If you find any of these links broken (after repeated tries), please notify Alan GouldPlease include name of non-operative link as well as the name of this page: Education URLs at http://uncleal.net
2061 -- Project 2061 -- http://project2061.aaas.org/ -- Science Literacy -- Project 2061 Tools http://www.project2061.org/publications/default.htm Science NetLinks lists a large number of science and math links, all screened by an "expert review board".
AIMS Education Foundation http://www.AIMSedu.org/
Air Quality -- California Air Resources Board education web site http://www.arb.ca.gov/knowzone/knowzone.htm
Archaeology--http://www.learningsites.com -- 3D Renderings of archaeological sites
Annenberg/CPB Channel http://www.learner.org/channel/ Interactive math & science educational media, including courses for teachers.
Astrobiology http://astrobio.terc.edu/ -- at TERC
The Atom's Family -- Miami Science Center -- http://www.miamisci.org/af/sln/
ATT education support http://www.att.com/foundation/
Biotechnology--Access Excellence http://www.accessexcellence.org
Brain - http://www.opencolleges.edu.au/informed/learning-strategies/ - an interactive infographic with explanations of different brain areas.
California Standards for Public Schools K-12 -- http://www.cde.ca.gov/be/st/ss/
California Science Teachers Association (CSTA) http://www.cascience.org/
Camera Obscura for smart phone - http://cheezburger.com/7026443008
Choices for the 21st Century Education Project http://www.choices.edu/ Global Environmental Problems
CLASS (Colorado Learning Attitudes about Science Survey) - http://class.colorado.edu/ - Carl Wieman
Closeminded Science http://www.eskimo.com/~billb/weird/wclose.html
COLORCUBE: 3D Color Puzzle made of plastic cubes and nylon rods (176 pieces) in a 9" cube. It's a teaching tool for learning the advanced principles of color that govern the human eye, television, computers, and digital printing.
Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal (CSICOP) http://www.csicop.org
Constants -- Fundamental Constants -- http://physics.nist.gov/cuu/Constants/index.html -- National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
The Constitution of the United States http://www.constitution.org/wr/rawle-00.htm
Controversy in Science
Demonstrations - Wiki of Demos http://scidaho.org/wikidemo/index.php?title=Main_Page - Please add your favorite demo (and images of it) to the site for everyone to use. Created by T. Woody Sobey, Discovery Center of Idaho
Dive and Discover http://www.divediscover.whoi.edu/ -- brings you right on board a series of research cruises to the Pacific and Indian Oceans.
DigitalThink -- Web-based courses http://www.digitalthink.com/ subjects from C++ programming to wine-tasting. Mostly computer science, multimedia, and Internet courses.
Discovery Channel -- http://discoveryschool.com/ programs, lesson plans
Distance Learning -- Online Courses
Earth and Sky radio program -- http://earthsky.org/
Earth Photos (for geography--not satellite) http://GeoImages.Berkeley.EDU/
The Electronic Journal of Science Education -- http://unr.edu/homepage/jcannon/ejse/ejse.html -- the first peer reviewed electronic journal of its kind devoted to the timely sharing of science education information via the World Wide Web.
ERIC Clearinghouse http://www.eric.ed.gov/
Evaluating Web Resources http://www.enc.org/features/focus/archive/webeval?ls=eu -- a list of things to look for and questions to ask while online. You'll also find some ideas for teaching your students to critically evaluate web sites. ENC Focus issue. With the number of web sites targeted to K-12 teachers and students growing daily, having some guidelines for evaluating these sites becomes essential.
Event Based Science (middle school) http://www.Mcps.k12.md.us/departments/eventscience/ -- Newsworthy events establish the relevance of science topics; authentic tasks create the need-to-know more about those topics; and lively interviews, photographs, Web pages, and inquiry-based science activities create a desire to know more about those topics.
Exemplary and promising Science Programs -- http://www.ed.gov/offices/OERI/ORAD/KAD/expert_panel/newscience_progs.html
Exploratorium Institute for Inquiry -- http://www.exploratorium.edu/IFI/index.html -- provides workshops, programs, on-line support
Exemplary and Promising Materials http://www.enc.org/ed/exemplary/ (U.S. Department of Education Mathematics and Science Expert Panel)
Federal Resources for Educational Excellence (FREE) http://www.ed.gov/free
Feinman Anecdotes http://www.feynman.com/anecdotes.htm
First Amendment Schools -- http://www.firstamendmentschools.org/ -- "Schools must not only teach the First Amendment; they must also find ways to model and apply the democratic first principles that they are charged with teaching."
FlexBook -- Free digital STEM textbooks http://ck12.org/flexbook
FlexMath -- free Algebra 1 curriculum http://flexmath.ck12.org
Gateway to Educational Materials (GEM) http://www.thegateway.org/ sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education and is a special project of the ERIC Clearinghouse on Information & Technology.
George Lucas Educational Foundation http://glef.org/welcome.html
Global Change Research Information Office http://www.gcrio.org
GLOBE--Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment; http://www.globe.gov a Global Lab Project from TERC: worldwide network of students, teachers, and scientists working together to study and understand the global environment. GLOBE students make environmental observations at or near their schools and report their data through the Internet. Scientists use GLOBE data in their research and provide feedback to the students to enrich their science education.
Global Schoolhouse http://gsn.org
Google Scholar - http://scholar.google.com provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations.
Great Canadian Science Web Site http://fas.sfu.ca/css/gcs/main.html
Green Teacher Magazine http://www.greenteacher.com/
Hotmath--Math Problem help http://hotmath.com/
How Things Work http://landau1.phys.virginia.edu/Education/Teaching/HowThingsWork/home.html Louis A. Bloomfield, Professor of Physics, The University of Virginia
How Stuff Works http://www.howstuffworks.com/
Image Processing -- Center for Image Processing and Education (CIPE) http://cipe.com/ uses NIH Image
Interactive Physics -- http://www.interactivephysics.com/
Jason Project http://www.jasonproject.org/ Explore life undersea via robot submersibles.
Kathy Schrock's (librarian) Guide for Educators http://www.capecod.net/Wixon/Wixon.htm
Kid'sClick http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/KidsClick!/ -- web search for kids (below grade 7) by librarians
Laptops for Teachers -- http://www.teacherlaptop.org/ -- The Foundation's goal is to make it possible for every K-12 teacher in America to receive a state-of-the-art laptop computer with Internet service for home at no charge. If you go to the teacher registration page, they will notify you immediately when official registration for the Teacher Laptop program gets underway.
Learning Disabilities http://www.ld.org/
Literature -- Recommended Literature, California Dept of Ed. http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/rl/ll/
Little Shop of Physics -- Colorado State University hands-on science outreach program http://littleshop.physics.colostate.edu/
Mad Scientist Network http://www.madsci.org/ --" ask a scientist" type site.
Mars Exploration Program (TERC-JPL) http://teaparty.terc.edu/projects/mars/marsed.html
Massage therapy schools - http://MassageSchool.org
Math Counts http://18.104.22.168/
Mentoring http://www.edc.org/CCT/telementoring/ Telementoring Young Women in Science, Engineering, and Computing, is a project of EDC/Center for Children & Technology and is funded by the National Science Foundation,
Metric System http://lamar.colostate.edu/~hillger/ -- US Metric Association
Mini Grants, Information and Freebies - http://www.c3.lanl.gov/~jspeck/mini-grants.html
Montana State Univ. Courses http://www.montana.edu/wwwxs Special Relativity, Quantum Mechanics, Astronomy, Landforms/Lifeforms, Immunology, Food Biotechnology ; Dr. Christian Stryker, Office of Extended Studies, Montana State University |, Bozeman, MT | firstname.lastname@example.org
Mrs. Bogucki's Third Grade Class http://hbogucki.staffnet.com/aemes/default.htm
Mrs Silverman's Second Grade Class http://www.kids-learn.org/class98/
Multicultural Pavilion http://curry.edschool.virginia.edu/go/multicultural/
Museums and Science Centers
National Science Education Standards (NSES) http://www.nap.edu/readingroom/books/nses/ published by National Academy of Sciences
National Science Foundation (NSF) http://www.nsf.gov/
National Sky Awareness Week -- sky data exchange http://www.weatherworks.com
New York Times http://www.nytimes.com
NASA Education Links
National Center on Education and the Economy --Performance Standardshttp://www.ncee.org
National Chemistry Week http://www.acs.org/ncw/
National Teachers Enhancement Network (NTEN) http://scienceteacher.org/ offers graduate-credit science and mathematics courses to teachers nationally. Teachers are able to participate in the telecomputing courses from convenient home or work locations via the Internet.
Natural Disasters--Activities: http://school.discovery.com/schoolfeatures/featurestories/earthalert/
Newton's Aquarium http://www.eureka.ca/ n-body gravity simulator--from Eureka
NOVA (PBS) http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/
Oceanography course http://oceanworld.tamu.edu/ocean608/
On Being a Scientist: Responsible Conduct in Research http://www.nas.edu
Pac Bell's Blue Ribbon (Blue Web'n) web resources http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/bluewebn/
Parents Role in Education -- http://www.nsta.org/parents/
PBS http://www.pbs.org/ Most of these links have classroom activities...
Peterson's Guides, Inc. http://www.petersons.com
Pinhole Cameras http://www.paintcancamera.com/
Planetariums -- GLPA statement on the Educational Value of a Planetarium -- http://www.pa.msu.edu/abrams/GLPA/position.htm#value
Powers of Ten http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/primer/java/scienceopticsu/powersof10/index.html By the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, The Florida State University, Tallahassee.
Private Universe Project -- Teachers' Lab http://www.learner.org/teacherslab/
Practical Uses of Math and Science http://pumas.jpl.nasa.gov/
Questions and Answers in science
Reference Desk--Virtual --http://www.vrd.org/locator/subject.shtml
RISE--Resources for Involving Scientist in Education http://www.nas.edu/rise/
Rural Schools http://www.ruralschools.org/ Organizations Concerned about Rural Education (OCRE) is a coalition of more than two dozen education, farm, rural, technology and utility organizations with common concern for the economic future of rural America, particularly, the education of rural children.
School District Profiles http://www.sunspace.com
Science Education Newsgroup: news://schl.call.mathsci
Science Friday http://www.npr.org/programs/scifri/ Talk of the Nation: Science Friday is a science talk-show which can be heard each Friday afternoon, 2-4 pm ET over National Public Radio (NPR).
Science Learning Network http://www.sln.org/
School Curriculum On Line Resource for Educators (SCORE) http://score.k12.ca.us/ database with teacher reviewed sites as well as built-in lessons and links, all of which are presently being cross-referenced to the CA Science Standards.
Schoolwork.ugh! http://www.schoolwork.org/ -- geared toward helping older students, grades 7 and up, with schoolwork.
Glenn Seaborg http://www.osti.gov/accomplishments/seaborg.html
Space Day http://www.spaceday.com/
Space Science Education Resource Directory (NASA Office of Space Science) http://teachspacescience.org
Stereotypes -- "Psychological Science" article: Positive stereotypes can raise academic performance http://www.psychologicalscience.org
Sunwise http://www.epa.gov/sunwise/ an environmental and health education program (K-8) that aims to teach children and their caregivers how to protect themselves from overexposure to the sun. UV Measurement and Reporting (UV measurement device loaned to interested schools)
Survey Results of Urban School Classroom Practices -- 8 Urban Systemic Initiative sites. http://www.systemic.com/publication.cfm#pub5TeacherTalk http://education.indiana.edu/cas/tt/tthmpg.html
TeachNet http://TeachNet.org -- IMPACT IIÑThe Teachers Network, a national nonprofit organization that supports classroom teachers in the United States. Daily Classroom Specials; Teacher-Designed Projects and Activities by Subject; Talk with Teachers; Grants/Resources for Teachers; TeachNet Store; Technology How-to
Technological Studies (Dept. of--College of NJ) http://www.tcnj.edu/~teched/
Technology in the Classroom
Telementoring Women http://www.edc.org/CCT/telementoring/
The Internet and School: A Survey of Networking Activities http://sunsite.unc.edu/cisco/tracy-article.html
Tests -- Blueprints for all State of California science standard tests will be posted on the Department of Education web site: http://www.cde.ca.gov/re/di/or/division.asp?id=sad
TIMSS--Third International Mathematics & Science Study http://www.ed.gov/inits/TIMSS/; see also
Tree of Life http://phylogeny.arizona.edu/tree/phylogeny.html information about the diversity of life authored by biologists from around the world. Each page contains information about one group of organisms (eg, the Coleoptera page gives information about all beetles, the Salticidae page about jumping spiders, the Cephalopoda page about squids, octopi, and related molluscs, and the Fungi page about fungi).
Turner Learning http://learning.turner.com/
Electronic field trips, CNN videos (for sale), lesson plans
Typing - Dancemap Typing - http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/typing/
United Nations Cyberschool http://www.un.org/Pubs/CyberSchoolBus/
US Dept of Education (DoEd) http://www.ed.gov/
Virtual Science and Mathematics Fair http://www.educ.wsu.edu/
Water Science for Schools (USGS) http://ga.water.usgs.gov/edu/
Wolfram|Alpha Reference Site: - http://www.wolframalpha.com/ - a free online service that answers factual queries directly by computing the answer from structured data. Subject areas include Mathematics, Statistics & Data Analysis, Physics, Chemistry, Material Properties, Engineering, Astronomy, Earth Sciences, Life Sciences, Transportation, Web & Computer System, Units & Measures, Finance, Dates & Times, Places & Geography, Socioeconomic Data, Weather, Health & Medicine, Food & Nutrition, Words & Linguistics, Culture & Media, People & History, Education, Organizations, Sports & Games, Music, Colors. See examples at http://www.wolframalpha.com/examples and Stephen Wolfram's introduction at http://www.wolframalpha.com/screencast/introducingwolframalpha.html
Women in Science
Whiteboard - Interactive Resources - http://www.qwiktag.com/index.php/education/171-interactive-whiteboard-resource
Why Files http://whyfiles.news.wisc.edu/
Virtual Reference Desk http://www.vrd.org/ -- US Dept of Ed
Yuckiest Site on the Internet http://www.yucky.com/