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Created by Lang Moore and David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to establish the meanings of gradient and directional derivative in the context of a contour map of real terrain....
Created by David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to develop the Lotka-Volterra model for predator-prey interactions and a two-populaton version of Euler's Method for solving a...
Created by Eddie Fuller, Lang Moore and David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to introduce the concept of vectors in space and explore their algebraic and geometric properties. ...
Created by Lang Moore, Bill Mueller and David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to experiment with a beautiful example of geometry in nature and to study an important family of...
Created by Lang Moore and David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to use iterated double integrals in polar coordinates to carry out complicated volume computations. This is one...
Created by Eddie Fuller, Lang Moore and David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to study surfaces in space and their properties, using parameterizations and contour lines. This...
Created by Lang Moore, Bill Mueller and David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to illustrate the use of vectors to develop parametric descriptions of curves. This is one within...
Science News is the magazine of the Society for Science and the Public, and they certainly do deliver via their well designed website. There is a lot to read on the homepage alone and the material is pitched towards a...
Who Will Do the Science of the Future? is the summary of a symposium on careers of women in science. The symposium incorporated three panels of presenters: one focusing on the next generation, Science for All Students;...
As debates over energy resources continue to dominate public discourse, it is crucial that the American public have access to objective and authoritative information on such matters. This well-designed and thoughtful...
Created by Lang Moore and David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to use contour plots and second-degree Taylor approximations to locate extreme points and saddle points of a...
Created by Lang Moore, Bill Mueller and David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to establish the meanings of gradient and directional derivative in the context of a contour map of...
Created by Lang Moore, Bill Mueller and David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to experiment with a beautiful example of geometry in nature and to study an important family of...
Created by Lang Moore and David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, this is a module to review concepts of inverse functions, and to use those concepts, together with functions defined by integrals, to develop...
Created for the Connected Curriculum Project, this is a tutorial to learn the basics of Maple for use in an integral calculus course. This is one within a much larger set of learning modules hosted by Duke University.
Created by Lang Moore and David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, this is a module to study the process of moving from rate-of-change information to cumulative change; to relate this process to area...
Created by Lang Moore, David Smith and Jim Tomberg for the Connected Curriculum Project, this is a tutorial to learn the basics of Mathematica for use with the integral calculus modules. This is one within a much...
Created by David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to study data that may be modeled by sinusoidal functions; in particular, to determine average level, period, frequency,...
Created by Nathan Kahl for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to study properties of the graphs of the basic trigonometric functions, sine and cosine. This is one within a much larger set...
Created for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to learn the basics of Mathematica for use in a multivariable calculus course. This is one of a much larger set or learning modules hosted by...
Created by Lang Moore and David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to study the process of moving from rate-of-change information to cumulative change; to relate this process to...
Created by Lang Moore, David Smith and Jim Tomberg for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to learn the basics of Maple for use in a multivariable calculus course. This is one within a much...
Created by Lang Moore and David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, this is a module to study the historical data on human population growth, and to compare the "natural" and "coalition" differential equation...
Created by Betty Mayfield and John Michel for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to learn the basics of MATLAB 5 for use with the multivariable calculus modules. This is one within a much...
Created by Lang Moore and David Smith of the Connected Curriculum Project, this module continues the study of polynomial approximations to functions, concentrating on the region of convergence. This is one within a...
Created by Betty Mayfield and John Michel for the Connected Curriculum Project, this is a tutorial to learn the basics of MATLAB 5 for use with the integral calculus modules. This is one in a much larger set of...
It is useful to understand how a high-level language program is translated into instructions. First, since implementing an embedded computing system often requires controlling the instruction sequences used to handle...
The issues listed on this website are a reflection of AACC's strategic action areas. Their intent is to provide users with a cross-section of important issues surrounding community colleges. These issues will change...
Welcome to the NDT Resource Center. This site was designed to be a comprehensive source of information and materials for NDT and NDE technical education. The site was created by NDT professionals and educators from...
This lesson plan from the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry explores the history of piezoelectricity, with hands-on examples of how it?s used, models of why it happens, and how it is applied in nanotechnology. P...
These are the slides for the NetWorks webinar Second Life in Education held on 3/28/08. Do you ever catch students snoozing behind their textbooks? Do you get blank stares during your PowerPoint presentations? Ever want...
Need a research tool, but would rather not buy it? You can rent it in a new nanofabrication facility with, 12,700 ft of clean room space to work in!Affordable rates provide you with the tools you need, as well as...
This booklet, created by Science Magazine in partnership with the L'Oréal Corporate Foundation, brings to the reader a collection of truly inspirational stories from women in all walks of life whose common passion is ...
This webpage includes an animation of a formation of a PN Junction Diode and its Band Diagram. This interactive applet is a good way to help students see the relationship.
This website is a place for teachers to share project based high school curriculum. These activities, resources and assessments can be adapted for the middle school level also. Areas include: -Visual & Performing Arts,...
This is the web page for the Materials Research Society, an organization of materials researchers from academia, industry, and government that promotes communication for the advancement of interdisciplinary materials...
Community colleges play an important role in starting students on the road to engineering careers, but students often face obstacles in transferring to four-year educational institutions to continue their education....
This is an ebook which is available for free download in PDF format. The eLearning Guild conducted a survey of its members, asking for their favorite tips relating to strategies for effectively creating, managing, and...
This website is a page on National Instruments' message board describing how to use a Wii Remote controller to control many different types of electronic equipment that have a wireless interface. The conversation...
This website from the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College features an animation of a buck converter. A buck converter is a step-down DC to DC converter. Its design is similar to the step-up boost converter...
This is one of 8 Teaching Tips focused on Assessment. Use this simple survey to get feedback from your students. It is ready to be printed off and used in the classroom. It offers 8 open-ended questions as well as an...
This module is intended to help students to understand photovoltaic technology and its applications. The module could be used when students are studying energy technologies. A group of students might study this module,...
This interactive website from the State University of New York at Buffalo provides a Light Emitting Diode (LED) Simulation. Users may select different factors and view the resulting outputs.
Launched in September of 2004, the Chip History Center web site was originally developed by VLSI Research Inc. to be the semiconductor industry's History Channel on the internet to help strengthen the industry's...
This website from Victoria Junior College contains an interactive simulation of full wave rectification. Slider bars allow the user to adjust capacitance and ohm levels. The simulation includes an animated graph.
Because embedded systems must perform functions in real time, we often need to know how fast a program runs. The techniques we use to analyze program execution time are also helpful in analyzing properties such as power...
Power consumption is a particularly important design metric for battery-powered systems because the battery has a very limited lifetime. However, power consumption is increasingly important in systems that run off the...
This website includes a report on U.S. Competitiveness, which is available for download in PDF format. Abstract: "If history teaches any lesson it is that no nation has an inherent right to greatness. Greatness has to...
This is a free service from Google. In classrooms we are always looking for ways to facilitiate collaboration and project based learning. This enables students to access work from school or home. You can select any...
This website from Sengpiel Audio includes a collection of links to technical conversions and other miscellanea rooted in audio technology. Simply type in the quantity of the unit and the engine calculates the requested...
This site is the electronic version of a magazine for engineers and technicians. It has useful projects and information concerning the latest technologies. In particular it highlights "noteworthy design projects from...
Tapping into the web's conversation to inform, empower, and entertain - Lockergnome is here as a resource for people who are curious about the world of technology around them. Novices and experts are welcome to explore...
ATEEC and MIT's LFEE partnered to integrate environmental technology research into the classroom and community. This partnership was encouraged and funded by the National Science Foundation's Division of Undergraduate...
Created by William Barker and David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, this module enables the user to carry out a short study of the relationship between concentration of a marine pollutant and shell thickness...
Created by William Barker and David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, this module develops a mathematical model for decay of radioactive substances, and a technique for deciding whether quantitative data fits...
Created by Lewis Blake for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purposes of this module are to introduce the concepts of transition matrices and Markov chains; to provide motivation for the definition of matrix...
Created by Lewis Blake and David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purposes of this module are to introduce the concept of using matrix multiplication to rotate vectors in two-dimensional space; to provide...
Created by Joshua Holden for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to explore a common application of difference equations and linear algebra in electrical engineering and signal processing....
Created by David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to explore a significant application of eigenvalues and eigenvectors. This is part of a larger collection of learning modules...
Created by Lang Moore and David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to gain experience with numerical methods for approximating the solution to first-order initial value problems....
Created by Stephanie Fitchett and David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to examine LU decompositions of matrices and to see how an LU decomposition can improve computational...
Created by Lewis Blake and Stephanie Fitchett of the Connected Curriculum Project, the purposes of this module are to explore the properties of determinants of matrices and to develop an important theoretical formula....
Created by Betty Mayfield and John Michel for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to learn the basics of MATLAB 5 for use with the linear algebra modules. This is a part of a larger...
Created by Lewis Blake, Stephanie Fitchett and David Smith for the Connected Curriclum Project, the purpose of this module is to classify the types of outcomes that occur when we solve systems of linear equations. This...
Created by Lewis Blake for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to experiment with the computation and use of eigenvalues and eigenvectors. This is part of a larger collection of learning...
Created by Lewis Blake and David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purposes of this module are to experiment with matrix addition, subtraction, and (mostly) multiplication; to see that many familiar...
Created by David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to explore the properties of inverse matrices. Our principal tool for this exploration is the expression of elementary row...
Created by David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to explore the properties of orthogonal vectors and matrices. This is part of a larger collection of material hosted by Duke...
Created by David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to explore a significant application of eigenvalues and eigenvectors. This is part of a larger collection of learning modules...
Created by Stephanie Fitchett of the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to examine linear transformations, particularly those from R^2 to R^2. The is part of a larger collection of learning...
Created by Lang Moore and David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to investigate the qualitative behavior of the solutions of initial value problems for second-order constant...
Created by Lang Moore, David Smith and Jim Tomberg for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to learn the basics of Maple for use in an Applied Mathematics course. This is part of a larger...
Created by Lewis Blake and David Smith of the Connected Curriculum Project, the purposes of this module are to experiment with matrix operations, especially multiplication, inversion, and determinants, and to explore...
Created by Lang Moore and David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to experiment with and explore properties of eigenvalues and eigenvectors and their application to differential...
Created by Lang Moore and David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, this module develops and explores the Lotka-Volterra model for predator-prey interactions as a prototypical first-order system of differential...
Created by John Michel for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to extend the concept of fitting a least squares line to allow fitting more complex functions, including those in which the...
Created by the Connected Curriculum Project at Duke University, the purpose of this module is to learn the basics of "Mathematica" for use with the engineering mathematics modules.
Created by authors Betty Mayfield and John Michel of the Connected Curriculum Project (CCP), the purpose of this module is to learn the basics of MATLAB 5 for use with the engineering mathematics modules.
Created by Lang Moore and David Smith of the Connected Curriculum Project, this module investigates the unforced spring equation. This module is part of a larger collection hosted by Duke University.
Created by David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to develop the concept of fitting a least squares line from the concept of orthogonal projection of a vector on a subspace. This...
Created by Lang Moore, David Smith and Jim Tomberg for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to earn the basics of Maple for use in a linear algebra course. This is a portion of a larger set of...
Created for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to learn the basics of Mathematica for use in a linear algebra course. This is one resource within a larger set of learning modules hosted by...
Created by Lang Moore and David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, this is a Maple Tutor lesson for calculus. This is one within a much larger set of lesson plans hosted by Duke University.
Created by Lang Moore and David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, this module focuses on the ability to carry out an exploration of functions defined by data; to learn about data entry and plotting operations....
Created by Joshua Holden, Lang Moore, David Smith and Jim Tomberg, this is a Mathematica Tutorial for calculus. This is one of a much larger set of resources hosted by Duke University.
Created by Lang Moore and David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, this module enables the user to study the growth pattern of a given set of data and to derive and check a model formula for the observed growth...
Created by David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, this module develops multiple representations for decay of radioactive substances, in the context of environmental policies on a university campus, and...
Created by David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to explore the relationship between frequency of an external driving force and the parameters of a damped linear oscillator....
Created by Joshua Holden and Jim Tomberg for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to earn the basics of Mathematica for use with the precalculus modules. This is one within a much larger set...
Created by David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, this module develops a graphical representation for a differential equation that reveals the nature of solutions, even when formulas for those solutions are...
Created for the Connected Curriculum Project, this module models population as a function of time in a setting where there is a maximum population M that the environment will support. More specifically, to see that we...
Created for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to study differential equations that model falling objects subject to air resistance -- for example, raindrops -- and to develop Euler's Method...
Created by Betty Mayfield and John Michel for the Connected Curriculum Project, this is a MATLAB tutor for use with calculus modules. This is one of a much larger set of learning modules hosted by Duke University.
Created by David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to apply linear algebra concepts to study the properties of sequences defined by difference equations. This is one within a...
Created by William Barker and David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to carry out a short study of the relationship between concentration of a marine pollutant and shell...
Created by Lang Moore, David Smith and Jim Tomberg for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to learn the basics of Maple for use in a differential equations course. This is one within a much...
Created by David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purposes of this module are to explore the applicability of a linear differential equation as a model for the process of sprinting, and to illustrate the...
Created by Betty Mayfield and John Michel for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to learn the basics of MATLAB 5 for use with the precalculus modules. This is one lesson in a much larger set...
Created by Lang Moore and David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, this module explores the phase plane for a second-order nonlinear differential equation, specifically the standard model for damped and...
Created by John Michel for the Connected Curriculum Project, this is a module to calculate numerical approximations to definite integrals by summing the areas of rectangles or trapezoids, to understand how these...
Created by Lang Moore and David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, this is a module to study the two-way relationship between definite integration and differentiation and to develop the Fundamental Theorems of...
Created by Lang Moore and David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to develop the SIR Model for the spread of an infectious disease, including the concepts of contact number and...
Created by Leonard Lipkin and David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to study a standard model of population growth in a constrained environment. This is one lesson within a...
Created by Lawrence Moore and David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to carry out an exploration of functions defined by data; to learn about data entry and plotting operations. ...
Created by William Barker and David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purposes of this module are to develop a mathematical model for decay of radioactive substances, and to develop a technique for...
Created by Lang Moore and David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purposes of this module are to develop multiple representations for decay of radioactive substances, in the context of environmental...
Created for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to learn the basics of Mathematica for use with the differential equations modules. This is one lesson within a larger set of learning modules...
This free site is designed for instructors of all disciplines who would like feedback from their students about how the course elements are helping their students to learn. It is offered as a service to the...
Tech Directions is a company which offers a wide array of titles in the fields of technology, career and technical education and related industrial fields. The company offers books, project kits, posters and more for...
Nano Research is a peer-reviewed, international and interdisciplinary research journal that focuses on all aspects of nanoscience and nanotechnology. Submissions are solicited in all topical areas, ranging from basic...
Nanobliss is a gallery of visualizations of carbon nanotube and silicon structures. The dimensions of these structures range from nanometers to millimeters. The visualizations and the underlying fabrication techniques...
PhysOrg provides the latest news and information in the areas of science, physics, technology, nanotechnology, earth science, electronic devices, and medicine.
This is a series of laboratory modules and exercises designed to teach an introduction to digital logic course. It was created by Clint Cole (owner of Digilent www.digilentinc.com). He has given permission to use it...
This resource is provided by the NanoEd Resource Portal, and is one of a number of nano lessons provided on the site. This lesson is "The Nanotechnology Module", which is a joint project with the Institute for...
The authors apply the Toyota Production System to semiconductor manufacturing. They advance the idea that today a fab must be able to make many types of products at small volume. This represents a sea change for the...
This wikibook on nanoscience and nanotechnology gathers information about the various tools, methods and systems to provide students, researchers and everyone else an open-source handbook and overview guide to this vast...
Welcome to the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) Connections Guide. The purpose of this program is to help you learn how to connect various audio-visual components, and how to incorporate them into your existing...
Have you inherited a bell jar vacuum system and are scratching your head over how to set it up or are unsure of its operations or capabilities? Or do you want to do more with your bell jar vacuum? The forum on Bell Jar...
This PDF from the Center On Wisconsin Strategy (COWS) is a companion piece to the state-focused Greener Pathways Report, Green Collar Jobs in America's Cities: Building Pathways Out of Poverty and Careers in the Clean...
This is the companion website for the textbook "Introduction to Mechatronics and Measurement Systems" by David G. Alciatore and Michael B. Histand. It includes a list of lab activities and video demonstrations, as well...
This document from the Council for Adult and Experiential learning discusses the status of adult learning in the United States. State policymakers care now, perhaps more than ever before, about the educational...
White paper prepared by Dr. Mike Cooke surveys the coming changes and looks at how III-V quantum dots offer the prospect of fast non-volatile computer memory devices.
6.780 Semiconductor Manufacturing, a course through MIT's OpenCourseWare, covers statistical modeling and the control of semiconductor fabrication processes and plants. Topics covered include: design of experiments,...
"It's All Fun and Games and Then Students Learn" is a session that was delivered at the SAME-TEC Advanced Technological Education Conference on July 30, 2008 by Karl Kapp, educational consultant and author. The...
In a world in which advanced knowledge is widespread and low-cost labor is readily available, U.S. advantages in the marketplace and in science and technology are being eroded. A comprehensive, coordinated federal...
This document reports on how key stakeholders in work force preparedness nationwide are responding to pressures of the skills race. Part 1 presents an overview of the skills challenge and the economic and social...
These webinar slides are from the webinar that was recorded 12/12/08. They have been turned into a PDF file. Are your classroom lectures designed to teach the new breed of student? One raised on a steady diet of video...
Several high-level committees have concluded that current domestic and global trends are threatening America's global science and engineering (S&E) preeminence. Of the challenges discussed, few are thought to be as...
This 30-minute presentation explores nanotechnology and the related career opportunities with experts in the field, and it follows a former Penn College student, Mark A. Atwater, as he completes his education at one of...
Introductory physics courses targeting life science and premedical students are as challenging to teach as they are to take. Most students enroll in these courses to fulfill a requirement, and are anxious about the...
The Classroom Assessment Techniques -- CATs (Angelo and Cross, 1993) within the FLAG are succinct, self-contained, self-instructional, web-based modules that introduce a broadly applicable technique for use in college...
This site provides information on various classroom assessment techniques (CATs) such as primary trait analysis, using anonymous assessments, goal ranking and matching, self assessment, active learning, transfer and...
The Potto Project, which is a community collaborative effort to write quality textbooks for colleges, operates in the spirit of the open-content movement. The open textbooks that are available through the Potto Project...
2.12 Introduction to Robotics is a course that is offered through MIT's OpenCourseWare program. This course provides an overview of robot mechanisms, dynamics, and intelligent controls. Topics include: -planar and...
In December 2007, ASTRA (the Alliance for Science & Technology Research in America) released its report - Riding the Rising Tide: A 21st Century Strategy for U.S. Competitiveness and Prosperity. It echoes and builds...
This open source book on WikiBooks will serve as an introduction to Digital Circuits. This book relies heavily on the concepts of Discrete Math, but will not require any previous knowledge of the subject because all...
This article from the Flow Control Network discusses magnetic flowmeters. To counteract the disadvantages of continuous AC magmeters, while retaining some of the advantages of pulsed DC meters, some suppliers have...
This material was produced as part of a 4-part ten hour course designed to introduce the scope of nanotechnology. Use is hereby granted for educational purposes only. By viewing this material, you agree that you will...
This book will cover the design and implementation of programmable logic devices (PLDs) using the Verilog, VHDL, and System C Hardware description languages. It is not meant to be a comprehensive reference to these...
Flat World Knowledge offers textbooks for free online for educational or personal use. They also offer convenient, low-cost textbook choices for students in different formats including print, audio, by-the-chapter, and...
This website from Live Science looks at a multitude of topics and the latest news and/or inventions in the topic. Topics include: Nanotechnolgy, Science, Robots, Biotechnology, Inventions, Technology and more. Each page...
So what is nanotechnology, you ask? Nanotechnology is defined as the science and technology of building electronic circuits and devices from single atoms and molecules, or the branch of engineering that deals with...
This website features theories on how people learn. The resource is useful for scholars in various fields such as instructional design and human-computer interaction. The theories of learning are grouped into paradigms,...
"Engineering Education in Five Years (or Sooner!)" is a presentation that was delivered by Richard Felder at Pennsylvania State University on January 22, 2008. Engineering education is currently in a turbulent period....
This website from Live Science looks at developments in robotics. The site includes interactive features, images, multimedia and news items. Teachers interested in beginning a unit on robotics will find many useful...
This website, created by Live Science, provides current information on what is happening in technology. The site features videos and textual information on broad technical topics, including electronics, robotics, energy...
USB is now a mature technology yet many people are not using it since they perceive it as "too complicated." To date, all USB books and most USB technical articles have presented USB as a "technical wonder" and the...
The Technology Roadmap for Productive Nanosystems charts a path beginning with current nanotechnology capabilities to advanced systems. The Roadmap is a first attempt to lay out a step-by-step course of development that...
This article from the Programmable Logic Design Line website gives an in-depth tutorial on how to design an FPGA (field programmable gate array) from scratch. The article includes a design checklist and a step by step...
This energy tutorial is provided by the National Fuel Cell Research Center (NFCRC). The topics presented include fossil fuels, nuclear energy, solar energy, wind energy, geothermal, biomass, hydroelectric, energy...
This is a presentation by Wade Adams. This was his keynote address at the 2007 Arizona Nanotechnology Symposium on March 23 at Scottsdale Community College. With oil production reserves being a finite quantity in the...
This website includes the abstract of the article. Users may request the full article via the internet, which will be emailed to them. The merits of complementary double dipole illumination using 193 nm exposure...
Before nanotechnology can reach its full potential, researchers must understand the way things work on the nanoscale- which is often very different from the macroscopic world. One of these areas is light, and how light...
This paper is available through the Mentor Graphics website. Users may request the white paper via the website, and it will be emailed to them. Abstract: Through many years of semiconductor process evolution, the...
This site from Mentor Graphics includes various resources on nanometer design. Nanometer designs have not only grown in density and function, but also in data volume; a single systems-on-chip (SoC) design can produce a...
Recently, EDA companies have been touting platforms as an answer to the challenges of handing off a design to manufacturing. Certainly as design becomes more complex, process variation becomes more difficult to control,...
Trivia is a very straightforward game that asks learners to access previously learned content. This is a very good tool to use as a refresher or to help students prepare for an exam on the subject matter. Download the...
Use Buzzword Bingo as a tool to aid recall and recognition of key words, terms, or phrases that are relevant to your subject matter. It is played much like the traditional Bingo game, except that in place of numbers in...
These two lectures are aimed to give a practical guide to the use of a general device simulator (PROPHET) available on nanoHUB. PROPHET is a partial differential equation (PDE) solver that offers users the flexibility...
This webpage from Johns Hopkins University provides an introduction to Fourier series. The site describes Fourier series in the context of audio tones, and interactive applets that illustrate the concepts involved are...
This site from Parallax, Inc. gives some information about basic stamp microcontrollers. A Basic-Stamp microcontroller is a single-board computer. Parallax makes a variety of controllers; the BASIC Stamp II uses a...
Cultivating Careers: Professional Development for Campus IT provides an overview of current principles and practices for mentoring and developing IT professionals in higher education. Edited by EDUCAUSE Vice President...
Mechanical Assembly and Its Role in Product Development is a course that is offered through MIT's OpenCourseWare program. This course presents a systematic approach to design and assembly of mechanical assemblies, which...
This Tutorial Guide is designed to familiarize you with the Fundamentals of Electricity and its elements. As you go through the guide, you will be presented with a series of topics. To help your retention, you will then...
Gordon and Mike's ICT Podcast offers perspectives on the information and communication technologies (ICT) industries from Gordon Snyder and Mike Qaissaunee. In this video podcast, Gordon interviews Pierre Thiry and...
Gordon and Mike's ICT Podcast offers perspectives on the information and communication technologies (ICT) industries from Gordon Snyder and Mike Qaissaunee. In this video podcast, Gordon interviews the Cisco Packet...
Gordon and Mike's ICT Podcast offers perspectives on the information and communication technologies (ICT) industries from Gordon Snyder and Mike Qaissaunee. In this audio podcast, Gordon and Mike discuss wireless...
Gordon and Mike's ICT Podcast offers perspectives on the information and communication technologies (ICT) industries from Gordon Snyder and Mike Qaissaunee. In this audio podcast, Gordon and Mike discuss the report...
Gordon and Mike's ICT Podcast offers perspectives on the information and communication technologies (ICT) industries from Gordon Snyder and Mike Qaissaunee. In this video podcast, Gordon interviews Elaine Johnson, the...
Against the Odds is an online exhibit that is based on an in situ exhibit at the National Library of Medicine. The purpose of the exhibit is to demonstrate the "revolution in global health" that is taking place and to...
Created in 1965 by the North Carolina General Assembly, the Highway Safety Research Center (HSRC) is dedicated to improving "the safety, security, access and efficiency of all surface transportation modes through a...
Careers in Welding is a portal jointly produced by the American Welding Society and Weld-Ed, the Nation Center for Welding Education and Training. Here, visitors will find information for educators, students, and...
The University of California has created a wonderfully informative website with the aim to "provide leadership and support for scientific research and education in agricultural and food systems that are economically...
This page from OP-TEC, the National Center for Optics and Photonics Education, features a number of program planning guides for infusing photonics education into existing curriculum. The program planning guides are...
This resource is a series of 17 courses offered by Emerson Process Management - PlantWeb University on Foundation Fieldbus Technologies. These courses begin by teaching the basics, and ends by showing installation and...
Both ENDS is an organization that was started by Dutch environmental organizations in 1986. Their primary goal was to help environmental organizations in developing countries do their best work, since they often...
Gordon and Mike's ICT Podcast offers perspectives on the information and communication technologies (ICT) industries from Gordon Snyder and Mike Qaissaunee. In this video podcast, Gordon interviews David Hata, who is...
The Toolbox Repository is a bank of learning objects available for teachers and trainers to download for free use with their learners. Learning objects are small chunks of e-learning content for easy download and...
This website has several resources from the Energy Skilled Trades Summit that was held in Biloxi, MS in August 2007. These include a podcast, powerpoint presentation, and white paper about the summit. It also includes...
This webpage features an article by Donna Milgram of IWITTS that explores the gender differences in teaching science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). There are gender differences in learning styles specific to...
Information literacy is a set of abilities requiring individuals to "recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information." Courses structured in such...
St. Lawerence College of Ontario, Canada offers a two year program for students interested in becoming Energy Systems Engineering Technicians serving the alternative energy industry. The website offers a description of...
This webinar was held on April 18, 2008. Now that you understand what a learning object is and how to use them, it is time to create your own! Explore various types of learning objects and examine templates for...
The effect of the commutator is to produce a fixed spatial distribution of current directions in the armature conductors (shown as blue & green circles) independent of shaft rotation. The field created by these currents...
The Authentic Assessment Toolbox is a how-to text on creating authentic tasks, rubrics and standards for measuring and improving student learning. For more than ten years Jon Mueller has taught a graduate course...
This website from the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College features an animation of a simple diode rectifier circuit. A rectifier is an electrical device that converts alternating current (AC) to direct...
This webpage features video courses funded by the Indian Government in the following areas (constantly being loaded as well):-Advanced Strength of Materials - (40 Lectures) -Basic Electrical Technology - (39 Lectures)...
This video, hosted by YouTube, includes a description of some educational technology careers. The video explores the outlook for the field and includes a power point-like presentation with information on careers in the...
PALS is an on-line, standards-based, continually updated resource bank of science performance assessment tasks indexed via the National Science Education Standards (NSES) and various other standards frameworks. The...
Each of the seven modules in Technology and Environmental Decisionmaking, from the Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center (ATEEC), focuses on using science and critical-thinking skills to explore an...
Textile World is a website for textile industry professionals, manufacturers, investors, as well as those who would like to offer students, young or old, a glimpse into the world of textile production. This website is...
Gordon and Mike's ICT Podcast offers perspectives on the information and communication technologies (ICT) industries from Gordon Snyder and Mike Qaissaunee. In this podcast, Mike and Gordon broadcast this recorded panel...
This investigation into the state of engineering technology programs began with a three-fold purpose: 1) quantify engineering technology program enrollment issues at the state level with particular emphasis on legacy...
International Journal of Modern Engineering Volume 8, Number 2, Spring/Summer 2008. A quarterly publication of findings from university research in the areas of industrial engineering topics. In this journal you will...
The transfer plans for the College of Agriculture are developed for and by the different Departments in the College. The plans are tailored specifically for different colleges and majors. The plans can be used as...
In order to control and understand the spread of Avian Influenza in Africa, Cirad, a French organization that addresses international agricultural and development issues has created a website full of great features....
This video was created by Pennsylvania State University's Center for Nanotechnology Education and Utilization and explores the many career opportunities available in the field of nanotechnology, particularly in...
U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science and Technology- June 19, 2007 Subcommittee Hearing: The Role of Community Colleges and Industry in Meeting the Demand for Skilled Production Workers and Technicians in...
This is a website dedicated to disseminating information for college students interested in mechatronics education in S.E. Michigan. The website contains curriculum information, descriptions of equipment and definitions...
The Technology Interface Journal is an online journal for the Engineering Technology profession serving education and industry. The Technology Interface Journal has been developed to provide professionals in the...
These are the slides for the webinar recorded September 26, 2008. New learning tools are introduced on an almost daily basis. Educators have all they can do to keep up with the latest technology in their field, let...
The Peer Review of Teaching Project (PRTP) provides faculty with a structured and practical model that combines inquiry into the intellectual work of a course, careful investigation of student understanding and...
The Evaluation Center's mission is to advance the theory, practice, and utilization of evaluation. The Center's principal activities are research, development, dissemination, service, instruction, and national and...
This "Guide for Teaching About Coastal Wetlands", from the U.S. Geological Survey's National Wetlands Research Center, helps students identify types of wetlands & understand the role of wetlands in controlling erosion,...
The Journal of the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies has a new, sleek looking website for the Fall 2009 issue. The "Past Issues" are still available on the previous environment: Yale website, however, and...
This lesson plan from the Nanotechnology Applications and Career Knowledge (NACK) Center provides an example of what may be done on a tour of an actual nanotechnology laboratory. Such a tour gives students the...
This lesson plan from the Nanotechnology Applications and Career Knowledge (NACK) Center introduces students to the scale that nanotechnology is based upon. Introducing the concept of the scale helps students understand...
This lesson plan from the Nanotechnology Applications and Career Knowledge (NACK) Center serves as an introductory exercise to get high school students excited about participating in classroom laboratory activities. The...
The NACK Center is an organization committed to supporting two ?year degree programs in micro and nanotechnology. The center offers online educational material for curriculum enhancement in this subject field. One o...
In recent times, the ability of middle-class persons to secure adequate health care insurance has been compromised by a number of factors. These are the findings of a report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation...
This laboratory course is provided by Nano4Me.org, a product of the National Center for Nanotechnology Applications and Career Knowledge (NACK Center) which is based at the Penn State College of Engineering and is...
This laboratory course is provided by Nano4Me.org, a product of the National Center for Nanotechnology Applications and Career Knowledge (NACK Center) which is based at the Penn State College of Engineering and is...
Blender art is that which is created by using Blender, a free 3D "creation suite". In other words, it's a graphics animation and video production program. The titles of some of the issues of BlenderArt magazine give a...
If you're just starting to learn about agriculture, biology, animal welfare or human environmental sciences, it can be a bit daunting. There are hundreds of online resources dealing with such matters, and separating the...
The University of Utah continues to add to their very fine offerings at their Genetic Science Learning center website. This recent addition deals with the field of epigenetics, which is the study of the chemical...
This laboratory course is provided by Nano4Me.org, a product of the National Center for Nanotechnology Applications and Career Knowledge (NACK Center) which is based at the Penn State College of Engineering and is...
Created by Lang Moore for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to provide an introduction to the elementary complex transcendental functions -- the exponential, sine, and cosine functions....
Created by Lang More of the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to investigate the behavior of complex line integrals. This is one lesson within a much larger set of learning modules hosted by...
LOCUS is a collaborative site featuring the use of Giovanni, a Web-based data exploration and analysis tool. LOCUS is intended to support the research use of Ocean Color Giovanni, which has data from SeaWiFS and...
The Coastal Ocean Observing Center at UNH collaborates with GoMOOS and WHOI, and collects data via satellite, buoys, and boats throughout the Gulf of Maine. The COOA site features introductory information on ocean...
An all inclusive introduction to the ocean sciences. The site includes information on habitats, oceanic fauna, oceanographer's tools, and case studies that forecast the future of the ocean. Components of physical and...
Online Ocean Studies has been developed by the AMS for undergraduate institutions to license and offer in local-national teaching partnerships. The course, focusing on the use of real-world ocean data and investigations...
With graphics and a brief video clip, the Coriolis effect is concisely and effectively explained. This site is part of the WW2010 Project and features current weather data and detailed explanatory/instructional material...
Peer-reviewed activities for grades 6-12 as well as non-traditional educational venues are available via this website. Each activity has been correlated to National Science and Social Studies Educational Standards....
On the Pacific Northwest an oceanic tectonic plate (Juan de Fuca) is being pulled and driven (subducted) beneath the North American continental plate. Earthquakes generated along that fault may produce local tsunamis....
The Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History has been bringing the wonders of the natural world to Santa Cruz residents and visitors for 100 years. Visitors can experience the geology of the region through exhibits...
The Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History features eleven exhibit halls, focusing on regional natural history, including birds, insects, mammals, marine life, paleontology, Native Americans and the Chumash Indians....
This website provides datasets (starting in 1988) about tidal wetlands in Virginia, human impacts, management practices and results of management on the resources. Select data by year, activity, watershed, or wetland...
This is a collection of Great Lakes resources approved by COSEE-GL. Activities employ several different media, including the internet, literature supplements, and case study packets. Topics include exotic, or...
Teacher's Corner includes extensive professionally-reviewed curriculum materials all focused on the Great Lakes and their fisheries. The site is very user friendly and the materials database is easily searched....
This easy to use, comprehensive website includes a wealth of real-time and archived data, as well as several lesson plans. Using the highly interactive map, you can access stations that measure parameters including air...
COMPS consists of an array of instrumentation both offshore and along Florida's west coast, combined with numerical circulation models, and builds upon existing in-situ measurements and modeling programs. In addition,...
This is the website for the Chesapeake Bay Program's data network, providing access to water quality, living resources, fisheries, point source, plankton, and monitoring databases. Site provides a wealth of data and...
This is an overview of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution educational program. The site includes resources at the K-12, undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral levels. Main K-12 resource page features journals...
This is a very thorough website concerning coastal environmental science in the Carolinas (applicable elsewhere). The Educator's Guide contains several activities that can be useful at all levels, K-12. Also features...
Teaching about aquatic environments, serving as neutral conveners, and facilitating marine research is the mission of the Gulf of Maine Research Institute. Features hundreds of web pages with information and classroom...
A sub-page of the Caribbean Conservation Corporation & Sea Turtle Survival League, this site includes information on how to download a free educator's guide for the sea turtle migration-tracking education program (is a...
This website from the Virginia Sea Grant program includes extensive resources on marine science education. Educator topics include web resources, field trips, classroom activities, professional development opportunities...
The Surfrider Foundation USA is a non-profit environmental organization working to preserve the oceans, waves & beaches. Website with numerous pages including mission, a blog, news, a bimonthly publication online, the...
GOOS is a permanent global system for observations, modeling and analysis of marine and ocean variables to support operational ocean services worldwide. The GOOS site is strictly an informational page concerning GOOS,...
A joint US and France project, the TOPEX-Poseidon satellites continuously measure sea surface height. The oceans store and transport solar heat, helping to keep Earth's climate in balance. The overall shape of the...
This observing system provides real-time data, graphs, web cams, and more throughout the Great Lakes and connecting waterways, including the St. Lawrence River, Niagara River, and the St. Clair system. The data are...
SDCOOS provides a gateway for up-to-date oceanographic, weather, and water quality data for the San Diego coastal region from Oceanside to the International Border. The SDCOOS site features webcams, an interactive...
Scripps' new e-magazine "explorations" informs and educates the public, alumni, the scientific community, and Scripps' friends and supporters about ongoing research and events. Readers can sign up to receive a free...
The Geology Museum at the Colorado School of Mines started as a mineral cabinet, but today the museum has approximately 50,000 minerals, fossils, gemstones, and artifacts. Exhibits include Minerals from Colorado,...
The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum features more than 30 exhibits of mollusks from around the world. Exhibits are devoted to shells in art and history, shell habitat, rare specimens, fossil shells, common Southwest...
In this lesson, students use a Web-based customized version of ImageJ to examine images of atmospheric ozone levels over the South Pole to determine the months of lowest ozone levels and changes in ozone levels since...
In this lesson, learners examine images of the Sun, the Moon, Pluto, and all eight planets in the Solar System. Students determine the diameter of each object from a scale bar provided with each image and then rank the...
The John F. Kennedy Space Center is NASA?s headquarters is a working government facility with over 10,000 men and women actively expanding our knowledge of science, and is the only place on Earth where you can tour l...
Many cities around the world offer subways as a primary mode of public transportation. These subway systems are not only major accomplishments in civil engineering, but have a rich history. This Topic in Depth explores...
The Family Asteraceae (a.k.a. Compositae, Composite, Sunflower, Aster) is an impressively large and diverse family of flowering plants (circa 20,000 species). This Topic in Depth offers an assemblage of sites that...
The Simplified Image Management and Processing Learning Environment for Science (SIMPLE Science) aims to create resources for middle and high school that emphasize image processing and analysis techniques while at the...
This is the site of a not for profit educational initiative. The site strives to promote competency in literacy and mathematics using lessons that focus on an aquaculture themes. These lessons include Understanding...
The Gillespie Museum, located on the campus of Stetson University, houses an extensive rock and mineral collection, and provides visitors and students a place in which curiosity, interest and creativity can be explored....
The Miami Museum of Science and Planetarium features a wide variety of Earth science exhibits, a Wildlife Center, and an Immersion Theater. Fourteen High Definition screens throughout the Museum play videos on various...
In this lesson, learners measure the lengths of various insect body parts from scanning electron micrographs using WebImage, a Web-based customized version of ImageJ. The lesson introduces students to setting scale in...
In this lesson, learners use a Web-based version of ImageJ to examine images of Hurricane Katrina as it moved through the Gulf of Mexico in August 2005. Students explore infrared radiation, water vapor, and visible...
The Gulf Stream Voyage is an online multidisciplinary project which utilizes both real time data and primary source materials to help guide students to discover the science and history of the Gulf Stream. Students...
This Topic in Depth explores some of the diseases and other threats, such as gypsy moths, emerald ash borers, and Asian longhorned beetles that certain trees must contend with to remain healthy and vital.
Award-winning ideas from SEA Semester's educators. This collection of over 25 lesson plans covers topics in marine biology, coastal ecology, chemical and physical oceanography, seafloor geology and nautical science....
This online resource center, maintained by U.S.G.S., provides information, data and links about exotic plants, invertebrates, vertebrates, diseases and parasites. Central repository contains accurate and spatially...
This in-depth website describes the Gulf Stream, its place in the North Atlantic Gyre, influence on weather and climate, and role of eddies and rings in distributing heat and salinity. A history, from the 16th to 20th...
Located in Halifax, this museum introduces Nova Scotia's natural history, including geology, paleontology, terrestrial and marine habitats, plants, insects, birds, mammals, environmental issues, and more. Special...
Daniel Burman had a successful career in real estate but was never happy. That all changed when he returned to school to study solar photovoltaics. He's now working in the alternative energy field with a local business...
The mission of the Delaware Museum of Natural History is to excite and inform people about the natural world through exploration and discovery, in order to develop a caring society that respects and values our planet....
The Maritimes magazine, a publication of University of Rhode Island Marine Program, ceased publication after winter 2000. But these online issues, 1994-2000, contain valuable references and provide a historical record...
These overviews of selected topics are like mini-courses. Ichthyology includes fish form and anatomy, taxonomy, swimming, senses, reproduction, with good illustrations. Coral reef fish ecology covers fish identification...
This agency portal provides background information on habitats from streams and rivers, lakes, wetlands and estuaries to rocky coasts, sandy beaches, coral reefs and ocean environments, their importance, monitoring and...
This interactive game features two skill levels (novice and intermediate) that teach about water quality, watersheds, and management of this important resource. The intermediate level game is broken into four sections:...
WW2010 (the weather world 2010 project) is a WWW framework for integrating current and archived weather data with multimedia instructional resources using new and innovative technologies. Site includes open ended...
Download this free eBook version of Charles Darwin's famous expedition around the globe from 1831-1836, under the command of Captain Robert FitzRoy. It was on this journey that Darwin visited the Galapagos Islands where...
A one-stop-shop that addresses the submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV) habitat requirements, current research, relationship between SAV and water quality and SAV and living resources. Site features links to aerial...
This website contains information on REEF, an organization devoted to preserving marine life through education, research and involvement. It includes a fish gallery with images and information on a variety of tropical...
Information on the Chesapeake Bay, the critical issues for its management and restoration, recent dissolved oxygen and SAV trends, and the USGS Ecosystem Response Project. Site includes maps, figures, and links that...
Opportunities for educators to participate in ocean, polar, and environmental science research and peer mentoring. Master Teachers join research expeditions, developing ways to apply scientific data, research...
An informational resource for marine science educators, those both in the classroom and out of the classroom. Information such as membership, regional chapters, upcoming conferences, scholarships, educator awards,...
An account by Charles Darwin. A vivid and exciting travel memoir as well as a detailed scientific field journal covering biology, geology and anthropology that demonstrates Darwin's keen powers of observation. Five...
The Mauna Loa atmospheric CO2 measurements constitute the longest continuous record of atmospheric CO2 concentrations available in the world. The Mauna Loa site is considered one of the most favorable locations for...
The Ridge 2000 Program is a long-term program of scientific research on mid-ocean ridges and other tectonic spreading centers. This extensive website offers information for educators, scientists, students, and the...
Education programs provide fieldtrips, shipboard experiences, camps and projects focused on the Great Lakes. A science and multidisciplinary Great Lakes curriculum includes fisheries, aquatic food web, exotic species,...
This collaboration of over 20 institutions and agencies monitors target species of intertidal plants and animals at nearly 60 Southern California shore sites. Site provides species images and profiles, sampling methods,...
Government task force created in 1998 to research, monitor and conserve coral reefs. Site includes: background on coral reef habitats; reef ecology and environmental requirements; environmental requirements of reefs;...
Interdisciplinary curriculum introduces the scientific process, experimental design and data analysis. Units on plate tectonics, hydrothermal vents, ridge visualization, surveying deep sea organisms. Students become the...
This portal, maintained by AAAS, provides links to all manner of marine science resources: galleries of photos and other media; directories; maps; educational tools; marine science programs and organizations; US and...
The LEO EnviroSci Inquiry Program offers a comparison of New Jersey and California coastlines. Images and captions describe shoreline types and processes, human uses and impacts for each site. Use for open-ended...
The SeaWIFS project uses space technology to study phytoplankton. Site contains: The Living Ocean Teacher's Guide, a guide for grades 9-10 that discusses satellites, ocean color, phytoplankton, the carbon cycle, and...
This extensive, interactive website describes what a hurricane is, how one forms, its characteristics, the effects, hurricane prediction, and more. Discover the power and destruction of past major hurricanes such as...
In the mid-1980s, the RIM Program was established to quantify loads and long-term trends in concentrations of nutrients, such as nitrogen and phosphorus, and suspended material entering the tidal part of the Chesapeake...
Extensive website discussing all aspects of global warming. Discover what global warming is, what the greenhouse gases are and how much we emit, what the potential future impacts are, and what is being done to correct...
Website addresses the following questions about the Bay: How much nutrient pollution enters the Bay each year from its major tributaries? What is being done to reduce nutrient pollution? How is nutrient-pollution...
Online in 2009, the Aquarius instrument will measure sea surface salinity. Site provides background information about salinity, salinity lesson plans, and salinity data and tools. Activities include relating salt to...
Project WET (Water Education for Teachers) is a nonprofit water education program and publisher for educators and young people ages 5-18. Site features information on its renowned training workshops, where participants...
A collection of stand alone lesson plans on a variety of topics including earth science, life science, physical science, weather and technology. Lesson plans include objectives, materials, procedures, adaptations,...
Online curriculum guides for K-12 with over 324 activities related to wetlands, coastal waters, and water resources. Each grade section (K-2, 3-5, 5-8, and 9-12) is divided into five chapters: Introduction to Water,...
This site offers educators information, resources, and links for promoting academic achievement and environmental literacy. It describes the Environmental Education and Training Partnership (EETAP), participating...
Email a USGS scientist your question on volcanoes, earthquakes, tsunamis, mountains, rocks, maps, ground water, lakes, rivers, even some biology. Explore the USGS website and the Frequently Asked Questions section to...
The MAD Scientist Network is a collection of scientists from all over the country available to answer any of your science questions. Search the archive of over 25,000 questions, explore the MadSci Library for resources,...
This site is dedicated to ocean education. You will find all kinds of interesting information about things like: the biggest sea animals, marine biology careers, answers to common ocean and animal questions, and more....
Located in St. Petersburg, Florida, IMaRS research activities focus on the analysis of digital data obtained by satellite and airborne sensors, and on the development of applications of these data at local, regional,...
A collection of seven lesson plans from the Institute for Marine Remote Sensing in St. Petersburg, Florida. Titles include: Light and Water: The Secchi Disk Experiment, Coral Reef Remote Sensing Classification...
Located in Calverton, Maryland, IGES was established to improve understanding and prediction of the variations of the Earth's climate through scientific research on climate variability and climate predictability. Site...
NOAA's many educational activities are distributed across the agency. This site has been designed to help students, teachers, librarians and the general public access the many educational activities, publications, and...
Located in Moss Landing, California, MBARI is a non-profit, private oceanographic research institute, dedicated to the development of state-of-the-art equipment, instrumentation, systems and methods for scientific...
Learn more about the historic voyage of the H.M.S. Challenger. Scientists from all disciplines set out on December 21, 1872 for a four year research cruise to map the sea and its contents. This voyage paved the way for...
This web page provides educational materials on mangroves appropriate for high school level and higher. The page is full of photographs, most featuring a descriptive caption. Topics discussed include mangrove...
The Hurricane Education site from NOAA provides teachers with curriculum materials, multimeda visual information, an archive of previous hurricane seasons and several posters. By knowing what actions students can take,...
Estuaries are places where rivers meet the sea and are critical to the health of coastal environments and our enjoyment of them. Website features abundant information on the legal and scientific aspects of estuary...
EPA's home page on coral reef protection activities, including The International Coral Reef Initiative, and The Coral Reef Symposium. A tremendous resource for educators interested in coral reef basics through advanced...
This is a description of coral reef environments for high school level and higher. Page is full of photographs, each featuring a descriptive caption. Topics discussed include ecology, symbiosis, and predator defense....
High school level and higher description of Spartina salt marshes with pictures. Page is full of photographs, most featuring a descriptive caption. Topics discussed include zonation, succession, and the intertidal zone....
Located in Bodega Bay, California, the BML's mission is to lead the way to the multi-disciplinary scientific understanding required to solve complex environmental problems on the marine and terrestrial sides of the...
Located in Beaverton, Oregon, CMOP addresses, through advances in scientific understanding, technology and education, society's need to manage increased development and manipulation of coasts and land-margins while...
Our Planet is the United Nations Environment Program's magazine for environmentally sustainable development. Each issue focuses on one particular theme and contains articles authored by a variety of people, including...
Next to the seasons, El Nino is the most powerful force driving global weather. Find out what scientists are learning about this phenomenon and its reach through space and time. Site features: Anatomy of El Nino,...
A collaboration between several Virginia-based, Chesapeake Bay-related organizations, this educational website includes lesson plans, field trips, and student projects and activities. The included lesson plans represent...
A comprehensive site on Maryland's Chesapeake Bay monitoring, restoration, and education efforts, plus information on other hot topics such as sea grasses and Pfiesteria. Site features information on harmful algae, bay...
Get involved with this non-profit organization dedicated to the restoration of the Chesapeake Bay. Site contains descriptions of its programs plus an online version of their newsletter, Bay Journal. Also features...
A unique group that encompasses federal and state governments and local agencies, CBP offers information about the Bay, its flora and fauna, habitats, water quality, environmental concerns, and restoration efforts, plus...
This is a web-based resource center and communications hub that supports K-12 Chesapeake Bay science education. ChesSIE provides educators with bay-related teaching resources, field trip information, activities, lesson...
Education and Research: Testing Hypotheses (EARTH) lays new groundwork, providing teachers with means for integrating real-time data with existing educational standards and tested curriculum in an interactive and...
MarineBio.org is an evolving online tribute to all ocean life, marine biology, and marine conservation. Find out about fascinating marine species, get involved in ocean conservation, explore dynamic research and daily...
The website for project OBIS-SEAMAP (Ocean Biogeographic Information System - Spatial Ecological Analysis of Megavertebrate Populations). Marine mammal, seabird and sea turtle data are organized into a spatially...
COSEE-CA is dedicated to creating environments in which collaborations among ocean scientists and K-12 educators flourish. This site provides information on courses, ocean science careers, engaging scientists in...
The COSEE-NE seeks to strengthen the New England region's capacity to develop and provide high-quality ocean science education in both formal and informal settings by understanding the needs of, working with, and...
This is a student activity regarding phytoplankton blooms and their effects on the ecosystem. Students will obtain and analyze data on the variables that influence the spring phytoplankton bloom from buoy monitoring...
The Bishop Museum in Honolulu houses a diverse array of exhibits focusing on the natural and cultural history of the Hawaiian islands. The Science Adventure Center of the Bishop Museum is a 16,500 square foot facility...
In this lesson, learners investigate endothermy and ectothermy. Four sets of images measuring infrared radiation are provided and, using a Web-based, customized version of ImageJ, students compare body temperatures of a...
Studying Engineering: A Road Map to A Rewarding Career is written for students, both those who are already engineering majors and those who are considering engineering as their field of study. The purpose of this...
Student design projects are very useful for practically bringing student knowledge areas to bear, for giving students open ended, creative experiences, in developing team skills and for enhancing communication...
This site has made the following book available to read online for free. You may also purchase a PDF copy of the book. Abstract: Encouraging young people to make a difference in the world through an engineering career...
This program explains, "What Is Nanotechnology", and why is it being called "The Machine Shop Technology of the 21st Century"? This presentation is a description of what the popular press calls nanotechnology and...
Increased primary and secondary student enrollment, recent expansion of secondary technology education programs, teacher attrition, and the decreasing number of universities offering technology education degrees have...
The authors are part of an initiative at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology to explore opportunities for the use of tablet PCs equipped with appropriate software as interactive learning devices. Appropriate use of...
As an artist working in the field of virtual reality, I explore dynamically emergent environments with immersive, interactive display systems, which enable me to produce performative realities in which the boundaries...
The ATETV project delivers web-based videos to connect students to careers in advanced technology. This episode of ATETV deals with engineering and design, oil and gas refinement for a major petroleum company, and video...
The LITEE team has developed case studies designed to enhance student learning through direct participation in the decision-making process and development of higher-level cognitive skills. Case studies increase student...
Video games have been the subject of scholarly inquiry for some time now, and disciplines such as psychology, speech communications, and information science continue to look into their use for a variety of purposes. The...
This site has made the following book available to read online for free. You may also purchase a PDF copy of the book. To enhance the nation's economic productivity and improve the quality of life worldwide, engineering...
Over the course of the twentieth century, art evolved in the direction of according more and more importance to interactivity, performance, installation and the participation of the public. The emergence of an...
This website provides an abstract of the following book- access may be gained via a free login. This book presents the notion that sustainable quality systems theory is a function of five integrated prerequisite...
Interpreting Technical Drawings introduces students to the various sources of information found within technical drawings and provides practice interpreting various projections. After completing this module, students...
Safety in Manufacturing provides participants with an understanding of the critical nature of safety in manufacturing and of the individual's role in providing for a safe manufacturing environment. After completing this...
Introduction to Manufacturing provides an overview of basic manufacturing processes and career opportunities within manufacturing. Students will participate in a manufacturing simulation in which they will analyze the...
Hazardous Materials is a lesson plan which teaches students how to recognize and safely handle hazardous materials in the workplace. After completing this module, students should be able to interpret MSDS sheets and...
Manufacturing Field Trip is a lesson plan which helps students gain a realistic picture of employment within the manufacturing sector when visiting the manufacturing plant of an MTAG industry partner. After completing...
Job Readiness provides instruction, practice, and feedback in creating resumes, identifying potential jobs, completing job applications, and preparing for and participating in job interviews. After completing this...
Total Quality Management is a lesson plan which provides students with a broad introduction to the quality approaches used in manufacturing. After completing this module, students should be able to apply various quality...
Statistical Process Control is a lesson plan which provides an overview of Statistical Process Control, showing the value of collecting and analyzing data that enables people to systematically analyze and improve a...
Applied Mathematics is a lesson plan which will help students gain proficiency in applied mathematics. After completing this module, students should be able to demonstrate the ability to perform various mathematical...
Precision Measurement is a lesson plan which introduces students to and provides practice in using various precision measurement instruments including the machinists steel rule, the protractor, the vernier caliper, and...
Manufacturing Planning is a lesson plan that introduces the knowledge and skills necessary to organize and plan a manufacturing project. Use of actual planning charts provides direct carryover to the work floor. After...
Shop Skills is a lesson plan which provides instruction in the safety procedures and work processes for hand and machine tools used in a metal machine shop. Specific skills include sawing, drilling, boring, grinding,...
Typical safety programs, both undergraduate and graduate, do not explore issues related with RF hazards and safety. Without federal regulations and enforcement, the topic is usually disregarded and thus creating future...
Studying Engineering: A Road Map to A Rewarding Career is written for students both those who are already engineering majors and those who are considering engineering as their field of study. The purpose of this...
Created by Lang Moore for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to study the Fourier transform and use it to describe solutions of the heat equation on an infinite rod. This is one of a much...
Created by Lang Moore and David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purposes of this module are to experiment with Taylor and Laurent series commands in a computer algebra system and to explore the behavior...
Created by Lang Moore for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to study the Laplace transform and use it to examine both an ordinary differential equation problem and a problem for the...
Created by Lang Moore for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to study solutions of initial/boundary value problems for the one-dimensional wave equation. This is one of a much larger set of...
Created by Lang Moore for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to study the symbolic form and graphical representation of the approximate solutions of the one-dimensional heat equation with...
Created by Lang Moore and David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, this is a module using differentiation to find coefficients of polynomial approximations to functions that are not polynomials. This is one of...
Created by David Smith of the Connected Curriculum Project, the purposes of this module are to develop and explore a compartment model for the amount of lead in a human body and to study a three-dimensional driven...
Created by Lang Moore of the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to review Fourier approximations of periodic functions. This is one lesson within a larger set of learning modules hosted by Duke...
Created by Lang Moore and David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to study convergence of Fourier approximations of periodic functions. This is one lesson within a much larger set...
Created by Lang Moore of the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to provide a qualitative introduction to a simple second-order linear partial differential equation. In this module we will...
Created by Lang Moore for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to illustrate the use of the residue theorem in calculating inverse laplace transforms. This is one of many learning modules...
Created by Lewis Blake and David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purposes of this module are to experiment with matrix operations, espcially multiplication, inversion, and determinants, and to explore...
Created by Lang Moore and David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to investigate the qualitative behavior of second-order constant coefficient differential equations and...
Created by Dale Harak and Anita Salem for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this project is to investigate the question "Where is the ozone layer?" by examining the change in photon flux (a measure of...
Created by David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to study data that may be modeled by a differential equation of the formdy/dt = k (y - b)-- in particular, to determine the...
Created by Lang Moore and David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to study the historical data on human population growth, and to compare the "natural" and "coalition"...
Created by Lang Moore and David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to explore the effects of an external driving force on a simple linear oscillator, damped or undamped. This is...
Since 2005, NOVA scienceNOW has produced programs for their website which are hour-long episodes that feature "four fast-paced, timely science and technology stories, including a profile piece on an intriguing...
When development occurs on Native American lands, there are many interested parties. They include government agencies, non-governmental organizations, human rights groups, and the tribal governments themselves. This is...
Created by Lang Moore and David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purposes of this module are to investigate a mathematical model for spring motion and to study the effect of increased damping. This is...
Created by Lang Moore and David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, this module explores the applicability of a linear differential equation as a model for the process of sprinting, and to illustrate the...
Created by Lang Moore and David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to investigate the trajectories in the phase plane of 2x2 homogeneous linear systems of first-order differential...
Created by Dale Harak, Anita Salem and Paula Shorter for the Connected Curriculum Project, this is a learning modules focusing on the chemical technique of titration. This is used to determine the concentration of a...
Created by David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project,The purpose of this module is to explore the van der Pol model for a nonlinear electrical circuit -- in particular, to study the limit cycle phenomenon. This...
Design Principles for Interactive Texts is a fun-to-use interactive text on the effective design of interactive texts for education. It summarizes basic principles of interface design from studies in psychology,...
Career Exploration provides participants with information on different career pathways. After completing this module, students should be able to identify their personal interests and aptitudes and explain how these...
Computer Applications provides students an overview of where and how computers are used in manufacturing environments. After completing this module, students should be able to explain the function of software commonly...
On-line expeditions explores the ocean depths by introducing deep-sea research with interactive features, photos, audio and video clips and middle/high school classroom participation. The topics covered include deep sea...
On this 2003 expedition, scientists from several institutions explored a hydrothermal field on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, studying limestone formations and new life forms, creating maps of this unique location. Overviews...
A repository for Louisiana regional marine science resources. Hands-on Aquatic Education Projects available: attend field trips/camps in a marsh ecosystem; set-up a classroom nursery aquarium for protected fish species;...
The Earth Exploration Toolbook (EET) provides step-by-step instructions for using Earth science datasets and software tools in educational settings.
Learning Guide on Marine Debris contains three online units with objectives, background, and hands-on interactive activities. Covers definitions, characteristics and sources of marine debris; its effects on wildlife,...
These four lesson plans focus on understanding toxic and harmful algal blooms. Designed for use in conjunction with Bigelow Laboratory's "Toxic and Harmful Algal Bloom" web site. Each module includes background,...
North Carolina facility conducts coastal research and regional monitoring projects. Take a virtual tour of the facility or access recent measurements of local wave, wind, tide and current conditions. Learn about ACE...
Guides student progress on science fair projects, providing links to online resources for each step in the process: choosing a topic, understanding the scientific method, posing a good question, finding resources or...
This site by a Norwegian researcher features descriptions of marine geological formations: pockmarks, mud volcanoes, deep-water coral reefs, and gas hydrates. Using ROV technology, he has taken photos of these deep...
Excellent site documents an oceanographic expedition studying hydrothermal vent communities on the Pacific seafloor. Scientists from several disciplines take part, describing their research, the technology needed to...
Summary of events, expeditions and technology important in ocean exploration by Western cultures. Includes: observations of marine life by Aristotle and contemporaries of the Classical Era; greater detail of 19th...
This lesson plan introduces the science behind the causes, occurrence, and impacts of hypoxic or "dead" zones in coastal waters. Provides background, glossary, graphics for classroom activity, data files, and links to...
This website's interactive content highlights three imperiled south Florida ecosystems: the Everglades, Florida Bay, and Florida Keys. Provides introduction, definition, and image of each habitat type within the...
These ten lessons on various navigation topics from the Institute of Navigation include an introduction to navigation, latitude and longitude, map reading, dead reckoning and celestial navigation, trigonometry...
Module covering Earth's three fluid spheres: oceans, atmosphere and cryosphere (glaciers). An event seen in each sphere illustrates processes and concepts: El Nino events for oceans; thunderstorm formation for...
This in-depth site defines sound and describes its measurement, behavior in water, and importance to marine life and humans. Extensive audio gallery includes examples of sound production by invertebrates, fishes, marine...
Students investigate parts of ocean waves and their measurements. An on-line wave simulator allows then to study the effects of wave height, length and period on a boat's movements. Using records of tsunami waves,...
Through its extensive interactive website, educational programming, shows, exhibits, planetarium, online science, research and collections, the Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum aims to inspire the next generation...
This lesson uses WebImage, a Web-based customized version of ImageJ, to investigate the relationship between the circumference and diameter of a circle. Images of circular objects are provided, and, by measuring...
Magazine of the American Geological Institute offers news shorts on earth science topics, including: paleontology and physical anthropology; volcanology, seismology and hazard prediction; marine geology; plate tectonics...
Identifies invasive species as a top threat to world oceans; provides explanation of shipping and ballast water's roles in the spread of marine exotics. Defines ballast water and its use in shipping, includes diagram of...
The US Antarctic Research Center maintains the Nation's most comprehensive collection of Antarctic maps, charts, atlases, satellite images, photographs, slides, video produced by the United States and other member...
This site describes the geology, water circulation, and significance of estuaries, profiles estuaries on different continents. For Narragansett Bay, background on: history of use by different cultures; modern management...
Teachers of all grades can use these projects to enhance their science curriculum through use of the Internet. Many projects utilize real time data, others draw from primary/historical information sources. In...
This online method manual from EPA describes how to conduct estuary monitoring programs, with step-by-step guides for chemical, physical and biological sampling and data interpretation. Also describes how to plan and...
This teaching activity illustrates how levees on the Mississippi River exacerbated flood damage in St. Louis during the Great Flood of l993. Students build a model of a river system and observe the results of flooding...
This site describes Ice Age glaciers and immense floods of glacial meltwater that swept across the Pacific Northwest (18,000-12,000 years ago and earlier), affecting the landscape from Montana to Washington and Oregon,...
The U.S. government website that outlines the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act offers a good explanation of the Act, including details on how far the Act can go in protecting designated scenic, wild, and recreational rivers. ...
For those with an interest in urban affairs, city planning, and related policy matters, this venture from The New Republic and the Brookings Institution's Metropolitan Policy Program will be a most welcome discovery....
The Chesapeake Bay watershed extends over six states, and all told, some 27 million residents live in the area covered by the watershed. The University of Virginia has a keen interest in the watershed area, and this...
This site from Bigelow Labs helps you find and use web-based earth science data and information. Content is arranged by topic: land topography; bathymetry; coastal tides; ocean buoy data; ocean temperature; weather and...
This website includes a set of six interdisciplinary lesson plans from the Smithsonian, complementing their online "Ocean Planet" exhibit. Topics include: ocean bottom features and seafloor mapping; marine habitats and...
The NHS is the National Health Service for England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. On this site they note that, "Since its launch in 1948...[it] has grown to become the world's largest publicly funded health...
This 90 credit hour program leading to the AAS-T degree in Materials Science Technology focuses on composite materials, engineering design, and manufacturing of structures. Courses cover materials science, polymer...
This collection of video guides, authored by Brad G. Osgood of Stanford University, states the goals for the course are to gain a facility with using the Fourier transform, both specific techniques and general...
Interpersonal Effectiveness provides participants with an opportunity to develop their interpersonal skills through interactive exercises conducted in a team setting. Debriefing these exercises with all members of the...
These workshops explore the world of nanotechnology and are offered several times per year by the Center for Nanotechnology Education and Utilization (CNEU). Participants learn about the growing applications of...
The NMT Capstone Semester is a 6 course hands-on experience exposing the student to state-of-the art equipment and cleanroom facilities at Penn State. The 18 credits of coursework (defined by the following six course...
CSCMP University offers a selection of online self-study courses for the supply chain professional. The selection of courses, offered in conjunction with Accenture's Supply Chain Academy, provides access to content...
These four teaching units show how NASA satellites measure ocean productivity. Topics cover: marine food web from producers to consumers and decomposers; phytoplankton diversity, classification and adaptations; studying...
University of South Florida scientists have teamed with teachers to design lesson plans based on current ocean research. Topics include: coral reefs, sea level rise and shoreline erosion, harmful algal blooms, El Nino,...
This Washington Sea Grant print publication, now posted on the web, is a good introduction to the history and science of bioinvasions. Provides definitions of native and non-native organisms, identifies introduced...
Unit from Smithsonian multidisciplinary ocean curriculum. Focuses on sources of oil pollution and effects on ocean, marine life and humans. Students predict impacts of an oil spill and plan actions needed to protect and...
Hurricane Floyd's record rainfall in fall of l999 caused massive flooding in North Carolina; sediment and waste washed into rivers of the Atlantic causing major ecological changes. This NASA website provides Landsat 7 &...
USGS provides detailed fact sheets, research reports and case studies of coastal erosion caused by El Nino events in California. Other natural hazards are also covered, including earthquakes, tsunami, and landslides,...
Natural history information on some of the organisms found on soft-bottoms mainly in the coasts of Washington. Good pictures and highlights on common invertebrates and plants species, with scientific names provided....
Unit from Smithsonian multidisciplinary ocean curriculum. Lesson plan focuses on how dynamic coastlines, oceanographic conditions and human activities affect marine animals such as cetaceans, pinnipeds and sea turtles....
This is a well written and easy-to-understand primer with definition and measurements of salinity. Explains the origin of the ocean, sources of salts and processes affecting its chemical composition, including the...
Teachers, students, and the general public are invited to pose questions to Ocean World's Dr. Bob, an oceanography professor. This website includes a form by which you can ask Dr. Bob a question related to oceanography.
This website features a unit from Smithsonian multidisciplinary ocean curriculum. The lesson plan focuses on ocean bottom features including continental shelf, deep ocean plain, and mid-ocean ridges. Students study the...
This website includes a unit from Smithsonian multidisciplinary ocean curriculum. Lesson plan focuses on foods, materials and medicines that comes form marine life, how these resources are harvested and processed and...
Excellent site by Bigelow Laboratory presents seasonal data from the Gulf of Maine, introduces principles and technologies of oceanographic research. Measurements of ocean temperature, salinity, chlorophyll, plus...
This article from SPIE discusses an electron-beam-lithography technique which fabricates diffractive optical structures such as classic Fresnel-zone-plate lenses with fine features. Diffractive optical elements are...
This article on the website of The Society of Photographic Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) discusses a new approach which allows integration of biosensors into electronics. The article illustrates that direct...
The purpose of this site is to give you an instant explanation of key terms and their definitions and concepts in the area of semiconductor materials, manufacturing, engineering, and devices. It also includes acronyms....
This web site provides links to software simulations, course materials, and curriculum for technology training. Tutorials are available on digital logic, digital signal processing, fiber optics, renewable energy, motors...
This is a PDF version of lecture slides by Dr. Philip D. Rack (Assistant Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville) that discuss information from the...
This is a link to a PDF version of lecture slides that discuss gas sources in a vacuum. The presentation explains concepts such as vapor pressure curves, thermal desorption and first and second order desorption....
This is a link to a PDF version of lecture slides that discuss vacuum pumpdown. Graphics are included which depict pumpdown procedure, venting procedure, pressure curves and system pumpdown. Keywords: Outgassing,...
Home page of the Bell Jar, a journal of vacuum technique and related topics for amateur investigators. The Bell Jar provides up-to-date information on vacuum technique and apparatus specifically targeted toward those...
This web page offers a tutorial by Daniel M. Dobkin, Ph.D, proprietor of Enigmatics Consulting of Sunnyvale, California that introduces fundamental principles of chemical vapor deposition of films. Topics covered...
This is a web page produced by American Microsemiconductor, Inc. of Madison, New Jersey, a firm that specializes in obsolete and discontinued diodes, integrated circuits, transistors, SCRs, triacs, diacs and memories....
This website includes links to more than 90 tutorials that are available either online or through CDROM. Subjects range from elementary electricity through optical communication. Animations include 555 timers, op amps,...
Play games, explore simulations, and get in-depth information about challenging topics in the area of chemistry at the official web site of the Nobel Foundation. One link sends the visitor to information and a game...
The Polymer Science Learning Center (PSLC) is an interactive web site in polymer education that offers an innovative, inquiry-based, multi-faceted learning environment for pre-kindergarten through adult explorers. The...
This website includes information on the certifications offered by the Electronics Technicians Association International. Certifications include those in the areas of computers, satellite, radio, VoIP, and...
This website is International Rectifier's directory page to an application training guide for topics such as Basic Circuit Theory, Basic Semiconductor Theory, Device Cross Section, Mounting Techniques, and Typical...
This is the home page of IBM Research with hyperlinks to pages covering their activities in numerous scientific disciplines, including electrical engineering, materials science, physics, communications technology,...
This is an information resource for the MEMS and Nanotechnology development community hosted by the MEMS and Nanotechnology Exchange, the nation's leading provider of high-quality foundry and consulting services.
This website from Professor Paul Yager of the University of Washington presents short bits of text and graphics that beginners may find useful in learning about concepts in microfluidics. Keywords: Laminate, fluids,...
This is a web site based on a course on micro- and nanofluidic technologies and their applications. Keywords: Fabrication, sensors, fluid dynamics, hydrodynamics, microengineering
This website from Maxim Integrated Products includes a compilation of application notes for a variety of different electronic devices. Content may be viewed online or in PDF format.
This dictionary defines terms that are used in the semiconductor manufacturing industry. It is intended to foster a common language within the SEMATECH community and within the industry. Some terms are specific to...
This website includes a brief overview of the technology and some of the methods used to create microstructures, or MEMS (MicroElectricalMechanical Systems), including an overview of the 3 basic building blocks: ...
Nanohub.org is a website brought to you by the Network for Computational Nanotechnology. The site presents resources on many nanotechnology and other technology related topics including algorithms, bio nano applications...
This website includes a database archive of parameters and properties of a variety of semiconductor compounds. The site is intended to systematize parameters of semiconductor compounds and heterostructures based on them.
This is a web page with links to PDF versions of Technical Reports and Publishing Resources from International SEMATECH Technology Transfers. Topic areas include: Environment, Safety, and Health; Lithography;...
This website includes a simple description of how a mass spectrometer works. Mass spectrometry (MS) is an analytical technique for the determination of the elemental composition of a sample or molecule. It is also used...
This interactive Java tutorial explores the many steps necessary to build a transistor on a silicon wafer. It allows you to explore how an individual Field Effect (FET) transistor is fabricated on a silicon wafer...
This website from TriBeam includes links to resources, information, and project examples having to do with using handheld devices in the classroom. Resources include tutorials on using different types of handheld...
This is a PDF version of lecture slides that discuss flow regimes of gas. The PDF includes 14 instructional slides demonstrating related concepts in vacuum technology. Keywords: Reynolds' number, Knudsen's number
How We Do It series of presentations and activities: How Clean is Clean (This presentation is an overview of cleanrooms and the importance of cleanliness in a microchip manufacturing facility); How to Make a Chip (This...
This is a description for a learning module from Maricopa Advanced Technology Education Center. This PDF describes the module; access may be purchased by visiting the MATEC website. In this module, your learners begin...
For high school educators, this 78-page report explains community-based education and ecosystem management as organizing frameworks around natural resource-based studies. The manuals purpose is to generate ideas,...
This is a description for a learning module from Maricopa Advanced Technology Education Center. This PDF describes the module; access may be purchased by visiting the MATEC website. Use this module to develop your...
This is a description for a learning module from Maricopa Advanced Technology Education Center. This PDF describes the module; access may be purchased by visiting the MATEC website. The final module of MATEC's...
This is a description for a learning module from Maricopa Advanced Technology Education Center. This PDF describes the module; access may be purchased by visiting the MATEC website. In an orderly and comprehensive set...
Billed as "the magazine for small science," Nano Magazine has an impressive online presence. Published in Britain, the magazine covers all aspects of nanotechnology and its various applications. Along the top of the...
With a dramatic image of a bustling city superimposed over a peaceful forest, the National Science Foundation's homepage on the ecology of infectious diseases is quite intriguing. After clicking on the image, visitors...
The United States Geological Survey's website for the Cascades Volcano Observatory (CVO) has a host of graphics and maps for the professional volcano researcher or the amateur volcanologist. The maps and graphics are...
The American Mathematical Society (AMS) was founded in 1888 in order to further mathematical research and scholarship. Since that time, they have embarked on a number of outreach programs designed to educate the public...
This website is a neuroscience research tool sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Health and Human Services, and NIH Blueprint. The "NIF Tools" tab at the top of any page provides links to...
The Future Agricultures group is a UK Department for International Development (DFID) funded consortium comprised of the Institute of Development Studies, Imperial College London, and Overseas Development Institute. The...
How do climatologists and others model climate change? It's a good question, and one that students of the physical sciences and members of the general public will find interesting. This particular educational activity...
This is a description for a learning module from Maricopa Advanced Technology Education Center. This PDF describes the module; access may be purchased by visiting the MATEC website. A single hair floating through the...
Tags and locks can be the last line of defense against machinery accidents. This MATEC module leaves your learners solidly grounded in OSHA's six-step lockout/tagout procedures for preventing unexpected start-ups of...
This website provides formulas for determining ohms, volts, watts, and amps for direct current, single phase, and three phase alternating current circuits. Site includes a calculator for determining the last two values...
QualityAdvisor.com is an online reference for statistical process control, measurement systems analysis, and Six Sigma. It includes articles and FAQs on capability analysis, control charts, chart interpretation, and...
This is a PDF version of lecture slides that discuss the kinetic theory of gases. Slide topics include vacuum basics, kinetic pressure of an ideal gas, pressure and molecular velocity, basic equations from kinetic...
This is a PDF version of lecture slides that discuss thin film growth processes. Slide topics include plasma properties, DC glow discharge, ionization, plasma species, magnetrons, collisions, and chemical reactions....
Play games, explore simulations, and get in-depth information about challenging topics in the area of physics at the official web site of the Nobel Foundation. Topics covered include semiconductor physics, transistors,...
The Virtual Microscope is a NASA-funded project that provides simulated scientific instrumentation for students and researchers worldwide as part of NASA's Virtual Laboratory initiative. This site serves as home base...
This is a description for a learning module from Maricopa Advanced Technology Education Center. This PDF describes the module; access may be purchased by visiting the MATEC website. Semiconductor manufacturing equipment...
This is a description for a learning module from Maricopa Advanced Technology Education Center. This PDF describes the module; access may be purchased by visiting the MATEC website. The most advanced apparel cannot...
This is a description for a learning module from Maricopa Advanced Technology Education Center. This PDF describes the module; access may be purchased by visiting the MATEC website. Entrapment type pumps operate...
Wireless is just another name for radio. And of course, wireless is certainly not new. It was discovered in the late 1800s and quickly developed in the early 1900s by Marconi and others. Radio has many uses which...
Certification is the process of having your knowledge, skills, and/or experience verified by an independent source for the purpose of proving to others your competency in a particular field. Most certifications rely on...
This is an article by William Wells on the use of implanted biochips. Implanted biochips could be the tool of Big Brother, but they are more likely to become the treatment of choice for the physician of the 21st...
Wireless means radio in its broadest sense. However, in the early 21st century, wireless refers primarily to the two dominant forms of wireless: cell phones and wireless local area networks (WLANs). This module...
PLDs are specialized integrated circuits (ICs) used to implement digital circuits. These circuits are programmable meaning that they can be preconfigured to create almost any design. Over the years, PLDs have grown in...
Digital signal processing is a technique that uses digital methods to process signals. Processing a signal means manipulating it to improve it, change it, or alter it as required for some application. Some examples of...
The Materials Science and Technology Teacher's Workshop (MAST) module on Semiconductors covers fundamental scientific principles of materials through web pages, videos, glossaries, low-cost laboratory experiments, and...
This is a description for a learning module from Maricopa Advanced Technology Education Center. This PDF describes the module; access may be purchased by visiting the MATEC website. This module covers the circuits and...
Phase-locked loops (PLL) are unique feedback control circuits that offer many useful features and benefits in electronic applications. PLLs are available either in integrated circuit (IC) form for general applications...
This is a description for a learning module from Maricopa Advanced Technology Education Center. This PDF describes the module; access may be purchased by visiting the MATEC website. In this module MATEC guides your...
This is a description for a learning module from Maricopa Advanced Technology Education Center. This PDF describes the module; access may be purchased by visiting the MATEC website. Technicians face the challenge of...
This is a description for a learning module from Maricopa Advanced Technology Education Center. This PDF describes the module; access may be purchased by visiting the MATEC website. This module provides high level...
This is a description for a learning module from Maricopa Advanced Technology Education Center. This PDF describes the module; access may be purchased by visiting the MATEC website. After completing this module,...
This is a description for a learning module from Maricopa Advanced Technology Education Center. This PDF describes the module; access may be purchased by visiting the MATEC website. PC memory is one of the most critical...
Home page of an online and interactive textbook, Principles of Semiconductor Devices., written by Bart J. Van Zeghbroeck, Ph.D., Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of...
This is a description for a learning module from Maricopa Advanced Technology Education Center. This PDF describes the module; access may be purchased by visiting the MATEC website. This module continues the four-module...
Today, the greater part of tech work now deals with a higher level. Specifically, he or she works more with larger PCBs containing many ICs, plug-in modules, subassemblies, and complete pieces of equipment, and entire...
IEEE Xplore is an online delivery system providing full text access to technical literature in electrical engineering, computer science, and electronics. IEEE Xplore contains full text documents from IEEE journals,...
This is a webpage with many learning objects on Ladder/PLC's with over 15 lessons in: Basic PLC Software Programming, Relay Ladder Logic, Advanced PLC Software Programming and PLC Hardware/Addressing. Each lesson links...
This is a web page with learning objects on Mechanical Drives with lessons in: Belt & Chain Drives, and Shaft Couplings, Clutches & Brakes. Each lesson links to an interactive resource which helps to further explain...
These interactive learning objects, created by instructors from Fox Valley Technical College and other colleges in the Wisconsin Technical College program, focus on concepts that cover a broad-based electromechanical...
This is a webpage filled with Solid State learning objects with over 40 lessons in: Semiconductor Diodes, Rectifier Flitering and Regulation, D/A and A/D Converters, Opto Electronic Devices, Operational Amplifiers,...
Terry L.M. Bartelt of the Wisconsin Online Resource Center has created this object learning activity on AC voltage conversions. This is a nice introduction for those interested in this basic topic.
This is a web page with learning objects in Pneumatics. The lessons cover the topics of scientific laws & symbols, valves & actuators, pneumatic power sources and other basic concepts.
This site features a Nintendo Wii pre-launch video clip showing the immersion capability of this new gaming platform. The video opens the opportunity to discuss how one could use this for an educational platform to...
This is the web site of Industry Initiatives for Science and Math Education (IISME), which provides teachers with experiences and tools they need to adapt their practices and change their schools so that all students...
This is a web page with learning objects on Generators and Distributors. The lessons are on the topics of power distribution, motor control circuits and generators.
This is a web page with learning objects in Sensors with lessons in: Proximity, Interfacing, and Optical. The lessons are interactive flash exercises which help to illustrate the concepts.
This is a web page with learning objects on Digital, with over 40 lessons on: Basic Concepts, Counters, Registers, Basic Logic Gates, Flip Flops, Basic Numbering System, and Combination Circuits.
This is a description for a learning module from Maricopa Advanced Technology Education Center. This PDF describes the module; access may be purchased by visiting the MATEC website. This module addresses impedance...
This is a description for a learning module from Maricopa Advanced Technology Education Center. This PDF describes the module; access may be purchased by visiting the MATEC website. This module explains the importance...
This resource from Johns Hopkins University has audio and interactive components. Various forms of the Fourier series description for periodic signals are based on alternate ways of writing a cosine signal. This...
In this activity, you may analyze a simple series circuit, determining the voltage drops across individual resistors. The site includes many examples of Ohm's Law.
This interactive website from professor James A. Svoboda of Clarkson University describes current controlled current source (CCCS). The interactive applet depicts a circuit that contains a Current Controlled Current...
Designing Spaces for Effective Learning highlights current thinking about the use of learning technologies and their impact on a range of physical spaces, using noteworthy examples from current new-build and...
This learning object, created by Terry Bartelt of the Wisconsin Online Resource Center, focuses on reflected load in a transformer. This employment of Flash allows users to interact with the presentation. Overall, this...
This interactive phasor page allows you to control the values of a rotating phasor and see a visualization of each change that is done. You can control: one, pos/neg, two, beats, delta, sawtooth, square, triangle, time,...
This interactive website from professor James A. Svoboda of Clarkson University describes a circuit that contains a Current Controlled Voltage Source (CCVS). The gain of the CCVS can be changed using the scrollbar.
This is a learning object, created by Terry Bartelt of the Wisconsin Online Resource Center, on impedance matching application. The use of Flash allows users to interact with the presentation. This is a nice overall...
MOSFETs are not new. In fact, production devices were first available in the mid-1960s. Today they are the most widely used transistor type in electronic circuits. While MOSFETs are covered in all electronic technology...
This is a web-based learning object, created by Terry Bartelt of the Wisconsin Online Resource Center, that teaches impedance matching. The implementation of Flash allows users to interact with the presentation. ...
This interactive phasor page allows you to control the values of a rotating phasor and see a visualization of each change that is done. You can control: one, pos/neg, two, beats, delta, sawtooth, square, triangle, time...
This current divider produces an output current, Io, that is proportional to the input current, Is. The output current is measured using a ammeter. The input current is the current of the current source. The constant of...
The Electronic Teaching Assistant consists of the Circuit Design Lab, Interactive Illustrations, and Electric Circuit Study Applets. Circuit Design Lab: Circuit parameters are adjusted using scroll bars and changes in...
This website from EDUCAUSE includes the full text of the book Learning Spaces, edited by Diana G. Oblinger. Space, whether physical or virtual, can have a significant impact on learning. Learning Spaces focuses on how...
A very small and generic introduction to the subject of nanotechnology. What makes nanoscience special? What is the history of nano? What can nanotechnology be used for by scientist and industry? What are the ethical...
The Environment section of the National Geographic website has so many photos, quizzes, blogs, games and news to learn from and enjoy, that visitors will probably have to make a number of return visits. For those with...
This is an object learning lesson, created by Terry Bartelt of the Wisconsin Online Resource Center, on neutral current of an Edison wire system. The employment of Flash allows users to interact with the presentation. ...
This is a web page with learning objects on Mechanical Linkages with 15 lessons in: Physics of Basic Machines & Practical Four (4) Bar Mechanisms, and Machine Bearings, Seals, and Lubrications.
This is a description for a learning module from Maricopa Advanced Technology Education Center. This PDF describes the module; access may be purchased by visiting the MATEC website. One third of modern semiconductor...
The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences library at the University of Utah is responsible for the Knowledge Weavers project, which aimed to "produce innovative multimedia resources which included tutorials, interactive...
Objective: The object of this lab is to show how temperature affects the conductivity (resistance) in various electrical materials and devices.
This interactive website from professor James A. Svoboda of Clarkson University describes phasors and sinusoids. Interactive graphs depict frequency and time domains. Users may change the phasor and see the resulting...
This website includes an abstract of the following article. Users may request access to the full article via the website, and a direct link will be emailed to them. We present a new methodology for a balanced yield...
This interactive applet shows a simple circuit containing one resistor. In addition there is a voltmeter (parallel to the resistor) and an ammeter (in series with the resistor). You can select the maximum voltage and...
This presentation, created by Terry Bartelt of the Wisconsin Online Resource Center, examines how voltages and currents vary in a series RLC circuit as the applied frequency changes.
Sponsored by American Association of Community Colleges, National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium, Association for Career and Technical Education and Green For All, this website...
The Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) is a non-profit organization working towards standardization in policies, education, and information regarding sustainable energy. One of their goals is to introduce...
From the Maricopa Center for Learning and Instruction at Maricopa Community College and Gail Korkames of Phoenix College, this page presents information about digital graphics using Microsoft Paint to digital visual...
From the Maricopa Center for Learning and Instruction at Maricopa Community College and Janet Brooks of Glendale Community College, this page presents information about blogs and blogging in relation to digital visual...
This module, created by The Maricopa Center for Learning and Instruction, discusses the use of three-dimensional graphics in different industries. The presentation posits that while these graphics have been used...
This module, created by The Maricopa Center for Learning and Instruction, discusses the visual aspects of Microsoft Word. The directions are concise and fairly straightforward. Almost any type of basic visual...
This module, created by The Maricopa Center for Learning and Instruction, discusses the visual aspects of Microsoft PowerPoint. The directions are concise and fairly straightforward. The presentation focuses on the...
From the Maricopa Center for Learning and Instruction at Maricopa Community College and Anne Spalter of Brown University, this page presents an introduction to digital visual literacy (DVL), the "set of skills that...
Astounding, beautiful, fantastical, and enormous, these are all apt descriptions of the redwoods of the Pacific coast. National Geographic's website offers a multimedia presentation about these majestic trees which...
This 10-page PDF document entitled ?Transforming Electronics Engineering Technology by Infusing Photonics? is provided by Op-Tec, written by Dr. Chrys A Panayiotou. It looks at Electronics Engineering education and its...
Provided by The National Center for Optics and Photonics Education (Op-Tec),this 64-page PDF Program Planning Guide was written by Fred Seeber and Raman Kolluri of Camden County College. It is a detailed guide to...
In a paper written by Dan Hull, Gary Beasley, Greg Kepner, Chrys Panayiotou, and John Souders, the recent decline in technology program enrollment is investigated and a few explanations are offered. This paper is...
This resource, created by Joseph J. Schwab for the National Center for Rapid Technologies (Rapid Tech), discusses the use of nanotechnology in the manufacturing of plastics. The author first begins by providing a...
Started during the Great Depression, the National Resources Conservation Service has "provided leadership in a partnership effort to help America's private land owners and managers to conserve their soil, water, and...
This page, from the Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence at Monterey Peninsula College, presents information on Ocean Careers including individual Career Profiles, Employer Profiles, Educational Institution...
This webite, sponsored by COSEE (Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence) and the Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) Center, can help in finding an ocean related career or job. Well-organized pages...
This activity for high school or middle school students from the Florida Advanced Technological Education (FL-ATE) Center challenges students to "come up with a NEW appealing juice container, one that will help sell...
The Advanced Technological Education Television (ATETV.org) project is a web-based video series and interactive network designed to connect students and professionals with careers in advanced technology. Created under...
This activity for high school or middle school students from the Florida Advanced Technological Education (FL-ATE) Center challenges students to "come up with a NEW appealing juice container, one that will help sell...
From the National Center for Optics and Photonics Education (OP-TEC) and the Center for Occupational Research and Development (CORD these standards "represent the consensus of a broad cross-section of U.S. employers...
This site is the blog of the National Center for Optics and Photonics Education (OP-TEC). Here, visitors will find important updates in photonic technician education, industry, OP-TEC project partners, and events. For...
This website provided by the National Center for Information and Communications Technologies presents three separate simulations on networking that demonstrate the different effects on the carrier signal. There are...
Provided by the National Center for Information and Communications Technologies, this website includes a networking simulation on modulation and demodulation using a modem as the example. This animation runs...
This module, created by Brian D. Finn of the University of Washington, "investigates the fundamental aspects of designing composite sandwich panels." These boards are commonly used to create surfboards, wake boards,...
This module, created by Jamie Acker of Olympic High School in Bremerton, Washington, provides a look into an entry-level lab on galvanized metal. The introduction states, "This simple lab visually shows the effects of...
This module, created by Craig Johnson of Central Washington University, "incorporates engineering design (using smart spreadsheets) into a laboratory activity focusing on columns made of composite materials." In this...
This resource, created by L.A. West and Matthais W. Pleil for the Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME), describes the skills of MEMS (microelectromechanical systems) technologists. The authors provide...
Provided by the National Center for Information and Communications Technologies, this website includes a networking simulation on statistical time division multiplexing, as well as a brief text explanation. Although it...
From the National Center for Optics and Photonics Education (OP-TEC) and John Pedrotti of Texas State Technical College in Waco, this program planning guide is for "community/technical college planners (technical...
From the National Center for Optics and Photonics Education (OP-TEC) and Dr. Chrys Panayiotou of Indian River State College, this program planning guide is for "community/technical college planners (technical program...
This guide, created by Weld-Ed: The National Center for Welding Education and Training, provides information on a career as a welder. The resource gives information on the job's typical responsibilities. Information on...
This set of resources, created by Weld-Ed: The National Center for Welding Education and Training, provides educators and students with key resources on the field of welding. The guide "is designed to provide...
This illustration from Weld-Ed, the National Center for Welding Education and Training, presents a list of possible careers in welding and materials joining. It was developed by Ernest Levert of Lockheed Martin and...
This document from Weld-Ed, the National Center for Welding Education and Training, presents the fundamentals of the career path of welding technician. It lists the typical job responsibilities, educational...
This document from Weld-Ed, the National Center for Welding Education and Training, presents the fundamentals of the career path of welding engineer. It lists the typical job responsibilities, educational requirements,...
Presented by Weld-Ed, the National Center for Welding Education and Training, this Technical Competency Profile (TCP) was created for an elective course as part of a materials joining curriculum and includes "what...
Weld-Ed, the National Center for Welding Education and Training have provided this Power Point presentation entitled ?Virtual Welding Trainers? that covers the pros and cons of implementing a virtual welding program in ...
This online video in Windows Media (wmv) format is a brief lecture from a biopharmaceutical manufacturing operator about his job experience. John Condosta was a microbiology major in college and now enjoys working...
This online video lecture in Windows Media (wmv) format features a Manufacturing Technician-Downstream worker with over 10 years of experience who describes his job experience including hours, pay, job responsibilities,...
From the Maricopa Center for Learning and Instruction at Maricopa Community College and Kay Gaisford, this page presents a module on the visual display of information using Microsoft Word 2003 in the cotext of digital...
From the Maricopa Center for Learning and Instruction at Maricopa Community College, Gail Korkames, and Kay Gaisford, this page presents how to manipulate data and influence decisions with charts using Microsoft Excel...
The Wine / Enology - Grape Chemistry Group at Virginia Tech "exists to support the growth and development of the wine industry" through "teaching, extension and research." On their site, visitors will find a number of...
This video provides an inside look at the lives of professional welders. From artistic welder Mike Patterson to manufacturing specialist Jennifer Brikley-Cruz this video covers a wide range of possibilities within the...
This PowerPoint Slideshow from SpaceTEC® Certification Readiness Course covers aerospace industry safety information. Approximately 70 slides cover a gamut of safety topics including OSHA standards; hazard ...
The Northeast Biomanufacturing Center and Collaborative (NBC2) has created a series of videos in which technicians describe their job and the preparation they received for it. These videos are great tools for other...
The Northeast Biomanufacturing Center and Collaborative (NBC2) has created a series of videos in which technicians describe their job and the preparation they received for it. These videos are great tools for other...
The Northeast Biomanufacturing Center and Collaborative (NBC2) has created a series of videos in which technicians describe their job and the preparation they received for it. These videos are great tools for other...
The Northeast Biomanufacturing Center and Collaborative (NBC2) has created a series of videos in which technicians describe their job and the preparation they received for it. These videos are great tools for other...
From the National Center for Optics and Photonics Education (OP-TEC) and Dr. Chrys Panayiotou of Indian River State College, this program planning guide is for "community/technical college planners (technical program...
The Northeast Biomanufacturing Center and Collaborative (NBC2) has created a series of videos in which technicians describe their job and the preparation they received for it. These videos are great tools for other...
This resource, created by National Aerospace Technical Education Center (SpaceTEC), is centered on materials and processes. The document focuses on the material structure of metal. It mainly focuses on the properties,...
This PowerPoint Slideshow from SpaceTEC® Certification Readiness Course offers a general introduction to the aerospace industry. Nineteen slides provide an overview of necessary worker knowledge including the ...
This PowerPoint Slideshow from SpaceTEC® Certification Readiness Course covers concepts and knowledge needed for successful completion of a comprehensive aerospace industry exam. This presentation, consisting of 85 ...
This resource, created by National Aerospace Technical Education Center (SpaceTEC), is centered on applied mechanics. The introduction states that it should ?provide a basis for demonstrating a basic knowledge which w...
This resource, created by National Aerospace Technical Education Center (SpaceTEC), is centered on basic electricity. The presentation focuses on standards for SpaceTEC certification. Safety when using electricity is...
This resource, created by the South Carolina Advanced Technological Education (SC ATE) National Resource Center, introduces students to core projects of industrial technology. The lesson involves five different...
This resource, created by the ATE National Resource Center, provides a bibliography of resources involving engineering technology. The page provides citations for approximately twenty different core resources. The...
The Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources (CCCOER) is a joint effort by the Foothill-De Anza Community College District, the League for Innovation in the Community College and many other community...
Collaborative Statistics was written by Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean, faculty members at De Anza College in Cupertino, California. The textbook was developed over several years and has been used in regular and...
On this interactive site, visitors with a penchant for velocity-time graphs, kinematics, and the world of motion will be well-served. Created as part of "The Physics Classroom" portfolio of educational materials, this...
The MassTransit website is dedicated to "Better Transit Through Better Management", and their offerings include industry news, email newsletters, video profiles, and opinion pieces about the world of mass transit. The...
Who is receiving money from the stimulus package? What are the concerns of various watchdog groups as the stimulus money is being distributed? These are but two questions addressed in this balanced website created by...
It can be a real challenge to learn about the foibles and details of lab work, so it is nice to report that Dr. Stephanie Dellis has created this excellent Virtual Lab Book for students beginning the study of molecular...
Amidst many strong and detailed government websites, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) site always presents a rich variety of material for the space-curious public. Their "Interactive Features"...
The website of the Science department at the American Museum of Natural History in New York has some great interactive features, including a video, entitled "Scientific Expeditions 2008". Visitors should click on "See...
This impressive portal (referred to in the shorthand as "BEN"), was created by the National Science Digital Library (NSDL) in order to bring high-quality educational resources to science educators everywhere. The entire...
In many parts of the United States, plants are packing it in for winter, but the plant disease diagnostic clinic at Cornell University can still provide some answers to houseplant and greenhouse questions. Bookmark the...
The journal Nature has started a number of science-themed podcasts, and this particular site features their "Chempod" series. The series got underway in March 2006, and the podcasts are designed specifically for the...
If you have an interest in natural resource policy and management, you'll want to spend some quality time on the Oregon Explorer's Natural Resource Digital Library website. The purpose of the Explorer is "to use the...
The Textile Museum in Washington, D.C. and its website offer a great look into an oft-ignored medium. Historic textiles, functional textiles, and art textiles can all be found on this museum's website, thanks to the...
The National Institute of Corrections, an agency within the U.S. Department, Federal Bureau of Prisons, has an online presence that undoubtedly makes it easier for them to achieve their goal to "provide training,...
State university extension services have been helping farmers since the 1930s, as well as anyone who might need some help tending their gardens, canning vegetables, keeping a house in good repair, and a family in good...
Science Today is a one minute, five-times a week, radio program carried on CBS affiliates and produced by the University of California. The website for Science Today provides the program on demand, in audio and text, as...
Over its long history, the U.S. Geological Survey has taken many, many, photographs. In the course of their various geological studies and explorations, persons in their employ have documented volcanic explosions,...
Professor Emeritus Richard J. Heggen of the University of New Mexico has a deep and abiding interest in underground rivers. As a professor civil engineering, he has performed many intricate studies of such systems, and...
Nature is an international, interdisciplinary, weekly peer-reviewed journal of science that has an impressive website that conveys its information in written, audio or video formats. The video offerings here "feature...
The US Partnership on Education sponsors the Disciplinary Associations Networks for Sustainability and it works to practice and promote sustainable development. They support sustainability-oriented research through...
The US Partnership on Education sponsors the Higher Education Associations Sustainability Consortium that works to ?help higher education exert strong leadership in making education, research, and practice for a s...
The National Integrated Drought Information System was signed into existence in 2006 by President George W. Bush, and it aims to provide guidance in preparing for drought in the 21st century. This official U.S....
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) are the focus of this fantastic website by NASA. It's a teaching tool that utilizes video segments to provide flexibility and inspiration for those teaching...
Bolstered by a polar clock in the upper-right hand corner and a collection of intriguing images, the Science Oxford Online website is sure to draw interested parties in with a few clicks of the mouse. The site was...
The Consortium for Education in Renewable Energy Technology (CERET) is a project funded by the National Science Foundation that is working to promote renewable energy and environmental sustainability in an impressive...
The Florida Advanced Technological Education Center (FL-ATE) and the Florida Department of Education Division of Workforce Education worked together to develop the Engineering Technology Degree program to help rectify...
Made in Florida, a product of the Florida Advanced Technological Education Center (FL-ATE) has provided this slideshow of the learning processes behind a simulation called the Toothpick Factory. The Toothpick Factory is...
Not only is Washington in the primary fruit producing region of the world, Washington State University (WSU) also has a website dedicated to the tree fruit sciences through their research and extension center, TFREC. ...
This pdf contains a syllabus for a first course on structural fabrication as part of the Aerospace Technology Program. Topics include trigonometry, machine tools, blueprints, metal working, aerospace fasteners, and...
The Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center (ATEEC) provides this document which will help instructors or anyone who would like to understand the basics of solar power and solar cells. Users must...
Based at the University of Missouri, the Center for Applied Research and Environmental Systems (CARES) is committed to integrating "the social, physical, and biological sciences to better understand human, natural...
The Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics is "dedicated to interdisciplinary research and education in biomedical ethics, and provides clinical and research ethics consultation." The materials on their site are divided...
This pdf contains a syllabus for a course on technical task analysis and implementation as part of the Aerospace Technology Program. Topics include creative thinking vs. critical thinking, problem solving, project...
This pdf contains a syllabus for a course on physical science as part of the Aerospace Technology Program. Topics include motion, energy, heat, waves motions, electricity, light, atoms, chemical reactions, the universe...
The Florida Advanced Technological Education Center offers this ?learning challenge? to middle schoolers, challenging them to design a tour bus. There are teacher materials offered, such as a lesson plan and a Power Poi...
This resource, created by the ATE National Resource Center, provides sample resumes for those in the field of engineering. The resource provides sample resumes in chemical engineering, civil engineering, computer...
This activity for middle school students from the Florida Advanced Technological Education (FL-ATE) Center challenges students to "come up with a NEW appealing juice container, one that will help sell their product. ...
This PowerPoint presentation, created by the Center for Nanotechnology Education and Utilization at Pennsylvania State University, features bottom-up nanofabrication. It discusses two processes of this type of...
This presentation, prepared by Mr. Jamie G. Houseknecht of the Nanotechnology Applications and Career Knowledge (NACK), National ATE Center, provides an intense, high energy way to attract students from many scientific...
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has created this uniformly excellent site to help the general public learn about the H1N1 flu. The homepage is well-organized, and it contains helpful social...
The Bowling Green Community College (BGCC) of Western Kentucky University (WKU) has formed a partnership with state agencies and trade associations to address an anticipated shortage of Water & Wastewater...
The Mathematical Association of America (MAA) has done an excellent service by placing this collection of podcasts online. This diverse set of podcasts consists of talks and presentations given at MAA-sponsored events,...
Current, is a newsletter published monthly by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the scope of each newsletter is to highlight the research and education that is supported by NSF. One of the goals of NSF is "to...
The Southwest Center for Microsystems Education is a Regional Advanced Technology Education Center funded in part by the National Science Foundation. This module provides an overview of PPE and the type of PPE that is...
The Southwest Center for Microsystems Education is a Regional Advanced Technology Education Center funded in part by the National Science Foundation. This unit introduces users to the Clinical Laboratory. This module...
The Materials Education Resource Center has provided this metals processing lab in order to demonstrate iron oxidation to students in technology and chemistry fields of study. The experiment uses quickens the pace of...
Nanotechnology continues to be a field of inquiry that is growing quickly, and this new online peer reviewed journal is a most welcome addition. The journal is published monthly as a collaborative venture between RSC...
With academic partners located within universities from Tehran to Lamar, Texas, the World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology (WASET) sponsors a journal and numerous conferences. On their homepage, visitors...
For future manufacturing employees, this is a great resource to locate potential employers in your area of choice! The Florida Advanced Technological Education Center provides these three PDF documents as guides to...
Ever wondered about the symbols used by scientists? You're probably not alone, and this website created by a team at the University of Nottingham demystifies sixty prominent physics symbols via informative video...
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is responsible for the Illinois Natural History Survey (INHS), whose mission is "to investigate and document the biological resources of Illinois...and to acquire and...
What were the most important advances in cutaneous biology of the past 100 years? The Nature Milestones website provides a detailed answer to that question, along with similar responses regarding light microscopy,...
This is a webpage with many learning objects concerning Process Control with lessons in Temperature, Level, Pressure, Flow, Analytical, Symbols, Tuning & Calibration, PID Controls and other basic concepts.
This is a webpage with many learning objects for Automation covering the following areas: Open/Closed Loops, Feedback Devices, Control Modes, and Servo Systems.
GoingEverGREEN is a community-based vehicle for raising community awareness of alternate energy, which is essential to a sustainable future. GoingEverGREEN partners with the District 8 Community Round Table. Our...
This is an educational video on YouTube describing how the technology of superconductors in magnetic levitation works. It starts off by showing a futuristic flying car, then describing how this technology might one day...
This resource provides an animated explanation of the operation of the EasyScan Atomic Force Microscope. Information on the major components of the AFM head is provided.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) for Nanostructured Materials and Interfaces has launched an effort to make the nanoworld accessible and comprehensible to...
This website, created by the State University of New York at Albany, has several videos that explain the concepts and applications of nanotechnology to high school and middle school students. Videos include...
These are the slides for the NetWorks Webinar that was held on 1/23/2009 for eSyst: Electronics 2010 update 5. If you are an Electronics Faculty, or Chair of an Electronics department, this is a webinar not to miss....
These are the slides from the webinar that was recorded 2/27/09. Description: This presentation will introduce you to some major concepts in nanotechnology, some meaningful applications, how fabrication is performed,...
The January/February 2009 issue of Change magazine features a series of articles entitled, "Courageous Conversations: Achieving the Dream and the Importance of Student Success," with an introduction written by Margaret...
In this animated object, learners consider how nanoscientists are mimicking intracellular movements when building nanobots.
The steady-state characteristics of a synchronous motor represented by phasor diagrams are shown as function of the load P with the excitation voltage E kept constant.The power expression is P = I V cos(;) = E V sin(;)...
This is are very active web site devoted to the emerging technology area of sensors. It is updated continously, with technical articles, resources, and news about advances and new applications of sensor technology. It...
A surprising variety of career opportunities are open to people with mathematical talent and training mathematics and computational science are utilized in almost every discipline of science, engineering, industry, and...
This is a diagram which illustrates the scale of nanotechnology, at the nanometer scale. It will help students to visualize the true scale of nanotechnology by comparing nanofabricated materials to common items such as...
BioMEMS and Bionanotechnology have the potential to make significant impact in a wide range of fields and applications. This lecture series introduces the basic concepts and topics underlying the interdisciplinary areas...
There are many different ways in which the dual damascene process is used. The animation shows an overview of one process: -In the dual damascene process, a low-k dielectric is added. -CMP is used to remove dielectric...
This 2005 article describes Intel's strategy to design for the environment. The article goes into Intel's goals for sustainability moving forward as well as the company's commitment to environmental protection.
This website includes educational material on MEMS technology, products, and adaptive optics. The site also includes short video clips and many useful definitions and links. MEMS is an emerging technology which uses the...
The magnetic force of the ions can be compared to a pinball machine with three different masses. If the same impulse is applied to each ball, only the one with the ideal mass will "hit" the target. The objective is to...
Results from the most extensive U.S. study on teens and their use of digital media show that America's youth are developing important social and technical skills online- often in ways adults do not understand or value....
The Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies collaborates with researchers, government, industry, NGOs, policymakers, and others to look long term, to identify gaps in knowledge and regulatory processes, and to develop...
This document is a code of best practices that helps educators using media literacy concepts and techniques to interpret the copyright doctrine of fair use. Fair use is the right to use copyrighted material without...
Created by Patrick Hoppe of the Wisconsin Online Resource Center this is an introduction to the metal oxide semiconductor field effect transistor (MOSFET). Along with a general introduction, students also examine its...
This site has several free software simulation programs for nanoscience educators. These include an atomic force microscope model, a driven oscillator, and a probe simulator.
Created by Terry L.M. Bartelt of the Wisconsin Online Resource Center provides this animation showing the one-shot operation of a programmable logic controller. The resource uses Flash animation and is overall a nice...
The Nanotheater is a collection of images taken by powerful Scanning Probe Microscopes (including AFM, STM, MFM and other probe microscopies) which enable scientists and engineers to image and explore nanoscale features...
This animation is an introduction to microscopy, scale, and applications of nanoscale properties. It introduces some of the tools that are used by scientists to visualize samples that are smaller than what we can see...
These are slides from the webinar that was recorded 3/6/09. Password is "networks".This webinar is designed for educators who are interested in learning more about nanotechnology and have a desire to incorporate...
This website includes links to a wide range of tutorials on topics from electronics for beginners to PIC microcontrollers, lessons on DC and solid state electronics and 27,000+ electronic circuits.
Dr. Mark Francek of Central Michigan University has created this helpful website for science educators and students interested in the fields of earth science and geography. This clearinghouse of useful educational...
An inventory of nanotechnology-based consumer products currently on the market. After more than twenty years of basic and applied research, nanotechnologies are gaining in commercial use. Nanoscale materials now are in...
A Java applet that illustrates the utility of the sensitivity and complementary sensitivity functions for linear control system design. Sketch a reference input and disturbance input with the mouse, and select a sensor...
This site includes an interactive Java applet for control systems. Users may drag open-loop corner frequencies with the mouse to improve tracking performance and reject sensor noise in a unity-feedback system.
For the phasor phanatic, created Hsi Chen Lee of Johns Hopkins University, an applet that offers 4 ways to generate and observe continuous-time harmonic phasor sums and the corresponding fourier series.
This is good for an individual/class project. Using parts easily available from the internet (see helpful links) and your local stores, you can make a small solar power generator for $250 to $300. Great for power...
This is a great online resource for optics and photonics education. The website contains educational resources including curriculum materials, lab experiments and explorations, lab videos and demonstrations, java...
A simple explanation of how a transistor works. Most introductory textbooks do a very poor job of explaining the details of how transistors work. First they assume that the Base current is somehow controlling the...
This site has step-by-step instructions on how to build a wind turbine with parts you can purchase from the hardware store and e-bay. The website includes photographs and text which illustrate how to build the wind...
The Genetic Science Learning Center is a science and health education program located in the midst of the bioscience research being carried out at the University of Utah. The Center's mission is making science easy for...
This site has step-by-step instructions on how to build a solar panel with parts from the hardware store and e-bay. This is good for an individual or class project.
This is a good introduction to nanotechnology from How Stuff Works.In this article, we'll learn about what nanotechnology means today and what the future of nanotechnology may hold. We'll also look at the potential...
This website includes over 150 chemistry experiments in the following areas: Atomic Structure, Bonding, Chemical Reactions, Colligative Properties, Condensed States, Electrochemistry, Equilibrium Gases, Instrumentation,...
This resource, produced by the Center for Heirarchical Manufacturing at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, is part of the "Nanotechnology Education Curriculum Development Program." It is free to the public and...
Drawing on concepts from physics, chemistry, and biology, NanoSense units reflect the interdisciplinary nature of nanoscience, emphasize fundamental nanoscience concepts such as size and scale and surface dominance of...
Educational Uses of Web 2.0 is a presentation that was delivered at the SAME-TEC advanced technological education conference on July 30, 2008 by Mike Qaissaunee and Gordon Synder of NCTT. This presentation covers:...
These are the slides for the webinar that was recorded 2/13/09. This presentation is a significantly refined repeat of a NetWorks webinar given in February of 2008 that was titled "Ten-Recruiting Tips - Thinking...
In this colorful, interactive object, learners examine how materials on the nanoscale compare with those on the macroscale. The focus is on the difference between macroscale and nanoscale gold in both color and melting...
This learning object offers a brief summary of the impact of nanotechnology on automobile tires. Learners look at the future of cars, especially the safety and future of automobile tires.
There are many different types of radio frequency identification technology. This article explains the difference between active and passive tags and between low-, high- and ultra-high frequency systems. The focus is on...
This website includes a cut-away animation of a pneumatic single action gripper. Objective: Describe how the 180 single action gripper works. You can find the animation under the heading "Automation Technology."
A Java applet for signal sampling at various sampling frequencies, and signal reconstruction from samples using various low-pass filter cutoff frequencies. Select from provided signals, or draw a signal with the mouse....
These two lectures are aimed to give a practical guide to the use of a general device simulator (PROPHET) available on nanoHUB. PROPHET is a partial differential equation (PDE) solver that offers users the flexibility...
This site includes a Java applet that displays Fourier series approximations and corresponding magnitude and phase spectra of a periodic continuous-time signal. Select from provided signals, or draw a signal with the...
This site includes a cut-away animation of how a uniaxial electric actuator operates. Objective: Describe how the uniaxial electric actuator works. You can find this animation under the heading "Automation Technology."
This resource, hosted by Maricopa Advanced Technology Education Center (MATEC), is an animation of a mechanical booster (rotary lobe) pump. The objective is to describe the components and operation of a mechanical...
The animation of a rotary piston pump. This describes the rotary piston pump operation. This simulation is from Module 99 of the Vacuum Technology and Gas Control Cluster of the MATEC Module Library (MML).
These are the slides for the webinar recorded October 10, 2008. Description: Technicians, technologists, and engineers use knowledge, skills and the engineering method to make stuff: tools, structures, processes- to...
Ruth Reynard's article on the Campus Technology website provides helpful guidelines for properly directing the use of blogs within a course. The article details the following pitfalls: 1.Ineffective contextualization,...
This web site, hosted by Gateway Technical College, houses several learning objects and lectures using Flash animations and Camtasia videos in the following electronics topic areas: DC/AC ciruits, digital electronics,...
This is an article published on March 23, 2008. It describes that recent research at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has demonstrated that thin films made of "metamaterials"--manmade composites...
The SEWP Digest is a newsletter from the National Bureau of Economic Research's Science and Engineering Workforce Project. This issue features articles on nanotechnology. Covered topics include jobs in nanotechnology,...
This website includes an animation for the Workflow in the CVD Tool. Objective: The steps in the CVD process cycle will be a unique step in the recipe. There may be more steps, or minor variations, but most CVD process...
Across the nation, AAS programs in electronics engineering technology (EET) are seeing declines in their enrollments. Many programs have had to close. Reasons for this decline include the student misperception that...
Play the Questor Game to answer questions on photolithography. The objective is to explain the three (3) primary stages of the photolithography process. -Describe the steps the photolithography equipment uses to...
This website includes an animation which shows the plasma etching of silicon dioxide. In this type of plasma etching process, a chlorine gas and argon gas mixture is used. The chlorine gas neutral charge molecules bond...
These are the slides for the webinar that was recorded on 04/10/09. This document illustrates how to effectively produce webinars. A webinar is a collaborative presentation that can include polling and question & answer...
This is an interactive Java tutorial, created by Michael W. Davidson of Florida State University, covering the principles of electromangentic wave theory. The user is able to adjust variables such as amplitute and...
The National Nanomanufacturing Network (NNN) is an open network for collaboration and information exchange among the nanomanufacturing research, development, and education community. The NNN is an alliance of academic,...
This 10-minute video discusses the ?nanotech boom in Berkeley, where researchers are working to unlock the potential of nanoscience.? The video is produced by QUEST, a KQED multimedia production, and can be shown in cla...
"Powers of Ten", the film made by Charles and Ray Eames in 1977, takes the viewer from the core of an atom to the edge of the universe, moving 10 times further every 10 seconds. The film is about scale and how we view...
Extreme ultraviolet lithography promises to be the key enabler for patterning semiconductor devices of the future, but a number of challenges remain.
This article from SPIE describes how dielectric breakdown and wet etching may provide a method of fabricating 3D nano- and microscale channels inside transparent dielectric materials. The article includes several...
This article from SPIE discusses how harnessing quantum interference enables single aromatic annulene molecules to function as transistors. The article includes several illustrations which help to demonstrate the...
This article is a comprehensive review of 193nm immersion lithography. It focuses on the materials and processes rather than the optical system of the tool. The article covers the history and current status of the...
This is a web site for emerging electronic designs and innovations. The site features a number of articles on electronic design related topics. Multimedia resources, including videos, are included. Twitter, Facebook and...
Working with a material 10 times lighter than steel -- but 250 times stronger -- would be a dream come true for any engineer. If this material also had amazing properties that made it highly conductive of heat and...
The mission of NanoLab, Inc. is to utilize nanoscale science and engineering to create high value products from carbon nanotubes, aligned carbon nanotube arrays, and other nanomaterials. This website provides an image...
Watch this video from Duke University. The cloak, made with advanced 'metamaterials,' deflects microwave beams and may find a variety of wireless communications or radar applications.
This website includes an animation of the chemical vapor deposition process. Objective: Identify the process of chemical vapor deposition. This simulation is from Module 054 of the Process & Equipment I Cluster of the...
This website includes an animation of a CMOS device and how it works. Objective: Identify the required electrical variables that allow a CMOS device to operate. This simulation is from Module 001 of the Process &...
In the Leak Detection simulator, you will perform the vacuum testing ("outside-in") method of leak detection with a mass spectrometer leak detector. You will control a helium spray probe and monitor a readout for the ...
This website features a number of interactive educational games from MATEC. Games are available on the topics of semiconductor physics, implant process, implant equipment, oxidation process, photolithography, etch...
This website includes an animation depicting an overview of the metallization evaporation processes. Objective: Identify the process of evaporation. This simulation is from Module 061 of the Process & Equipment II...
Terry L.M. Bartelt of the Wisconsin Online Resource Center provides this interactive study of the operation and characteristics of an incremental optical encoder used in automated manufacturing applications. A brief...
Created by Kaye Krueger of Wisconsin Online Resource Center, this presentation allows user to read about how total productive maintenance can prevent breakdowns, defects, and a variety of other losses. This is a nice...
This website includes an animation which shows the stages that molecules go through as they move from the turbulent stage of viscous flow, transition into laminar flow, and then transition again into molecular flow. You...
A Bourdon tube gauge animation. The objective is to describe how a Bourdon Tube Gauge measures vacuum. This simulation is from Module 101 of the vacuum technology and gas control cluster of the MATEC Module Library...
In the simulation you will use controls (drop down menus) to adjust down force and platen speed parameters to determine an optimum CMP process recipe for focal semiconductor manufacturing. You may assume that focal is...
Nanooze is a website that has been created to get kids excited about science and especially nanotechnology. The world that is too small to see is full of interesting stuff. Scientists and engineers are beginning to...
Forget 9-volts, AAs, AAAs or D batteries: The energy for tomorrow's miniature electronic devices could come from tiny microbatteries about half the size of a human cell and built with viruses.Read how three MIT...
Learners read how nanotechnology is creating new jobs in emerging industries while making others obsolete. This colorful and animated activity also looks at the types of products being created through the use of...
The following animation shows how a load resistance results in increase in output power. Use the up and down arrow keys to change the load resistance. While viewing, note the following: power output peaks when load...
Created by Chris Jossart of the Wisconsin Online Resource Center, this is an interactive object, learners follow six steps for analyzing a process in a manufacturing setting. This activity includes a drag-and-drop...
Created by Patrick Hoppe of the Wisconsin Online Resource Center, this primer introduces the student to the key terms and concepts associated with the silicon diode. This is a nice introductory flash presentation for...
Animation for a view of the MFC in operation; be sure to click on the "more info" buttons within the animation. The objective is to describe the operation of the MFC. This simulation is from Module 114 of the vacuum...
Animation of the workflow in the planarization tool. The objective is to describe the workflow of a planarization workstation.This simulation is from Module 069 of the Process & Equipment III Cluster of the MATEC...
In the following simulation, hosted by Maricopa Advanced Technology Education Center (MATEC), the AC power will be used to create RF plasma. RF plasma also exhibit glow regions, dark spaces, and sheaths. The objective...
This website includes an animation which illustrates the ion implant process. Objective: Name the three common dopants used in implantation processes and explain the process of generating an ion beam from source to...
This website includes an animation which illustrates the diffusion process. The two models that have been developed to explain the mechanism for the diffusion of dopants into silicon are the Vacancy model and the...
This video shows the proper procedure for going into a cleanroom that uses full hood, glasses, bunny suit, and boots. This video was made in conjunction with ST Microelectronics, MATEC, Maricopa Community College, and...
This website includes an animation which illustrates how a Plasma Etcher works. Objective: Describe all the steps used to load, etch, and unload a wafer from a plasma etcher. This simulation is from Module 048 of the...
This website includes an animation providing an overview of the sputtering processes. Objective: Identify the process of sputtering. This simulation is from Module 061 of the Process & Equipment II Cluster of the MATEC...
This website includes an animation of N-Channel Enhancement MOSFET Characteristic Curves. This simulation is from Module 001 of the Process & Equipment I Cluster of the MATEC Module Library (MML). To view other...
The animation of the making of the CMOS Microchip.Objective: Determine the process steps needed to complete a CMOS device.This simulation is from Module 002 of the Process & Equipment I Cluster of the MATEC Module...
How RF energy creates the desired conditions for plasma. The objective is to explain the relationship between pressure and energy for initializing a plasma. This simulation is from Module 104 of the RF Energy and...
This website includes an animation of finished wafer to packaged integrated Circuits. Objective: Describe the wafer to packaged device process steps. This simulation is from Module 075 of the Process & Equipment III...
This website includes an animation which illustrates the chemical action of slurry in the chemical-mechanical planarization process. Objective: Explain the mechanical and chemical steps in the CMP process. This...
These are the slides for the webinar was recorded 10/24/08. It is no surprise that jobs are rapidly changing. But how does a program know about the changes, keep pace with the changes, and respond to them? Our invited...
This is a video including slides with narration from an iPhone programming presentation given by Mike Qaissaunee for the Brookdale Community College Computer Science Club. The video of the presentation and the slides...
This is a diagram of the Apollo 15 & 16 Gamma-ray Detector from the NASA website. Primarily intended to study the Moon's radioactivity, it made measurements of the cosmic gamma-ray background during its trip. It shows...
This video from the Indian Institute of Technology, hosted by YouTube, contains a lecture which demonstrates ohmic contacts on semiconductors. The lecture includes slides with equations illustrating related concepts....
This site makes a CD available for purchase of the following instructional program: Beyond the instructor's skill, technology has had one of the single largest impacts in how students and faculty interact in the...
Computers and related electronic resources have come to play a central role in education. Whatever your feelings about what some have called the digital revolution, you must accept that many, perhaps most, of your...
This is a description for a learning module from Maricopa Advanced Technology Education Center. This PDF describes the module; access may be purchased by visiting the MATEC website. Factory dynamics is an essential...
This Quicktime presentation explains the basics of the photodiode. Some concepts that are explained include the photodiode package, photodiode illumination, internal connections, photodiode chip, photon absorption and...
Technological advances and global competition have transformed the nature of work. Tomorrow's jobs will require more knowledge, better skills, and more flexible workers than ever before. Tomorrow's workers must be...
This is a Quicktime animation of a Digital Light Projector. A digital light projector provides the capability to display a video or computer monitor signal on a projection screen. Such a projector stands out by its...
This page from Bart Van Zeghbroeck of the University of Colorado at Boulder explains optoelectronic transmitters/receivers. Components of the concept which are explained include signal transmission, electrical signal...
Nikon has created this site to help gain a scale of prospective versus the size of things. "We are able to view all entities, from the microworld to the universe, from a single perspective. By setting them up against a...
This video illustrates the process used to make CCD Semiconductors, the device used in digital cameras to turn images into electrons. The video originally aired on The Science Channel.
This is a Quicktime animation explanation of a MOSFET. Almost all electronics and appliances, including personal computers, contain millions of silicon MOSFETs on a thumbnail sized chip. The...
The university may need to reorganize itself quite differently, stressing forms of pedagogy and extracurricular experiences to nurture and teach the art and skill of creativity and innovation. This would probably imply...
This quicktime animation examines the basics in wireless communication. Wireless communication has become pervasive in everyday life, providing convenience, piece of mind as well as emergency preparedness for its users...
This is a website dedicated to girls and women that are interested in technology and engineering. The primary areas of interests for this site are: Medicine, Space, Environment, and Communications.
This article explains how speech recognition works. Today, when we call most large companies, a person doesn't usually answer the phone. Instead, an automated voice recording answers and instructs you to press buttons...
This site offers a collection of nano/micro- fabrication facilities in the United States. The site's creator writes: "As part of the planning process for Harvard's new physical sciences building (NPSB), I thought I...
This lab activity was completed as part of an NSF-funded externship program administered by the High Tech Workforce Initiative at Maricopa Community Colleges. Students will apply their knowledge of electrical power,...
This is a good educational toy to get students interested in technology and electronics. The PicoCricket Kit is similar to the Lego® Mindstorms robotics kits. Mindstorms is designed especially for making robots, while ...
This website is to help parents and teachers get girls interested in engineering and technology. It has a list of recommended activities, readings, websites, and much more. The content is appropriate for various ages...
SPIE is an international society advancing an interdisciplinary approach to the science and application of light. SPIE provides these resources for educators to introduce the fascinating and rapidly expanding fields of...
This is a link to an abstract of the article. Users must login to view the entire article. The Foundation Coalition at Arizona State University offered for the first time a novel upper division integrated course in...
Vision: To create a network in Florida that offers girls and young women exciting opportunities to connect and explore the worlds of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math that lead to rewarding careers and better...
Flash Player 6 or greater is required to view this website. You are a student worker in the ACME Community College electronics department. Students have left 50 fixed resistors on the lab bench. Your supervisor has...
This website from Best Practice Research features online business training courses including lean manufacturing and six sigma certification training courses. The courses are available for purchase and may be taken...
Everyday, you enjoy things you may not realize were made in Florida. Behind every product and technology you use, there is a world of manufacturing. Today, in Florida, more than 16,000 different companies and 400,000...
The National Centre for Technology in Education is an Irish Government agency established to provide advice, support and information on the use of information and communications technology (ICT) in education and in the...
This is the Solar Radiation Resource Information page for the RReDC which provides information on several types of renewable energy resources in the United States, in the form of publications, data, and maps. An...
NanoHUB provides online simulation-- right from your web browser-- for a wide variety of tools produced by research in our focus areas. All of these tools appear to run as applets in your browser window, but they are...
CollegeRuled.com is a resource for university students. We are making tools, pages and features to help college students stay organized and connect with classmates. Create It. Customize It. Tape it to your Door. In...
Explore careers in Manufacturing with the following links to job descriptions, which include information such as daily activities, skill requirements, salary and training required. To learn more about the Manufacturing...
This is a 3D animation made for a high school physics class. It explains the basic concepts involved in semiconductors.
This is a Microchip Corporation website for Educators. The Academic partnership allows educators to attend various workshops for free and purchase tools and evaluation kits at a significant discount. If you are teaching...
This web page covers flip chip assembly processes and applications. The first tutorial describes what a flip chip is and does, with some bumping and assembly methods. Subsequent tutorials cover each major element of...
The objective of this Web site is twofold: (1) to describe the Hall measurement technique for determining the carrier density and mobility in semiconductor materials and (2) to initiate an electronic interaction forum...
This is a website with many learning objects on DC Electronics with over 60 lessons in areas including: Basic Concepts, Electrical Circuits / Meters, Ohm's Law, Magnetism, Parallel Circuits, Series/Parallel Circuits,...
This webpage from Emerald Publishing features a collection of recently published journals and articles pertaining to engineering technology, in particular, electronics, bio, chemical and medical. Of the 16 engineering...
This learning object, created by Terry L.M. Bartelt and John Rosz of Wisconsin Online Resource Center, focuses on AC voltage conversion problems. Aside from just the presentation, this site also contains practice...
Created by Terry L.M. Bartelt of the Wisconsin Online Resource Center, this is an object lesson on AC current flow. This is a nice brief introduction to this specific topic. Its employment of Flash allows useful...
Created by Terry L.M. Bartelt of Wisconsin Online Resource Center is a learning object lesson of the generation of alternate current. This is a nice brief introduction for those interested in basic electronic theories.
The Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center (ATEEC) provides this presentation from Melonee Docherty on national and regional energy workforce initiatives for high school and community college instructors....
Missouri Career Education prepares Missourians for the 21st century to better serve the needs of students, parents, educators, and employers through challenging, relevant, and accountable programs. Career Clusters...
The US DoE put together educational tools to help you or your students learn more about solar electricity, or photovoltaics (PV). Whether you're just interested in learning some facts about PV or want to challenge your...
This website lists 16 different career clusters: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources; Architecture & Construction; Arts, Audio/Video Technology & Communications; Business, Management & Administration; Education &...
The National Renewable Energy Labratory has a very easy to understand explanation of what solar cells (photovoltaics or PV) are, how they work, and the different types.
The main page for the U.S. Department of Energy website on photovoltaics. "The U.S. Department of Energy works to provide clean, reliable, affordable solar electricity for the nation through its research programs in...
Amatrol's e-Learning program meets the challenge for flexible technical training by offering superb technical content depth as well as breadth, strong interactivity for skill development, and excellent assessment and...
This Honors colloquium introduces first-year students to some of the science behind high technology. Designed to promote scientific and computer literacy and awareness, it gives students an opportunity to leverage their...
This page provides links to state resources for Career and Technical Education, Career Clusters, Tech Prep, Adult Education, and Workforce Development Programs.
Micron believes that supporting math and science education is critical to cultivating tomorrow's technology leaders. That's why Micron provides teachers with opportunities and tools designed to excite students about...
Since 2002 we have been investigating the use of an electronic classroom communication system in large first year lecture classes. Handheld keypads were distributed to teams of students during a lecture class. Students...
This website from the Vocational Information Center includes career curriculum resources. Topics are: Plan for Tomorrow, 8-12 Career and Personal Planning- Integrated Resource Package, Working in the 21st Century,...
"How can I get my students to think?" is a question asked by many faculty, regardless of their disciplines. Problem-based learning (PBL) is an instructional method that challenges students to "learn to learn," working...
This site includes a number of Berkeley classes, hosted by Youtube.com. The University of California, Berkeley is the preeminent public research and teaching institution in the nation. From classic literature to...
Barbie Bungee: The consideration of cord length is very important in a bungee jump- too short, and the jumper doesn't get much of a thrill; too long, and ouch! In this lesson, students model a bungee jump using a...
This is a voluntary lab, for those of you who lack experience in the use of computers, or Xilinx ISE 9.1i. We will walk you through a small version of a lab session and produce a fake lab report. In the process, though,...
This website from the National Science Foundation (NSF) describes discoveries in nanoscience. Topics include how bacteria get past our defenses, a safer nano cancer detector and brightest x-ray vision at the nano-scale.
This lab will present design entry, simulation, and prototyping with tools that are provided by Xilinx® ISE 9.1i for this purpose. We will show how a complete simple design circuit of the half adder can be directly ...
Create a 20 word crossword puzzle with ease using this crossword puzzle game creator. A fun and easy way to test students knowledge on any classroom subject.
The Net Generation has grown up with information technology. The aptitudes, attitudes, expectations, and learning styles of Net Gen students reflect the environment in which they were raised; one that is decidedly...
This learning object, created by Barbara Liang of the Wisconsin Online Resource Center, discusses using nanosolutions to purifying water. There are several flash animations on different processes for obtaining this...
In both Europe and the USA, researchers and policy makers have recognized the potential of converging technologies to transform every sector of the economy as well as our own understandings of what it means to be human....
Explore the iLab Software Architecture via this presentation and learn about how this unique application allows multiple users to access live electronics equipment and devices via the internet. Sign up for a free user...
The mission of the Math Machines organization is to "improve the quality of mathematical education, enhance the transfer of mathematical thinking into other classes, and increase students' ability to apply rigorous...
The International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning is an open, peer-reviewed, international electronic journal published twice a year by the Center for Excellence in Teaching at Georgia Southern...
Silicon Chip is the online version of Australia's only electronics magazine, and is primarily directed to professionals, trades people and enthusiasts in the electronics, electrical, computer and related fields. This...
This recording of the NetWorks Webinar from 11/2/07 with Gordon Synder and Mike Qaissaunee. They discussed and demonstrated WebWare Part 2. Check out the other NetWorks webinars, including WebWare Part 1.
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is the nation's primary laboratory for renewable energy and energy efficiency research and development and their mission is focused on advancing the U.S. Department of...
These are the slides for the webinar that was recorded 3/27/09. This web seminar describes three well-known national programs that promote career awareness of high technology programs in higher education. High Tech U...
This website includes a cut-away animation of a pneumatic dual rod cylinder. Objective: how the dual rod cylinder works. You will find this animation under the heading "Automation Technology."
This website includes a cut-away animation of a pneumatic 180 degree rotary table. Objective: Describe how the 180 degree rotary table works. You can find this animation under the heading "Automation Technology."
This website includes an animation which demonstrates a basic overview of compressed air for use in machines. Objective: Describe the different tools that can be used with compressed air. You can find the animation...
This article published on March 14, 2006, tells about the record-breaking detector that may aid in nuclear inspections. Scientists at the Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have...
Two of the big changes in new generations of Nuclear Physics instrumentation will be the incorporation of digital processing and the use of gamma ray tracking. The Nuclear Physics Group at Daresbury has set up a project...
This website includes a cut-away animation of a pneumatic 90 degree rotary table. Objective: Describe how the 90 degree rotary table works. You can find this animation under the heading "Automation Technology."
This website includes a cut-away animation of a pneumatic double action gripper. Objective: Describe how the double action gripper works. You can find the animation under the heading "Automation Technology."
This is a classroom activity to explain liquid crystal sensors for middle school students. A list of activity materials and .pdf handouts are included. Objectives: -Understand how liquid crystals (LCs) relate to other...
This website includes a Java applet that displays the effect that various operations on an N-periodic, discrete-time signal (e.g. time shift, time scale, filtering) have on the signal and its spectra. Sketch the signal...
These are the slides from an iPhone programming presentation given by Mike Qaissaunee for the Brookdale Community College Computer Science Club. The video of the presentation and the narration of these slides are also...
This website is from the US Environmental Protection Agency on Radiation Protection. It gives an overview of the basics including: Exposure to Gamma Radiation, Health Effects, and Protecting People from Gamma Radiation...
The Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology consists of a Research Program and the Nanofab, a shared-use facility providing economical access to state-of-the-art nanofabrication and nano-measurement tools. The CNST...
This webinar was presented on September 14, 2007 by MATEC NetWorks to update and discuss the grant Electronics 2010. This is the first one for the grant that was kicked off at SAME-TEC 2007 (Semiconductors, Automated...
This web site is the online textbook for the CATIA V5R16 solid modeling package. This textbook consists of 13 chapters covering the Part, Assembly, and Drafting workbenches of CATIA V5R16. It includes more than 35...
This website from Micron Technology includes content on choosing a career in technology, recruiting women into technical careers, technician starting salaries, careers at Micron and educational assistance.
This is the website of the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST). This council was established to provide the President with advice from the private sector and the academic community on...
This web site displays and describes the major components of a modern high current ion implanter. It uses a series of clickable image maps to help navigate. The site describes the entire process of ion implantation.
CoventorWare is a suite of MEMS design tools used by numerous MEMS and microfluidics manufacturers and by university partners. CoventorWare methodology enables schematic-based behavioral modeling and detailed 3-D...
Host a job fair in the classroom with programs that aptly describe a variety of jobs in 16 major fields. Each program gives a summary of the types of jobs in the field, and then focuses on four specific yet broadly...
This paper describes the experience of Kolej Universiti Kejuruteraan Utara Malaysia (KUKUM) in establishing the Micro Fabrication Cleanroom (MFC). This facility is mainly designed for teaching undergraduate...
This is a quicktime presentation of a semiconductor laser diode. Laser diodes come in a compact transistor-like package with two or more electrical leads. Inside the package is the tiny semiconductor chip, containing...
The Engineering Education Service Center strives to provide information resources to promote, guide, and stimulate interest in engineering and technology. In addition, they seek to diversify the types of engineers in...
This webinar recorded November 30, 2007. The password is: networks. The highest levels of community college administration face significant challenges in supporting technology programs at their institutions. For...
This is a unique website that can answer your inner most technology questions about the way things work. Areas of interest include electronics, travel, auto, communication, food and more.
The recording of WebWare Part 1 starts at 26:50. This recording of the NetWorks Webinar from 9/28/07 with Gordon Synder and Mike Qaissaunee. They demonstrated WebWare Part 1. These free Webinars provide insight into...
Home page of the "Dream It. Do It." workforce development campaign launched by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) in February 2005. The campaign aims at informing young people, along with their parents and...
Design and Discovery is a free program that includes a complete, downloadable and reproducible curriculum as well as related resource materials and an implementation guide. Design and Discovery is an academic enrichment...
Skill standards are quality standards applied to people. They are specific statements of desired skill and knowledge presented in observable and measurable form. The statement contains a condition that defines under...
From the website How Stuff Works, this is a collection of visuals on the manufacture, performance, and function of OLEDs, which are new high definition televisions using a technology called organic light-emitting diodes.
Introducing Engineering TV, an innovative online video program by engineers for engineers. Twice a week, each 5-8 minute episode shows cutting-edge technology in action and looks behind the scenes as today's engineers...
This activity is from the Wisconsin Online Resource Center, which is a digital library of web-based learning objects. Barbara Liang created this resource, and it examines nanotechnology applications that are based on...
Skill standards are quality standards applied to people. They are specific statements of desired skill and knowledge presented in observable and measurable form. The statement contains a condition that defines under...
This description is from the introduction paragraph of the article. The article talks of convergence and a pratical technology produced by this technology. "You might have come across the acronym NBIC, which stands...
This guide was developed by the National Energy Education Development (NEED) Project's Teacher Advisory Board for the DOE Hydrogen Program. The guide provides information and hands-on activities to teach students about...
Physics 2000 relies heavily on the use of interactive applets. These are different from the typical animations you see on the Internet because you can actually interact with them. This is an older site from the Center...
Although the case method has been used for years to teach law, business, and medicine, it is not common in science. Yet the use of case studies holds great promise as a pedagogical technique for teaching science,...
This resource is a link to the Systemsvison application for simulating VHDL-AMS Design models. See the Educator Free Download application. SystemVision bridges the gap between high-level system modeling and...
This is a recording of the NetWorks Webinar: Podcast from December 14, 2007. Do you want a new way to reach your students outside the classroom? A quick way to connect with students? Learn how to podcast with Gordon...
Here, scientists from Rutgers University pull together data from satellites, coastal radars and underwater weather stations, process it, and post it on the Cool Room for you to use to make the most of NJ's coastal...
Map of NOAA's various research laboratories across the United States. Click on each acronym to explore the 15 different research programs. Text list of programs, as well as links to other NOAA research partners,...
COSEE-OS is a targeted pilot program with the long-term goal of helping the COSEE Network reach rural and inland audiences. COSEE-OS creates and evaluates a series of interconnected tools and techniques designed to...
Ecotourism company that provides learning expeditions that focus on the culture and natural ecology of Costa Rica for teachers and their students (with 10 students, teachers go free), or teacher-only study tours for...
This excellent site introduces careers in marine biology, oceanography (biological, chemical, physical, geological), ocean engineering, related fields like marine educator, fisherman. Profiles of professionals in each...
This page features an article describing the invasion of the green crab into New England waters. Learn all about this scallop-eating invasive species that is now spreading to the west coast. An excellent lesson on...
This online newsletter archive provides back issues, April 1990 to December 2001, of Marine Notes in downloadable PDF format. Articles cover news of research, education and outreach services of Maryland Sea Grant....