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Please visit the Educational Materials section of HHMI.org for interactive teaching tools, short films, animations, and other products from HHMI’s award-winning educational resources group, BioInteractive. To learn about the activities of groups and individuals furthering science education through HHMI grants, search the Awards database. For more information about the pilot SEA-PHAGES project, visit the Science Education Alliance page. Where Do Butterflies Come From? Where Do Butterflies Come From?
August 29, 2013 Clive Standen, star of History Channel's "Vikings", speaks out against the continued barbaric slaughter of pilot whales and dolphins in the Faroe Islands August 9, 2013 Sea Shepherd

Sea Shepherd

Earth's Oceans: Tides Earth's Oceans: Tides Tides are periodic rises and falls of large bodies of water. Tides are caused by the gravitational interaction between the Earth and the Moon. The gravitational attraction of the moon causes the oceans to bulge out in the direction of the moon.
Home Demos | Bill Nye the Science Guy
Science and Children: Connections Science and Children: Connections April/May 2014 Observe, Explain, Connect Poetry book recommendations and an NGSS disciplinary core idea reading guide for The Poetry Friday Anthology for Science (Vardell and Wong 2014) Friction in Different Languages Data table
Leaf cells have a special feature: pigment-containing chloroplasts in certain cells that enable them to produce energy and their own food through photosynthesis. What does that mean? Well, the chloroplasts within a cell contain different pigments, which are what gives a leaf its color. Leaf Experiments Leaf Experiments
In a perfect world, teachers who create an environment of exciting, hands-on learning would be recognized for their extra effort. Alas, too often such teachers discover that the ironic saying, “No good deed goes unpunished” is all too true. But sometimes the people in charge get right and give innovative teachers the attention they deserve. Such is the case in Australia, where there seems to be something of a Renaissance in science education.


The Sun and the Seasons: Museum Victoria Museum Victoria home Skip to main content The Sun and the Seasons The seasons are governed by the tilt of the Earth’s axis in space as it journeys around the Sun in a year. When the South Pole of the Earth is tilted towards the Sun, this is our Summer. The Sun and the Seasons: Museum Victoria
Science Explorer: Flipsticks: Make-it-yourself cartoon animation kit!
Biology, Monash Science Centre
Biology, Monash Science Centre
Science Explorer: At Home Science Projects Science Explorer: At Home Science Projects Blowing, Bouncing, Bursting Bubbles Bubble Bomb - Using baking soda and vinegar, you can pop a plastic bag with the power of fizz. Balloon Blow-Up -Not all bubbles are made with soap! Bubbularium - Make an observatory to see the amazing colors in bubbles! It's All Done With Mirrors Up Periscope! - Build a mirrored tube that lets you see around corners and over walls. Mysterious Mixtures Outrageous Ooze - This stuff can't make up its mind -- is it a liquid or a solid?