Featured Resource Archive - Page 2
NASA: Solar System Exploration - Oct 26, 2012
A stand-out collection from NASA that offers a wealth of information about the objects in our solar system. Browse beautiful image galleries, 3D interactive animations, and videos of space missions.
PhET Teacher Activities: Experimental Design with Forces - Sep 24, 2012
Blend a classroom experiment with an interactive PhET simulation to help middle school students form deeper understanding of forces on a spring, kinetic/potential energy transformation, and effects of gravity on spring motion.
NBC Learn: Science of NFL Football - Aug 27, 2012
This video collection funded by NSF aims to spark interest in physics through the motion of football players & ball trajectory. Entertaining AND accurate science.
A must-read for all K-12 science teachers: principles in this report will drive the new NextGen science standards. Read the full report at no cost or download a free pdf summary.
MIT Tech TV: Physics Demos - Aug 27, 2012
These newly-created videos will help kids visualize motion, wave interactions, electricity, and magnetism. Excellent videography; easy to embed.
In this 18-minute podcast, researchers talk about surprising results of their studies on the effectiveness of classroom demos.
Futurity - Apr 21, 2012
This nonprofit website was created in response to a decrease in science coverage by the news media. Written for lay audiences, articles keep you up-to-date on the latest discoveries.
CIESE Real Time Data Projects: Tsunami Surge! - Apr 15, 2012
Students take on roles as scientists as they analyze authentic data to develop a global tsunami preparedness plan.
ParticleAdventure.org - Mar 4, 2012
The Particle Adventure is an award-winning site aimed at high school students. It introduces the Standard Model and the theory of fundamental particles and forces.
PhET Simulation: Color Vision - Feb 16, 2012
This is a interactive simulation with color filters and lights that can be manipulated and controlled by students.