110+ Variations of the Second Law of Thermodynamics Questions about these second law variations? Know of other second law definitions? Copyright © Institute of Human Thermodynamics and IoHT Publishing Ltd. Science, Optics and You Online Activities for Students The following activities are provided to help you investigate light, optics, and color. They were written by educators with input from scientists, researchers, students, and teachers. Students, teachers, and parents are encouraged to work together to begin an exploration of concepts that help us learn about how we see our world. Activity 1: Perspectives: Powers of 10 - Scientists look at things using their eyes, but they also use a wide variety of specialized tools that give them extra capabilities. For instance, some objects are so small that scientists must use powerful microscopes to see them.
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Tools By Laura Turner The following web2.0 sites would be useful for science educators at the high school and middle school level. Some would also be appropriate for higher elementary grade levels. There are many new ‘tools’ or websites that take advantage of the higher speed and bandwidth of today’s Internet. Web 1.0 tools/websites were text based and web2.0 tools/websites are designed for full-motion video, 3D animations and are generally interactive in some manner. Web 2.0 can also be described as the second round of new technology development and adoption. Web 2.0 teaching tools to enhance education and learning — Edjudo 3D Projects Alice – Alice is an innovative 3D programming environment (free) Blender – Excellent open source 3D content creation suite (free, must install) PhotoSynth – A Microsoft web application that takes your photos, mashes them together and recreates a 3D scene out of them that anyone can view and move around in. Windows only.
Dimensions Home A film for a wide audience! Nine chapters, two hours of maths, that take you gradually up to the fourth dimension. Mathematical vertigo guaranteed! Background information on every chapter: see "Details". Click on the image on the left to watch the trailer ! (turn your speakers on please).
HPS 0410 Einstein for Everyone Title page, Preface and Table of Contents for Einstein for Everyone Introduction: the Questions Special Relativity Special Relativity: the Principles Special Relativity: Clocks and Rods Video and Podcasts: Events by Category Marc Davis A description of modern astronomy with emphasis on the structure and evolution of stars, galaxies, and the Universe. Jennifer A. Doudna, John G. Forte, Michael Meighan, Robert L. Fischer SBG Success Part 2 (Grading System) Physics & Physical Science Demos, Labs, & Projects for High School Teachers With weekly quizzes and so many additional concept quizzes, I was worried about the time it would take to grade everything. I’ve been pleasantly surprised at how quickly I can get through a set of quizzes, it’s quick because I don’t worry about partial credit. Each problem gets one of four grades: 4 – The problem is done correctly, no errors3 – The student understands the underlying concept but made at least one or more mistakes2 – The student is starting to understand the concept, but clearly isn’t there yet1 – No real understanding0 – No attempt at a solution