Resources

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CURRICULUM RESOURCES WEBSITES

 

http://www.pbs.org/ktca/newtons/index.html

Newton's Apple Educator's Resources - teaching/learning strategies and resources for teachers, parents and children.


http://www.nasa.gov

NASA information - information about NASA and its' involvement with shuttle flights and astronauts .


http://www.madscience.org/

Madscience - teaching/learning strategies, resources for teachers, parents and children.


http://www.merlot.org/Home.po

Curriculum ideas



WEBQUEST
 

http://edweb.sdsu.edu/courses/edtec596/about_webquests.html

Read this for the "background information" on Webquests - maybe the first thing to read to gather a basic understanding of where you are going when designing a Webquest.

http://webquest.sdsu.edu/webquest.html

Explanations of Webquests and procedures for developing, both short and long term projects

http://sesd.sk.ca/teacherresource/webquest/webquest.htm

 The WebQuests page from a school district in Saskatchewan

http://webquest.sdsu.edu/materials.htm

WebQuest Training Materials

http://webquest.sdsu.edu/designpatterns/all.htm

WebQuest Design Patterns at    

http://webquest.sdsu.edu/designsteps/index.html

WebQuest Design Map

http://www.iste.org/netst/netst.pdf

Information on WebQuest


 http://www.stao.org

SCIENCE TEACHER'S ASSOCIATION OF ONTARIO


http://www.stao.org/hotlinks.htm   (Links to science resource sites)

A good collection of resource and curricular information for Ontario schools


http://www.enc.org

EISENHOWER NATIONAL CLEARING HOUSE

ENC searches the Net for new and fascinating resources for math and science--check here monthly for great links. Previous months will be archived.


http://unite.ukans.edu

EXPLORER SCIENCE

The Explorer is a network data base system for contributing, organizing and delivering educational resources. These resources (instructional software, lab activities, lesson plans ...) are currently for K-12 mathematics and science education..


http://www.sln.org/

THE SCIENCE LEARNING NETWORK

The Science Learning Network (SLN) is an online community of educators, students, schools, science museums and other institutions demonstrating a new model for inquiry science education. The project incorporates inquiry-based teaching approaches, telecomputing, collaboration among geographically dispersed teachers and classrooms, and Internet/World Wide Web content resources.  


http://www.nsta.org/resources

NATIONAL SCIENCE TEACHER'S ASSOCIATION (NSTA)

A collection of science sites recommended by the NSTA.


http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~mwm/sci.html

An excellent jump page to Canadian science centres and museums, and many others all over the world. The other great thing here is that a number of the science centre sites have created their own jump pages


http://whyfiles.org

THE WHY FILES: SCIENCE BEHIND THE NEWS  

The Why Files, a project of the National Institute for Science Education, is an electronic exploration of the science behind the news


http://www.nap.edu/books/0309064767/html/

This online book titled "Inquiry and the National Science Education Standards: A Guide for Teaching and Learning" (2000) discusses inquiry as it refers to the diverse ways in which scientists study the natural world and in which students grasp science knowledge and the methods by which that knowledge is produced. This book explains and illustrates how inquiry helps students learn science content, master how to do science, and understand the nature of science.


http://www.brainpop.com

Good online activities, including video clips of interesting science concepts and phenomen


http://www.csiro.au/scientriffic

Effective teaching/learning strategies and resources for teachers, parents and children. This website is based in Australia.


Virtual Field Trips

http://www.field-guides.com/trips.htm 

Interactive/Real Time Computing

http://whale.wheelock.edu/whalenet-stuff/Stop_Bm02/

Live Action of different Critters

http://animal.discovery.com/cams/cams.html

Marine Life Movies

http://whale.wheelock.edu/movies/

How Stuff Works

www.howstuffworks.com

 

Computer Software:         (These are programs that I have found useful in the Junior Division)

Eyewitness

        Space and Universe

        Earth Quest

        Human Body

Digital Field Trips *

        To the Wetlands

        To the Rainforest

HyperStudio *

         Science Sleuths

        Part 1

        Part 2

Science Court

        Electric Current

        Gravity

        Soil

        Sound

        Water Cycle

        Work and Simple Machines

Thinking Like a Scientist

Gidgets and Gadgets 

 

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