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911 Materials for Teachers links to websites that provide lessons and primary documents for teaching about September 11, 2001. Learn how ordinary people acted in extraordinary ways that day. Explore connections...  (Multiple Agencies)
Alien Earths explores the formation of stars and planets and the quest for a habitable planet. Create a virtual a community of microorganisms. Try to build the perfect solar system. See how...  (Multiple Agencies)
Andreas Vesalivs: De Humani Corporis Fabrica presents Andreas Vesalius' anatomical atlas, On the Fabric of the Human Body (1543, 1555) in a new way and explains this effort to translate and annotate it. Never before...  (Multiple Agencies)
Arlington National Cemetery is a hallowed burial ground where more than 300,000 veterans from all our nation's wars are buried, from the American Revolution through the Iraq and Afghanistan. Learn about...  (Multiple Agencies)
Bioed Online features lessons on the water cycle and global warming, the X chromosome, sleep and daily rhythms, muscles and bones, and food and fitness. Experts offer presentations (streaming...  (Multiple Agencies)
Climate provides lessons, video clips, and interactive resources for learning about the Antarctic Ice Sheet, research in Antarctica, the carbon cycle, the difference between weather and...  (Multiple Agencies)
Computational Science Education Reference Desk provides hundreds of visualizations, tutorials, and other resources for learning about computational science and astronomy, chemistry, geography, engineering, and space. Students can...  (Multiple Agencies)
Concord.org Five Lessons features activities and software for exploring key math and science concepts. A grapher without numeric values introduces calculus concepts in early grades. Students create...  (Multiple Agencies)
Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative represents efforts of an international group of Assyriologists, museum curators, and historians of science to make available the form and content of cuneiform tablets dating from the...  (Multiple Agencies)
Dancer's Journal: Learning to Perform the Dances of Martha Graham shows notes, videos, and other items from the scrapbook of a dancer who is learning dances of the mother of modern dance, Martha Graham. Hear music and see video clips, including...  (Multiple Agencies)
Earth in the Universe provides lessons, video clips, and interactive resources for learning about the origin and evolution of the universe, the composition of the universe, earth in the solar system, the...  (Multiple Agencies)
Earth Science Week includes lesson plans on faults, groundwater movement, petroleum exploration, earthquakes, building a weather station, soil, floods, volcanoes, hurricane tracking, thunderstorms...  (Multiple Agencies)
Earth System, Structure, and Processes provides video clips and interactive resources for learning about biogeochemical cycles, earth's changes and history, earth's surface and internal processes, energy, natural resources...  (Multiple Agencies)
Ecology provides video clips and interactive resources for learning about life cycles and processes, ecosystems, and human influences on ecology. Find lessons on biomes, coral reef ecosystem...  (Multiple Agencies)
Energy provides video clips and interactive resources for learning about energy sources, heat, light, nuclei and radiation, radio waves, sound waves, and work and simple machines. Find...  (Multiple Agencies)
Engineering provides video clips and interactive resources for learning about the design process, history and impact of technology, innovation and invention, what engineering is, materials and...  (Multiple Agencies)
Environmental Literacy Council features labs, projects, and activities for studying the air and climate, land, water, ecosystems, energy, food, and environment and society. Learn about the carbon cycle, forests...  (Multiple Agencies)
Evolution and Diversity provides video clips and interactive resources for learning about classification, evidence for evolution, history of evolution, natural selection, and processes of evolution. Find...  (Multiple Agencies)
ExplorePAhistory.com offers stories from Pennsylvania's history, information about the state's regions, and more than 60 lesson plans. (Many are keyed to the state's 1,800 historical markers.) Learn...  (Multiple Agencies)
FedFlix offers more than 1,700 movies made by federal agencies. Many are of historical interest. Topics include the American wilderness, atomic attack ("Duck and Cover"), aviation, China...  (Multiple Agencies)
Figure This! offers interactive math problems families can use to help children understand estimation, volume, and other important mathematical concepts...  (Multiple Agencies)
Fourth of July Is Independence Day presents facts, songs, primary documents, and more for celebrating the birthday of the U.S. and the signing of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. See the original...  (Multiple Agencies)
Fundamental Theory provides lessons, video clips, and interactive resources for learning about cosmology and gravity, quantum mechanics, string theory, the special theory of relativity, and Einstein's...  (Multiple Agencies)
Game On! The Ultimate Wellness Challenge is a back-to-school effort to promote nutrition, physical activity, and learning. It includes a database of changes schools can make to improve nutrition and physical activity. Topics...  (Multiple Agencies)
Genetics and Heredity provides video clips and interactive resources for learning about birth and growth, genetic inheritance, human genetics, inherited characteristics, Mendelian genetics, and molecular...  (Multiple Agencies)
Get Your Kids Involved with Thanksgiving Cooking suggests how to make the autumn feast a family affair. Children can help in various ways, from planning the meal to cleaning up afterward...  (Multiple Agencies)
Healthy Start, Grow Smart provides parents of newborns information about checkups and shots, breastfeeding and bottle feeding, changing diapers, installing car seats, bathing, communicating, keeping a memory...  (Multiple Agencies)
History of Cartography provides information on a multi-volume endeavor to assemble a comprehensive history of map making. Volumes that have been completed examine cartographies of prehistoric, ancient, and...  (Multiple Agencies)
Jamestown Journey marks the 400th anniversary of the founding of the first permanent English settlement in America (at Jamestown in Virginia in 1607). Lesson plans examine the perspectives and...  (Multiple Agencies)
Jazz in America offers lessons for teaching about jazz in American history or music class for Grades 5, 8, and 11. Learn about the evolution of jazz, different jazz styles, improvisation, basic...  (Multiple Agencies)
Lewis and Clark 200 represents an effort by 32 federal agencies and organizations to provide a web portal for information about Lewis and Clark historical places. It profiles Lewis and Clark and other...  (Multiple Agencies)
Lewis and Clark: The National Bicentennial Exhibition is a multimedia exhibit that follows the Corps of Discovery from the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers through the human geography of western North America. Explore 29 places and events...  (Multiple Agencies)
Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial recounts Abraham Lincoln's growth from boyhood to manhood in the newly formed state of Indiana on the western frontier. Learn about his family's move there, his mother's death (when he...  (Multiple Agencies)
Matter provides video lesson, video clips, and interactive resources for learning about air, atoms, atomic basis of the properties of matter, atomic nucleus, chemical change, chemical...  (Multiple Agencies)
Meet the Artist features interviews with artists -- a playwright, dancer, musical conductor, storyteller, musician, photographer, puppeteer, and others...  (Multiple Agencies)
MegaMath presents important mathematical ideas and allows students and teachers to experience math in ways that it is experienced by mathematicians and scientists. Through fun activities and...  (Multiple Agencies)
Memory dissects a sheep brain to show us "the anatomy of memory." See works of an artist who paints entirely from memory. (Compare his paintings to photos of places.) Play interactive...  (Multiple Agencies)
Microscope Imaging Station shows what blood is, what happens when the immune system goes awry, what are stem cells are, and more. See videos exploring cell structure and function, cell development and motility...  (Multiple Agencies)
Microscope Imaging Station Gallery shows what blood is, what happens when the immune system goes awry, what are stem cells are, and more. See videos exploring cell structure and function, cell development and motility...  (Multiple Agencies)
Motions and Forces provides video clips and interactive resources for learning about electricity and magnetism, forces between objects, gravity, objects in motion, tension and compression, and velocity...  (Multiple Agencies)
MyMoney.gov is the U.S. government's website dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics about financial education. Whether you're buying a home, balancing your checkbook, or investing in your...  (Multiple Agencies)
National Environmental Education Week (April 15-21) aims to increase the impact of Earth Day by creating a full week of educational preparation, learning, and activities in K-12 classrooms, nature centers, zoos, museums...  (Multiple Agencies)
National Reading Panel includes two key publications from the panel: "Put Reading First: Helping Your Child Learn to Read" and "Put Reading First: The Research Building Blocks for Teaching Children to...  (Multiple Agencies)
National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center is a central source of information on prevention and intervention programs, publications, research, and statistics on violence committed by and against children and teens...  (Multiple Agencies)
Native American History Month for Teachers provides lesson ideas, primary documents, and other resources for teaching about Native American history. Learn about treaties, Native American cultures across the U.S., and more...  (Multiple Agencies)
NEA Jazz in the Schools traces the history of jazz from its birth in New Orleans to the swing era, bebop, and new frontiers. Five lessons include essays, videos, photos, and nearly 100 music clips of Scott...  (Multiple Agencies)
NSTA: Teaching Objects provides web-based science learning activities for teachers. Activities include simulations, questions, and students' common misconceptions (with practical ideas for addressing them)...  (Multiple Agencies)
Organisms and Their Environments provides video clips and interactive resources for learning about biomes, habitats, and plants and animals. Find lessons on how plants get energy, life as a plant, living vs...  (Multiple Agencies)
Poetry Everywhere provides 10 videos, as well as essays and lessons, to help students explore the power of language and build reading and writing skills. The videos feature seminal voices of poetry...  (Multiple Agencies)
Polar Sciences Collection provides lessons for studying Antarctica and the Arctic, and topics related to them. Learn about ecosystems, ice sheets, global warming, earth as a system, and earth's albedo...  (Multiple Agencies)
Powerful Bones. Powerful Girls is designed to help girls learn how to build strong bones. The site features tips on yummy foods with calcium and fun ways to get the weight-bearing physical activity that helps build...  (Multiple Agencies)
Project Oceanography describes a marine science education program produced by the University of South Florida. It consists of weekly live television broadcasts to middle school students designed to enhance...  (Multiple Agencies)
Pulse of the Planet provides a two-minute "sound portrait" of Planet Earth each weekday that is broadcast over 300 public and commercial stations around the world. This website includes an effort to learn...  (Multiple Agencies)
QuarkNet is the website for a professional development program in which teachers work on particle physics experiments over the summer and join a cadre of scientists and teachers introducing...  (Multiple Agencies)
Raid on Deerfield: the Many Stories of 1704 tells the story that began when 300 French and Native allies invaded the English settlement of Deerfield, MA. They captured 112 Deerfield men, women, and children, whom they marched...  (Multiple Agencies)
Regulation and Behavior provides video clips and interactive resources for learning about adaptation, basic needs of living things, behavioral response, and homeostasis. Find lessons on adaptation, animal...  (Multiple Agencies)
Searching for the Building Blocks of Matter looks at Fermilab's search for the smallest building blocks of matter. It also describes the accelerator and detectors needed for the discovery of these building blocks (quarks...  (Multiple Agencies)
Smithsonian Jazz celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month, April, by offering sound clips, information about jazz events, a directory of jazz societies (by state and country), links to other jazz websites...  (Multiple Agencies)
Space Weather Research Explorer looks at how the sun creates a changing set of conditions in space. Learn about coronal holes, solar flares, coronal mass ejections, solar wind, magnetosphere, and auroras. See...  (Multiple Agencies)
Starting Out Right: A Guide to Promoting Children's Reading Success is designed to help parents figure out what language and literacy experiences to look for in preschools and child care; what to look for in early reading instruction (K-3); what to ask...  (Multiple Agencies)
Statistics Online Computational Resource provides online aids for probability and statistics education, technology-based instruction, and statistical computing. It includes interactive graphs and calculators for showing...  (Multiple Agencies)
Structure and Function provides video clips and interactive resources for learning about cell differentiation, cell division, living systems, photosynthesis, and the structure and function of cells. Find...  (Multiple Agencies)
TeachEngineering provides more than 500 lessons and activities for teaching engineering content in K-12 science and math classes. Topics include oil and energy consumption, water and electricity...  (Multiple Agencies)
Teachers' Domain is a digital multimedia library for teaching and studying life sciences—ecology, evolution, genetics, structure and function, behavior and regulation, general life science, and the...  (Multiple Agencies)
Teaching Boxes helps teachers create earth science activities that focus on gathering data and analyzing scientific evidence. Topics include plate tectonics, weather essentials, seasonal upwelling...  (Multiple Agencies)
The Anti-Drug has tips for parents for preventing drug use by their children. The site offers a brochure, methods for connecting with children, and suggestions on how you can talk openly and...  (Multiple Agencies)
The Centennial of Flight -- The Future of Flight is dedicated to the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Wright Brothers' first powered flight and the development of aviation over the past century. It offers aerospace-related...  (Multiple Agencies)
The Elegant Universe: It's String Theory is a 3-hour miniseries exploring one of the most ambitious theories ever proposed: the "theory of everything." String theory proposes that the fundamental ingredients of nature are...  (Multiple Agencies)
The Official U.S. Time features an actual clock, accurate to 0.3 seconds depending on your Internet connection, that will display on your screen. There are three high-school level exhibits about time: "A...  (Multiple Agencies)
The Particle Adventure introduces, through an interactive adventure tour, the theory of fundamental particles and forces. It also looks at why physicists want to go beyond the Standard Model theory. In...  (Multiple Agencies)
The Show-Me Center provides information and resources needed to support selection and implementation of middle grades mathematics curricula using standards recommended by the National Council of Teachers...  (Multiple Agencies)
The Space Weather Center explores the solar cycle, solar wind, Earth's magnetic field, the ionosphere, auroras, states of matter, plasma (which makes up 99% of visible matter in the universe), and other...  (Multiple Agencies)
Tox Town is an interactive guide to toxic substances commonly found in water, rivers, offices, stores, schools, parks, homes, and factories. Substances include arsenic, asbestos, carbon...  (Multiple Agencies)
U.S. Global Change Data and Information System maintains global change information from several federal agencies and offers a question answering service, "Ask Dr. Global Change."...  (Multiple Agencies)
Virtual Vacationland: Earth Science tours of Maine-related earth science education resources developed by the Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences. Topics include land topography, coastal tides, ocean temperature...  (Multiple Agencies)
Water Cycle, Weather, and Climate provides video clips and interactive resources for learning about air-ocean interactions, atmospheric circulation, atmosphere composition and structure, climate, weather cycles, energy...  (Multiple Agencies)
Women's History Month in the arts, politics, medicine, war, and more. Learn about Mary Cassatt, Clara Barton, Zora Neale Hurston, Hannah Arendt, Susan B. Anthony, and others. Find lessons and activities...  (Multiple Agencies)
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