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Edheads - Activate Your Mind!

Edheads - Activate Your Mind!
Edheads is an online educational resource that provides free science and math games and activities that promote critical thinking. Choose from Simple Machines, Virtual Knee Surgery or Stem Cell Heart Repair, among others. All activities meet state and national standards. We partner with corporations, universities, and school systems throughout the United States, which help us research, design, and test our activities every step of the way. Not only do teachers and students appreciate our free activities, Edheads has been recognized by almost every major award on the Web for our excellent educational content. So click the "Choose an Activity" tab at the top of the page to dive into an activity and let the fun and learning begin!

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Virtual Tour: Panoramic Images: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History This comprehensive virtual tour allows visitors using a desktop computer (Windows, Mac, Linux) or a mobile device (iPhone, iPad, Android) to take a virtual, self-guided, room-by-room walking tour of the whole museum. You can even browse a list of past exhibits, which is included on the ground floor map (see upper right map buttons). The visitor can navigate from room to room by clicking map locations or by following blue arrow links on the floor that connect the rooms. The desktop version includes camera icons to indicate hotspots where the visitor can get a close-up view of a particular object or exhibit panel. ICTmagic - *Recently Added Get your brand new Wikispaces Classroom now and do "back to school" in style. guest Join | Help | Sign In

Shock study, replicates Milgram's findings Nearly 50 years after the controversial Milgram experiments, social psychologist Jerry M. Burger, PhD, has found that people are still just as willing to administer what they believe are painful electric shocks to others when urged on by an authority figure. Burger, a professor at Santa Clara University, replicated one of the famous obedience experiments of the late Stanley Milgram, PhD, and found that compliance rates in the replication were only slightly lower than those found by Milgram.

200 Free Kids Educational Resources: Lessons, Apps, Books, Websites... Advertisement This collection provides a list of free educational resources for K-12 students (kindergarten through high school students) and their parents and teachers. It features free video lessons/tutorials; free mobile apps; free audiobooks, ebooks and textbooks; quality YouTube channels; free foreign language lessons; test prep materials; and free web resources in academic subjects like literature, history, science and computing. Fly Lab - Virtual Fly Lab If your knowledge of Genetics is minimal you may want to take a look at the Genetics info in BIO 113 before beginning the Virtual Fly Lab. BIO 114 Virtual Fly: To begin your experiment, you must first select the phenotypes for the flies that will be mated. In addition to wild-type flies, there are thousands of different mutations of the common fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster. These mutations create phenotypic changes in; body color, antennae shape, eye color, eye shape, wing size, wing shape, wing vein structure, wing angle and many other features. For the purposes of our simulation, genetic inheritance in our virtual lab will follow Mendelian principles of complete dominance.

Simple animation to explain complex principles - Electronics 1, aircraft radial engine 2, oval Regulation 3, sewing machines 4, Malta Cross movement - second hand movement used to control the clock Walking Through Doorways Causes Forgetting We’ve all experienced it: The frustration of entering a room and forgetting what we were going to do. Or get. Or find. New research from University of Notre Dame Psychology Professor Gabriel Radvansky suggests that passing through doorways is the cause of these memory lapses. Clever Dragons - Where boys can be creative, learn and have fun Smart fun for kids Online learning you can trust Clever Dragons offers so much more than a traditional learning website. Boys not only learn and practice academic skills, they also create artwork, write for the site newspaper, and even run their own business! Check out the video to learn more.

Virtual Courseware for Inquiry-based Science Education VCISE is a collection of interactive, online simulations designed to enhance traditional middle and high school science curricula by providing supplements to experimental laboratory or field work. The inquiry-based activities emphasize the scientific method. Students make observations, propose hypotheses, design experiments, collect and analyze data generated by the simulation, and synthesize and communicate results through an electronic notebook and an online report. The activities include an online assessment quiz with randomized interactive questions. Editable online templates for constructing a lab report and a grading rubric are available for the teacher, as well as access to their class or individual student assessment profiles.

Napoleon: Interactive Battle Simulator Game Instructions To play the Waterloo Interactive Battle Simulator, you must first choose whether to play as Napoleon (French side) or as Wellington (Allied side). The computer will play as your opponent. The game is played as a series of situations. The exact number of situations required to complete the game will vary, but expect to play about eight or so to finish the game.

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