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Title: National Science Foundation: Classroom Resources
Url: http://www.nsf.gov/news/classroom/
Publisher: National Science Foundation (U.S.)
Description: The Classroom Resources section of the National Science Foundation's website has a collection of materials for school teachers, students, and parents of students. The lessons are suitable for grades K-12, higher education, and lifelong learners, and they are drawn predominantly from the National Science Digital Library. Visitors can choose from the range of research topics by clicking on the links in the middle of the homepage. The available topics range from "Astronomy & Space" to "Chemistry & Materials" to "Nanoscience". Visitors interested in the issue of educating girls in science and math, or the history of women in the sciences would do well to take a look at the "Computing" and "Physics" topics for links to such information. In all of the twelve research topics, there is a link at the end of the list of resources to an overview of the research that the National Science Foundation is doing in the selected area. For instance, in the "Earth & Environment Research Overview" link, the major questions that are being studied by the NSF are posed in the form of clickable links, such as "How can organisms live without sunlight?" or "What part do we play in the Earth's changing climate?". [KMG]
LC Classification: Education -- Special aspects of education -- Education extension. Adult education. Continuing education -- Distance education -- Special topics, A-Z -- Computer-assisted instruction
Education -- Theory and practice of education -- Education and training of teachers and administrators
Education -- Theory and practice of education -- Teaching (Principles and practice) -- Lesson planning
GEM Subject: Science -- Chemistry
Science -- Biology
Science -- Engineering
Mathematics -- Instructional issues
Science -- Technology
Science -- Physics
Science -- Biological and life sciences
Science -- Ecology
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Astronomy
Science -- General science
Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Space sciences
Science -- Natural history
Date Issued: 2007-07-10
Resource Type: Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Instructional Materials
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2012-11-14 09:17:22 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2009-06-04 13:07:57 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: Internet Scout
Source: Scout Archives  Scout Archives
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Resource URL Clicks: 1
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