Wednesday, 25th April 2007
New Resources Added to FREE Directory of Educational Web Sites and Tools
New Resources for Educators via FREE
FREE (Federal Resources for Educational Excellence) aggregates education resources from numerous government agencies and compiled/maintained by members of the Office of the Chief Information Officer, U.S. Department of Education.
+ Practical Uses of Math and Science offers over 60 one-page examples of how science and math can be used in interesting settings and everyday life. Topics include clouds (why they float), social security benefits (algebra), Pythagoras theorem (cabinet corners), ice sheets ... (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
+ Microscope Imaging Station presents videos and narrative that help reveal: What is blood? What happens when the immune system goes awry? How is our heart like a zebrafish's? What are stem cells? How does the sea urchin help us understand genes, reproduction ... (Multiple Agencies)
+ Gift of the Indus: The Arts and Culture of Pakistan introduces teenagers to the music, theater, dance, and visual arts of Pakistan. See video clips of calligraphers, dancers, and other artists. Hear sitars, tablas, and "qawwali" -- the mystical songs of Sufi poets. Use the arts to ... (Department of Education)
Source: US Dept. of Education