Miscellaneous Educational Links
Learner.org See especially the video A
Private Universe about why even the brightest students don't
truly grasp basic science concepts?
Chronicle of Higher Education.
Creation Education, a collection of examples to encourage
student interest in creationism, while in reality providing
outstanding examples of how to do bad science (no controls, no
precise testable hypothesis, incomplete collection of data,
Diagnoser software (identify conceptual scientific
- Discovery Channel Online
- Encyclopedia of Life Sciences.
Fluid Dynamics online textbooks.
- Handbook of
Chemistry and Physics (electronic searchable
How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School
- How Stuff
Things Work (Bloomfield's site).
Innovate, journal of online education.
Iron Science Teacher, Science Exploratorium competition for
science teachers to create the neatest science demos, modelled
after the Iron Chef TV series.
IWasWondering.org, web site about women's adventures
in science, for middle school children.
- KhanAcademy, free
videos on many topics including math and physics.
- The Last Word:
Questions and Answers on Everyday Science (New Scientist).
- Macrogalleria (polymers)
- Mad Science:
Experiments You Can Do at Home---But Probably Shouldn't, --
website associated with book of this title by Theodore Gray
(who also invented the notebook interface for Mathematica).
- Merlot, Multimedia
Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching.
Middle School Physical Science Research Center.
- Mr. Wizard Studios.
- National Center
for Biotechnology Information.
Institute for Women it Trades, Technology, and Science.
science programming on air and online.
- NPR Science
- Resources for
Involving Scientists in Education.
Curriculum, Inc., publisher of some highly regarded
middle and high school science texts.
- Science Hobbyist
- Sequim science,
online suggestions for scientific experiments for those
educating themselves at home.
- Society for Amateur
Standardized academic scoring system (SASS).
The Why Files
- VPython, 3d programming
language for lectures, demos.
Greenside's home page
Department of Physics