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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.

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.

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