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Website: Science Guy

small-05On the Science Guy website you’ll find: links to science videos, Science audio and video podcasts, articles, inexpensive science projects, science Resources, people profiles, and views on science related issues.

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Making Math Fun and Relevant

Math by DesignFour Public broadcasting outlets have formed the STEM Collaborative to demonstrate that math can be both fun and relevant. The website’s challenges engage students in such projects as building a skateboard ramp and measuring a rollercoaster.

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Website: Worldwise Schools, Peace Corps

Peace Corps EducatorThe Peace Corps Coverdell WorldWise Schools Website offers lessons, information about cross-cultural publications, videos, stories, folk tales, and a program to help arrange classroom visits by Peace Corps Volunteers. The program is designed to broaden perspectives in culture and geography and to encourage service. It also helps students come to better value the rich heritage and broad representation of peoples within their own communities.

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Outreach: STOMP from Tufts University

Students Work Together in STOMPThe Student Teacher Outreach Mentorship Program (STOMP) at Tufts University partners Tufts University students with K-12 teachers in the greater Boston, Mass. area to create an engineering curriculum that reaches across all disciplines, peaks the students’ interests in engineering, and improves the students’ problem-solving skills. Teacher resources such as class activities, full units, a list of websites, and grant information are also available.

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Resource: Ask an Engineer

TryEngineeringTryEngineering.org’s Ask an Engineer website offers an archive of academic and career-oriented questions for engineers and their answers. Users can browse the most frequently asked questions, look through the full archives, or isolate the questions and answers by topic.

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Website: National Lab Day

National Lab Day ActivityThe National Lab Day (NLD) website not only represents a nationwide initiative to foster ongoing collaborations among volunteers, students, and educators, but also provides an extensive, search-able list of educational resources, an archive of community and academic projects, and a directory of events.

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Website: Amazing Space

Amazing SpaceAmazing Space is a Website operated by the Space Telescope Science Institute’s Office of Public Outreach, aimed at promoting “the science and majestic beauty of the universe” for use in the classroom by educators and students of all ages. Check out the site’s news stories, online games and activities, “Astronomy Basics,” and a comprehensive set of teaching tools for educators offering information and materials.

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Website: Hubble Telescope and HubbleSite

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Learn about the 2010 20th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope on the HubbleSite Website, where you’ll gain access to a remarkable gallery of images, updates on dark energy and other discoveries, detailed information about the Hubble and the planned-for, new Webb telescope, and an educators’ section offering teaching tools, online activities, and information on museum exhibits featuring the Hubble.

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Website: NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day

grandprom_stereoNASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day Website is a helpful resource originated, written, coordinated, and edited since 1995 by Robert Nemiroff and Jerry Bonnell. The APOD archive contains the largest collection of annotated astronomical images on the internet.

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