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General The Federal Resources for Educational Excellence (FREE) is a website run by the government. FREE is dedicated to providing instructors and teachers with resources for numerous academic subjects, including extensive listings for math and science. Sites for Teachers lists hundreds of educational web sites for instructors to peruse and use as teaching resources. These websites are rated by popularity by the instructors who use them. Resources include lesson plans, worksheets and more for subjects like mathematics, science, social studies and literature. The Aeronomy of Ice in the Mesosphere satellite mission (AIM) The AIM Mission Updates alert viewers to changes and progressions in the technology of the spacecraft. This "blog" archives the spacecraft's operations, and has run since March of 2008. AIM Outreach Education provides lessons and handouts for instructors teaching a variety of students, from kindergarten through 12th grade. These resources can be used in classrooms and academic situations. The Heliophysics Educator Ambassador Program (HEA) focuses on Earth, space, and physical science topics for educators. Instructors teaching middle and high school classes can use this website to find valuable handouts and presentations. HEA also holds annual workshops.
Math Math.com provides assessments, on-demand modular courses that target key math concepts, 24/7 live online tutoring and expert answers to math questions. This plethora of teaching resources also offers exploratory and recreational introductions to the world of math that will lead to deeper understanding and enjoyment. Math is Fun is an engaging, interactive website that encourages students of all ages to explore their knowledge of mathematics. Children can discover how simple and fun math is through games and exercises that explain data, geometry, algebra and more. Instructors can also use this website to find exercises and worksheets. The Western Kansas Math Academy (WKMA) is a network for fourth through eighth grade teachers located in Western Kansas. Here, instructors can communicate with their fellow educators, register for workshops and explore teaching pedagogy. Science PhysLink.com, an online gathering of all things physics and astronomy, provides educators with online education, research and references. PhysLink.com also offers expert pages, science supplies, a job board and more. NASA For Educators displays research and teaching materials straight from NASA itself. The website's educator's page is divided by academic grade, from kindergarten to higher education. The Science Teachers' Resource Center allows science teachers to communicate and share ideas. Chemistry, life science and physics are main attractions on this website, and divulge demonstrations, laboratory investigations, resources and teaching tips to any instructors in need. The Catalyst is an online organization focusing specifically on instructors specializing in secondary and high school education, and provides information for the teaching of chemistry and alternative education. Other visitors are welcome to peruse the site for information and answers as well. National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) is maintained by the National Institutes of Health, and provides free access to textbooks, scholarly articles and databases for molecular biology data. Viewers can also connect to the NCBI by accessing their YouTube, Facebook or Twitter social media websites. The National Science Teachers Association updates elementary school, middle school, high school and college educators on important subject matter pertaining to their respective fields of teaching. By visiting their Facebook page, instructors can gain even more technique and knowledge tips.
Earth Science by Design recently became a part of the American Geological Institute (AGI). This move allows Earth Science by Design to continue providing resources on Earth and space science ideas as well as build a broader community.
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