Chemistry Teaching Resources
General Science Links
- Academic Assistance Access
Academic Assistance Access functions in a mailing list environment divided by subject matter. By subscribing to a specific mailing list, you will get answers to your questions. If you need help with homework or assignments in any field, now or at any other time, this is the place to get it all, free of charge.
- Access Excellence
Access Excellence is a national educational program sponsored by the biotechnology industry pioneer, Genentech, Inc., that puts high school biology teachers in touch with their colleagues, scientists and critical sources of new scientific information through an online network. It's a virtual beehive of activity!
- Advanced Computer Tutoring Research
Contains information about research on the ACT architecture for cognition.
- Amateur Scientist Sites
A link list to sites with original experiments.
- American Scientist
American Scientist is an illustrated bimonthly magazine about science and technology. Each issue is filled with feature articles written by prominent scientists and engineers, reviewing important work in fields that range from molecular biology to computer engineering. The articles are carefully edited and accompanied by illustrations that are developed to enhance the reader's understanding and enjoyment. Browse tables of contents from old issues.
- Annenberg/CPB K-12 Math and Science Project
These projects educate and support the key groups of adults that have a hand in changing the way math and science are taught, including teachers, teacher educators, administrators, policymakers and parents. See info on The World of Chemistry, one of several projects.
- Ask a Scientist
Ask a Scientist is an archive with answers to questions about science at the K-12 level. You may ask a question and get an answer about chemistry or some other disciplin. The site is part of the Newton BBS. Newton is an electronic community for Science, Math, and Computer Science K-12 Educators
Alabama's Supercomputing Project to Inspire Research in Education. Started as a response to the need to increase the involvement of high school students in the fields of mathematics and science.
- Astronomical Teaching Resources
Material used by Doug Ingram in Astronomy courses taught at the University of Washington. Readings, homeworks, labs, exams, syllabi, study guides, etc. are linked either as LaTeX and Postscript, or as plain ASCII.
- Biosciences Index
WWWVL links to the biosciences with a searchable index.
- Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books - A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology
This is a valuable source of information on various everyday substances used in making and restoring books, with some reference to their chemistries.
- CELLS alive!
Video clips of living cells and computer animation, flattened for cross-platform use. Features living microbes and white blood cells. Requires a QuickTime player to view animated clips of various spectacular cellular events.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Whose mission is "To promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability".
- Chaos at Maryland
The ideas of chaos have been very fruitful in such diverse disciplines as biology, economics, chemistry, engineering, fluid mechanics, physics, just to name a few.
- The Chronicle of Higher Education: Academe this Week
The Web version of The Chronicle of Higher Education.
- Computer as Learning Partner
An on-going educational research effort at UC Berkeley dedicated to informing and improving middle school science instruction. Includes curriculum information and software.
- Contemporary Physics Education Project
CPEP materials (charts, software, text) present the current understanding of the fundamental nature of matter and energy, incorporating the major research findings of recent years. Available for download (at three different resolutions) is a chart describing the world of particles such as quarks, gluons, and neutrinos and about the fundamental forces.
- CSU BioWeb
California State University's server which consolidates existing WWW Biological Science teaching and research resources and creates and distributes original multimedia resources for the teaching of biology.
- Discovery Channel
The global educational TV network operator has a web server.
- Distance Education Resources
Link list of Web sites providing information and resources regarding distance education.
- Distance Education Resources Worldwide
Another link list of Web sites providing information and resources regarding distance education.
The science section of this site has links to hundreds of educational resources. EdHelper.Com is a very large link list with over 14,000 educational resources in many categories including 7,000 lesson plans 1,000 webquests as well as free worksheets.
- Educational Hotlists
A list of educational resources including both online interactives and online exhibits, The Franklin Institute Science Museum.
The goal of this page is to cover the subjects of interest for people working in/with educational technologies.
- Eisenhower National Clearinghouse
The information source for K-12 math and science teachers, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement.
- The Envrionmental Literacy Council
The Environmental Literacy Council is a non-profit organization established to bring together scientists, economists, educators, and other experts to improve awareness and understanding of environmental issues. Our site www.enviroliteracy.org is intended to help students and teachers understand and research environmental issues by guiding you to the best resources available. The goal is to help you quickly find the information you need while introducing a variety of viewpoints and thoughtful analyses on environmental issues. We're part of both the GEM Gateway and the Eisenhower National Clearinghouse, and have been noted in New Scientist and Science magazines. If you're looking for data to incorporate into lessons, a place to send your students to research current events, or just need to brush up on environmental issues, come check us out!
- Epoxy Resins in Construction
Describes the process of structural restoration of concrete by epoxy injection.
The Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) is a federally [USA] funded, nationwide information network designed to provide you with ready access to education literature.
Exploration in Education (ExInEd) is a NASA-supported program of the Special Studies Office (SSO) of the Space Telescope Science Institute. Macintosh, Windows, and DOS software available for downloading include Electronic PictureBooks [Mac only], Tutorials, and Reports.
- The Exploratorium
The home page of the San Francisco Exploratorium. Contains information on science education resources, interactive exhibits, and access to an ongoing bioethics discussion group.
- Family Math
A program developed with goal to encourage underrepresented groups (especially girls and minority students) to enter careers that use mathematics. Family Math is, of course, family-based.
- Fun Science Gallery
The Fun Science Gallery proposes laboratory activities so as to build an instrument or make a scientific experiment. Practical activities have the advantage to mobilize many of our faculties and not only those connected to the language. The pages are also available in Italian.
- Genetics Education Center
This Web site is for educators with an interest in human genetics.
- Hands-on Science Centers Worldwide
This page contains pointers to public museums with a strong emphasis on interactive science education.
- Hands on Universe
Makes astrophysics research tools available to teachers, students, and the museum-going public.
- The Heart
Explore the heart. Discover the complexities of its development and structure. Follow the blood through the blood vessels. Wander through the weblike body systems. Learn how to have a healthy heart and how to monitor your heart's health. Look back at the history of heart science.
- Helping Your Child Learn ... Series
Publications for Parents - Electronic versions of popular pamphlets and brochures designed to address parents' concerns about their children's education. Apart from the title on Science, you will at this site also find titles on Math, Reading, History, Getting ready for school, Improving in test taking, Writing well, Using the library, and Geography.
- History of Science
An annotated list of links to science history pages.
- Honest Open Logical Debate on Math Reform
A page by a group of parents concerned with math the curriculum in the schools of Palo Alto, CA.
- Hot Links to the WWW
An annotated list of links attempting to, and also quite successful at, embrace a very wide scope.
- How Things Work
Think of this site as a radio call-in program that's being held on the WWW instead of the radio. If you ask how something works, using a button on the linked page, the author Lou Bloomfield will try to provide an explanation. You'll find a more comprehensive discussion of many common objects in his book: How Things Work: the Physics of Everyday Life.
- How to Interpret Clouds , or Hur man tolkar moln
A tutorial by SMHI, the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute. The sky is changing all the time. By studying the clouds you can get an idea of the condition of the atmosphere. Look at the pictures and learn a little about the clouds and some simple forecasting rules. Currently only the Swedish page is active.
- Human Genome Project Information
The Human Genome Initiative is a worldwide research effort with the goal of analyzing the structure of human DNA and determining the location of the estimated 100,000 human genes.
- Interactive Frog Dissection
The Interactive Frog Dissection was designed for use in high school biology classrooms. Its hypermedia pages cover all stages of frog dissection from initial preparations to the examination of its internal organs.
- The StatSoft Electronic Statistics Textbook
This Electronic Statistics Textbook offers training in the understanding and the application of statistics. The material was developed at the StatSoft R&D department based on many years of teaching undergraduate and graduate statistics corses and covers a wide variety of applications, including laboratory research (biomedical, agricultural etc.), business statistics and forecasting, social science statistics and survey research, data mining, engineering and quality control applications, and many others. The complete Electronic Statistics Textbook can be downloaded for quick access from your local hard drive.
- Internet Resources for Science and Mathematics Education
Very extensive list to all areas of science, collected by Tom O'Haver for the Maryland Collaborative for Teacher Preparation.
- IUBio Archive
IUBio Archive is an archive of biology data and software. The archive includes items to browse, search and fetch molecular data, software, biology news and documents, as well as links to remote information sources in biology and elsewhere. Also contains a chemistry section.
- Interactive Learning in Calculus and Differential Equations with Applications
Mathematica's notebook feature enables science students to actively learn calculus and differential equations with guided discovery and exploration.
- KEY Foundation
KEY's (Knowledge of the Environment for Youth) mission is to promote and encourage better understanding of today's often complex relationships between society, technology and the environment. The foundation believes that providing access in schools to accurate, balanced and current information, will better enable students, our future leaders, to make more rational and responsible judgements on current and future issues. Their web site attempts to bring to teachers accurate, balanced and current information on many topics discussed in chemistry classes. They include pesticides and ozone reducing substances.
- LLNL Education Program Overview
Overview of the education program of the Lawrence Livermore National [USA] Laboratories.
- Mathematics Archives
The goal of the Mathematics Archives is to provide organized Internet access to a wide variety of mathematical resources. Primary emphasis is on teaching materials, but it also has a strong collection of educational software. Other items found are laboratory notebooks, problem sets to lecture notes and reports on innovative methods, as well as an extensive collection of links to other sites of interest to mathematicians.
- Mathematics Education Technology Research
This project at Imperial College, formerly known as the Transitional Mathematics Project, was established to respond to the problems experienced by new undergraduates in Science and Engineering courses who lacked the mathematical knowledge, skills and confidence they needed to tackle the first-year courses. The project was designed around Mathematica to enable students to use a general, powerful piece of mathematical software.
- Mathematics Experiences Through Image Processing (METIP)
The National [USA] Council of Teachers of Mathematics has identified a number of features that the grades 5-8 curriculum should include in order to help motivate students to stay interested. These include to favor conceptual learning over rote operations, to emphasize practical uses of mathematics, to encourage discussions and group learning, and to encourage exploratory, open-ended learning. The goal of the METIP project is to use digital image processing to help meet these objectives. In particular, they have developed a series of applications designed to allow students to manipulate digitized images of their choice.
- Mathematical Sciences Education Board
Some reports related to math teaching are linked in this page.
- MMA Home Page
Describes the properties and fields of application for the plastic methyl methacrylate (MMA).
- National Academy of Sciences
The home page of National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, and National Research Council [USA].
- NASA Aerospace Education Services Program
A nationwide [USA], free program for teachers, students, and the general public. It is designed to increase awareness and understanding of scientific research and technological development and their place in the world in which we live.
- National Science Teachers Assiciation
The National [USA] Science Teachers Association (NSTA), founded in 1944 and headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, is the largest organization in the world committed to the improvement of science education at all levels -- preschool through college.
- Pharmaceutical Information Network
PharmInfoNet is a high-volume pharmaceutical information resource on the Internet World Wide Web, serving as a recognized entry point to access high-quality independent assessments of therapeutics and advances in new drug development. Regulatory and clinical users access diverse information through PharmInfoNet, including full text articles from clinical publications, economic data, symposium information from scientific meetings, and can benefit from links to other relevant drug information and pharmaceutical sites. Those interested in drug development can find leads to new investigational agents and can monitor advances in drug research.
- Pharmacy Internet Resources Page
Link list to sources of pharmacy information.
Directory of pharmaceutical information resources on the web.
- Primer on Molecular Genetics
This primer by the U.S. Department of Energy covers the basics of molecular genetics ranging from the structure of DNA and genes to techniques and strategies of mapping and sequencing the human genome. Also includes discussions of the impact of the Human Genome Project plus a glossary.
- Project Galileo
The spacecraft Galileo now orbits Jupiter. New data are continuously added at this link.
- Reinventing Schools: The Technology is Now
If you want to see the future of education, don't watch children in the average classroom. Watch children play a video game. You'll see them engaged, excited, interacting, and learning - even if its only about how to get to the next level of the game. Schools now have an opportunity to apply the information technologies that are so effective outside the classroom for educational purposes. But to make the most of these technologies, we have to rethink education from the ground up. That's what these pages will try to teach you.
- Science Seminars
Science Seminars are monthly opportunities for updates on current biotechnology research topics. The seminars are designed by teams of Genentech and other scientists to provide you with current science research information and an opportunity to interact with the teaching team and other participants interested in the topic.
- Scientific American
Home page of the renown scientific journal. You can search the site for summaries of old articles.
- The Smithsonian - America's Treasure House for Learning
The Smithsonian museums, galleries and research centers in Washington, D.C. are known for its role in preserving, maintaining, and cataloging historical linkages. Their aim is to create a "Smithsonian Without Walls", bringing their resources home to Americans [I guess other nationalities are also welcome?] and offering a perennial field trip for students. There's a mirror in California, in case the main link is inaccessible.
- Teaching and Learning Technology Programme
This page carries information about the title UK programme, whose aim is "to make teaching and learning more productive and efficient by harnessing modern technology". This central repository contains extracts from newsletters and information releases such a conference proceedings and web workshops.
- TIPTOP - The Internet Pilot to Physics
This is the Yahooof physics. Tens of thousands of links to physics related web resources. Also a number of bulletin board for conferences, jobs, new books, and soon a comprehensive software database.
- Visible Human Project
The Visible Human Project creates complete anatomically detailed, three dimensional representations of the male and female human body. The representations are created from CAT, MRI and cryosection images taken at one millimeter intervals from cadavers.
- What is Plagiarism
Because students often are confused about what is and is not plagiarism, Scott Van Bramer has prepared this handout to help you understand what is acceptable. Make sure you give due acknowledgement if you borrow this text from Scott!
- Wonders of Physics
Aimed at generating interest in physics among people of all ages and backgrounds. The heart of the program is a fast-paced presentation of physics demonstrations carefully chosen to be entertaining as well as educational.
- World Lecture Hall
Contains links to pages created by faculty worldwide who are using the Web to deliver class materials. For example, you will find course syllabi, assignments, lecture notes, exams, class calendars, multimedia textbooks, etc.
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