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Interactive Periodic Table of Elements

Interactive Periodic Table of the Elements, in Pictures and Words
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33 maps that will show you the world in new ways

33 maps that will show you the world in new ways | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Which areas will be the worst off if the sea levels rise? Which American lake is the home to a mythical eel pig? Check out these maps to find out.
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History, Science, and a little bit of everything else. 

 

But, be forewarned: there is a map on marijuana usage.

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Getting started with Wolfram Alpha

Getting started with Wolfram Alpha | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Wolfram Alpha is a search engine for statistics and facts.  It is linked to
thousands of databases and is an excellent tool for analyzing and comparing
data and statistics on virtually any field of interest...
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Math and Science Lessons for the SMART Board | Scholastic.com

Math and Science Lessons for the SMART Board | Scholastic.com | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Standards-based math and science lesson activities for use with the SMART Board Interactive Whiteboard and Notebook collaborative learning software.
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Scholastic.com has gathered some great ideas, from 1st-8th grade

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Discovery Education - Curiosity in the Classroom

Discovery Education - Curiosity in the Classroom | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it

A free site from Discovery Ed and Intel for STEM topics such as artificial intelligence, communications, computers, nanotechnology, and robotics that features lesson plans, videos and more.


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Interactive Science Simulations

Interactive Science Simulations | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Fun ways to learn science through interactive simulations developed by the University of Colorado.  Warning:  This only works if your browser has up-to-date versions of Java and/or Flash!


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100 Video Sites Every Educator Should Bookmark

WOW!  Don't tell me you can't find a video for your class...

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AnswerGarden: A Minimalistic Feedback Tool

AnswerGarden: A Minimalistic Feedback Tool | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it

AnswerGarden is a new minimalistic feedback tool. Use it as a tool for online brainstorming or embed it on your website or blog as a poll or guestbook.

 

WARNING: As of this time, it is a FLASH-enabled site, so no iPads!


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Making Educational Blogging Work for You

Making Educational Blogging Work for You | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Wanna get your kids involved in the process of education?  BLOG!!

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Encalc - A Free Scientific Calculator

This online calculator does what more advanced Maths will need.  And it's FREE!!

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Crash Course: From Science to History

Crash Course: From Science to History | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
From balancing chemical reactions to analyzing famous literature, never before has one collection offered such a awe-inspiring range of content. Since 2011, brothers John and Hank Green have pioneered digital education with their series Crash Course on YouTube.
From Science to Social Studies, Crash Course offers it all in quick-paced, imaginative videos aimed at learners of all ages. Explore the amazing collection here, with new resources and courses added constantly to broaden the reaches of the Crash Course experience. 
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Funny and irreverent, the Greens make education fun!
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SciGirls

SciGirls | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
SciGirls educational materials provide gender-equitable teaching strategies and hands-on inquiries based on the concepts modeled in SciGirls’ videos.
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5 iPad Games for Simple Physics Lessons

5 iPad Games for Simple Physics Lessons | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Autodesk Digital STEAM Applied Mechanics is a free iPad app that contains five simple games. The games are designed to let students experiment with five connected physics concepts. The concepts in ...
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Recite

Recite | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Create quotation posters.

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For Literature, Religion, History, Science classes, this is a cool way to get talk started.

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Seven Sensational Free Science Apps!

Seven Sensational Free Science Apps! | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Though I've pointed out a couple of these in the past, they are worth putting out there again. 7 brilliant free science apps for introducing students to the many aspects of biology, nature, chemistry, technology and experimentation. (Seven Sensational Free Science Apps!
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Dynamic Periodic Table

Dynamic Periodic Table | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Interactive Web 2.0 periodic table with dynamic layouts showing names, electrons, oxidation, trend visualization, orbitals, isotopes, search. Full descriptions.

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Crash Course! - YouTube

Crash Course! - YouTube | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Two awesome courses in one awesome channel: John Green teaches you world history and Hank Green teaches you biology. Loads of videos. Watch it, though: it may be too mature for Middle Schoolers in some cases.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Google Maps in Science Lessons

From KQED in San Francisco, this is a nice collection of mapping ideas in Science.

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Welcome to Online Textbooks

It's time to teach the way WE KNOW how it should be taught: not by a textbook that is assigned, but by our own design.

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