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Micrometer Model - Jan 23, 2013

This interactive model is a great way to give students virtual practice in using a micrometer.  Perform measurements, then check your accuracy.


Ejs Intro 1D Motion Lab Model - Dec 11, 2012

Exemplary resource provides step-by-step instructions for students to explore 1D motion through computer modeling. Requires no prior programming experience.


NSDL Science Literacy Maps - Oct 15, 2012

This powerful tool displays concept connections among all the major strands of science, plus mathematics and engineering. Also shows how the concepts build upon each other across grade bands. Based on Benchmarks for Science Literacy


Graph Matching Motion Model - Oct 15, 2012

This inquiry-based simulation offers a powerful platform for helping students understand the shape and slope of motion graphs and how to interpret them. Your students will be doing a form of modeling as they "match" the motion of a red ball to that of a blue ball. Be careful -- this activity can be addictive!


ALTEC: The Advanced Learning Technologies Project - Jun 25, 2012

This is a collection of tools developed by ALTEC partner 4Teachers.org, offering ready-to-use quizzes, rubrics, checklists, video scripting/editing, research organizers, and exportable note-taking for students.


CSERD: Interactivate - Jun 25, 2012

Does the word "computational" scare your students? It shouldn't. Check out this set of free Java-based lessons and activities, all built around interactive tools that let kids deeply explore the math behind the concept. Examples: Rabbits & Wolves to learn about probability; Plop It! is a graph plotter.


Periodic Table Live! - Mar 26, 2012

Excellent interactive resource for exploring the Periodic Table through image sets, videos, and 3D illustrations. Covers a broad range of information about the elements and their properties.


Rubistar: Creating Rubrics for Project-Based Learning - Mar 26, 2012

This free tool helps you create high-quality rubrics in a short amount of time. Templates are available for: science experiments, verbal reports, multimedia presentations, and more.


The Nebraska Astronomy Applet Project: Online Labs for Introductory Astronomy - Jan 25, 2012

Planning a unit on Astronomy? Don't miss these simulation-based modules. Superior quality, fun, and adaptable for grades 8-12. Includes assessments.


4 Teachers: Family of Tools - Nov 16, 2011

15 cost-free tools offer time-saving ways to monitor research projects, create online lessons, quizzes, classroom calendars, and customized rubrics.

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