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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.

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.

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.

PhET Simulation: Wave Interference - Feb 15, 2012

This simulation allows you to examine properties of water, sound, and light waves.

Subject: Oscillations & Waves / Wave Motion

Student Difficulties with Wave Concepts - Feb 10, 2012

Results of a research study on misconceptions students have about waves and wave motion.

Sounds of the Subway - Feb 1, 2012

Subways are better at reflecting sound waves with
no need for microphones or loudspeakers. This
makes them appealing for musical performance.

Marie Curie and the Science of Radioactivity - Jan 31, 2012

Do your students ever ask "Why do we have to learn this?" Explore this touching interactive exhibit on Marie Curie's life, then introduce radioactive decay.

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