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Building Your Science, Health, Technology, and Engineering Toolkit
From biology to anatomy to engineering, we have a variety of products and resources to supplement your students’ education. Check out the list below for some solutions for your classroom in the S, T, and E areas of STEM!
Science and Health
Our science products adhere to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Learn more by reading our NGSS blog.
- Sense of Science: Plants is the first module in the Sense of Science series, designed to teach basic plant concepts to students in grades K-3, and to other students who may benefit from a multi-sensory approach to learning.
- Sense of Science: Animals is the second module in the Sense of Science series, designed to make the world of animals accessible, understandable, and enjoyable for a broad range of ages and grade levels.
- Sense of Science: Astronomy is the third module in the Sense of Science series, designed to make the world of astronomy accessible, understandable, and enjoyable for a broad range of ages and grade levels.
- Basic Science Tactile Graphics (EBAE) are vacuum-formed, raised-line drawings that depict objects, concepts, and relationships covered in nearly all elementary science textbooks. Instructional hints and suggestions are given for each tactile drawing.
- Life Science Tactile Graphics (EBAE) depict organisms, processes, concepts, and patterns that are typically covered in middle and high school life science courses.
- Earth Science Tactile Graphics (UEB) depict processes, concepts, and structures typically covered in middle and high school Earth Science courses.
- With Build-A-Cell, students can build and discover the different characteristics of bacterial, animal, and plant cells.
- The DNA Twist is a model that demonstrates the structure of the DNA molecule.
- The DNA-RNA Kit is an accessible, interactive model that demonstrates the formation of single and double strands of DNA, DNA replication, and transcription of DNA to messenger RNA.
- The Protein Synthesis Kit teaches students how to translate a strand of messenger RNA (from the DNA-RNA Kit) into a strand of amino acids which form the primary structure of a protein. Students use the Genetic Code Large Print Braille (included in the kit) to decode the messenger RNA and form transfer RNA molecules that guide the sequencing of amino acids.
- Use the Light In-Sight: Reflection & Refraction Kit to construct ray diagrams related to light reflection and refraction.
- Azer’s Interactive Periodic Table Study Set (Nemeth) provides a combined print/tactile study set designed to make learning about the Periodic Table of the Elements, as well as the atomic model, accessible to students who are blind or low vision.
- Our Submersible Audio Light Sensor (SALS) makes science activities more accessible than ever! The device has a plastic-covered glass tube with a rectangular box on one end. The tip of the glass tube detects light, and the box converts light to a tone and sends the signal to an app. SALS can be used in both liquids and air!
- The Adapted Science Materials Kit includes many items, such as beakers and graduated cylinders, that are modified for use by students who are blind or low vision.
- The Basic Tactile Anatomy Atlas contains thermoformed tactile graphics that give a comprehensive overview of the body.
- The Touch, Label, and Learn Poster: Human Skeleton (Anterior View) provides an interactive tactile/color presentation, in combination with a 3-dimensional model, for reviewing the names, locations, and relationships of human skeletal bones.
- Health Education for Students With Visual Impairments: A Guidebook for Teachers is a supplement for teachers who provide health instruction to students who are blind or low vision, ages 5 through 21. Teachers can also download a supplement to help students learn about the Coronavirus.
- Use the Health Education Tactile Graphics to review the systems of the body with your students.
- The Tactile Graphics Image Library (TGIL) contains many images that demonstrate a variety of related concepts, including the greenhouse effect, planet scale, butterfly life cycle, plant cell, major organs of a plant, and coronavirus.
Technology and Engineering
- The Accessible Code & Go Mouse provides a hands-on introduction to coding concepts and tactile graphics as students program Colby the mouse to race through the maze toward the cheese.
- CodeQuest is a FREE interactive and accessible iPad app that teaches players coding, logic, and orientation skills.
- Code Jumper helps students learn computer coding and programming skills through a unique physical system.
- Use the Snapino®: Access Kit to build circuits throughout 20 different projects by connecting the physical components on the breadboard. Also, practice basic coding with the Snapino Arduino board by plugging it into a computer and utilizing free software from the Arduino website.
- The modernized Snap Circuits Jr. 130 Access Kit has 29 new projects and includes four circuit components not included in the commercially available Elenco® Snap Circuits Junior kit – a green fan, a battery holder, a motor, and a horn.
- With the RC Snap Rover Access Kit, students will learn about electronics as they snap together colorful Snap Circuits® parts to build an RC Snap Rover that can zoom across any surface with the included wireless remote control.
- The BRIC: Structures® Access Kit allows children of all ages to let their imagination go wild as they construct 26 projects that run on electricity.
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