Exploratorium: the museum of science, art and human perception Discover Primary Science & Maths- teacher training, classroom resources, primary science education, science awards WISE Home Page Reference, Facts, News - Free and Family-friendly Resources - Refdesk.com Expand your vocabulary! 6 Virtual Tours Of The Human Body For Free Interactive Anatomy Lessons When it comes to interactive virtual views, we have gone to space and around the globe. So, it’s not surprising that we are also going within ourselves on a virtual journey of the human body. One of the finest tools available online is Visible Body. Unfortunately, it’s not free anymore. But you can see the beauty of it thanks to the free demo that allows you to explore the head and neck. If you are disappointed that there aren’t any free interactive anatomy tools, worry not. Google Body You can trust Google to take you everywhere. The Google Body browser is a Google Labs project that renders on Google Chrome and any other browser that supports WebGL (like Firefox 4 Beta). MEDtropolis The interactive website aims to educate entertain both kids and adult on bodily health; understanding the human anatomical structure is just part of the process. For instance, check out the narrated tours on Virtual Body. eSkeletons eSkeletons isn’t only about understanding human anatomy. DirectAnatomy
NASA: Practical Uses of Math And Science (PUMAS) Active science modules GlaxoSmithKline's Active Science website is no longer available. The majority of the content from this site has been transferred to the ABPI Resources for Schools website. You may access the modules as follows: Age 5-7 Humans and Animals Human and Animal Habitats Illustrated Materials Database and Mission Material combined into Materials Age 7-11 Energy Challenge Population Growth and Population Growth and Predators combined into Population Growth Body Builder Age 11-14 Interactive Periodic table Balanced diet Age 14-16 Enzymes in Biotechnology Age 16+ The following modules have not been transferred; if you wish to use the information from one of these modules please contact ABPI at firstname.lastname@example.org The Heart Elements Database Selective Breeding and Genetic Engineering Please note that there are interactive resources on the ABPI site covering the Heart and Circulation, Digestion and Genes and Inheritance.
Best free courses & lectures | The Do It Yourself Scholar Updated June 29, 2012 Not every teacher is a great teacher. Not every course is a great course. This list of the best academic podcasts and webcasts is a work-in-progress. For a description of my criteria for choosing a course or lecture for this list, click here. A warning: The internet is a changeable place and universities can change their websites without warning. Anthropology Introduction to Biological Anthropology (iTunes), Terrence Deacon, UC Berkeley Deacon’s class is a fascinating mix of biology, genetics, animal ethology and anthropology, as he works his way from single-celled organisms up to human physiology and the evolution of culture. Prehistory and the Birth of Civilization (audio), Tara Carter, UCSD Carter relates the story of hominid evolution and the birth of social organization with infectious enthusiasm. World Prehistory (feed) Tara Carter, UCSD Archaeology/Classics Classical archaeology iTunes–Jennifer Lockett, Texas Christian University Art History Biology Computers History
Khan Academy Statue of Liberty National Monument - Virtual Tour Want to know what's going on inside the Statue of Liberty's head? The eTour will take you around the island and up to the crown. NPS Photo Whether you want to relive a previous visit to the Statue of Liberty, or you've never been to the park and want to get an idea of what it's like, a virtual tour is the way to go. You control your experience within the virtual tour, choosing from 360-degree panoramas, videos, pictures, and sounds. You will need to have the latest version of plugin installed on your computer. Take the Virtual Tour! This unique experience will enable a global audience with equal and unprecedented access to one of the world's best known, beloved and inspiring symbols; The statue of "Liberty Enlightening the World" (7.3mb) Please contact us if you have any problems or comments about virtual tours of the park.
ElectroCity 25 Best Sites for Free Educational Videos RefSeek's guide to the 25 best online resources for finding free educational videos. With the exception of BrainPOP and Cosmeo, all listed sites offer their extensive video libraries for free and without registration. Academic Earth Thousands of video lectures from the world's top scholars. academicearth.org Big Think Video interviews with 600+ thought leaders in a range of fields. bigthink.com Brightstorm Short-form online video lessons by professional educators. brightstorm.com CosmoLearning Aggregator of free, online video lessons and documentaries. cosmolearning.com Coursera Lectures taught by world-class professors and reinforced through interactive exercises. coursera.org EdX Courses designed specifically for interactive study via the web. edx.org Futures Channel High quality multimedia content ideal for use in the classroom. thefutureschannel.com Howcast Professional and user-generated how-to videos. www.howcast.com Internet Archive archive.org iTunes U Apple iTunes - Apple iTunes Software Khan Academy Hulu
25 Awesome Virtual Learning Experiences Online - Virtual Education Websites Just because you’re online doesn’t mean that you can’t experience the world first-hand — or as close to first-hand as possible. Here are websites that feature virtual learning experiences, exposing online visitors to everything from history to geography, astronomy to anatomy, literature to government. 7 Wonders Panoramas – 360-degree views of the Seven Wonders of the World. Arounder Virtual Tour of the Moon – 360-degree panoramic views of the moon, courtesy of the Apollo 11, 12 and 17 missions. Frissiras Museum – A virtual art gallery from Athens, Greece that allows you to explore paintings by clicking through their entire collection. Google Earth – Explore the geography of both land and sea (free download). Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Vital Signs: Understanding Cardiovascular Diseases – A virtual gallery teaching about heart disease. Louvre Virtual Tour – Virtual tour of the world-famous Louvre museum in Paris. Mount St. Supreme Court Tour – A 360-degree exploration of the U.S.