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Fun, interesting science? 11 amazing online sources. In today’s TED Talk, Tyler DeWitt makes a fantastic case for a simple idea: make science fun.

Fun, interesting science? 11 amazing online sources

Educators and writers get caught up in the idea that science needs to be taken seriously, and forget that the best way to get kids interested is to… make it interesting. Too much emphasis on being accurate can lead to lessons that are incomprehensible, or just flat-out boring. The money quote from DeWitt: Tyler DeWitt: Hey science teachers -- make it fun“If a young learner thinks that all viruses have DNA, that’s not going to ruin their chances of success in science. Lots of science demonstration videos for home and school.

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IB Physics. Learningscience.org. Science.gov database. Free science lectures. The Science Forum. HowStuffWorks "Science" Smallpeice Trust: Engineering Courses and Careers. Sciences au Bac ES. Animation Big Bang. Science. L'actualité scientifique en vidéo avec Universcience - TV5MONDE. Workbench - Database. Molecular Workbench offers interactive, visual simulations and activities that have been widely used in science teaching for students of all ages.

Workbench - Database

Our database is designed to provide teachers and students with easy access to our model-based activities. The activities are derived largely, but not entirely, from projects of the Concord Consortium sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The models are primarily of interactions of atoms and molecules, or rule-based genetics. All activities are accompanied by: Intro to Physics (PH100) When does the course begin?

Intro to Physics (PH100)

This class is self paced. You can begin whenever you like and then follow your own pace.

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Free chemistry lessons. The SmallPeice Trust Engineering Course and Careers - Mini-Game Login. 7 Deadliest Bacteria on Earth. Encyclopedia of Life. Web of Knowledge - Science - Thomson Reuters. Video earth from sky. 3D Human Anatomy. The best physics websites. The 2010 Physics.org Web awards honor the best sites dedicated to physics education and news.

The best physics websites

And I was honored to be one of the judges. Now, the results are in. For every category, average science fans nominated their favorite sites, and judges voted from the top five nominees.