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.
View
Videos

STEAM Engine: Asking Questions at the Buck Institute

Learn how a scientist asks questions in her research.
View
Videos

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.
View
Videos

STEAM Engine: Analyzing and Interpreting Data at the Buck Institute

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

Did you know? About 65% of older adults suffer from a chronic disease and 43% have three or more. At the Buck, our research is all about reducing these numbers. #livebetterlonger #30yearsofaging Learn more about aging at https://t.co/JhDVBOMQ8q

At Friday's FRS, Dr. Claudio Hetz at @uchile discussed his proteostasis work! Maintaining proteostasis (protein + homeostasis) is important for healthy brain aging because it prevents abnormal protein aggregation. Check out our upcoming FRSs: https://t.co/BXRsNfvSmU

Raising NAD+ levels has been linked to lifespan and #healthspan extension in model organisms. In our latest #livebetterlonger blog post, @DominicanCANews master's student Geoff Meyerhof discusses new research aimed at boosting NAD+ production in vivo. https://t.co/aTXrA5M8lO

Did you miss the celebration of 30 years in research on aging at Buck on Monday? Check out some photos from the event: https://t.co/wBwtiN69dm #livebetterlonger

Did you know? The Buck campus was designed by world-renowned architect I.M. Pei, who designed the space to encourage scientific collaboration and avoid working in silos. #livebetterlonger #knowthebuck Learn more about the Buck at https://t.co/uip8XP8BGw

Support the Buck

We rely on donations to support the science that we believe will add years to people's lifespan and decades to their healthspan.