Teacher Review For NOVA Labs

Fantastically put together computer-based lab.

Kyle L.
Substitute Teacher
Lincoln High School
Stockton, CA
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My Grades K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Arts, World Languages, English Language Learning
My Rating 3
Learning Scores
Engagement 3
Pedagogy 3
Support 3
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time 5-15 minutes
Great for Creation
Knowledge gain
Small group
Teacher-led lessons
Whole class
Great with Advanced learners
How I Use It
I would use this product in tandem with CA standards of science education during the period of exploration of energy and energy dependency in the classroom.
My Take
I like this project as a teaching tool, because it utilizes engaging videos, construction models, and optional external educational resources. It also allows for a lot of freedom for the instructor to build it into a pre-existing lesson plan.