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A Virtual Engineering/Science Laboratory Course

Michael Karweit of the Department of Chemical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University created this online laboratory to simulate engineering and science laboratory projects. The site is used in a course entitled What is Engineering?, a beginning science and engineering course. The experiments and exercises use JAVA to create interactive simulations. Certain experiments also include MPEG movie...

https://pages.jh.edu/virtlab/virtlab.html
Science NetLinks

From the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and MCI Worldcom, Science NetLinks "strives to be a 'comprehensive' homepage for K-12 science Educators." The metapage is organized by topics, which aim to satisfy learning goals for each age group. Among the twelve topic areas are the Nature of Science, the Nature of Mathematics, The Living Environment, and The Human Organism....

http://sciencenetlinks.com/
Exploratorium Online Exhibits

Although Exploratorium has been previously highlighted several times, the Online Exhibits Web site compiles old and new activities on a single well designed interactive page. From here, students can choose from topics such as seeing, mind, life science, matter/ world, and hearing categories; and then partake in the many activities within each. For example, the squirming palm activity uses...

https://www.exploratorium.edu/explore
Learning Technologies Project

The NASA Learning Technologies Project (LTP) showcases many initiatives that "incorporate NASA content with revolutionary technologies or innovative use of entrenched technologies to enhance education in the areas of math and science." The Education Resources section features three software titles that can be freely downloaded, mainly consisting of three-dimensional visualization activities for...

https://www.nasa.gov/offices/education/programs/national/ltp...
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...
NIH Curriculum Supplement Series: Chemicals, the Environment, and You

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." "Chemicals, the Environment, and You" is designed for grades 7-8. The supplement provides detailed,...

https://science.education.nih.gov/supplements/webversions/Ch...
NIH Curriculum Supplement Series: Open Wide and Trek Inside

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." "Open Wide and Trek Inside" (focused on oral health) is designed for 1st and 2nd graders. The...

https://science.education.nih.gov/supplements/webversions/or...