Featured Resource Archive - Page 4
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.
PhET Simulation: Color Vision - Feb 16, 2012
This is a interactive simulation with color filters and lights that can be manipulated and controlled by students.
PhET Simulation: Wave Interference - Feb 15, 2012
This simulation allows you to examine properties of water, sound, and light waves.
Subject: Oscillations & Waves / Wave Motion
Student Difficulties with Wave Concepts - Feb 10, 2012
Results of a research study on misconceptions students have about waves and wave motion.
Sounds of the Subway - Feb 1, 2012
Subways are better at reflecting sound waves with
no need for microphones or loudspeakers. This
makes them appealing for musical performance.
Marie Curie and the Science of Radioactivity - Jan 31, 2012
Do your students ever ask "Why do we have to learn this?" Explore this touching interactive exhibit on Marie Curie's life, then introduce radioactive decay.
Magnet Man: Cool Experiments with Magnets - Jan 10, 2012
The explanations and experiments on this page are designed around a series of increasingly more complex issues of magnetism from "What is magnetism?" to "Build your own Gaussmeter" (a device that measures the strength of a magnet).
PhET: Gas Laws Lesson Plan - Jan 6, 2012
This lesson plan is a companion to the simulation "Gas Properties" and includes a series of questions, graphs and tasks with student worksheets available.