Hotlist

Kid's pages

Teacher's Pages

Science and Technology Pages for Students

Math Pages for Students

Science Pages for Teachers

Math Pages for Teachers

Environment and Ecology Pages for Students

Differentiated Learning

Webcams

Assessment Pages for Teachers

In Memory of Drew

Technology Pages

 

 

Kid's Pages:

Ivy's Search Engine Resources for Kids
http://ivyjoy.com/rayne/kidssearch.html

safe search engines for kids

Research Tools
www.noodletools.com

aids students and professionals in their searching

Encyclopedia.com
http://www.encyclopedia.com

online encyclopedia resource for students

Microsoft Encarta
http://encarta.msn.com/

online interactive encyclopedia sponsored by MSN

Diddabdoo
http://www.dibdabdoo.com/

smart, safe search engine for kids

TekMom's Search Tools for Students
http://www.tekmom.com/search/

search engine for kids split into categories by subject

Awesome Library
http://www.awesomelibrary.org/

search directory for students with safe content

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Teacher's Pages:

ICT Magic

http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/

 this wiki provides nearly endless opportunities to utilize in the classroom

Behavior Advisor

http://www.behavioradvisor.com/

numerous resources how to manage the classroom and strategies for every type of behavior

Behavior Management and More:

http://www.ictmagic.wikispaces.com/

numerous resources how to manage the classroom and ideas for every classroom out there

I know that

http://www.iknowthat.com/com

numerous resources for every subject with online activities

Great Schools

http://www.greatschools.net/modperl/bycity/pa//?name=&stateselect=pa&market=&rating=&fuzzy=1&city=wyomissing&schlname=&link=&level=e

Find schools listed and their PSSA scores

Humbolt Education - Discipline

http://www.humboldt.edu/~tha1/discip-options.html#seven%20models

numerous resources how to manage the classroom and strategies for making discipline plans
 

Edu Hound

http://www.eduhound.com/

One of the best resources on the web for teachers and education

Teach-nology
http://www.teach-nology.com/

numerous resources for teachers to aid in anything from lesson plans to curriculum

WebPages4Teachers
http://www.webpages4teachers.com/

everything education for teachers from resumes to plans

Busy Educator
http://www.busyeducator.com

education site by Jason Fosselman

The Best on the Web for Teachers
http://teachers.teach-nology.com/web_tools/web_site/

education site by Jason Fosselman

Worldcom marcopolo
http://marcopolo.worldcom.com/

standards-based internet content for K-12

TeacherWeb.com
http://www.teacherweb.com/

post assignments at ease with this internet tool

Teacher Created Materials
http://www.teachercreated.com

catalog of products for teachers in addition to online resources

The Creative Teaching Site
http://www.creativeteachingsite.com

site dedicated to helping teachers be more creative

myschoolonline.com
http://www.myschoolonline.com

website building resource for education K-12

edHelper.com
http://www.edhelper.com/

directory of lesson plans for educators

WWW for Teachers

http://4teachers.org/

free online resources to help involve technology in the classroom

Education World

http://www.education-world.com/

complete index of topics from lesson planning to professional development for teachers

Online tools for Teachers

http://www.lite.iwarp.com/utiltools.htm

tools for creating worksheets and activities for students

SearchEdu.com

http://www.searchedu.com/

search engine dedicated to searching education

Factmonster

http://www.factmonster.com

search the internet for answers and interesting facts

A to Z Teacher Stuff Theme Pages for Units
http://atozteacherstuff.com/themes

themes for education complete with ideas for teaching them

Blue Web Library
http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/bluewebn

library of blue ribbon learning sites on the web

DiscoverySchool.com Lesson Plans Library
http://school.discovery.com/lessonplans

lesson plans provided by the Discovery channel

The Gateway
http://www.thegateway.org

a portal to quick access to educational resources on the web

Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators
http://discoveryschool.com/schrockguide/index.html

Kathy Schrock's picks of top internet sites for education along with a variety of resources

LessonPlanz.com
http://www.lessonplanz.com/

comprehensive listing of lesson plans for all subject areas

Lesson Plans Search
http://www.lessonplansearch.com

directory search for lesson plans located on the internet

Marco Polo
http://marcopolo.worldcom.com

search to limit what you are looking for in educational resources

PBS Online's TeacherSource
http://www.pbs.org/teachersource

teacher and educational resources provided by PBS

The Teacher's Corner Lesson Plan and Unit Resources
http://www.theteacherscorner.net

primary and intermediate teacher resources

TeachNet
http://www.teachnet.com

quick online tools to aid in teaching and spark up the classroom with technology

 

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Differentiated Learning:

Tomlinson
http://www.ascd.org/publications/books/2001tomlinson/2001tomlinsontoc.html

chapters from Carol Tomlinson about differentiating instruction

Differentiating Instruction Lesson 1
http://www.ascd.org/pdi/demo/diffinstr/differentiated1.html

description of what differentiated instruction is and why it should be used in the classroom

Differentiating Instruction Lesson 2
http://www.ascd.org/pdi/demo/diffinstr/differentiated2.html

chapter on how to effectively start to implement differentiated instruction

Gardner's Ninth Intelligence
http://www.uwsp.edu/education/lwilson/learning/miindicators.htm

list of all the intelligences that should be taught to in the classroom

Elementary: Mary Hooper's 1st and 2nd Grade
http://www.ascd.org/pdi/demo/diffinstr/l1esex.html

example of how to implement differentiated instruction in the elementary school

Social Studies: 2nd Grade
http://www.ascd.org/pdi/demo/diffinstr/l2act3.html

example of differentiated instruction at work in the social studies second grade classroom

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Math Websites for Teachers

Adding It Up:  Helping Children Learn Mathematics 

http://www.nap.edu/books/0309069955/html/index.html

this is an online book that addresses issues regarding teaching mathematics to children in grades K-8.

 

Clearinghouse for Mathematics Education

http://www.ericse.org/mathindex.html

site provides access to the best information available for teaching mathematics, along with ERIC .

 

Eisenhower National Clearinghouse 

http://www.enc.org/weblinks/math/

this website provides lots of resources for teaching math.

 

Helping Children Learn Math

http://www.nap.edu/books/0309084318/html/

this is an online book that provides strategies and techniques for helping children learn math in grades K-8.

 

Kathy Schrock's Math Resources

http://school.discovery.com/schrockguide/math.html

Math resources at the Discovery channel website.

 

NASA Regional Teacher Resource Center  

http://www.cotf.edu/erc/main.html 

located Wheeling, WV.

 

NCTM On-Math Journal  

http://my.nctm.org/eresources/journal_intro.asp?journal_id=6

combines online high quality teacher resources and dynamic interactive tools for the teaching and learning of school mathematics.

 

Pastelina Puzzles 

http://www.plastelina.net/examples/games/

interactive logic puzzles (not all require a password).

 

PBS Teacher Resources

http://www.pbs.org/teachersource/math.htm

lesson plans and activities.

 

Problem of the Week  

http://www.olemiss.edu/mathed/contest/

this is a math internet contest for all ages sponsored by the University of Mississippi.

 

Puzzles

http://www.freepuzzles.com/

interactive problem solving puzzles that include math, geometry, and more.

 

Student Math Notes

http://my.nctm.org/eresources/journal_home.asp?journal_id=5

ready to use math activities for students in grades 5-10 by NCTM.

 

Texas Instruments - Calculators

http://education.ti.com/us/educatorms/hilight/hilight.html

resources for all models of texas instruments calculators.

 

Web Bytes 

http://www.nctm.org/news/webbytes/   

online resources of interest for all math teachers (maintained by NCTM).

 

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Math Websites for Students

 

A+ Math 

http://www.aplusmath.com/

an interactive site for students to improve their math skills through games, flashcards, and homework help. 

 

Ask Dr. Math

http://mathforum.org/dr.math/dr-math.html

resource for solving math problems.

 

Base Ten Blocks

http://www.learningbox.com/Base10/BaseTen.html

this website is an interactive game using virtual flat, rod, and unit manipulatives to learn place value.

 

Basic Math Skills

http://www.aaamath.com/

review of basic math skills for elementary and middle school students.

 

Cool Math 

http://www.coolmath4kids.com/

games, brain teasers, puzzles, and more for elementary students.

 

Credit Repair -   learning coins

http://www.abcya.com/learning_coins.htm

Practice and study money as well as coins (thanks Ellie from Miss Davis's class)

 

Cyberchase 

http://pbskids.org/cyberchase/games.html

lots of math activities by PBS.

 

Homework Help 

http://www.degreejungle.com/guides/the-ultimate-guide-to-conquering-distractions-and-graduating-top-of-your-class

 homework help for all students.

 

Kids Math 

http://www.kidsmath.com/

review of math skills for K-8 students.

 

Mathgems

http://www.sciencegems.com/math.html

math resources for students, teachers, and parents.

 

Math Dictionary

http://www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com/

lots of definitions, examples, activities, and practice.

 

Mr. Ptonyak's Pyramid Puzzle

http://www.wcvt.com/~tiggr/

an interdisciplinary project designed for middle school (4-8) math students to determine how much it would cost to build an Egyptian pyramid today.

 

Tangrams

http://www.tygh.co.uk/tan/tan.htm

this is a movie about what you can do with this Chinese puzzle.

 

Tangram Puzzles

http://www.tangram.i-p.com/

this website provides over 300 puzzles involving tangrams.

 

Virtual Math 

http://matti.usu.edu/nlvm/nav/index.html

virtual manipulatives for interactive math.

 

Webmath site

http://www.webmath.com/

provides help for solving math problems, along with step by step solutions.

 

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Science Teacher Resources

Chemistry Activities  

http://www.chemistry.org/portal/a/c/s/1/home.html

(select chemistry.org, then select Wondernet in the quick find drop down menu on the left side)  this website provides a wealth of chemistry activities for elementary school science.

 

Clearinghouse for Science Education 

http://www.ericse.org/sciindex.html

website provides access to the best information available for teaching science, along with ERIC.

 

Earthquakes

http://www.seismo.unr.edu/

earthquake resources for teaching about earthquakes.

 

Earth Science 

http://www.sciencegems.com/earth2.html

earth science resources for students, teachers, and parents.

 

Environmental Education Center for Teachers

http://www.epa.gov/teachers/

this website provides curriculum information and more for teachers.

 

Environmental Literacy Council

http://www.enviroliteracy.org/index.php

this website provides resources for environmental education.

 

Environmental Education 

http://exchanges.state.gov/forum/journal/envir.htm

focuses on a key environmental topics such as endangered animal species or rain forest depletion. Individual topics have been selected because of their global importance.

 

Experiments with Machines

http://www.engineeringdegreeguides.org/engineering-simple-machines/

 website is a resources for experimenting with simple machines. Thanks Elliot for your reccomendation!

 

Exploring the Environment

http://www.cotf.edu/ete/

exploring global environmental issues (5-12).

 

Exploratorium 

http://www.exploratorium.edu/explore/index.html

this website provides resources for teaching science.

 

Exploratorium Science Snacks

http://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/snacksbysubject.html

this website provides lesson plans for a variety of science content areas. For example chemistry, color, electricity, fluids, heat, polarization, and more.

 

FOSS 3-6 Interactive  

http://www.fossweb.com/modules3-6/index.html

this website provides web-based interactive activities for students in grades 3-6 in support of FOSS kits.

 

FOSS K-2 Interactive

http://www.fossweb.com/modulesK-2/index.html

this website supports web-based interactive activities for student sin grades K-2 in support of FOSS kits.

 

Hands-On Science Lesson Plans

http://student.biology.arizona.edu/sciconn/lessons.html 

this website provides lessons plans for a variety of grade levels and content areas.

 

Informal Science

http://www.seeq.com/popupwrapper.jsp?referrer=http%3A%2F%2Frightengle.com%2Fhotlist.html&domain=scienceadventures.org&direct=true

this website is an online guide to museums, science centers, nature centers, parks and gardens, zoos, aquariums, aviaries, planetariums, and observatories.

 

Laboratory Safety Guidelines 

http://www.labsafety.org/40steps.htm

learn 40 steps to safe science investigations in your classrooms.

 

Life Science

http://www.sciencegems.com/life.html

life science resources for students, teachers, and parents.

 

Middle School Science

http://www.middleschoolscience.com/

many resources for middle school science teachers.

 

NASA Spacelink

http://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/k-4/features/index.html

this website provides NASA related educational resources for teachers.

 

National Wildlife Federation

http://www.nwf.org/

a great resource for conservation of nature and environmental education.

 

Nature of Science  

http://www.project2061.org/tools/benchol/ch1/ch1.htm

this website explains what the Nature of Science means and how it influences science education. The website is sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science Project 2061.

 

NOAA Education 

http://www.education.noaa.gov/teachers.html

this website provides science content background for weather, climate, oceans, and space.

 

NSTA Science Links

http://www.nsta.org/scilinks

website provides NSTA members with access to websites that have been approved by NSTA for use by teachers and students.

 

Outstanding Science Trade Books

http://www.nsta.org/ostbc

this website provides a list of science trade books recommended by NSTA.

 

OZONE 

http://pathfinderscience.net/ozone/

a resource for real time maps and research regarding the effects of ozone in the United States.

  

Pennsylvania Center for Environmental Education

http://www.pcee.org/

website is maintained by the Pennsylvania Center for Environmental Education.

 

Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/

website is maintained by the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.

 

PBS Teacher Resources

http://www.pbs.org/teachersource/sci_tech.htm

lesson plans and activities.

 

Physical Sciences  

http://www.sciencegems.com/physical.html

physical science resources for students, teachers, and parents.

 

Project Density

http://www.rohmhass.com/company/plabs.dir/htmldocs/Thenatureof.html

this site provides content information and three labs for investigating density in grades 4-5.

 

Project Wild 

http://www.projectwild.org/

conservation and environmental science education for K-12 students.

 

Science Inquiry-Based Teaching Model

http://www.nwrel.org/msec/

How can I help my students learn through inquiry-based science teaching? The website provides some ideas for using inquiry-based teaching and learning.

 

Science Inquiry and the Nature of Science

http://oregonstate.edu/dept/csfa/scinat.html

this webpage provides definitions of inquiry and the nature of science.

 

SciLinks

http://www.scilinks.org/

this website provides links to websites that are connected to books and NSTA journals, registration is free.

 

Science Misconceptions

http://amasci.com/miscon/opphys.html

provides information to resolve student alternative perceptions regarding science concepts.

 

Science NetLinks 

http://www.sciencenetlinks.com/

lesson plans and links to excellent supporting websites.

 

Science Spot  

http://www.sciencespot.net/

many resources that include a reference desk, puzzle corner, science trivia, nature center, and more.

 

Science Topics

http://www.enc.org/weblinks/science/

science websites categorized by subject areas (earth, space, physical science, life science, and more).

 

Sixth Grade Science

http://www.sd113a.org/oq/6grade/6SciWWW.htm#Electricity%20and%20Magnetism

this website provides links to webpages that support teaching 6th grade science.

 

Southeast Eisenhower Regional Consortium (SERVE) 

http://www.serve.org/Eisenhower/science/science_index.html

this website provides resources for teaching science.

 

Stardate Online Classroom Activities

http://stardate.org/teachers/index.html

this is a lesson plan for elementary students to manipulate the dates and years to see the stages of the moon a various times in the past.

 

Teachers First 

http://www.teachersfirst.com/matrix.htm

websites and lesson plans to support teaching science.

 

Thinker Tools 

http://thinkertools.soe.berkeley.edu/

uses inquiry to learn about the nature and utility of scientific models and the processes by which they are created.

 

The Why Files 

http://whyfiles.org/teach/view.html?id=1

provides teachers with correlations to national standards to many examples of science content lessons in grades 5 - 8.

 

Using Live Insects in Elementary Classrooms 

http://insected.arizona.edu/uli.htm

a collection of twenty integrated lessons of science and math activities that use live insects.

 

Volcanoes - Teaching and Learning

http://volcano.und.nodak.edu/learning.html

this website provides resources for teachers and student

 

Women in Science

http://www.thinkquest.org/library/site_sum.html?tname=20117&url=20117

website provides information regarding women in science both in the past and present.

 

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 Science and Technology Websites for Students

Amusement Park Physics

http://www.learner.org/exhibits/parkphysics/index.html

take a trip through an amusement park and see the laws of motion at work.

 

Atoms Family

http://www.miamisci.org/af/sln/index.html

this website provides links to activities that involve the study of atoms and matter.

 

Beetles

http://www.ivyhall.district96.k12.il.us/4th/kkhp/1insects/beetles.html

this website provides information about Beetles that live in North America.

 

Biomes

http://www.nearctica.com/ecology/habitats/biointro.htm

discover the biomes of North America and learn more about their inhabitants, characteristics, and diversification.

 

Biology in Motion

http://biologyinmotion.com/

interactive biology activities.

 

Brainpop Science

http://www.brainpop.com/science/index.weml

an interactive website on how the world works.

 

Animals of Pennsylvania
http://www.thewildones.org/CHA/paAnimals.html
This page lists many of the animals found in PA.  It has drawings and descriptions written by other third graders!

 

Butterflies of North America

http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/resource/distr/lepid/bflyusa/bflyusa.htm

this website provides information and pictures of North American Butterflies that live in each state.

 

Cells Alive

http://www.cellsalive.com/toc.htm

this website provides graphics of animal cells, plant cells, and more.

 

Chem4Kids

http://www.chem4kids.com/

this website helps you understand chemistry in a fun and exciting manner.

 

Cloud Gallery

http://www.cloudman.com/gallery1/gallery1_1.html

this website provides 100 pictures of the cloud families. 

 

Cool Science for Curious Kids

http://www.hhmi.org/coolscience/

this website invites you to explore life science and biology information.

 

Cycle of Life

http://www.fi.edu/tfi/units/life/living/living.html

learn more about the life cycle of living things at this website.

 

Dragonfly

http://www.units.muohio.edu/dragonfly/

an interactive website to learn about science.

 

Earth and Moon Viewer 

http://www.fourmilab.to/earthview/

this site will allow you to view the earth and moon from satellites, sun, and other planets. The views correspond to the appropriate time of day for the area of the earth or phase of moon that you view.

 

Earthquakes for Kids 

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/4kids/

this website provides links to the latest eqarthquakes, earthquake history, and more.

 

Frogs

http://www.exploratorium.edu/frogs/index.html

the amazing and adaptable frog.

 

Great Plant Escape

http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/gpe/index.html

help a detective and partners unlock the mysteries of plant life.

 

Caterpillars (& Mystery Bugs)

http://www.uky.edu/Agriculture/Entomology/ythfacts/entyouth.htm

everything you wanted to know about bugs.

 

Kids Corner 

http://www.lawrencehallofscience.org/kids/

online and offline elementary science activities.

 

Kids and Simple Machines

http://www.mikids.com/Smachines.htm

provides pictures and other resources of the simple machines in everyday life.

 

Laugh and Learn by NASA

http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/en/kids/

have fun and learn about space, planets, and more.

 

Living Sea 

http://www.mos.org/oceans/life/index.html

learn about life in the oceans from the seashore to the deepest depths, oceans are home to some of the most diverse life on Earth.

 

Monarch Watch

http://www.monarchwatch.org/

this website provides lots of resources for learning about Monarch Butterflies.

 

NASA Spaceflight News

http://spaceflightnow.com/index.html

learn the latest news about spaceflight from NASA.

 

Nitrogen Cycle  

http://www.ext.vt.edu/resources/4h/virtualfarm/flash_mov/nitrogencycleintro.swf

learn about the nitrogen cycle as you visit a farm.

 

Our World

http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/world/index.html

site provides information on global warming, acid rain, energy, natural resources, uses of water, and more.

 

Pathfinder Science

http://www.pathfinderscience.net/

this website provides information on all areas of science.

 

Phases of the Moon

http://aa.usno.navy.mil/faq/docs/moon_phases.html

learn about the phases of the moon.

 

Roller Coasters  

http://www.learner.org/exhibits/parkphysics/coaster/

design your own roller coaster.

 

Satellites 

http://www.thetech.org/exhibits/online/satellite/home.html

learn how satellites work and build your own.

 

Secrets of the Ocean Realm

http://www.pbs.org/oceanrealm/quiz/index.html

this website will tests your knowledge of the populations that live in the ocean.

 

Sci4Kids science

http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/kids/

science stories for elementary students.

 

Simple Machines

http://www.mos.org/sln/Leonardo/InventorsToolbox.html

website provides pictures and information about the six simple machines.

 

Simple Machines in Cars  

http://www.kanetix.ca/simple-machines-in-cars

 Thanks to Alissa from the Summer Excellence Program for this suggestion!  This website provides information on how simple machines are applied and utilized in the very cars we use each and every day.

http://www.directfitautoparts.com/simple-machines-used-in-autos.html

 Thanks to Ms. Kim's group at the local community center!  This website also provides information on how simple machines are applied and utilized in the very cars we use each and every day.

 

Solar System

http://www.sciencemonster.com/planets.html

an interactive website for learning about our solar system.

 

Something Froggy

http://www.fi.edu/fellows/fellow9/jun99/

this is a great site for studying frogs. There are two versions of the story, K-3 and 4-8. It has vocabulary, games, quizzes, and other interactive activities.

 

Tadpoles

http://allaboutfrogs.org/info/tadpoles/index.html

this website provides a wealth of information on how to raise tadpoles to leran about the life cycle of frogs.

 

The Great Plant Escape

http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/gpe/gpe.html

learn why plant are an important part of your life. We will need your help to find clues, do experiments, and solve problems as we journey into the world of plants.

 

The Space Place 

http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/en/kids/

site where kids lean how to make balloon-powered rovers and pop rockets, discover what it's like to be a space engineer and conduct experiments (NASA).

 

Virtual Farm

http://www.ext.vt.edu/resources/4h/virtualfarm/main.html

learn about the science involved in farming.

 

Virtual Pond

http://www.naturegrid.org.uk/pondexplorer/pondexplorer.html

discover some of the animals that are present in ponds.

 

Volcanoes

http://www.volcanolive.com/

a treasure trove of information including breaking news, satellites, photos, live seismographs, and more.

 

Weather Cams 

http://cirrus.sprl.umich.edu/wxnet/wxcam.html

selected cities in all the states and Canada.

 

Worms 

http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/worms/index.html

site provides information about worms and features Herman the Squirming Worm.

 

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 Environment and Ecology Websites for Students

Ask a Science Expert

http://k12science.ati.stevens-tech.edu/askanexpert_science_math.html

this website will provides access to experts who can answer your questions about the environment and ecology.

 

Biomes

http://mbgnet.mobot.org/

discover the biomes of the world and learn more about their inhabitants, characteristics, and diversification.

 

Endangered Species

http://endangered.fws.gov/kids/index.html

this website provides information about endangered species of North America.

 

Environmental Explorers Club 

http://www.epa.gov/kids/

explore and learn how you can help protect the environment.

 

Environmental Student Center

http://www.epa.gov/students/

middle school students can explore a wide range of environmental issues.

 

Living Things: Habitats and Ecosystems 

http://www.fi.edu/tfi/units/life/habitat/habitat.html

learn how families of living things interact with each other and with their neighborhood.

 

Nature Museum Online  

http://www.chias.org/online/index.html

this website provides you interactive activities in a Butterfly Lab, MY water Supply, Hands-On Habitat, and more.

 

Recycle City 

http://www.epa.gov/recyclecity/

this an interactive website for learning about recycling in a city.

 

Ponds and Streams

http://mbgnet.mobot.org/fresh/lakes/index.htm

learn about the characteristics of ponds and lakes.  

 

Predators

http://www.dallasdino.org/predators/whatis/weboflife.htm

this website provides information about predators around the world.

 

Surf Your Watershed 

http://www.epa.gov/surf/

this website provides information about your local watershed.

 

Tropical Rainforests

http://www.zoomschool.com/subjects/rainforests/Strata.shtml

learn about the different layers (strata) of rainforests.

 

Water Science for Schools

http://ga.water.usgs.gov/edu/index.html

this website provides information on many aspects of water, along with pictures, data, maps, and an interactive center.

 

Wetlands

http://www.ohiowetlands.org/what.htm

discover wetlands and the plants and animals that inhabit them. 

 

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 Web Cams

 

Africa Cam 

http://www.africam.com/

this website provides access to web cams located at various locations to study animals in Africa.  This site is great for real time virtual trips to these locations (registration is free).

 

Caribbean Cam

http://www.bonairewebcams.com/BonaireReefCamLarge.php

this website provides an underwater view of reef life near Bonaire Island and occasionally you will see divers in the water observing reef life.

 

EPA Weather and Air Pollution Cams 

http://www.epa.gov/airnow/webcam.html

this website provides real time web cams for viewing the current weather conditions in various cities and other locations in the United States.

 

National Zoo Cams

http://nationalzoo.si.edu/Animals/default.cfm

real time observation of animals at Smithsonian's National Zoo.

 

Sun Cam

http://dsc.discovery.com/cams/sun.html

provides reel time ultraviolet images of the sun using the SOHO Satellite.

 

Volcano Cams 

http://www.volcanolive.com/volcanocams.html

provides real time views of volcanoes around the world.

 

Zoo Cams 

http://www.zooweb.com/links/dir.asp?catid=147

this website provides access to web cams located at various zoos for virtual trips allowing students to observe animals in real time.

 

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Technology Websites

 

Search Engine Watch

http://searchenginewatch.com/

 

Educational Technology Resources 

http://www.ncrel.org/

North Central Regional Educational Laboratory (NCREL) specializing in educational technology

 

Animation Factory

http://www.animationfactory.com/

 

 

Barry's Graphics

http://www.barrysclipart.com/

 

 

Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education  (CITE)

http://www.citejournal.org/vol4/iss2/

 online journal about tech. issues

 

Kathy Shrock's Graphics

http://school.discovery.com/clipart/index.html

clip art gallery and more

 

More Educational Technology Resources

http://www.tcet.unt.edu/

online journals, conference proceedings, and white papers

 

Netscape Composer Help

http://www.csulb.edu/~jvancamp/composer.html

site provides help with Netscape Composer basics

 

Web Toolkit 

http://www.msubillings.edu/tool/tutorial/

tutorials for MS FrontPage 2002, MS FrontPage 2000, Netscape Composer, Claris, and Dreamweaver are provided.

 

K-12 WebQuests  

http://webquest.org/

select "Top," "Middling," or "New" on the left menu bar to view example WebQuests.

 

WebQuest Support

http://www.ozline.com/webquests/intro.html

help and examples for building WebQuests

 

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 Assessment Resources for Teachers

Assessment Ideas for the Elementary Science Classroom

http://www.sasked.gov.sk.ca/docs/elemsci/ideass.html

this website provides resources and ideas for group and peer assessment, self assessment, performance assessment, and more.

 

Alternative Assessments for Science Teaching

http://science.uniserve.edu.au/school/support/strategy.html

this website provides links to many examples of alternative assessments for case studies, problem solving, multimedia presentations, filed trips, and much more.

 

Assessment Resources

http://www.col-ed.org/smcnws/assessment.html

this website provides links to alternative, performance, and critical issues in assessment resources.

 

Classroom Assessment and the National Science Education Standards

http://www.nap.edu/books/030906998X/html/

an online book (2001).

 

Performance Assessment Links in Science (PALS)

http://pals.sri.com/index.html

this website is an online, standards-based, continually updated resource bank of science performance assessment tasks indexed by the National Science Education Standards.

 

Rubistar

http://rubistar.4teachers.org/index.php

website is an excellent resource for developing rubrics for the teacher who does not want to develop rubrics from scratch.

 

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