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"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic." - Arthur C. Clarke

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

10 Cool Sites

I found an awesome website that lists ten cool sites for each of the subjects below.




Art Museums
Arts
Astronomy
Blogs
Chemistry
Earth Science
Environmental Science
General Science
History
Invention
K-12 Resources
Kids' Stuff
Life Sciences
Literature & Drama
Mathematics
Media
Miscellaneous
Natural History
Photography
Physics
Psychology
Science Centers
Science Literature
Weather

So go there!

Online Visual Dictionary

Look up words in the Visuwords online graphical dictionary and thesaurus to find their meanings and associations with other words and concepts. Produce diagrams reminiscent of a neural net. Awesome visual resource!
Go To Site

Friday, November 21, 2008

Site of the month, maybe the year!


Wow, Rich Enderton BLEW ME AWAY! with the Wolfram Demonstations Project, which are "internet project visualizations" covering a plethora of topics from the arts to science, math, business, puzzles, economics and on and on... You MUST check it out. You could get lost for days...

Thank you Rich!

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Sam Terfa's Science Websites

Sam shared these cool websites for you science buffs. I added them to the department links on the right.

Discovery Channel Videos
http://dsc.discovery.com/video/player.html

How Stuff Works Science Videos
http://videos.howstuffworks.com/science

Random Science Podcasts
http://www.sciencemadefun.org.uk/podcasts.html

Physics Tutorials Online Through Glenbrook
http://www.glenbrook.k12.il.us/gbssci/Phys/Class/BBoard.html

Physics Site for St May’s High School
http://www.stmary.ws/physics/home/notes/default.htm

HippoCampus Tutorials
http://www.hippocampus.org/

Science Web Seminars by NSTA
http://learningcenter.nsta.org/default.aspx

Periodic Tables
http://www.periodicvideos.com/ or http://www.periodicvideos.com/nyt/index.htm

EPA Website for Teachers
http://www.epa.gov/OGWDW/kids/teachers_9-12.html

and even more!

http://www.sciencedaily.com/

http://www.reuters.com/news/science

http://dsc.discovery.com/news/video/

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/default.stm

Google Flu Trends!







Jeremy shared with me the Google Flu Tracker site. pretty cool way to see trends as they develop across the country. CLICK HERE