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Terrific Science

Terrific Science
Lesson and Lab Exchange Choose from hundreds of free, downloadable science lessons shared by Terrific Science staff and program graduates. National Chemistry Week These free, downloadable science activities are great for quick classroom experiences or fun student take-homes. For in-depth lessons and more detailed science explanations, see the source books listed for each activity or schedule one of our hands-on workshops. Health Science Resources Award-winning health science resources from our HealthRICH and Strive to Thrive programs include activities, posters, postcards, readings, and more. Some materials are available in Spanish. Recent Presentations Download recent Powerpoint presentations given by Terrific Science staff. Sources and Book Lists Download sources for commonly used items in Terrific Science professional development workshops and lists of children fiction books linked to science topics.

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Science Matters Yah, I know some of us are winding down from schooling for the summer months, but I can’t help but stay on the lookout for resources I know I’m going to be needing again all too soon. I’ve come across some interesting science things of late that I want to check out – perhaps you, too, can find something useful. For your perusal: Free Online Textbooks and Curriculum Center for Health and the Global Environment Here are some simple ways you can work to protect biodiversity -- and human health! Making small changes in your food, your transportation, and your home can have significant impacts. Here's how: Eat Sustainable Food

Ten Recent Advances in Evolution By Carl Zimmer Posted 10.26.09 NOVA To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Origin of Species, here's a list—by no means exhaustive—of some of the biggest advances in evolutionary biology over the past decade. These advances include not just a better understanding of how this or that group of species first evolved, but insights into the evolutionary process itself. In some cases those insights would have given Darwin himself a pleasant jolt of surprise. 50 EdTech Resources You May Have Missed-Treasure Chest Jan 23 2011 Welcome to this week’s Treasure Chest of 50 EdTech Resources You May Have Missed. I try to post some of the more interesting topics and resources that I’ve come across during the past week. This week, I’m in a bit of a fun-loving mood so let’s start off with this site and see if you can do it!

K-12 Science Welcome to SERC's portal for K-12 Educators. We've scoured dozens of educational project websites hosted by SERC to find the activities and resources of highest interest to K-12 educators. On this site, there are hundreds of classroom activities organized by grade level and topic as well as guidance on effective teaching. Many of these resources were expressly developed with a K-12 audience in mind. ClassicScienceLife Mr.Q's LabNotes is a free monthly newsletter which provides lessons and insights as to new developments in Mr.Q's world. Free is good. Free is our friend! Check out the Blog of Mr.Q for new ways to supplement the Classic Science curriculum at home! Courses are taught year-round for teachers and homeschool families. Graduate school credit is available for most courses.

The Cell and its Organelles Lists of Nobel Prizes and Laureates The Cell and its Organelles Play the Incredible Megacell Game Cell Cycle & Cytokinesis - BioChemWeb.org Cell Cycle Regulation and the Control of Cell Proliferation (Cell Growth + Cell Division) Cell Cycle Research - General resource with links to relevant recent literature, news and job listings. (Ion Channel Media Group) Cell Division - Undergraduate-level lectures on cell division.

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