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Last Updated: October 19, 2023

Get to Know: Gale Interactive Science Resources from MDE

Your collection of Gale Interactive Science resources available from the Mississippi Department of Education provide you with science curriculum interactive activities and content to supplement all secondary science classes and science labs. In addition to the reputable and reliable content, Gale has created integrated research tools to aid in organized discovery, including Google/Microsoft Integrations, LMS integration, Highlights and Notes and Citations. View this session recording, designed for secondary teachers, librarians, and library support staff to gain an understanding of the interactive science content, tools, and features available to ensure your students achieve success.

Duration: 60 Minutes
So welcome to your training session for the Mississippi Department of Ed and today it is Dr. Gaylor's under the microscope and today we were focusing on getting to know your Gale interactive science resources.

My name is Tammi Burke. I'm your senior trainer from Gale. Any questions that you have today throughout the training session?

Please feel free to ask in that Q&A box at any time. Do keep an eye on the.

The chat box just in case. Okay, I just got a message from Dr. Gaylor. Hold on 1 s.

So just in case I am sharing any links. I will be they will be put in that chat box.

Bear with me one moment. For some reason, he cannot get into the session.

He may have to register. Hold on 1 Si apologize for the delay.

See if I can forward this to him.

There we go. Okay. So he'll hopefully be joining us in. Just a moment.

Yeah, the chat is disabled. We are monitoring or having everything go through the Q&A box. So if you have any questions, please feel free to ask in that Q&A box.

The chat is just a way for me to share links with you all. So one spot for questions and answers and then the chat webinar is just again a way for me to share links if we have any links which I do have a couple I'll be sharing with you today.

Okay, so please any questions use that Q&A back. It's easier for the trainer to keep an eye on one.

Spot within the training session. So let's go over what we're focusing on today. So the focus of our session is on your Gale interactive resources.

Now you actually have 6 different resources available from Gale through the Mississippi Department of Ed. And today we are focusing on focusing on just 3 of those and they are the Gale interactive resources.

So you have Gil Interactive Science, Gil Interactive Chemistry, and Gale Interactive Human Anatomy.

And I will go into a brief overview of each one, but we are going to go live into each of those resources today.

And these resources were selected for you all to supplement your secondary science instruction, your science lab activities because these are 3D activities and then also research.

We will explore the content tools and features and I will also be sharing tips and tricks with your Gale resources.

Our agenda today is to start with an overview of those Gale interactive science resources. And then we will spend the majority of our time exploring content, features, and workflow tools.

And any questions that you have? I will share that, feel free to ask throughout the training, but I will also share where you can go for any additional questions and where you can find Gale support materials.

2 access your Mississippi Department of Ad resources. I'm going to provide you with this link. Now what you'll do is once you click into this link you will look for either your school or your district.

If by chance They are not listed there. Let us know in the Q&A. And we will make note of that and share that with the Mississippi Department of Ed.

So if you do not find your school and we did see there were a couple on the list today that may be attending the live session that may not have access at this point.

So we will work on that with the Mississippi Department of Ed. Dr. Gaylor will also be made aware of that information.

And we will try to move forward from there. So, but you can utilize this link once you do click into this link.

What you will find is this screen where you can enter your name or find your name from the drop-down menu that search assist will pop up and help you.

Once you click proceed it'll take you to all of your direct URLs for all 6 of the resources.

And these URLs can be shared on your if you are working with maybe you're working with your librarian they're a great one to share on your library website.

It's also if you're utilizing them with students. If you have a site that you're using or a lesson plan or a document that you share with students.

You can add these links anywhere. Students are accessing the resources. Or where you would be accessing the resources to.

Let's talk about the Gale Interactive Resources.

The first one we will be going into is Gale Interactive Science. Now, Gale Interactive Science, I really feel is a great one for middle school and high school.

It does have more that broad approach where it's looking at all subjects within science. So it really provides students with All of your interactives really provide students with better visualization and understanding of concepts.

With interactive science, you're going to find biology, chemistry, earth and space science, and more available within this resource.

Your users or your students can manipulate and explore the 3D models and there is reference content for over 200 interactive lessons.

So they're interactive activities. The next resource we will go into is Gale Interactive Chemistry.

And I met with, I was able to attend the science conference last year. I don't know if any of you attended the session that I facilitated actually facilitated 2 sessions that day.

But I did hear from chemistry teachers. That this is a very helpful resource. Because the text and some of the materials you have.

I don't really support everything that you need or what you're doing in the classroom. So they're extremely excited about this interactive resource and shared that with me during the training.

But it really does engage students and AIDS comprehension in the study of substances and how they interact.

Combined and change. Chemistry students can explore elements. Reactions, crystals, molecules, and more in over 115 interactive sessions.

And the last interactive resource to round out today's training is Gale Interactive Human Anatomy.

This is really for it's that innovative learning aid that helps students examine those 3D dissections and really immerse themselves in it into interactive research.

The resource can be used for in-classroom demonstrations or help with homework with this one has over 125 interactive sessions.

So maybe you teach AP chemistry or maybe you teach AP Human Anatomy. These are great for your chemistry and your AP.

Classes both and I do have to say I did hear from both AP I had mentioned HP chemistry, but I was in was last year I was in Rankin at, you know, talking to some, working with some science teachers and I had some AP, human anatomy folks in the class and same situation.

They just didn't have the materials that they wanted in their classroom. And so they were excited to have access to this resource.

So with that, let's jump into the resources. If there are any questions, please use that Q&A list.

Okay, thank you. I did see Christine. Thanks, Christine, for answering. We're making a note there's somebody mentioned in the Q&A that their district was missing, so we will take note of that.

Let me share my screen and we will take note of that. Let me share my screen and we're going to go into how you would access and this is where you may be checking.

For your to see if your school is listed. So again, you just enter your name or find your school.

I'm going to just select the first one here when I click proceed.

Then here are all of my direct URLs and I can export these links. If I want that list again, I wouldn't have your students access through this screen.

I would take these links and put them in a place where students can are learning that information. Now, I do say work with your librarians.

They are really great experts at Adding digital resources, putting them on their library website, making sure that the icons or the widgets or whatever they want to use.

To link out to these sites or these resources are available. So I do highly suggest that you can find your training and marketing materials here and then there's additional like things you may not need technical documents.

VPET website information. Let's go into our first resource and that is Gale Interactive Science.

I'm seeing some notices in the in the Q&A, but it is the Christine's on it, so I'm gonna let her handle that there.

So looking at Gale Interactive Science, this resource really brings that science to life. And like I said, this is the one that I highly suggest for middle school and high schoolers.

The curriculum for curriculum to support curriculum and class work. The It helps students better visualize and understand concepts.

And as you can see here, we have biology, chemistry, earth, science, human anatomy, and 3D models.

Now I'm going to share with you 3 different search paths that you can take. So 3 different options.

You can first and foremost before I jump into that you have these scrolling images here at the top or sections I should say at the top of the resource.

It's always good to start with the welcome, the very first time either you're accessing the resource or and your students are accessing the resource.

Is go into any welcome or any introduction. That you're going to see here listed at the top.

So the first one has this interactive science. Welcome to Gale and Eactive Science and you can discover now and jump right in.

Another one that you'll see and we're going to access this one through chemistry. Is the introduction to the periodic.

So interactive periodic table introduction. And again, another great one to access with your students. This is also available in Gale Interactive Chemistry.

So we have it in both places. So 3 search paths. You have the ability to search through all of your activities using the basic search bar.

You have the ability in the upper right hand corner to browse through all the activities. So one and 2 are both in our banner here.

And the last one is accessing through one of the subject categories. So you have 3 different options where you can either search, browse, or explore.

So if I were to do a search, let's say I wanted to do a search on cells.

All of these activities are 18 different activities are brought back. In my search results and they're listed here on the right hand side.

That's one search path. Let me go back to that homepage. The second one would be Browing through the activities.

Here I can use my filters and filter down by categories. This one is a little bit I say is used a little bit more by our educators because if you're specifically looking for maybe the NGSS standards and activities related to a standard.

It's really easy to click into browse activities and that upper right hand corner and come in here and select what you're looking for.

When you, the last one or one of the most popular ones is biology is going through the subject category.

Dr. Gaylor. You said, will I mention the mid, I don't, is it the middle school folders or the Mississippi folders?

MS. And for both. And could you let me know what if you're talking about Gale resources, the folders that work with for educators or if you're talking about something else.

Thank you.

Okay, and I see your other questions about access, so I'm gonna let Christine jump in and help with some of those there.

Thank you, Christine.


Thanks, Tammi. It's gonna take me a minute. I'm just so set everybody gonna kind of be patient because I'm following up and doing some research at the same time.


Okay, thank you. She has the master list. So she's looking through everything at one time.

Okay. And again, If I didn't have Christine on the line, I would say thank you.

I'm going to take note of all of your accounts and we'll get back to you and let you know about access.

So keep that in mind. That we're lucky to have her here today. So, thank you for your patience.

You really appreciate it. Okay, let's go into our subject categories. Let's dive into this.

Information that we have here. And we did, I did a basic search on cells. And showed you the results.

I browse through the activities and that's very easy to filter down by category or remember those NGSS standards are there.

And the final and probably the most popular is accessing through a category. And I want to talk to you about this because when your students do, if they access through the category, let's say they're going into biology.

What it does is the resource will select every sub subject in the category of biology. So I may not want all of them or maybe I do.

There's 91 different search results here. If I only, let's say I just want cells and microbiology.

And I want to remove everything else. The quickest way to do that is to just remove the biology.

And click on cells and microbiology.

So that's a route that I can take. If you're looking at your search results, you can see I have the title of the activity which is hyperlinked out.

This will take me right into the activity. But below I also have these tags. And these tags are great, so you can see here I have the NGSS standard, but I also this one's tag microbiology.

Remember I selected that over here on the left hand side. So that's why I'm seeing that tag.

We're going to talk a little bit more about tags in one of the other interactive resources, but I just wanted to show you what you're seeing in your summary and kind of an understanding of what you're seeing below.

Each of those brief summaries that you have on that activity.

I wanted to look for, let me remove these 2 since we're filtering by category and we're in here.

If I wanted an NGSS standard. And let me choose one.

I can simply select that standard. And here are all of the activities. That are related to. That standard.

Okay, again that tagging is below so you can see. Or, and that's a great way to, to link to if I wanted everything on, Zoology, I could select that tech.

But again, we'll talk a little bit more about tags in one of the other resources. All right, so let's go back to cells.

That's one of the ones that we talked a lot about. I've all of my searches and everything that we're working on today are connected to curriculum standards.

They're in the state of Mississippi. I pulled all this information directly from your state standards. And Dr.

Gaylor was kind enough to share with me exactly what's standards you use.

So that was very helpful. That was I think over a year ago we met and talked about that. So let's go into animal cell.

I just select the title.

And here I have what I'm seeing in my results. I'm seeing the activity here at the top of the page.

On the right hand side of the page is all of my reference content and this reference content will change as I work through this activity.

So the content will change here on the right hand side as it's related to what is happening here within my activity.

Below, this looks very similar, right? We were already seeing this in our results when we were browsing by category.

Or I should say exploring by category. Still have those tags here available. But below I have the ability to share.

I can share to any of these social media options. I can email if I am using Google Classroom, I can share directly to Google Classroom.

What happens is Google Classroom is opened up in a, let me share this real quick.

I don't know if you're. You might be seeing it, but just in case it opens up here in a new screen, I have the ability to choose my class.

Choose an action. Maybe I want to make an announcement. Click go. I can add something to my class and what am I on animal cell.

If I wanted to instructions, I could. And then I post it. After I post it, what happens is

Share my other screen again.

I have the ability to view. And here it'll populate right in my Google Classroom.

Just for a little slow. So I have a link to that activity. There it is. So my students from Google Classroom can go directly into that activity.

Very easy to do and very easy to share. In Google. Another thing you can do, we are integrated with learning management system.

So if you're using Canvas or Schoology, there is integration you can set up.

What I would suggest is working having your tech folks work with the folks at Gale to get everything set up in your learning management system, but what you can do in the meantime, you have the ability to link directly to this activity.

So we have that link available. So you can come into the activity if you're not using Google Classroom and you can link to the activity activity, copy and paste this link wherever you want students.

To see this information and when they use the link, they'll be taken right back to the spat.

There's also the ability to link to an individual slide. So if I'm jumping to mitochondria.

I can link to slide. And my students will be taken to the slide. So all those options to share are available here.

Once you select or access one of the activities.

You also have a couple different view options. One view that we're seeing right now. Is the theater view.

It keeps the.

I'm sorry. This is this is our first view. Our theater view is what we're going to next.

I would say, wait a minute, it bumps the reference content down a little bit, but you can still see it.

So theater view, the 2 views are over here on the right hand side. I can change it to theater view.

This probably is one of my favourites. Because I still have that reference content available. I also always have these related activities available and those will always be listed below my summary information.

But really while I'm working within the activity, it's really helpful to have that reference. Information available.

I'm keeping an eye on that QA and I can see some of those access questions. Thank you.

Christine. So the interview. Or full screen. Imagine showing this on your full screen in your classroom and working through this resource with your students.

What you can do no matter what view you are in, you can manipulate this 3D model. Now a couple things I can do.

I can click through. By using the navigation at the bottom or if you can see these little arrows.

I can go through the slides.

I'm going through the slides. My content here on the left is changing, but so is that reference content.

What I can also do Let me go back to that first slide. If I right-click. I can rotate?

I can left click and pull this apart.

If I put my cursor over top of any of those parts I've pulled out, it will give me a label?

Just have to wait a couple seconds. Again, I can continue to rotate this. Bye, right clicking, left click, I can pull it apart.

I can zoom in and zoom out by using that. Roller ball on your mouse. It really is most helpful to have a mouse when you're accessing this resource, but it can be done from your laptop.

From the pad there. It just is a little bit more challenging. I've had to do that during trainings and it just gets a little tricky.

You know. Manipulating that pad there, but it can be done. So I do suggest using a mouse if you have the opportunity to.

Let me go back.

And I'm going to skip ahead. Now again, I can, let me go back to this view here so you can see that reference content.

When I'm working through the slide.

I can see, some of the labels are here. All this does is helps me if I wanted to move that label around I can you can really manipulate all of this content if I wanted to hide this information on the left I can.

What happens is as I'm working through my content on the right, my reference content is changing. Right now it's talking about the nucleus.

What happens at the very end?

Some of our actually all of our activities have at least 2 quiz questions some have up to 5 And these quiz questions are just a way for to check in for understanding.

This resource is or formative assessment. These, this resource is really great for a couple, all of these interactive resources, not only to supplement your curriculum, but maybe it's your lab.

If you have a lab and you're doing some pre work before your lab and you want your students to be comfortable with what they're going to be doing or working on.

You're going to find great activities available to help support that. So this is a great way to pre teach and work with your students before they're actually going in to do that lab work.

Some of our schools and we heard this at the science conference don't have funding for their labs.

And so now with this resource they have access to these interactive 3D models for students to learn from.

Another great way to use this resource or all these interactive resources is for review. I'm not sure if in your class maybe you've done a dissection and you're going to find great dissections available here like the fetal pig.

I know in Michigan is one that we utilize often and my understanding is they're in Mississippi too where you have and this might not be how you model it but maybe it is where you Tag each part of within that fetal pig and you number them and students have to label what part that is so this again is a great way for review for those students.

So keep that in mind and not only can it supplement the curriculum, but here's some ways that it's being used within classrooms, all of these 3D models.

So again, you can go through those quiz questions. Answer the questions. When you get it right, you get a nice green checkmark and the screen turn screen if you get it wrong.

And I'm probably going to. Get it wrong, you get a nice red box with it with an X.

Before we go into the next resource, I want to talk to you about this reference content that you're seeing on the right hand side.

As I mentioned, the reference content will continue to change as I work through. Oops, as I work through the slides here.

On my activity. I have the ability to make some changes to this content. So in all of your Gale resources, you are going to find tools to support accessibility.

You're going to find the ability to send information to Google or Microsoft. You can also email, download, or print.

We have the citation tool here at the top. You have the ability to send this directly to, this is our quicksand option.

But we also have the paper airplane. Both are available to send information to Google Microsoft. Email, download print.

If I wanted to grab a link to just the reference content, I have my get link. Tool here available.

And I also have highlights and notes. So these tools that I'm seeing on my reference content that is actually coming from Gale In Contexts Science, which is another science resource that you have access to that we will be doing a training on on November, the ninth.

If you'd like to join us, that this content is coming from that very robust rich resource that has great multimedia and all kinds of reference content available.

So that's where this and it's also coming from another resource that comes from our periodical product family.

You don't have access to it but you don't need to worry about it. Just know that you're getting extra information from an additional resource at Gale.

But you do have all these tools to support accessibility. You also can see some of this information is hyperlinked out.

So if I click on the nuclear membrane I can find additional articles on that topic. And when I click into it, it's going to open in a new tab and take me to that article.

Which would open up probably in Gale In context science. Again, one of the 6 that you have access to that we're going to cover on a later date.

You have the ability to translate this text into over 40 languages. This will just translate the text in your reference information.

You have the ability to decrease or increase the font size. Also, the display options. I can change the color behind the text, change it to open dyslexic.

Increase my line letter and word spacing.

And now I can. It's meeting my needs. If I need all of these tools available, you're meeting all the varying needs of your students with these tools to support accessibility.

To go back to the default settings, I just opened that back up. Then click done. I can also listen to this text being read aloud to me.

If I've translated the text and then want to listen to it, so we're at over 40 languages here.

Our listen button is at 24 and it's the most used languages that you're going to find here that we have the Read aloud feature 4.

Okay, so those are all the tools in our reference content that you have available and there and all of your interactive resources.

Let me know if you have any question. We talked about the tools to support accessibility. We talked about the 3 different options of either doing a search, browsing, or exploring.

And so now what I would like to do is go into your next resource, which is Gale Interactive Chemistry.

But before I do, If you notice, you do have chemistry here and human anatomy also. This is just a small sampling of what you have in those 2 resources.

So like I said, Gale interactive science is a great one for middle school and then just overall for high school for both those those levels of students but if you want more of a focus with every single chemistry activity we have available or human anatomy.

Interactive activity, then you please utilize those resources because you have access to them. And like I said, there's a smaller sampling in these subject categories here.

But you have the full. The full suite of information within the resources that we're going to go.

Before I leave also, if you happen to have a 3D printer, we have 3D models available.

And we have all of these files. That you can print off, download and print off. And utilize in your classrooms.

And that is your 3D models are available in. The principal models are available in Gale Interactive Science.

They're also available in human anatomy. Chemistry has something different that I'm going to share with you.

Okay, there's no questions about anything that I've covered. And it looks like Christine. Thank you. Thank you.

Thank you. Has answered a lot of the questions about access. Let's go into our next resource.

The next one we're going to access is. Gale Interactive Chemistry. So I'm going through the product menu.

Your product menu just so you know. Up here in the upper left hand corners my library links and I can go to Gale databases.

That's your product. It's kind of a quick way to jump between resources. And it's one that we use a lot on the training team.

But if you are, you know, need to jump from interactive science to. Gale interactive chemistry, you can do that using that product menu and you can see all of the other resources that you have available.

The other 2 that we're going to go over next are and the next training session is environmental studies and science in our in context suite and then we have for all of our teachers this is a teacher resource.

Gale in context for educators and we've built out some folders there for you. I'm going to share some information on that.

At the end of today's session. About those folders that are ready to go and all the Christine actually created the folder that we have the document for.

It's ready to go for you all and you can take it right into the classroom and start teaching.

So again, this one is later on. We're gonna cover it later on, but there are.

Training materials available. On that resource including those e-learning modules I mentioned at the beginning of today's session where you can earn additional credit hours.

You could watch that training session and learn all about that resource too. If you don't want to wait for my life session.

Okay, so Gale interactive chemistry looks very similar, right? We have the ability to search, browse, and then also explore the categories.

We don't have the 3D models here, but we do have the advanced reactions. Before I go into any of the categories, I want to talk to you a little bit about starting with the periodic table, because I know that's part of your NGSS standards.

On periodic table, physical sciences, matter, and its interactions, and I have the standard numbers here.

But really it boils down to your students need to learn how to use a periodic table as a model and to do with it, right?

Like the standard is predicting the relative properties. Of elements based on the patterns of electrons. And the outermost energy level of atoms.

Let me show you what this looks like. Now within this resource you're always working at a workstation.

And here is that welcome to Gale Interactive Chemistry. You have the introductory session and this is the one we're going to go into.

Because all of these Activities are on this workstation. Now this workstation can also be moved, adjusted, where I can.

It's setting up there where I can zoom in. And zoom out. I can right-click and rotate that workstation.

Make this theater view. I can start the activity. And this is an introduction. Introductory to this activity, but also utilizing this resource.

So again, I can go through each slide. And you'll see things change on the screen. But this is all interactive.

So my workstation, everything on here, all these properties, the metals, the non metals, it's all interactive.

When I go through You can see information on the left-hand side and something is happening on my screen here based on that information.

Reference content is down here below because I changed it to theater view.

Talking about the elements.

The element properties and these are all interactive.

It changes what's happening in my workstation.

I can adjust it again. If I right-click.

I can look at it from different views. Oops. My go to the next one here. Gets the, this one's a little trickier to manipulate.

All of my metals, again, all of this whole workstation, everything is interactive.

But this introduction is a great place to have your students get started. We want to, again, supplement your curriculum.

That's why the Mississippi Department of Ed has purchased these resources for you all is because They want you to be able to access this information but supplement what you're doing in the classroom.

And this one does not, since it's an introduction, it does not have a quiz at the end.

So again, working through each. Slide will change what's happening on the screen. Again, I can, let me go to this full screen.

If I wanted to select, maybe I want to select all of the. Transition metals. It changes here.

Alkline Earth metals.

It helps identify those for my students. So you can see how this could be a helpful tool to them.

And they love anything interactive. Right, keep them engaged in the content that you're. That you're teaching.

Okay. Let me know if there are any questions. Same linking is here, same reference information.

So really what we're focusing now is talking about is the different the different content in Gale interactive chemistry.

So again, I would start with that introduction to the periodic table, that's where I would start with your students.

Now, again, if you I wanted to go into elements or molecules, reactions, crystals, all those options are available.

As soon as I select any of those categories and explore them, as I mentioned, it selects all of them.

Now, can I multi select? Absolutely. If I wanted to multi select. From different categories, I could do that.

I could select if I wanted crystals and say this probably doesn't go together at all. Properties of elements.

And then all of the different activities from both categories will show up here in my results.

On the home page.

We have advanced reactions. So, you This exploring organic chemistry, which is such a tough topic.

Even at the collegiate level, I have multiple kids that are in that 2 and 2 actually that are in college.

So with that type of subject and I remember them saying organic come is my hardest class. And so you may not have a, I don't know if you're using this a lot at the, maybe you just use pieces of this where at the collegiate level it's more of a, it's a course that they're taking.

But you can really, this advanced reactions really help students and provides them with lessons on each of these and provides them with lessons on each of these categories within those So if I select one

Same idea, the activity will open. Reference content on the right hand side. And I can click through the slides.

Takes a couple seconds. So I'm still in my workstation, but now it looks a little different because content I'm covering is different, right?

The first one I showed you was an introduction to the periodic table and also using this resource. And getting familiar with using this workstation.

Start my activity. And then I can work through that activity.

Again, I had one of your science, lovely science teachers. Specifically ask for the subject category and and it was this one, I think it was this one in particular, and when I shared it during the training session.

He was very excited to see what was available. He said that he has students that really struggle with a lot of these topics and this was really helpful to have that visual available for them.

And to work through each step. So hopefully you all are feeling the same when you're seeing this content.

All right, so we covered everything. I there's a lot of content available and I do encourage you to explore this content, see what you have available, how it can support your students.

Again, go through that browse activities and select the activities that you feel are going to be the most useful within your classroom.

To utilize with your students when you're teaching these topics. And don't forget, you can share this to Google Classroom or grab a link directly to it.

Some of these in this one too, I've noticed you will see a quiz, but a lot will have the quiz at the end of the interactive activity.

So you'll see a little bit of everything here. Okay, let me go into as I'm looking at the time I want to make sure that we cover the last resource and that's human anatomy.

Human anatomy we have this one doesn't have an introduction like the periodic table does? But what I love about this one is you have systems in region, but you also have those 3D printable models here and this one too when you're looking at human anatomy it really helps those students examine 3D dissections and also immerse themselves into those the interactive research that they can do.

I really feel like this is one of those powerful tools that can be used for the in-classroom demonstrations.

And I have some of my favorite searches. I'm going to share with you today. This is also a great one when you're looking at for specific tags because it really helps to see how they interact or are connected to each other.

So if I go into systems. I can utilize these tags. So like I said, this one I feel like is really helpful when you're looking at these tags.

When you can see how they are related or how they are connected to the same topic. If I wanted to connect or do multi select.

Certain subjects. I can do that. I can

I like to do circulatory, but if I wanted to also do that with, say, the abdomen.

Or I can multi select a couple.

So I can see both of those. Search results showing up here.

If I wanted to focus on

Maybe I wanted to do a search. And This is part of the standards. This is from the Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards.

Looking at human anatomy and physiology, the cardiovascular system. So if I were to do a search on heart.

I have the heart circulation, the hard anatomy, and then long anatomy is on here too.

But heart anatomy because the heart is within that long anatomy.

As the activity loads. Same idea where I have that ability to move this around. I can dissect it.

Change and look at it from different Views. I can work through. We have quite a few activities here.

This one has, I think it's 5 questions. Yeah, this one has 5 questions.

Again, these labels are here, content here on the left, but also down below. Now, this content on the left is what is going to help the students answer these questions.

So I still would encourage them to read the reference content here to get the big picture of what they are talking about or what they're studying.

But to work through this activity and answer these questions. All the information is available in these little pop-outs that are available here.

Let me know if there are any questions that you have. I jump and it'll go through each one and again I can still manipulate this content even as I work through the slides.

So the functionality is the same. When I get to quiz time.

Here's question number one. Click on the chamber of the heart that is the most posterior.

That's the. The only thing I wish that it did. Give me a label when I'm in the quizzes and it doesn't.

I'm. I know I have the. I had this right once. There it is.


The left atrium. Question number 2.

And you can see as you work through, some of them have. Drag and drop like we have some multiple choice you know we're clicking on a part some have multiple choice like this one does and then others have a the ability to label.

So here's one where I have to label. Match the term to the correct structure. And I'm gonna guess.

And that's incorrect. So when it's incorrect, it moves back. When it's correct.

It's gotta be one of those. Anyhow, you get the idea when it's correct.

It'll label that part and then I can continue to work through. My list here.

Okay, so. Functionality is the same across all resources. You have those 3 search search, browse, and explore options.

The content is going to be slightly different in each one, of course. You have a little bit of the chemistry and human and human anatomy within Gale Interactive Science, which is the first resource I went through.

But it all looks very similar. So if your students are utilizing the gallant interactive science maybe in middle school when they're at that high school level this will feel a little bit more comfortable to them because they've been within that resource.

And again, I can multi select any of those. Subjects or sub subjects to find. Different activities that are available.

I can share the Google Classroom. I have the ability to grab a link to the activity and also the slides.

Let me know if there are any questions on anything I went over. We went over a lot. Hopefully you're excited to dive into these resources.

I remember when they were first introduced at Gale and when we first started building a mountain there was only a few activities available and to see where they're at now it just is mind-boggling because there's just so much great content available within these resources.

So let me go back to my PowerPoint because we're right towards the end of the session and then Dr.

Gaylor if you wanted to jump on at the end here after I cover the last of my slides I can get you set up so that you can say hello to the group if that's something you would like to do.

Just let me know.

So we do have, I mentioned upcoming training webinars and they do live on that support site that I shared with you. That was the link.

It's in the chat still. Our, tech person is working on that page. It was working fine yesterday and then something happened today.

And I don't know if he's had a chance to fix it yet, but it's not just that page.

There's a bunch of pages that I work in regularly that, and it's not just me, I'm not, I'm not the common denominator here.

Something happened and there's a couple of us that work on these pages that when we work with the state libraries or with the Department of Ed, we created a page and he's fixing it.

So Do check back and this link will be in your follow-up email too. So please hopefully you'll be able to join us here.

Coming up on November, the ninth, same time, just different day where we will be talking about your Gale in context resources.

So that is Gale In Contexts Science and Gale. In context environmental studies. So those 2 resources.

And then later on in the month after Thanksgiving, we have a training session where we will be covering the 4 educators, Gale in context for educators and that brings all of the in context together in one spot it has lesson plans and folders and that's what I'm going to share with you next year that you have available.

But again, if you want that training sooner because you're ready to get rolling on these resources and you don't want to wait for the live session.

We have e-learning modules and also recorded webinars. Some materials that we have that are available and these are training materials that we created for the Mississippi Science educators.

So for all of you. We have an overview document of all of the resources. So everything I talked about today, here's a great overview document.

I believe it's the 3 page document. Here's the first 2 pages that you're seeing.

And it talks about the. Not only the interactive ones that we went over today, as you're seeing here on the second page, but it talks about the other the other resources that we'll still be covering in November.

And then also Christine's information to reach out to her and connect with her if you aren't set up or you are you know access you want to access the resources you need additional information you have folks at your building that need to be onboarded that's the type of conversations and so much more she can help with.

We've also created a training toolkit. So here are all of the links. These are the basics how you can get connected where you can earn additional CEUs and you can earn up to 3 contact hours.

Not only that, but we give you during those e learning modules, there's a document. You answer 5 questions at the end.

They're very simple questions. And once you answer those questions. I get a submission once a month I go in and I send out certificates.

So if you're watching a quick 30 min e learning module on Gale In Context Environmental Studies.

You answer those questions and I will send you out a certificate and you can utilize that and earn some more CEUs.

What you can also do at the very bottom of that document, and it's a Google form where you just answer those those couple questions.

At the very bottom there's additional opportunity to earn an additional 1.5 contact hours and there's information on how you can do that.

So that would be in addition to what we're already sharing with you or after the e-learning module.

So that's a great way to share and maybe you are the science person in your building or in your district and you know that folks you want your folks in your district to start utilizing these resources.

Getting them started with the e-learning modules is a great place to get them going and understanding and learning about those resources.

And then at the very bottom, defined help, you have information there. So this is a quick one page training toolkit that we've created for you all to get you started.

Help with accessing all here in one spot. And that does live on the Gale support site, but it will be in your follow-up email too.

I'll have a link out to this information.

And then as I just mentioned, e-learning CEUs, this is what you will find in the e-learning modules and they are all listed together on that support site and you can just watch through and then follow the link to the questions on the Google Form.

And then we've also created for you folders. So this is in the resource that is designed for educators.

It is titled Gale In Context for Educators. And That's one that we will be covering.

Couldn't cover everything in one. It'd be way too much for one section. And it really needs its own training session.

But this folder has already been created for you. So motion forces and energy. This document is available also on the Gale support site that I've linked out and shared that link with you in the training section.

You'll find this document as a QR code. It takes you directly to that folder that's been created all of the lesson plans and information for this subject to help teach this subject in your classroom have been curated for you into a folder.

And these are folders that you all can create too. Again, once you understand how to use or use that resource, this is where you can build out your lessons.

And put in information, pull information together. From your in context resources, add in links to the activities interactive activities we talked about.

So again, this is another resource, but this one is designed for our teachers and it's a great way to share information with your students.

Or if you're using Google Classroom, you can utilize it that way too. There's a lot of great tools that you have available that I wanted to share that you do have some folders.

That have already been created ready to go for you.

And then just to wrap it up and I see Dr. Gaylor is just left a message here. I'll Sure that in just a moment.

There are additional ready to go student activities available on the Gale support site. So not only do you have all those access URLs, but you have there's one the research lab.

So we've got some ready to go. Student activities. Scavenger hunts. There's some tip sheets available for each of the resources.

We also have marketing. Materials available for each of the resources too. And that all lives in that same spot on the support site.

You will find all of the information you need for each of the resources either under training or if you're looking for marketing materials.

It'll be under the marketing materials tab. Just look at that top navigation and you'll find everything you need there.

And customer success managers, our customer success managers, mainly work with our librarians the most. You, if you have any questions, Christine is the person that you'll want to connect with.

And as I said, her information will be in that follow-up email. I've talked about her a lot today.

So be on the lookout for that follow-up email, but you'll see her information on the bottom of a lot of the documents on the training toolkit you saw in a couple different spots too.

If you would like to give us your feedback, we'd love to hear it. There's a QR code for the training survey, but the training survey should pop up when you leave today's session.

So when you leave me, feel free to fill that out. Add any information in that comment section or if you're looking for, you know, we would love training on because we're looking ahead.

How else? What other sessions can we add? And let us know in that comment section because I will be sharing that with Dr.

Gaylor and we'll take a look at how we can support you all and maybe develop some additional training webinars.

Again, my name is Tammi Burke. I'm your senior training consultant from Gale and I thank you so much for your time today.

Joining me for this hour of time. And Dr. Gaylor said he would just like to say a thank you to everyone for coming out today.

So thank you all. For joining us for today's training session. And if you have any questions, be on the lookout for that follow-up email.

Takes about 24 h and you'll receive it. I'll stay on the line if there's any additional questions.

But thank you, everyone, and have a great rest of your day.
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