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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)
NASA Education Rocketry is a website devoted to learning about rockets. There's a beginner's guide to rockets, a pictorial history of rockets, an index of rocket topics (including math and science...  (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
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)
Profiles of Scientists and Engineers helps students understand: What's it like to be a scientist or engineer? What do they do all day? Watch an electrical engineer, an exercise scientist, a biomedical engineer, and...  (Science360, supported by National Science Foundation)
Green Revolution features 10 fast-paced videos on alternative energy -- wind, solar, hydrogen, biomass, green roofs, smart grid, microbes, electric vehicles, and the CityCar project...  (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)
R. Buckminster Fuller: Thinking Out Loud is a spinoff from the PBS series about the architect, designer, engineer, poet, philosopher, author, and global iconoclast, best known for the geodesic dome...  (WNET, supported by National Endowment for the Humanities)
Engineering Design Challenges presents challenges faced by NASA engineers who are developing the next generation of aerospace vehicles. The challenges: thermal protection systems, spacecraft structures...  (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
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)
Activity-Based Physics presents "thinking problems" for physics topics: vectors, kinematics, momentum, circular motion, universal gravitation, sound, energy, temperature, and circuits. Problems include...  (University of Maryland Physics Education Research Group, supported by National Science Foundation)
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Virtual Museum features the work of a federal agency that has helped keep U.S. technology at the leading edge. Visit the online exhibits to learn about the standardization of women's clothing...  (National Institute of Standards and Technology)
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...  (Teachers' Domain, supported by Multiple Agencies)
Building Big Labs helps kids think about structures they see every day and the impact of technology on society. Online laboratories invite students to test forces, materials, loads, and shapes...  (PBS, supported by National Endowment for the Humanities)
Building Big: The Challenges invites students to build new bridges and domes, investigate troubled skyscrapers, decide what to do about a malfunctioning dam, and create a tunnel...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Engineering Design Challenges: Thermal Protection Systems Educator Guide helps students (Grades 6-9) learn how NASA engineers design thermal protection systems -- the systems that protect spacecraft from the heat of atmospheric friction (during launch and...  (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
Engineering Is Elementary provides lessons and overviews on acoustical engineering, agricultural engineering (insects), civil engineering (balance and forces), environmental engineering (water), industrial...  (Museum of Science, supported by National Science Foundation)
NSF Current features cutting-edge science and engineering research and education. Learn about photosynthesis, Alzheimer's disease, carbon nanotubes, volcanoes, extreme microbes, and more...  (National Science Foundation)
Invention at Play examines how play -- the ordinary work of childhood -- connects with the creative impulse. Read about inventors of the ski, sailboard, surgical robot, unfolding structures, water...  (Smithsonian Institution)
Engineering looks at the work of engineers: using fundamental science to design and develop new devices and systems to solve societal problems. Learn how engineers help improve health, national...  (National Science Foundation)
Built in America: Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record, 1933-Present documents the achievements in architecture, engineering, and design in the U.S., including examples as diverse as windmills, one-room schoolhouses, the Golden Gate Bridge, and...  (Library of Congress)
Center for Innovation in Engineering and Science Education provides inquiry-based activities and collaborative projects in science and math. Topics include real-time weather and climate data, air pollution, remote sensing data, the Gulf...  (CIESE, supported by Department of Education)
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)
Grand Challenges for Engineering presents essays and opinions from engineers, scientists, and others: What will be the next great ideas in engineering? Read about the challenges of landing on Mars, engineering for...  (National Academy of Engineering, supported by National Science Foundation)
Engineering Design for Human Exploration: Energy and Power helps students learn a 12-step engineering design process as they solve problems associated with traveling to and living on the moon...  (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
South Carolina Advanced Technological Education features resources for students considering engineering technology as a career: frequently asked questions, facts on engineering technology, salaries and job openings, information on...  (SC ATE Center of Excellence, supported by National Science Foundation)
Hoover Dam Learning Packet contains learning activities on the impact of Hoover Dam on the environment and its technical and historical significance. Learn about the history, wildlife, water resources, and...  (Department of the Interior)

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