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WebMath, created by Physics PhD Tom Bensky, is an online program that instantly solves a wide variety of mathematical problems. A fill-in form lets users type in polynomials, quadratic equations, radical expressions, or almost any common mathematical expression. Click on the solve button, and WebMath gives back the desired solution complete with steps taken to arrive at the answer. The program is...

This website makes the "T" (Technology) in STEM come to life for students, and hopefully it will spark their desire to work in computer science. Alice was produced at Carnegie-Mellon University, and it is a free educational software program that teaches computer programming in a 3-D environment. The website states that it tries to make a student's first attempt at programming less frustrating,...