Featured Resource Archive - Page 2
Physics Education Research User's Guide - Apr 25, 2013
The PER community has been at the forefront of research in science education. This easy-to-use guidebook lets you browse teaching methods and techniques associated with evidence-based best practice.
Nanoreisen: Adventures Beyond the Decimal - Apr 16, 2013
See the wonder and strange beauty of matter at the smallest known dimensions in our universe in this "nano-journey" formatted in descending powers of 10. View a human cell, an LED, and a laptop microchip.
NASA: Goldilocks and the Three Planets - Nov 8, 2012
Great interactive resource for blending math and space science! Kids explore atmospheric gases for Earth, Mars, and Venus w/data from real space missions.
NASA: Solar System Exploration - Oct 26, 2012
A stand-out collection from NASA that offers a wealth of information about the objects in our solar system. Browse beautiful image galleries, 3D interactive animations, and videos of space missions.
A must-read for all K-12 science teachers: principles in this report will drive the new NextGen science standards. Read the full report at no cost or download a free pdf summary.
MIT Tech TV: Physics Demos - Aug 27, 2012
These newly-created videos will help kids visualize motion, wave interactions, electricity, and magnetism. Excellent videography; easy to embed.
In this 18-minute podcast, researchers talk about surprising results of their studies on the effectiveness of classroom demos.
Futurity - Apr 21, 2012
This nonprofit website was created in response to a decrease in science coverage by the news media. Written for lay audiences, articles keep you up-to-date on the latest discoveries.
CIESE Real Time Data Projects: Tsunami Surge! - Apr 15, 2012
Students take on roles as scientists as they analyze authentic data to develop a global tsunami preparedness plan.
ParticleAdventure.org - Mar 4, 2012
The Particle Adventure is an award-winning site aimed at high school students. It introduces the Standard Model and the theory of fundamental particles and forces.