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This site explains why and how people build dams and explores the positive and negative impacts a dam may have on a community, offering questions to probe further. This look at building a dam complements "Down The Zambezi" in the October 1997 issue of National Geographic. The article describes a visit to Africa's Kariba Dam. Also available are teacher-contributed ideas for classroom and familiy activities; ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Lesson plan, Tutorial, Index / Bibliography, Discussion / Forum
Subject: Human geography, Physical geography, Hydrology
 
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National Science Education Standards (NSES), National Geography Standards: Read
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Epo's Chronicles is a weekly web comic which takes place in the distant future. The comic follows a fictional storyline incorporating both recent and classic scientific discoveries from NASA missions while educating the reader. The primary goal of Epo's Chronicles is to teach space science in an engaging format. Accompanying each episode are explanatory notes and glossary entries to help explain the ... Full description.
Grade level: Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Presentation / Demo, Tutorial, Illustration - artistic, Illustration - scientific, Visualization - scientific, Webcast - visual, Glossary, Ref. material, Webcast - audio, Discussion / Forum, Message board, Search engine
Subject: Environmental science, History and philosophy of science, Physics, Space science, Technology
 
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TalkDesign.org responds to the Intelligent Design movement of evolutionary theory. The site assesses the claims of intelligent design movement from the perspective of mainstream science, addresses the wider political, cultural, philosophical, moral, religious and education issues that have inspired the intelligent design movement and provides an archive of materials that critically examine the scientific ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Non-profit portal, Discussion / Forum
Subject: Biology, Educational theory and practice, History and philosophy of science
 
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Providing reference and review material on many math topics, this site also features practice exams, a message board, reference tables, and a list of recommended books. Over 2,500 pages give short lessons on algebra, trigonometry, calculus, and matrix algebra. The explanations are complete and extensive, flow well from one to the next, and include plenty of sample exercises. This resource is part ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Ref. material, Discussion / Forum
Subject: Mathematics
 
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The algebra index of the extensive S.O.S.Math site has lessons and reference material on units of conversion, complex numbers, equations, and much more. Each section features a concise review, notation, examples, and practice problems. This resource is part of the Teaching Quantitative Skills in the Geosciences collection. http://serc.carleton.edu/quantskills/ Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Ref. material, Discussion / Forum
Subject: Mathematics
 
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The matrix algebra index begins with applications and properties of matrices, works through systems of linear equations, explains determinants (including Cramer's Rule), and finishes with lessons on eigenvalues and eigenvectors. Each section includes an introduction to the topic and example problems as well as notes, tables and diagrams. This resource is part of the Teaching Quantitative Skills in ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Ref. material, Discussion / Forum
Subject: Mathematics
 
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The trigonometry index of S.O.S. Math features a table of trigonometric identities, lessons on functions and formulae, and a section of exercises and solutions. Topics also include the derivatives of trigonometric functions and hyperbolic trigonometry. This resource is part of the Teaching Quantitative Skills in the Geosciences collection. http://serc.carleton.edu/quantskills/ Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Ref. material, Discussion / Forum
Subject: Mathematics
 
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PlantingScience is a learning community where scientists provide online mentorship to student teams as they design and think through their own inquiry projects. Engaging in the science process and becoming familiar with science practices enhances science learning. The ability to collaborate, discuss, and reflect with scientists and peers opens new doors to motivate students, and builds necessary pathways ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lab activity, Ask an expert, Discussion / Forum
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science
 
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This 6-week unit is designed as a whole-class experiment; students work in teams to grow a selected strain of Brassica rapa from seed to seed, and examine plant traits as they develop over the course of a life cycle. Plants are grown in populations large enough so the variation of traits within a population can be documented and analyzed. Essential inquiry questions addressed are: What makes one individual ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lab activity, Ask an expert, Discussion / Forum
Subject: Biology
 
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This module is framed as a challenge to cause and explain the most extreme bending in celery petioles (stalks), designed as two guided inquiries and an open inquiry with introductory and concluding class discussions. In the introductory discussion, students imagine a real world scenario about preparing celery the day before a party. Working in small teams, students observe and try to explain two phenomena: ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lab activity, Ask an expert, Discussion / Forum
Subject: Biology
 
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