Exploring the Environment Teacher Pages: Problem-Based Learning
This subsite of Exploring the Environment Teacher Pages provides a detailed description of problem-based learning as well as advice on how to teach using problem-based learning. The page highlights goals, objectives, learning and background and references related to problem-based learning. Users may ...
This site has links to information on Just-in-Time Teaching (JiTT), a pedagogical strategy that integrates web-based materials with classroom instruction for an optimized in-class out-of-class learning environment. Links include: What is JiTT, JiTT goals, JiTT resources, JiTT adopters, JiTT impact, ...
Mystery of the Chicxulub Crater: Animation Shows Liquid Impact
This news article from Space.com reviews older articles on evidence for the impact hypothesis of dinosaur extinction at the end of the Cretaceous. The article contains hyperlinks to older, reviewed articles, digital images of the hypothesized impact and a link where the reader can post their opinion ...
Teaching About Evolution and the Nature of Science
This website offers a free, online version of the National Academy Press' summary of the scientific evidence for evolution. The book has a substantial bibliography and a number of K-12 activities. Users can read the book online, download a PDF version for a minimal price or order the print version.
The Ocean That Surrounds Us
This site contains links to course information, outlines, summaries and computer-based drills and exercises, called Virtual Voyages, for an Introductory Oceanography class at San Francisco State University. Virtual Voyages engage students outside of the classroom and cover such topics as the seafloor, ...
The Sun - Quiz
A 6 question quiz based on aspects of the sun and its important role in life on Earth.
The Papers of Jefferson Davis Project
The Papers of Jefferson Davis, a documentary editing project based at Rice University in Houston, Texas, is publishing a multi-volume edition of his letters and speeches, several of which can be found on this web site. The site also provides extensive information on Davis and his family and numerous images.
Calculus-Based Physics is an introductory physics textbook designed for use in the two-semester introductory physics course typically taken by science and engineering students.
The English Renaissance in Context
These tutorials focusing on "Shakespeare in Context" present viewers with background and contextual material to particular plays and a series of challenges based on that material. Select a play; as the presentation unfolds, you may follow links to view facsimile texts, and from there navigate freely between the texts themselves and the tutorials. The tutorials treating "The Early Modern Material Text" introduce viewers to book production in the period, and suggest that how old books were made an
Around the World - Quiz
Pupils will answer questions on countries based on culture, food, location, features and cities.
Why Teach Inquiry-Based Labs?
Teaching science in the classroom is not always easy. We understand that and hope some of the materials here help you. We recommend teaching science using hands-on and inquiry based activities.
Investigating the Ocean Algal Blooms
This NOAA computer-based activity is designed to teach students in grades 9-12 how satellite imagery and remote sensing can be used to monitor harmful algal blooms (HABs). This lesson teaches students how to read and interpret satellite images and how to use GIS maps and satellite images to interpret the relationship of HABs and manatee deaths. The activity features a lesson plan and a step-by-step activity containing hyperlinks that connect the student to the relevant images and maps.
Adventures of Bobbie Bigfoot
Help Bobbie Bigfoot make everyday decisions that will affect his Ecological Footprint! The Ecological Footprint estimates how much productive land and water you need to support what you use and what you throw away. Ecological Footprints can be calculated for individuals like you, communities, and even countries. Bobbie's feet grow and shrink depending on the decisions he makes with your help. This is a fun and interactive way to introduce the Ecological Footprint to young people. These Ecologica
Language Arts: Exotic Job Titles
29 -ologists for the vocabulary connoisseur. Multiple choice quiz based on the exotic job titles of collectors and other professionals. Suitable for secondary school or grown-ups.
Medicine and health: NCETMB test
This is a practice test for the National Certification Examination for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCETMB).
Multiplication Races I
Practice your mental and mathematical agility with arithmetic races. A sequence of levels with timed questions. Each level gets progressively faster. The questions themselves are based on multiplication and involve positive integers in the range 0 - 9999. There are a total of 19 levels, combing both ...
Windows XP Assessment Test for Beginners
The test is based on Self Assessment so a student may sure how much he really knows about Windows XP fundamentals. The Assessment Test contains all kinds of questions from True / False, Yes / No, Objective Type to Match Making. The better you score better you will succeed in your life. The module contains ...
The module contains the following levels: Severity-Based Fungal Treatments Vulvovaginal vs Oropharyngeal Treatments Imidazole vs Triazole Imidazole vs Triazole Mechanisms of Action Half-Life Toxicity Complete Assessment of Antifungal Agents
Old Testament Quiz: Kings, Ezekiel, Isaiah, Hosea
70 questions testing basic knowledge of the text of the Books of the Kings, Ezekiel, Isaiah and Hosea. The quiz is based on the King James Bible and written from a Christian perspective.
Open Web Mapping
This course involves the design, development, and deployment of interactive mapping tools distributed via the World Wide Web and using “open” (non-proprietary, community-developed) standards and software code. It will also prepare students to design, develop, and implement custom web mapping applications using open standards and open source software. On completion of the course, students will be able to build and deploy a complete web mapping solution including selecting the spatial data, th