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Judy Robison

StudyJams - 32 views

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    Study Jams are slideshows and animations that provide a short overview of various topics in science and math. There are six human body Study Jams; skeletal system, nervous system, digestive system, respiratory system, muscular system, and circulatory system.
Judy Robison

Symphony of Science - Scientists become rock stars // A project by melodysheep - 23 views

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    Symphony of Science is an online video series created by John D. Boswell, aka melodysheep, which aims to bring scientific knowledge and philosophy to the public, in a novel way, through the medium of music.
Dwayne Abrahams

6 Free Online Resources for Primary Source Documents | Edutopia - 44 views

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    "The Common Core Learning Standards describe the importance of teaching students how to comprehend informational text. They are asked to read closely, make inferences, cite evidence, analyze arguments and interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text. Primary source documents are artifacts created by individuals during a particular period in history. This could be a letter, speech, photograph or journal entry."
Dimitris Tzouris

Spacehack - 23 views

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    a directory of ways to participate in space exploration
Judy Robison

Tyler DeWitt: Hey science teachers -- make it fun | Video on TED.com - 14 views

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    "High school science teacher Tyler DeWitt was ecstatic about a lesson plan on bacteria (how cool!) -- and devastated when his students hated it. The problem was the textbook: it was impossible to understand. He delivers a rousing call for science teachers to ditch the jargon and extreme precision, and instead make science sing through stories and demonstrations. "
Paul Beaufait

Integrating Google Tools 4 Teachers - 95 views

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    Collete Casinelli's site comprises a number of resources not only comparing Google Apps for Education with standard Google Tools and Products, and outlining the Pros and Cons of each, but also introducing many of the tools, and providing suggestions for their use with young learners.
Paul Beaufait

Introduction to Inquiry-Based Learning - 55 views

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    "It is crucial to recognize that inquiry-based teaching should not be viewed as a technique or instructional practice or method used to teach a subject. Rather, inquiry starts with teachers as engaged learners and researchers with the foundational belief that the topics they teach are rich, living and generous places for wonder and exploration." (para. 4, retrieved 2012.11.23)
Judy Robison

Symbolab - Symbolab Science & Math Search Engine - 40 views

shared by Judy Robison on 08 Nov 12 - No Cached
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    a "Science and Math Search Engine" and makes it easier to find science content online. It specifically searches for science content using semantic search tools.

    You can search from the site, or use a free download for Chrome and Firefox.

    The other unique feature that truly sets it apart is that it lets you use math and science symbols and equations to search. This is especially helpful when searching for topics that are related to a formula or symbol, vs. just a word.
Judy Robison

ComPADRE.org - Resources for Physics and Astronomy Education - 23 views

shared by Judy Robison on 08 Nov 12 - Cached
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    esource for Physics and Astronomy teachers and students. It is a network and collection of free online resources for students and teachers. The collections are organized by Students, Teachers, and Faculty (higher ed). Resources include tutorial sites, games, research, career information, online magazine, teacher lesson resources, and much more.
Judy Robison

7 Great YouTube Channels for Science - 49 views

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    "some great YouTube channels for science. If you are a science teacher and you need some useful resources where you can search for and find educational science videos"
Teresa Ilgunas

Seriously Amazing | Smithsonian - 60 views

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    Really interesting site !!
Dwayne Abrahams

Time Sheet Calculator - 10 views

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    time sheet calculator allows for input of up to 14 time periods (in hours and minutes), and totals them. It also calculates hours worked by inputing start time and end time.
Suzanne Neuman

Lesson Plans - Search Education - Google - 45 views

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    The Google Search Education site includes "a series of lessons to help you guide your students to use search meaningfully in their schoolwork and beyond" (Lesson Plans, ¶ 1), plus A Google a Day Challenges in four categories: Culture, Geography, History, and Science. It also provides access to live and recorded training sessions.
Judy Robison

Bricsys Makes Engineering Software, APIs Free to Students -- Campus Technology - 6 views

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    "Bricsys has launched a global academic program, which provides free engineering software and application programming interface (API) access to students and schools."
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