Useful Education Resources on the Web
Science Education Reform
General Education Resources
Science Education Resources
- Interactive Frog Dissection Kits
- Entomology at Colorado State University, Links to over 40 resources with entomology-related information
- Dinosaur Exibit
(Honolulu Comm. College), Exhibit
of dinosaur fossils, replicas from the American Museum of Natural History
- Welcome to the planets,
explore the planets with NASA
- The Wolf Studies Project, Developed
for teachers and
students to enhance their study of wolves while also acting as a catalyst for further instructional use on the Internet
- Bill Nye The
Science Guy, The website of the Emmy
nominated children's educational television show. The mission of the show is to prove to kids that science in fun.
- Questacon, The National Science and Technology Centre, Canberra Autralia
- Exploratorium Home Page, Contains a collection of electronic exhibits and resources for teachers, students and science enthusiasts
- MicroWorlds, an interactive tour of current research in the material sciences at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory's advanced light source
- Franklin Institute Virtual Science Museum, Exibits and resources from the museum
- Hands-on Science Centers
to public museums with an emphasis on interactive science education
- SETI Homepage , Information about scientific research in the general field of Life in the Universe
- Ethical, legal, and social issues in science (ELSI), Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory's ELSI is science program is a pilot project designed to stimulate discussions on the implications of selected areas of scientific research. Most useful to educators and students at the middle school level
- Access Excellence, puts high school biology teachers in touch with their colleagues, scientists and critical sources of new scientific information
- Eisenhower National Clearinghouse DCL, An Internet site for math and science education, designed to assist teachers in locating instructional and other educational resources
- The Hub, an
internetworked resource for mathematics
and science education funded by the Eisenhower Regional Consortia and operated by TERC on behalf of the Regional Alliance for Mathematics and Science Education Reform
and Mathematics Education Resources, The most
organised, quick and complete listing of useful science and math sites on the web, including environmental science, museums and exibitions and everything else
- Discovery Channel School
... "commercial-free; devoted to educational activities and support for K-12 educators, students, and parents; provides support for the Discovery Channel series Assignment Discovery and the Learning Channel's TLC Elementary School and Teacher TV." Under development, see also Discovery Channel Online.
- BEEMNET . The Brain Exchange Electronic Mentorship Network, "a research-oriented, educational organization that connects elementary school children and the their teachers with research neuroscientists".
of Medicine and Health Biomedical
information from the National Institutes of Health, targeted at K-12 students. A developing site including sections on "People Doing Science" and "Research in the News" by a skilled science writer.
- CELLS alive! Cells,
microbes, and other
miscroscopic phenomena in beautiful, easily accessible (and downloadable) stills, videos, and animation.
- CHEMmystery An
guide to chemistry for high school students by high school teachers.
for Kids, a nice set of activities and resources.
- Beyond Biology 101, from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. An extensive and well documented consideration primarily of college-level biology teaching but with implications for and of use to precollege educators as well. Has a good resource list.
Math and Computer Science Education Resources
Science and Education
- Nick's Mathematical Puzzles , A collection of puzzles ranging over geometry, probability, number theory, algebra, calculus, and logic.Appropriate and fun for grades 9 and up.
- Ask Dr. Math, A
site where K-12
students can send math questions to 'experts' and get personal answers
- Workshop on
Teaching Undergrad AI, A Home Page for the
workshop "Providing and Integrating Educational Resources for Faculty Teaching Artificial Intelligence" held at Temple University, Philadelphia
- Interactive On-line Geometry
- An Adventure in Mathematics - Interactives, as well as good discussions of the importance of an exploratory approach
- Number Patterns: Fun With Curves and Topology, a collection of resources from Jill Britton
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