Interesting Links

 

Chapter 15 Test - The Theory of Evolution

 

 

 

 

 

Mendelian Genetics Notes

Genetics Study Guide

Genetics Problems Packet

5 Step Genetcis Problem Example

Video: punnett squares

Video: alleles vs. genes

Video: Dihybrid Crosses

 

NK Blood Type Problems Video

 

Mendelian Genetics Quiz Study Guide

 

 

1) Understanding Science: How Science Really Works (from UC Berkeley)

http://undsci.berkeley.edu/

A "must use" for all science teachers. It is a great resource for learning more about the process of science. Much deeper than the standard PHEOC model of the scientific method; emphasizes peer review, the testing of ideas, a science flowchart and "what is science?" checklist. Teaching resources include case studies of scientific discoveries and lesson plans for every grade level.

 

2) Understanding Evolution (also from UC Berkeley)

http://evolution.berkeley.edu/evolibrary/article/evo_01

A plethora of resources, news items and lessons for teaching about evolution. Lessons provide appropriate "building blocks" to help students at any grade level work towards a deeper understanding of evolution. The tutorial provides a great overview of the science behind evolution and the multiple lines of evidence that support the theory.

 

3) PhEt: Interactive Simulations (University of Colorado)

http://phet.colorado.edu/

Winner of the 2011 Tech Awards. Fun, interactive, research based simulations of physical science phenomena from the University of Colorado provides dozens of fantastic simulations for physics, chemistry and biology. The website also includes a collection of teacher contributed activities, lab experiences, homework assignments and conceptual questions that can be used with the simulations.

 

4) Earth Exploration Toolbook

http://serc.carleton.edu/eet/index.html

Awarded Science Magazines Prize for Online Resources in Education, 2011. A collection of online Earth system science activities. Each activity, or chapter, introduces one or more scientific data sets and analysis tools that enables users to explore some aspect of the Earth system.

 

5) EdHeads

http://edheads.org/

Interactive, free, educational online games focused on science, math, and critical thinking. Collaborative site which does have some advertising, but great content. Check out the Teacher Resource center for simulated surgical procedures, cell phone design (with market research), simple and compound machines, and weather prediction.

 

6) Planting Science.Org

http://www.plantingscience.org/

A learning and research resource, bringing together students, plant scientists, and teachers from across the nation. Students engage in hands-on plant investigations, working with peers and scientist mentors to build collaborations in science and sustainability.

 

7) Periodical Table of Videos (Chemistry, University of Nottingham)

http://www.periodicvideos.com/

A wide array of videos about the elements and other chemistry topics.

 

8) Scientists of the Smithsonian

http://www.smithsonianeducation.org/scientist/index.html

Students can watch videos about 21 Smithsonian scientists including a volcano watcher, fossil hunter, art scientist, germinator and zoo vet.

 

9) Smithsonian Field Research Journals

http://www.mnh.si.edu/rc/fieldbooks/

An online project to collect data from field research journals, from the Museum of Natural History.

 

10) YouTube Science and Math Channels

Coming, stay tuned . . .