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Instructions for Using This Wiki

DMPS Science Wiki Instructions.doc

Project-Based Learning (PBL resources)

Video "Project Based Learning Explained"
PBL Resources
Interactive Notebooks

Google Docs Info Sheet from Mike Todd



Free Teacher Materials

http://scienceinquirer.wikispaces.com/freestuff

Copyright Information

BriefNotesMultimedia.pdf

Great Links:

Direct Link to Web 2.0 Page

Hundreds of tools and applications for teachers and students:

cooltoolsforschools.com
http://newyorkscienceteacher.com

Tips for Teaching with New Technology:

Edutopia-10-top-tips-for-teaching-with-new-media.pdf

ISU RET Program (CBiRC)

http://www.isuret.info

ISU GK-12 Program

Iowa State GK-12

Curriculum Supplements & Materials:

National Institutes of Health Curriculum Supplements

100 Free Web Tools for Elementary Teachers

http://www.smartteaching.org/blog/2008/08/100-awesome-free-web-tools-for-elementary-teachers/

Science Simulations:

http://phet.colorado.edu/index.php

Science Content:

The Futures Channel: Linking Science & Math to Real Life http://www.thefutureschannel.com/index.php
Science Daily Resources: http://www.scitechdaily.com/resources.htm
Understanding Science: http://undsci.berkeley.edu/
Great Physics Sites: www.thephysicsfront.org; www.physicstogo.org
Site with videos demonstrating scientific principles: http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/hs/home/home/index.htm
Visual Dictionary: http://visual.merriam-webster.com/
Teacher Domain - Digital Media: http://www.teachersdomain.org/collection/k12/sci/
Visualizing how small a cell and atom are: http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/begin/cells/scale/

Web 2.0 Tools (Data Collection, Presentation, Collaboration):

Web 2.0 for the Classroom Teacher: http://www.kn.att.com/wired/fil/pages/listweb20s.html
Web Applications for Anyone: http://news.cnet.com/webware/
Using Cell Phones as Educational Tools: http://cellphonesinlearning.wikispaces.com/
Social Bookmarking: www.delicious.com
Free Technology for Teachers Blog: www.freetech4teachers.com
Free Podcasts available on iTunes! Download iTunes (free) and go to iTunes store. Click on "Podcasts" tab on left side of screen. A variety of topics are available to download. http://www.apple.com/itunes/

Video & Photos:

Video Clips From Movies (to use as "Hooks"): http://www.wingclips.com
Free Pictures & Graphics: http://edupic.net/

Simulations and Demonstrations:

FREE Astronomy Simulation Software:http://www.shatters.net/celestia/
Discovery Education Science - FREE to DMPS teachers using your school's Heartland-assigned username and password. This site is amazing!!! **http://www.discoveryeducation.com**

Science Centers:

Science Center of Iowa http://www.sciowa.org
Exploratorium Online Activities Page: http://www.exploratorium.edu/explore/online.html


Purchasing Discounts

Heartland AEA Consortium (Multiple Companies):
Fisher Science Education: Des Moines IA Agreement 31%.pdf ; Des Moines IA Letter 31%.pdf