April 28, 2012 by ..
Amazing Ocean: Explore from Your Mobile Device | Ocean Portal | Smithsonian Institution
“Amazing Ocean is a brand new, free mobile app developed by the U.S. Department of State that features Smithsonian Ocean Portal and Sant Ocean Hall content. The app allows users to explore photos, videos, and rich ocean-themed content on their mobile devices.”
Smithsonian Education – Welcome
great resources for students, families and educators
“We offer high quality courses from the top universities, for free to everyone. We currently host courses from Princeton University, Stanford University, University of California, Berkeley, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, and University of Pennsylvania. We are changing the face of education globally, and we invite you to join us. “
TED-Ed | Lessons Worth Sharing
“Use engaging videos to create customized lessons. You can use, tweak, or completely redo any lesson featured on TED-Ed, or create lessons from scratch based on any video from YouTube.”
Educational Technology Clearinghouse
“Welcome to the Educational Technology Clearinghouse
Digital resources for Florida’s schools
The Florida Digital Educator program supports the appropriate integration of technology into K-12 education.
Visit the Florida Standards website for information about the Sunshine State Standards. “
No Strings Attached
“No Strings Attached: Wireless Laptops in Education
Over 100 videos taped in Florida schools!
Choose the lessons you wish to view from the matrix at left. They are presented in a brief, open-ended style to make them easy to adapt to many situations. “
No Strings Attached – “Science K-2
Animal Habitats: Students will demonstrate knowledge of plants and animals within a habitat by dragging pictures into the appropriate habitat.
Clouds: Students will use a graphic organizer to further their understanding of clouds.
Creating Plants: Students will communicate ideas and information about plants effectively.
Graphing Water Temperature: Students will understand that science, technology and society are interwoven and interdependent when graphing water temperature. “
10 Great Resources for Teaching and Learning about Earth Day
“raise students awareness to some environmental issues threatening our planet. I have compiled some great resources for you to use with your students in the classroom. These are mainly acitivities, videos, and printables for teaching and learning about Earth Day.”
WhichOneRoundsAllPR.swf (application/x-shockwave-flash Object)
Math game for rounding
Teaching Resources, Classroom Resources & Lesson Plans – TES Resources
A set of US department of energy lesson plans about energy, and many science topics. (72 lesson plans). There are many activities you can use organized by age.
Cassini finds titan lake is like a Namibia mudflat
“A new study analyzing data from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft suggests that the lake, known as Ontario Lacus, behaves most similarly to what we call a salt pan on Earth. “
‘Seeing’ cosmic rays in space
“Astronauts have long reported the experience of seeing flashes while they are in space, even when their eyes are closed. Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin both reported these flashes during the Apollo 11 mission, and similar reports during the Apollo 12 and 13 missions led to subsequent Apollo missions including experiments specifically looking at this strange phenomenon. “
Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.