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Exploring the Environment (ETE)

Exploring the Environment (ETE), a NASA Classroom of the Future hosted by Wheeling Jesuit University, aims to teach high school students collaborative scientific inquiry and analysis through use of remote sensing technology and the Internet. The modules contain introductory activities to familiarize users with remote sensing software and images. Twelve modules are divided into three categories,...

http://ete.cet.edu/modules/modules.html
Science Snacks Online

"Science Snacks" is an online compendium of science tidbits that pique the interest and satisfy the gee-whiz appetite. Whether seeking to understand Afterimage or Whirling Watcher, users will be drawn in by these brief and intriguing descriptions of scientific fact, with associated learning activities and Helpful Hints. Designed originally for local high school science teachers but used by...

https://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/
Iron Science Teacher!

Every weekend during the summer, crowds gather at San Francisco's Exploratorium to watch the "Iron Science Teacher" game. Based on the wildly popular Japanese TV show, Iron Chef, in which chefs compete to see who can whip up the most creative and delicious meal with the day's "secret ingredient," Iron Science Teacher asks primary and secondary science educators to whip up a science lesson based on...

https://www.exploratorium.edu/video/dinner-ingredients
Newton's Apple Index

Newton's Apple, the award-winning national science program for kids, has a companion Web site with lots of good lesson plans and activities. The Science Try Its page contains hands-on science activities from the past six seasons of shows, including such things as making a barometer and a hovercraft. Each Try It includes a description, illustration, and explanation of the science behind the result....

https://www.tpt.org/newtons-apple/
CIESE Collaborative Projects

The Center for Improved Engineering and Science Education (CIESE) provides these collaborative projects to be used in classrooms this fall. Many of the projects have a life science focus such as Human Genetics, Square of Life, and Bucket Buddies. Each project offers the opportunity for students to collect real life data to share online with their peers. The presentation of projects is teacher...

http://www.ciese.org/exploration/collabprojects/
Fear of Physics

The Fear of Physics Web site contains more than twenty interactive physics related activities. Everything from things that spin, sound, atoms, collisions, and the Doppler effect are included. The Speed and Acceleration link teaches about movement by allowing users to choose two vehicles and change their position, speed, and acceleration. After pressing the GO button, the program runs, and students...

http://www.fearofphysics.com/
WISE: The Web-based Inquiry Science Environment

The Web-based Inquiry Science Environment (WISE) is "a simple yet powerful learning environment where students examine real-world evidence and analyze current scientific controversies." With WISE, students in grades 5-12 work on "exciting inquiry projects" covering a wide range of life sciences topics, such as genetically modified foods and plants grown in space. Everything you need is right there...

https://wise.berkeley.edu/
Science NetLinks: Clumsy Kids

This Science NetLinks activity offers a brief but engaging look at the biology of teenage klutziness. After listening to or reading the Science Update radio segment, students then read more about the science behind the story in the Web site. A handful of discussion questions helps students review and think further about the material. The site also provides links to more information -- PBS...

http://sciencenetlinks.com/science-news/science-updates/clum...
The Brain: Understanding Neurobiology Through the Study of Addiction

They're finally here! The NIH Office of Science Education has recently launched Web versions of curriculum supplements from its series of "interactive teaching units that combine cutting-edge research discoveries from the National Institutes of Health with state-of-the-art instructional materials." "The Brain" is intended for grades 9-12. The supplement provides detailed, downloadable lesson...

https://archives.drugabuse.gov/publications/brain-understand...
Questacon

Questacon, the National Science and Technology Centre in Canberra, Australia, promotes a "greater understanding and awareness of science and technology within the community" by creating a fun, educational, and interactive atmosphere. After taking the virtual tour, students and educators can learn about the center's science shows, the Questacon balloon, the traveling Shell Questacon Science Show,...

https://www.questacon.edu.au/
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