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
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Crosscutting Concept: Systems and System Models

A guide to accompany the corresponding STEAM Engine video
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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

#Intermittent fasting gets a 👍🏼 as a powerful strategy to prevent and manage diabetes and heart disease. @EndoSocJournals, researchers explore the science, recent clinical studies and plans for future research.  https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/928954

The tiny nematode #Celegans can listen through their skin! This workhorse of research on aging continues to amaze us. Research from @umich is published in @neurocellpress https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/928925

Given that health benefits from dietary restriction are not “one size fits all,” Buck researchers pitch a new sub-specialty: precision nutrigeroscience. The detailed primer in @cell_metabolism is a must read for those interested in aging and nutrition. https://www.buckinstitute.org/news/buck-researchers-provide-a-framework-to-study-precision-nutrigeroscience/

Great primer with a forward by our own @jenngarrison on ovarian aging and women’s health. Check it out @LongevityTech

Can eating less fat stave off hair loss? A study in aging mice in @nature found that #obesity can lead to depletion of hair follicle stem cells, thanks to certain inflammatory signals which block follicle regeneration. https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/929028

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