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Science360 for iPad provides easy access to engaging science and engineering images and video from around the globe and a news feed featuring breaking news from NSF-funded institutions. Content is either...  (National Science Foundation)
Chemistry at Science360 features 60+ videos on plastics, self-healing polymers, explosive sniffing plants, bacteria-powered fuel cells, converting waste to energy, carbonated drinks, hamburgers, cheese...  (National Science Foundation)
Nanotechnology shows animations of molecular crystals, material strength experiments, different phases of liquid crystals, shockwaves, interatomic interactions in the soft v. hard materials, a...  (Concord Consortium, supported by National Science Foundation)
Helping Your Child Learn Science offers a dozen fun learning activities parents can use at home to help children (ages 3-10) learn about bubbles, bugs, surface tension, adhesives, friction (using gelatin), volume...  (Department of Education)
Exploratorium Online features dozens of online learning activities and exhibits. Make a mold terrarium, pinhole projector, telescope, or hair hygrometer. Explore the brain, biodiversity, Antarctica, DNA...  (National Science Foundation)
Building Big helps kids think about structures they see every day and the impact of technology on society. You can use the television series, website, and activity guide to help teach basic...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
National Science Digital Library provides access to resources in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education and research. From video clips teaching cell division to simulations demonstrating plate...  (National Science Foundation)
Madison Materials Research Science and Engineering Center introduces students to nanotechnology. Learn how we can "see" atoms, manipulate them, and create nano-architectural wonders. Watch nanoscience demonstrations. Read profiles of...  (University of Wisconsin-Madison, supported by National Science Foundation)
Physical Sciences Resource Center offers hundreds of annotated lessons, simulations, and resources for teaching topics in the physical sciences, including astronomy, classical mechanics, electricity and magnetism...  (National Science Foundation)
BEN: BiosciEdNet provides access to more than 4,000 reviewed resources covering 76 biological science topics: agriculture, anatomy, bacteriology, biochemistry, biodiversity, biotechnology, botany...  (American Association for the Advancement of Science, supported by National Science Foundation)
Strange Matter helps students discover materials science and the secrets of everyday stuff. Find out what happens when you heat silicon, iron, or carbon. Learn how materials science helps fight...  (Ontario Science Centre and Materials Research Society, supported by National Science Foundation)
Physical Sciences presents more than 200 activities, visualizations, and lessons on electricity and magnetism, energy, heat and thermodynamics, interactions of matter, light and optics, measurement...  (Exploratorium, supported by National Science Foundation)
The Physics Front provides selected resources for teachers of high school physics. Hundreds of lessons, labs, and activities can be found in four categories: conceptual physics, algebra-based physics...  (National Science Foundation)
Technology reports on how a car company is experimenting with nanotechnology in the quest for environmentally friendly vehicles, how a museum exhibit (created by an artist and a scientist) helps...  (Online NewsHour, supported by National Science Foundation)
Case Method of Teaching Science features case studies for use in teaching anatomy, chemistry, environment, evolution, medicine and health, microbiology, molecular biology and genetics, physics and engineering, plant...  (State University of New York, supported by National Science Foundation)
National Center for Learning and Teaching in Nanoscale Science and Engineering offers summer professional development opportunities for teachers and online courses. One course, "Introduction to Nanometer Scale," looks at strategies for controlling the structure...  (NCLT, supported by National Science Foundation)
Exploring the Nanoworld Teaching Modules helps teachers incorporate nanotechnology into high school chemistry and middle school technology classes. High school modules explore x-ray diffraction and scanning probe microscopy...  (University of Wisconsin-Madison, supported by National Science Foundation)
Science Education at Jefferson Lab offers 16 hands-on activities to answer questions such as: How do scientists to measure the size of an atom? What kind of coat will keep you the warmest—one made from cotton, steel...  (Department of Energy)
Science Education Partnership Lessons is a database of selected hands-on science lessons developed by the partnership. Browse by grade and subject -- biology, chemistry, physical science, earth science, science skills...  (University of California, San Francisco supported by the National Institutes of Health, supported by National Institutes of Health)
Science of Music invites children of all ages to explore the "science of music" through movies, questions, and online exhibits. Compose, mix, and play with music in ways you probably haven't before...  (National Science Foundation)
Reciprocal Net is a database used by research crystallographers to store information about molecular structures. Images of molecules can be manipulated in 3D. Learn about molecules of minerals and...  (National Science Digital Library, supported by National Science Foundation)
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...  (WGBH, supported by Multiple Agencies)
National Energy Technology Laboratory's Cool Science provides lessons and experiments -- created by teachers, scientists, and engineers -- on a range of energy-related topics: acid water from coal mines, biomass size reduction, clean...  (National Energy Technology Laboratory, supported by Department of Energy)

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