Cyber Planet: April 2009 Archives
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learningscience.org is an organization dedicated to sharing the newer and emerging "learning tools" of science education. Tools such as real-time data collection, simulations, inquiry based lessons, interactive web lessons, micro-worlds, and imaging, among others, can help make teaching science an exciting and engaging endeavor. These tools can help connect students with science, in ways that were impossible just a few years ago. Take a look at a few different types of "learning tools" at this link, Tool Examples. At this point in our project we are highlighting some of the best web resources for science concepts. Although our main emphasis is on students, teachers, and parents, really anyone interested in science education will find the site useful and informative.
The teachers area and what you can do here
This area of the website has been specifically created for teachers. You can use this area of the website to help your students get the most out of their visit.
When you register with the website you will be able to:
- Allow your students to access key stage specific information.
- Distribute quizzes and other educational materials amongst your students and communicate with them about their learning experiences through their own personal pages.
Centre of the Cell
TeachersFirst: Gated Blogs for the Classroom
Science and Technology of WWII
Math For Kids - By KidsNumbers.com
Kids Around the World | Home
My Hero is a site where students can write about people they view as...heroes. You can register and create a multimedia webpage about your choices, but, even better (at least, in my view), you can go to the Guestbook area and write a short piece that appears immediately (there are automatic filters to screen content, plus it's manually screened later).
The MY HERO Project Homepage
scratchworkshop » home
Help you and your children explore some of the fundamentals of banking.
Students can find ideas for making money and suggest their own.
Articles on spending money wisely
Students share their favorite piggy banks.
Games and information for kids
Quiz game for kids with information on real vs. fake money.
Teachers can set up different games for students to play.
Game for students to try starting a business and watching money grow.
Virtually tour hundreds of factories to see how they work
For teachers Stop Disasters provides fact sheets to distribute to students about each type of natural disaster. Stop Disasters also provides teachers with teaching guides, lesson plan ideas, and links to additional reference materials.
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