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Education Week on the Web

"America's Education Newspaper of Record" now publishes a Web edition. The full text of the print version is available online, as well as the monthly Teacher Magazine. The site is in final testing, so not all areas are fully functional; however, the depth of material already available makes it worthwhile to check out now. Content is divided into general categories: This Week's News offers...

https://www.edweek.org/ew/index.html
Kentucky Critter Files

The University of Kentucky Entomology Department has created a website called Kentucky Critter Files, and it is both delightful and edifying. The website is meant purely for hobbyists, enthusiasts and students, and it should not be used as a scientific identification key. Visitors who love to collect and photograph these little animals are given tips on what Kentucky habitats to find them in, and...

http://www.uky.edu/Ag/CritterFiles/casefile/casefile.htm
Earth As Art 3: A Landsat Perspective

Circling high above the Earth, Landsat satellites have collected digital image photographs of the planet's continents and coastal areas. The Library of Congress has collected a number of these remarkable images (with the assistance of the United States Geological Survey) and visitors to this site can use the interactive features to zoom in and out on each image. The images have interesting titles,...

https://www.loc.gov/exhibits/earth-as-art3/
The Greenwich Village Bookshop Door: A Portal to Bohemia, 1920-1925

Starting in the early 1920, writers and other literary types who stopped by Frank Shay's bookshop in Greenwich Village began autographing one of the doors in his store. Eventually 242 different artists and others signed the door, and it eventually found its way to the Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin. The door is a fascinating document "that defined this slice of Bohemia...

https://norman.hrc.utexas.edu/bookshopdoor/
Massachusetts Historical Society: Object of the Month

With thousands of items in their collections, the Massachusetts Historical Society (MHS) is able to call on several centuries of fascinating historical items, and each month they share a new item on their "Object of the Month" webpage. Here visitors will find a digital image of the item, along with an interpretive essay, and a list of suggested readings. Recently profiled items include a Civil...

http://www.masshist.org/object-of-the-month
Teaching College-Level Science and Engineering

Created by Professor Sanjoy Mahajan during his time at MIT, this very helpful resource is designed for those persons interested in how to become more effective as science instructors at the college level. The materials cover such subjects as teaching equations for understanding, designing meaningful exam and homework questions, creating interesting lectures, and how to plan a course. On the site,...

http://web.mit.edu/5.95/
Fear Of Physics

Are you afraid of physics? Be fearful no longer, gentle reader. The Fear of Physics site has over twenty different interactive activities that teach the trepidatiously curious about physics via seesaws, basketball jump shots, a spinning wheel, and swinging pendulums. First-time visitors can click on "The Basic Interactions" area to see some of these basic processes in action. The site offers Flash...

http://www.fearofphysics.com/
Environmental Sciences & Sustainability: The NY Academy of Sciences

The New York Academy of Sciences has so many areas that they investigate that choosing just one to highlight can be difficult. The Environmental Sciences and Sustainability topic is particularly interesting, and there's enough material here to warrant several return visits. For example, the article entitled "Flood-Resilient Waterfront Development in New York City: Bridging Flood Insurance,...

https://www.nyas.org/history-highlights/events/new-york-acad...
The Futures Channel

Created in 1999, the goal of The Futures Channel (TFC) is to use "new media technologies to create a channel between the scientists, engineers, explorers and visionaries who are shaping the future, and today's learners who will one day succeed them." The site provides visitors with access to new movies and educator favorites at no charge, and visitors can also purchase compilations of past...

https://thefutureschannel.com/
The Daily Princetonian Larry DuPraz Digital Archives

The Daily Princetonian started its life on the campus of Princeton University in 1876. This digital archive of the storied daily paper is dedicated to the newspaper's long-serving production manager Larry Dupraz. Mr. Dupraz came to work at the "Prince" in 1946 as a typesetter, and he later became the compositor, which made him responsible for getting the paper printed each night. He was an...

https://theprince.princeton.edu/
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