Every weather website will help you figure out if it’s raining outside right now and how hot it is. WeatherSpark.com gives you that information but also has historical weather data and averages dating back to the late 1940s, laid out in charts, graphs, and averages. WeatherSpark is a website dedicated to making in-depth weather information [...]
The popular and FREE gallery360 – ALEX’s podcast treasury is NOW available on iTunes U for teachers and students.
The Gallery 360 podcast collection includes video and audio podcasts produced by teachers and students from across the state. For example, Fairhope High students teach about Newton’s 2nd Law, Types of Friction, and Forces. Their Tune in [...]
Sumanas provides animation (not cartoons) that help students understand a variety of science and statistics concepts. Categories include biology, chemistry, astronomy, environmental science and others with the biology section having the largest selection. For example, students can learn about meiosis, mitosis, cellular organelles and many other topics in biology. The environmental science section includes [...]
The National Science Teachers Association offers free online seminars on a variety of science and education topics. You can participate in the live sessions (see schedule) or view previous sessions from their library of recordings that covers 4 years of sessions. Upcoming live sessions include:
Picture-Perfect Science Lessons: Using Children’s Books to Guide Inquiry
Energy: Stop Faking [...]
Like teaching Science and using technology but hate searching all over the Internet? Well here is a really nice collection of Science links all in one place. Teaching and Learning magazine has put together a collection of mostly earth and space science links over at their web site.
You can check them out here.
On Monday, November 6th, Technology Facilitator Keith Kanne demonstrated the NASA “World Wind” software to social studies teachers from grades 6-12. The software features an interactive world globe, with satellite imagery of almost every place on land on the earth. The software can be downloaded from the NASA World Wind site.
A 2-page handout briefly explaining [...]