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2021


Henrietta Lacks, HeLa Cells, and Health Inequities: Making Student Research Relevant and Authentic

Charlette Walker
Keywords: Henrietta Lacks, HeLa cells, writing, systemic medical racism, Research, Science, social studies, English Language Arts, cancer biology, digital literacy

Cancer Journeys: From the Microscopic to a Call to Action

Chris Sikich
Keywords: Inquiry, mutation, Evolution, genetics, project, Science, Biology, cancer, cell, cell signaling, CER, call to action

What Happens After the Water Leaves the Sky?

Aisha Kittrell
Keywords: hydrologic cycle, the water cycle, water filtration, water pollution, water quality, run-off, stormwater, storm drain

The Power of Environmental Monitoring

Anna Herman
Keywords: youth environmental justice, lead, environmental advocacy, environmental justice, environmental monitoring, green stormwater infrastructure, urban gardening, water quality, soil health, soil contamination, air quality

Environmental Health in the Classroom

Kimberly Sweeney
Keywords: plastic pollution, water cycle, water pollution, conservation, contamination

Humans and the Environment: How Water Pollution and Littering Affect Health

Chelsea Maher
Keywords: littering, pollution, environment, Health, engineering, water, urban, waterways, world

Freshwater In Our World: Philadelphia’s Freshwater Supply and the Role We Each Play in its Future

Phyllis Hurwitz
Keywords: hydrologic cycle, impermeable sources, philadelphia middle school science, urban watershed, water, water pollution, climate change, distribution of water

Where Does Our Water Come From?

David White
Keywords: water, water cycle, water filtration, water pollution, Watershed

2020


Human Evolution

Chris Sikich
Keywords: human evolution, life science, Natural Selection, Evolution, genetics, Biology

Evolutionary History of Mitochondria

Cristobal Carambo
Keywords: interdisciplinary skills, mitochondria, Chemistry

Evolutionary Biology

Daniel Hartzog
Keywords: kindergarten, Heredity, Evolution, Traits, Variation, Science, Biology

Evolution: Pokémon v. Bizarre Real Animals

Lisa Yuk Kuen Yau
Keywords: pokemon, Science, Evolution, Biology, Critical thinking

Malaria

William McGeehan
Keywords: Natural Selection, parasite, Evolution, Flexibility and adaptability, genetics, population genetics, Ecology, adaptation, biomagnification, DNA, disease

2019


Keeping the Lead Out: Healthy Hydration at Home and at School

Cristobal Carambo
Keywords: lead, neurotoxin, environment, health policies, Health, child development, Chemistry

Resonant Subcellular Narrative Nonfiction

Margaret Osman
Keywords: Joseph Campbell, STEAM, Biology

2018


Applied Origami in Physical Science, Biology and Chemistry

Bobby E. Stewart
Keywords: Math, origami, Science activity, Art

2017


Life on Spinning Rocks

Maya Bhagat
Keywords: planets, geology, Earth Science, alien, astronomy

2014


Learning the Water, Carbon and Nitrogen Cycles through the Effects of Intensive Farming Techniques

Winnie Chan
Keywords: nitrogen cycle, Environmental Science, farming, Food, water cycle, Biology, carbon cycle

Science for Lunch

Juan Austin
Keywords: lunch, experiments, food science, foods, Science, Biology

Following the (Food) Rules: Using Informational Texts to Teach about Food, Cooking and Nutrition

Tara Ann Carter
Keywords: nutrition, Food, Health, Biology, diabetes