The People's Physics Book
The authors' intent is to produce an alternative textbook, as one part of a multifaceted strategy to teach physics conceptually and mathematically. As a reference guide and problem text, it is carried easily and is especially helpful in preparation for the AP Physics B & C exams.
Virtual Worlds Almanac
This is a project to create a free, complete, up-to-date, and reliable guide to virtual worlds. So far we have 159 entries on virtual worlds written and edited by people from around the globe.
DNAi Teacher Guide
In this guide, the information has been broken down into six sections: DNA Timeline, Code, Manipulation, Genome, Applications, Chronicle. Each section includes teacher pages, alignment with the national science education standards, student worksheets, answer sheets and templates.
NLM: Environmental Health and Toxicology for Students and Educators
This website from the National Library of Medicine focuses on toxicology. The site features an interactive guide to potentially toxic substances and environmental health issues in everyday places, several college level tutorials covering the principles of toxicology, a household products database with potential health effects of chemicals for over 5,000 common household products, and more.
Advanced Algebra II: Conceptual Explanations
This is the Conceptual Explanations part of Kenny Felder's course in Advanced Algebra II. It is intended for students to read on their own to refresh or clarify what they learned in class. This text is designed for use with the "Advanced Algebra II: Homework and Activities" and the "Advanced Algebra II: Teacher's Guide" collections (coming soon) to make up the entire course.
A Teacher's Guide to Energy on Public Lands Intermediate Grades
This guide helps to teach students about the many energy resources on public lands in the United States using background information, graphic organizers, and hands-on activities.
The Good and the Bad: Symbiotic Organisms from Selected Hosts
Symbiosis is defined as one organism living on, in, or with another organism. Three primary categories are mutualism (both organisms benefit), commensalism (commensal benefits and host not affected), and parasitism (parasite benefits and host harmed). Hands-on dissection of host animals provides examples ...
The Mammalian Masticatory Apparatus: An Introductory Comparative Exercise
This resource is a gives detailed protocols and instructional information for carrying out an undergraduate laboratory exercise in vertebrate biology and comparative anatomy, including student outlines and instructors notes.
Biodiversity and Human Health: A Guide for Policymakers
Produced by the Center for Biodiversity and Conservation, this guide summarizes the consequences of biodiversity loss for human health. The guide examines threats to global supplies of food and fresh water, exposure to formerly rare diseases and opportunistic infections, and loss of important sources of medicines.
A Seasonal Guide to New York City's Invertebrates
This engaging illustrated guide gives an introduction to the local invertebrates one can see in various habitats of New York City and offers suggestions for where and when to search for them, along with information on how best to protect them. The Seasonal Guide is being distributed at no charge throughout the City to parks, nature centers, and other organizations involved in public education and conservation.
Kids' Guide to the Birds of Central Park
An illustrated guide to birds commonly found in Central Park, and an introduction to birding for young naturalists. The guide also includes information on where to go in Central Park to see birds in various habitats: freshwater, woodlands, and open areas.
Remote Sensing Tutorials
The Remote Sensing tutorials are designed to illustrate topics discussed in the Remote Sensing guide. While several tutorials are in the works, only the following tutorial is available at the moment: Image Exploration using OpenEV.
The American Museum of Natural History is home to the world's largest collection of vertebrate fossils, totaling nearly one million specimens. This Web site offers visitors a virtual visit to the Museum's famed Fossil Halls. It features seven sections along with a brief introduction, a Teacher's Guide, and information about the Museum's Division of Paleontology.
Welcome to Mars
This kid-friendly Web site reports on the Red Planet and how our knowledge of it was greatly enhanced by the Mars Pathfinder lander. It has the following sections: Mars Gazette has a collection of serious and humorous pieces about the planet and exploratory missions to it. Activities includes the online Martian Math and three offline activities, Egg Drop, Mapping Unknown Surfaces, and Balloon Rockets. Red Guide to Mars is a handbook that covers the planet's features and history, as well as our s
Dog examination techniques
This presentation has been developed to introduce veterinary students to the process of carrying out a systematic physical examination in canine patients. It is designed to act as an introduction to these processes and procedures only, giving the students a framework from which to work as they develop and refine these skills throughout the veterinary course. Physical examination is a key skill which will be used throughout a veterinary surgeon's career and is a key determinant in selecting diag
The anatomy cookbook: A dissection guide with recipes
The Anatomy Cookbook has been written to accompany an anatomy and physiology course for bioengineers who would otherwise have missed out on the opportunity to study real organ systems at first hand. It is not an alternative to a standard anatomy text, it acts more as a laboratory supplement. The fun bit is that your kitchen takes the place of the dissection room. Each recipe provides an insight into one or more organs, and all you need to do is go to the supermarket and be prepared to think abou
038 The New American Wing: The Verplanck Room
Metropolitan Museum curators Morrison Heckscher and Amelia Peck discuss the details of an eighteenth-century period room furnished with the belongings of the Verplanck family. Along with eighteen other period rooms, the Verplanck Room will return to public view when the New American Wing reopens on May 19, 2009. More information about the period rooms is available on the Museum's Audio Guide.
039 The New American Wing: American Art Pottery
Alice Cooney Frelinghuysen, the Metropolitan Museum's Anthony W. and Lulu C. Wang Curator of American Decorative Arts, talks with Robert Ellison about his collection of American ceramics from 1876 to 1956, a promised gift to the Museum. The works will be displayed on the mezzanine balcony of the Charles Engelhard Court in the New American Wing, which reopens to the public on May 19, 2009. More in
049 American Stories: Paintings of Everyday Life, 1765–1915: Cooking with Lilly Martin Spencer
October 12, 2009–January 24, 2010
Cookbook author and New York Times columnist Mark Bittman savors the food depicted in two paintings by Lilly Martin Spencer—Kiss Me and You’ll Kiss the 'Lasses and Young Husband: First Marketing—on view in the exhi
068 Episode for Families: Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief at the Met
Rick Riordan, author of the best-selling series Percy Jackson & the Olympians, talks with Associate Curator Seán Hemingway about what inspired him to create characters from the gods, heroes, and monsters of Greek mythology, and the connections between his books and the Metropolitan Museum’s Greek collection. The opening scene of the first book in the series, The Lightning Thief, takes place at the Met. Recorded March 14, 2010.
To follow in Percy Jackson’s footsteps in