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The Internet as a Resource for News and Information about Science

Americans get quite a bit of information from the Internet, and if recent surveys are any indication, they also seem to spend quite a bit of time browsing around the web as part of their day. This 42-page report from the Pew Internet & American Life Project released in November 2006 confirms that Americans also tend to use the Internet as a way to research various scientific subjects and related...

Founded in 1999, Wisc-Online is a non-profit organization that offers a "repository of high-quality educational learning materials FREE to learners and educators." These materials are created by educators in the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) in partnership with instructional design experts at Fox Valley Technical College. One highlight of this collection is a Massive Open Online Course...
BioEd Online: Courses

Baylor College of Medicine offers a wealth of resources for biology teaches in Texas and around the world. These series of online courses are designed to help teachers (and lifelong learners) expand their expertise on a number of scientific subjects. This collection includes two courses designed by the Baylor College of Medicine in collaboration with Nature Education's Scitable, addressing Key...
World Science U

The World Science Foundation, a New York-based nonprofit organization most well known for the annual World Science Festival, offers World Science U, a series of multimedia educational resources that may appeal to science and mathematics teachers and students. World Science U consists of three components: Science Unplugged, Master Classes, and Courses. Science Unplugged offers a series of video...