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How to Use G2C Online. There are two ways of exploring the site: Navigation Interact with the dynamic Networks Maps to explore the full catalog of content.

How to Use G2C Online

Roll-over a node on the map for a preview and click to open the content. Move on to other content by returning to the network map. Each node you visit on the map gets flagged. Follow the Selected Items "Subway Line" for an overview of a topic. Other Features Most content items include links to Related Items, which allow you to explore further. The Glossary includes over 300 neuroscience keywords. Search for content using keywords or id number. Open/close the History at the lower left to view visited content. Use the Main Menu to jump to other topic areas. Return to Home by clicking the G2C head. Genes to Cognition (G2C) Online examines thinking and disorders of thinking across six levels of analysis: Genes ~ Biochemicals ~ Cells ~ Brain ~ Cognition (Behavior) ~ Environment A Video Introduction to Genes to Cognition Online. Celebrating Science - A Family Science Project. Whether we realize it our not, everyday we ask ourselves critical questions that involve science.

Celebrating Science - A Family Science Project

Should I vaccinate my child? Should I buy a hybrid car? Do pesticides on food harm my family and me? For this reason, students graduating from K-12 schools need to develop a basic level of scientific literacy. Whether addressing a mundane or momentous issue, a solid foundation in the sciences is critical for every individual's success and the advancement as a society. Parents and caregivers can be instrumental in supporting children's engagement with science. Science at School Today, in elementary schools across the nation, science education begins in Kindergarten.

To learn more about inquiry-based science education, see Learning in the 21st Century. Questions play a pivotal role in inquiry-based science education, and it is often that the children's questions drive an investigation. Such prompts can be used everywhere and anytime. 3M Science of Everyday Life - Discovery Education.

New Sims. Learn Science at Nature. Scitable is a free science library and personal learning tool brought to you by Nature Publishing Group, the world's leading publisher of science.

Learn Science at Nature

Scitable currently concentrates on genetics and cell biology, which include the topics of evolution, gene expression, and the rich complexity of cellular processes shared by living organisms. Scitable also offers resources for the budding scientist, with advice about effective science communication and career paths. California - Homepage.

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California - Homepage

The page you are looking for has moved to: As of June 28, 2013, when you go to fossweb.com you will be taken to the new FOSSweb site by default. The old FOSSweb site has been moved to archive.fossweb.com. To get started with the new site, teachers should register for an account. Students and parents should visit as a guest. If you aren't ready to begin using the new FOSSweb, you can temporarily return to the old one. We highly recommend that you register and start exploring the new FOSSweb, so you can update your links, bookmarks, or favorites. For further assistance or questions, please check out our help pages or contact support@fossweb.com. Science for Kids - Fun Experiments, Cool Facts, Online Games, Activities, Projects, Ideas, Technology. Kids' Science Challenge: Fun Educational National Competition! Animal Diversity Web.

A Program of the National Environmental Education Foundation. Digital Library. Welcome to the Exploratorium's Digital Library.

Digital Library

The different collections in the library include digital media and digitized museum materials related to interactive exhibits and scientific phenomena, including images, educational activities in PDF and html formats, QuickTime movies, streaming media, and audio files. You may search, select and download digital files for individual, noncommercial educational use.

Large scale or commercial use is strictly prohibited without permission (please see our Use Policy). To request high resolution versions for large scale or commercial use please contact permissions@exploratorium.edu. Requests by the media for use of any image should be coordinated through our press office. Errors and "science myths" in K-6 Science Textbooks. Am I just a pedantic science-nitpicker?

Errors and "science myths" in K-6 Science Textbooks

Some Physical Science Misconceptions ( K-6 Grade) Ignorance is not the problem in the world. It's the things people "know" that aren't so. - Will Rogers Some Electrical Misconception Articles: "I know that most men, including those at ease with problems of the greatest complexity, can seldom accept even the simplest and most obvious truth if it be such as would oblige them to admit the falsity of conclusions which they have delighted in explaining to colleagues, which they have proudly taught to others, and which they have woven, thread by thread, into the fabric of their lives. " Teaching Articles Elsewhere Links to other Websites: Electricity Links to other Websites: "The Truth shall set you free...

Some Quotes: Errors, like straws, upon the surface flow; He who would search for pearls must dive below. Truth comes out of error more readily than out of confusion. - Francis Bacon Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age 18 more... Wolfram.