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Physical Units - Aug 3, 2011

Warm-up for the fall -- dimension your units! This site holds a wealth of information on units, their conversions, dimensional analysis and much more...


Imagine the Universe Lesson Plan: Time That Period - Aug 2, 2011

Developed by the Imagine the Universe project through NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, this lesson plan engages students, step-by-step in the analysis of data obtained by high-energy satellites.


CASES Online: Lights Out! - A Circuit Activity - Jul 12, 2011

Working against time, this inquiry-focused lesson plan is a problem-based activity that requires students to produce a working flashlight from parts.


The First Days of School: How to Be an Effective Teacher - Jul 9, 2011

If you are a new teacher, help is here. This book is a good reference for you and includes not only some techniques but also suggestions about classroom management and helpful practices.


Teachers' Domain: Igniting Chemistry in Fireworks - Jul 4, 2011

A visually rich way to integrate chemical reaction, combustion, and pyrotechnics. Includes 2 videos and 4 Flash simulations.


Phun Physics - Jun 13, 2011

Phun Physics has many demonstrations available for presentation. The links below are intended to provide descriptions of each demonstration, explanations for elementary students, and further explanations for high school students


Survival Kit for New Teachers - Jun 9, 2011

If you are new to teaching or are teaching after a long hiatus, this new teacher "bag of tricks" is for you.


Become a Teacher: Survival Guide for New Teachers - Jun 9, 2011

If you are a new teacher or mentoring a new teacher this article contains many helpful suggestions for you.


Teachers' Domain: Building Blocks - Jun 2, 2011

This extensive set of short video segments can be downloaded free of cost and embedded into educational presentations. The videos encompass a wide range of topics:  energy-producing windmills, a smokestack releasing exhaust into a clear sky, the Mars Rover, an animation of a rotating DNA strand, time lapse of a starry night sky, a human egg being artificially fertilized, and much more.


Developing a Rubric to Assist in Grading - Jun 2, 2011

A special teacher assessment tool brought to you from the new teacher handbook written by Mary Winn and Jan Mader.

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