STEAM Engine

A collaboration of Buck science and the Marin County Office of Education, this program develops curriculum materials to prepare teachers for the Next Generation Science Standards.

Overview

STEAM Engine is a grant-funded teacher education program that utilizes the expertise of Buck scientists to prepare teachers for the Next Generation Science Standards. The program is a collaboration with the Marin County Office of Education aimed at developing curricular materials for use in classrooms throughout Marin County and beyond. Curriculum materials and videos are available below to download and use for educational purposes.

Videos

STEAM Engine: Systems and System Models at the Buck Institute

Learn how a scientist can study the human system using a model organism.
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STEAM Engine: Asking Questions at the Buck Institute

Learn how a scientist asks questions in her research.
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STEAM Engine: Cause and Effect at the Buck Institute

Learn how a scientist thinks about cause and effect in her research studying aging and the nervous system.
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STEAM Engine: Analyzing and Interpreting Data at the Buck Institute

Learn why it is so important for a scientist to analyze and interpret data.
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Downloadable Resources

Science and Engineering Practice: Analyzing and Interpreting Data

A guide to accompany the corresponding STEAM Engine video
Downloadable Resources

Crosscutting Concept: Systems and System Models

A guide to accompany the corresponding STEAM Engine video
Downloadable Resources

Crosscutting Concept: Cause and Effect

A guide to accompany the corresponding STEAM Engine video
Downloadable Resources

Practice: Asking Questions

A guide to accompany the corresponding STEAM Engine video

Take a break from your #COVID19 reading to read about what @UABBiology professor Dr. Steven Austad is learning about #aging from animals. We promise it covers everything from opossums in South America to lion taming! https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/04/06/828350701/possums-hydras-and-humming-birds-what-were-learning-about-aging-from-animals

It was so great to see each other's faces during our virtual Town Hall yesterday while we shelter-in-place.

We are continuing to add to our #covid19 page with institute updates, news, and resources to help keep yourself and loved ones healthy. https://www.buckinstitute.org/covid-19/

Hear about why #COVID19 might be disproportionately impacting older adults and learn more about how the Buck can use our expertise in aging to fight against it https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/north-bay/scientists-in-novato-search-for-covid-19-cure/2264570/

CEO @EricVerdin outlines the Buck's role in an international effort, led by Buck adjunct professor Nevan Krogan, to develop drugs against #COVID19. We will bring expertise in aging and metabolism to the project. https://www.marinij.com/2020/03/29/marins-buck-institute-working-to-develop-coronavirus-drugs/

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