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Title: NOVA: scienceNOW
Url: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/sciencenow/
Publisher: Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
WGBH Educational Foundation
Description: 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 personality in the field." There are so many areas of science to explore on the site that visitors will have a hard time choosing where to start. The "Interactives" tab in the middle of the page has a quiz on identifying bird songs, as well as an exercise to explore options for storing carbon dioxide. The tab "Watch Online", which is next to the "Interactives" tab, has several stories featured, plus an archive that visitors can explore. Some of the stories include "Algae Fuel", "Earthquakes in the Midwest", and a profile on Sang-Mook Lee, a geophysicist paralyzed from the neck down. Visitors will find the "Teachers" section in the menu near the top of the page, to be very helpful in finding lessons that can be used in conjunction with the scienceNOW programs.
LC Classification: Education -- Theory and practice of education -- Teaching (Principles and practice) -- Audiovisual education. Audiovisual materials -- Television
Naval science -- Navigation. Merchant marine -- Navigation. Merchant marine -- Nautical instruments -- Catalogs
Science -- Science (General) -- Study and teaching
Science -- Science (General) -- Study and teaching -- Computer network resources
GEM Subject: Educational Technology -- Educational media
Science -- Instructional issues
Resource Type: Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Lesson Plans
MovingImage (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Format: flash
html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Elementary School Teachers
Higher Education
Middle School Teachers
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: WGBH Educational Foundation
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2010-05-04 10:27:49 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-05-04 10:34:58 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: Internet Scout
Source: Scout Archives  Scout Archives
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