Free educational simulations covering a diverse topics designed by the University of Colorado available in various languages. PhET provides fun, free, interactive, research-based science and mathematics simulations. We extensively test and evaluate each simulation to ensure educational effectiveness. These tests include student interviews and observation of simulation use in classrooms. The simulations are written in….
BioDigital Human moves learning beyond textbook diagrams and the life-sized skeleton in the corner of the science classroom! This tool is an interactive 3D environment providing a stunningly realistic way to examine the human body. Students can explore and manipulate the 3D images as they zoom in and out of the various layers of anatomical….
Launched in 2013, Code.org® is a non-profit dedicated to expanding access to computer science, and increasing participation by women and underrepresented students of color. Our vision is that every student in every school should have the opportunity to learn computer science. We believe computer science should be part of core curriculum, alongside other courses such….
WhatWasThere ties historical photos to Google Maps, allowing you to tour familiar streets to see how they appeared in the past. The WhatWasThere project was inspired by the realization that we could leverage technology and the connections it facilitates to provide a new human experience of time and space – a virtual time machine of….
Engineering is Elementary supports educators and children with curricula and professional development that develop engineering literacy. Engineering is Elementary® (EiE®) is a project of the National Center for Technological Literacy® (NCTL®) at the Museum of Science, Boston (MOS). We address America’s pressing need for effective STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education through three platforms: Curriculum development and dissemination Professional….
HSTRY is a digital learning tool that enables teachers, students and historians to create and explore interactive timelines. Using a platform designed to mimic social media, HSTRY presents content in a format that is easily understood, engaging, and familiar to the 21st century student. With HSTRY, teachers facilitate discovery as students explore primary sources, create….
Search thousands of tutorial videos on any subject from the worlds best teachers. Before you know it, you’ll know it. Knowmia is a web destination for learning that features short video lessons from great teachers everywhere. By bringing together a wide range of video lessons, we help you convey challenging subjects, prepare you for an….
Molecular Workbench provides visual, interactive computational experiments for teaching and learning science. Create Your Own Simulations MW is not just a collection of simulations—do not be deceived by first glance. While it presents many existing simulations that are ready to use in the classroom, it is, however, also a modeling tool for teachers and students….
Gooru provides millions of free educational K-12 resources. Teachers can access and organize collections, build quizzes, and assign to students. Gooru is a non-profit organization. A Learning Navigator for Every Student We’ve built a learning navigator to provide students with immediate insight into their strengths and gaps in learning, information on what has worked for….
The 2015 Best Websites for Teaching & Learning foster the qualities of innovation, creativity, active participation, and collaboration. They are free, Web-based sites that are user friendly and encourage a community of learners to explore and discover. Media Sharing Standards for the 21st-Century Learner 3.1.4 Use technology and other information tools to organize and display knowledge….
The three State of California Higher Education Systems are working together to provide you easy access to quality FREE and OPEN eTextbooks that everyone and anyone can use for teaching and learning. Make a difference with your students by making sure they all have access to course materials on the first day of class and….
Liberal Education is an approach to learning that empowers individuals and prepares them to deal with complexity, diversity, and change. It provides students with broad knowledge of the wider world (e.g. science, culture, and society) as well as in-depth study in a specific area of interest. A liberal education helps students develop a sense of….
MERLOT is a curated collection of free and open online teaching, learning, and faculty development services contributed and used by an international education community. Search peer reviewed open educational resources (OER), create Course ePortfolios, Bookmark Collections, and Learning Exercises, and build your own learning materials with our Content Builder. The MERLOT project began in 1997, when….
Since they first stepped out of the proverbial cave, humans have always been intrigued by the beauty and wonder of the night sky and the almost infinite possibilities of space. Indeed, astronomy is both the closest and the most distant science from common experience. Every curious person who gazes at the night sky becomes an astronomer, and yet….
The Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access (SCLDA) uses all the Smithsonian offers to empower learners to explore their own interests and collaborate with others to bring ideas to life. We create models and methods that make the Smithsonian a learning laboratory for everyone. We provide extensive digital access to Smithsonian collections, programs, and….
Learn how you can tap into America’s #1 Educational Media Brand for access to thousands of innovative, standards-aligned digital resources, compelling student experiences, and professional development opportunities. Source: PBS LearningMedia..
The Future of Humanity Institute is a multidisciplinary research institute at the University of Oxford. It enables a select set of leading intellects to bring the tools of mathematics, philosophy, and science to bear on big-picture questions about humanity and its prospects. The Institute belongs to the Faculty of Philosophy and is affiliated with the….
by Jacob Silverman Scientists have many tools available to them when attempting to describe how nature and the universe at large work. Often they reach for laws and theories first. What’s the difference? A scientific law can often be reduced to a mathematical statement, such as E = mc²; it’s a specific statement based on empirical data, and….
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Highlights for High School features MIT OpenCourseWare materials that are most useful for high school students and teachers. For Students For Teachers Source: Highlights for High School | MIT OpenCourseWare | Free Online Course Materials..