villaseñor
School: Bernice Hart Elementary

CSI: Messy Classroom and Modeling Mass Spectrometry

Grade Level: 3rd - 8th
Subject Area: Science
Teacher: Amanda Lengnick-Hall
School: Cunningham Elementary

Exploring Deposition through Art

Grade Level: 3rd - 5th
Subject Area: Earth/Space and Science & Technology
Teacher: Irene Hidalgo and Jennifer Sladek
School: Casey Elementary and Boone Elementary

Fizzy Water

Teacher: Stephanie Valenzuela
School: PhD Graduate Student, Chemistry Department at UT Austin

Is Your Tool up to the Task

Grade Level: 3rd - 8th
Subject Area: Science
Teacher: Becky Spillers
School: Purple Sage Elementary

Kaleidoscopes and Refraction

Grade Level: 5th Grade
Subject Area: Science
Teacher: Dara Reeder
School: Callison Elementary School

Leaf Chromatography

Grade Level: 4th Grade
Subject Area: Science
Teacher: Melissa Saldana
School: Caldwell Heights Elementary School

Lights! Camera! Action!

Grade Level: 3rd - 5th
Subject Area: Physical Science
Teacher: Zachary Wilborn
School: Ruth Barron Elementary

Like Sand through the Hourglass

Grade Level: 3rd - 8th
Subject Area: Science
Teacher: Becky Spillers
School: Purple Sage Elementary

Liquid Crystal and Nanotechnology

Grade Level: 5th
Subject Area: Science
Teacher: Amanda Lengnick-Hall
School: Cunningham Elementary

Liquid Density

Grade Level: 3rd - 5th
Subject Area: Data Analysis & Probability, Chemistry, Physical Science, Problem Solving, and Reasoning & Proof
Teacher: Marianella Garza and Monica Sanchez
School: Mendez Elementary and Bernice Hart ECP Elementary

Living in a Metric World

Grade Level: 3rd - 8th
Subject Area: Science
Teacher: Becky Spillers
School: Purple Sage Elementary

Nature-Inspired Soap

Grade Level: 3rd-8th
Subject Area: Science
Teacher: Olivia Barrow
School: Bernice Hart ECP Elementary

“Nothing Else Matters”...or does it?

Grade Level: 1st - 3rd
Subject: Physical Science and Problem Solving
Librarian: Catherine Jones
School: Purple Sage Elementary

Optical Obstacle Course

Grade Level: 4th - 6th
Subject Area: Physics
Teacher: Kathy Rogers
School: Wooldridge Elementary

Piano in A Box

Grade Level: 1st Grade
Subject: Physics
Teacher: Raianna Markham
School: Cunningham Elementary

Real World Ratios: Viscosity Investigation

Grade: 4th - 8th
Subject: Science
Teacher: Ashika Ganguly
School: Mathews Elementary

Scanning Probe Microscopy Design Challenge

Grade Level: 3rd - 8th
Subject Area: Science
Teacher: Becky Spillers
School: Purple Sage Elementary

Solar Powered Insects

Grade Level:1st Grade
Subject: Science
Teacher: Wendilyn Ilund
School: Caldwell Heights Elementary School

Starlight, Star Bright, Which Light Will Turn My Paper White?

Grade Level: 3rd - 5th
Subject Area: Science & Technology
Teacher: Arianna Dial
School: Bagdad Elementary

What’s the Matter? Observing the properties of matter to decide on best material to make a book cover

Grade Level: Kinder - 2nd
Subject: Physical Science
Teacher: Diana Garcia
School: DeZavala Elementary

Lesson Title

Grade Level

Subject Area

Teacher

School

Video Demo

Blue Sky in a Cup

3rd - 5th

Data Analysis & Probability

Earth/Space

Physics

Reasoning & Proof

Arianna Dial

Bagdad Elementary

 

Chromaful Art

 

 

Stephanie Valenzuela

PhD Graduate Student, Chemistry Department at UT Austin

Video Demo

Color through Coding

4th - 8th

Chemistry, Computer Science, and Science & Technology

Ariel Kay and Cecilia Osornio

Govalle Elementary and Wilhelmina Delco Elementary School

Video Demo

Crystallization of Sugar - Creation of homemade rock sugar candy

3rd - 5th

Chemistry, Physical Science, Physics, Problem Solving, Reasoning & Proof, and Science & Technology

Patricia González-Villaseñor

Bernice Hart Elementary

 

CSI: Messy Classroom and Modeling Mass Spectrometry

3rd - 8th

Science

Amanda Lengnick-Hall

Cunningham Elementary

 

Exploring Deposition through Art

3rd - 5th

Earth/Space and Science & Technology

Irene Hidalgo and Jennifer Sladek

Casey Elementary and Boone Elementary

 

Fizzy Water

 

 

Stephanie Valenzuela

PhD Graduate Student, Chemistry Department at UT Austin

Video Demo

Is Your Tool up to the Task

3rd - 8th

Science

Becky Spillers

Purple Sage Elementary

 

Kaleidoscopes and Refraction

5th

Science

Dara Reeder

Callison Elementary School

 

Leaf Chromatography

4th

Science

Melissa Saldana

Caldwell Heights Elementary School

Video Demo

Lights! Camera! Action!

3rd - 5th

Physical Science

Zachary Wilborn

Ruth Barron Elementary

 

Like Sand through the Hourglass

3rd - 8th

Science

Becky Spillers

Purple Sage Elementary

Video Demo

Liquid Crystal and Nanotechnology

5th

Science

Amanda Lengnick-Hall

Cunningham Elementary

Video Demo

Liquid Density

3rd - 5th

Data Analysis & Probability, Chemistry, Physical Science, Problem Solving, and Reasoning & Proof

Marianella Garza and Monica Sanchez

Mendez Elementary and Bernice Hart ECP Elementary

 

Living in a Metric World

3rd - 8th

Science

Becky Spillers

Purple Sage Elementary

Video Demo

Nature-Inspired Soap

3rd - 8th

Science

Olivia Barrow

Bernice Hart ECP Elementary

 

“Nothing Else Matters”...or does it?

1st - 3rd

Physical Science and Problem Solving

Catherine Jones

Purple Sage Elementary

 

Optical Obstacle Course

4th - 6th

Physics

Kathy Rogers

Wooldridge

 

Piano in A Box

1st Grade

Physics

Raianna Markham

Cunningham Elementary

 

Video Demo

Real World Ratios: Viscosity Investigation

4th - 8th

Science

Ashika Ganguly

Mathews Elementary

 

Scanning Probe Microscopy Design Challenge

3rd - 8th

Science

Becky Spillers

Purple Sage Elementary

Video Demo

Solar Powered Insects

1st

Science

Wendilyn Ilund

Caldwell Heights Elementary School

 

Starlight, Star Bright, Which Light Will Turn My Paper White?

3rd - 5th

Science & Technology

Arianna Dial

Bagdad Elementary

 

What’s the Matter? Observing the properties of matter to decide on best material to make a book cover

Kinder - 2nd

Physical Science

Diana Garcia

DeZavala Elementary