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The Akron Global Polymer Academy at the University of Akron assists the College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering in creating and disseminating knowledge about polymer science, polymer engineering, and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education by supporting initiatives in P-16 education and other distributive education ventures. Providing consulting and training services to the polymer industry world wide, the Akron Polymer Training Center is the workforce development division of the Akron Global Polymer Academy.
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Great sets of materials for polymer science lesson in the classroom!

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Sandia National Laboratories: About Sandia: Community Involvement: Education Programs: Family Science Night

Sandia National Laboratories: About Sandia: Community Involvement: Education Programs: Family Science Night | Dr. Sue's Science Sources | Scoop.it
Family Science Night provides an evening of hands-on science activities held at local elementary schools in the Albuquerque, NM and Livermore, CA communities.
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Nice video of their Science Night in progress!!!

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Urine Trouble™ Water Purification

Urine Trouble™ Water Purification | Dr. Sue's Science Sources | Scoop.it
With no hope of immediate rescue, they begin recovering water from any source necessary to sustain life. In this kit they will test procedures to recycle urine into drinking water.
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Have students put their knowledge of urine and solutions to work!!!!

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Molecular Expressions: Images from the Microscope

Molecular Expressions: Images from the Microscope | Dr. Sue's Science Sources | Scoop.it
The Molecular Expressions website features hundreds of photomicrographs (photographs through the microscope) of everything from superconductors, gemstones, and high-tech materials to ice cream and beer.
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Great explanations of light and optics

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Introduction to Spectroscopy PowerPoint Presentation

Introduction to Spectroscopy PowerPoint Presentation | Dr. Sue's Science Sources | Scoop.it
This is a downloadable PowerPoint presentation about spectroscopy. Learners read and/or hear about the science of spectroscopy, what a spectrum is, and how spectroscopy is important to astronomy. This PowerPoint accompanies the Stanford Solar Center's Build Your Own Spectroscope activity, but it can be used as a stand-alone presentation for learners.
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specweb

specweb | Dr. Sue's Science Sources | Scoop.it
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Build your own mini spectroscope to check out different light sources.  I challenge you to find something more FUN.

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Chandra :: Educational Materials :: Modeling the Electromagnetic Spectrum

Chandra :: Educational Materials :: Modeling the Electromagnetic Spectrum | Dr. Sue's Science Sources | Scoop.it
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See Modeling the Spectrum activity used in my Ligh, Color and Spectroscopy workshop

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National Centre for Biotechnology Education | Practical biotechnology | Glucose detector

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How glucose test strips for urine work

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Life Sciences Learning Center - University of Rochester Medical Center

Life Sciences Learning Center - University of Rochester Medical Center | Dr. Sue's Science Sources | Scoop.it
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For my Mellow Yellow class, see 'A Kidney Problem?' and 'Kidney Dialysis'.  Click on 'Lessons and Media' at the left and register to access lessons.

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Molecular Workbench

Molecular Workbench | Dr. Sue's Science Sources | Scoop.it
Molecular Workbench provides visual, interactive computational experiments for teaching and learning science.
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FREE molecular visualization tool that I use for diffusion and osmosis

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Chemists Celebrate Earth Day 2014

Chemists Celebrate Earth Day 2014 | Dr. Sue's Science Sources | Scoop.it
educational-resources
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This year's theme is the Wonders of Water.  Go to CCED At-a-Glance to download a booklet of activities.

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11.07.07: Teaching Osmosis and Diffusion through Kidney Dialysis

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This is a great in-depth explanation of how your kidneys work. 

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Corning Optical Fiber | Fiber Basics Overview

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Learn the basics from a world leader in fiber optics (and my previous employer)

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NOAA's SciJinks :: Why is the sky blue?

NOAA's SciJinks :: Why is the sky blue? | Dr. Sue's Science Sources | Scoop.it
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Nice explanation of light and scattering by the atmosphere

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NSTA News

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Resources for science teachers
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K-4 activities about color

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Resources and tools for Optics and Photonics Educators | SPIE.org

Resources and tools for Optics and Photonics Educators | SPIE.org | Dr. Sue's Science Sources | Scoop.it
Listing of teaching resources for lesson plans, activities, and demostrations to bring the science of optics and photonics to the classroom.
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Great resources for teaching about light!

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Light Science Projects and Activities | Exploratorium Science Snacks

Light Science Projects and Activities | Exploratorium Science Snacks | Dr. Sue's Science Sources | Scoop.it
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Recommended for my light workshop.  Many activities can be done in a class period and use everyday supplies.

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11.07.07: Teaching Osmosis and Diffusion through Kidney Dialysis

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Another source for the Mellow Yellow class!  Good background and blood dialysis with glitter!

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Blausen Medical | Medical Animations | Tests & Treatments

Blausen Medical | Medical Animations | Tests & Treatments | Dr. Sue's Science Sources | Scoop.it
Blausen Medical: The source and creator of the world’s largest award-winning 3D Medical Animation and Scientific Animation library. Over 1600 topics, FREE.
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This is a cool animation of kidney function and dialysis, for my Mellow Yellow class.  Scroll down to Dialse Renal.

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