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Seeing isn't believing: Do classroom demonstrations help students learn? - Feb 1, 2014

In this 18-minute podcast, researchers talk about surprising results of their studies on the effectiveness of classroom demos.


Advanced Placement Program: What's Changing in AP - Feb 1, 2014

The redesigned AP Physics courses is slated for Fall, 2014. How will this impact your teaching?


NBC Learn: Science of NFL Football - Oct 3, 2013

This video collection funded by NSF aims to spark interest in physics through the motion of football players & ball trajectory. Entertaining AND accurate science.


Physics Education Research User's Guide - Apr 25, 2013

The PER community has been at the forefront of research in science education. This easy-to-use guidebook lets you browse teaching methods and techniques associated with evidence-based best practice.


NASA: Goldilocks and the Three Planets - Nov 8, 2012

Great interactive resource for blending math and space science! Kids explore atmospheric gases for Earth, Mars, and Venus w/data from real space missions.


A Framework for K-12 Science Education: Practices, Crosscutting Concepts, and Core Ideas - Aug 27, 2012

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.


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.

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