Learning About Science
(Also - try the
museums page for more sites.)
General Sites for Learning About Science
Access Excellence - Provides in depth information
concerning biotechnology and recent advances in the biomedical sciences.
Also sponsors numerous projects between scientists and teachers.
'Bad Science' - Overcoming myths and misrepresentation
often taught in the classroom.
The Why Files: A series of pages explaining new technologies
and 'hot topics' in science.
Earth & Sky Companion website to the science radio show. Features
daily articles about events on earth and in the sky.
Howard Hughes Virtual Laboratory: Lectures and online activites
in the biomedical sciences.
Teaching Science to K-12 Students
Helping your child learn science: US Dept. of Education.
A treasure trove of information, activities and resources for
parents interested in helping their kids learn about science.
Try their related document,
Helping your child learn math.
Teaching Evolution: Evolution is to biology
as mathematics is to physics. Unfortunately this important topic is
frequently skirted or ignored, depriving students of a scientific
understanding of the biological sciences. This
site provides lesson plans, background information and ideas
for lab exercises.
Lesson Plans and "Clearinghouses" of Links
The following sites provide online lesson plans for
most K-12 subjects. They also maintain comprehensive listings
of educational links.
Metaindices for K-12 students
These pages provide a comprehensive listing of sites for K-12 kids.
Yahooligans!: 'Web guide for kids'
based on Yahoo for all ages..
General K-12 Education Links
National Parent Teacher Association
Strong Families, Strong Schools: Repeated studies demonstrate
that parental involvement has the greatest positive impact on a
child's learning. Learn how to best become involved in your child's
NetDay: Learn about
the efforts to connect all US schools to the Internet, and how you
can get involved.
Ask about Science Education
Questions about science ed, lesson plans, and locating
WWW Virtual Library in Education
k12.sci.edu and sci.edu - discuss science education,
cirricula units, science fair projects and more.
presents Internet resources in the biological sciences.
specifically discusses subjects in botany/teaching.
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