Science Teaching Series

Internet Resources

I. Developing Scientific Literacy

II. Developing Scientific Reasoning

III. Developing Scientific Understanding

IV. Developing Scientific Problem Solving

V. Developing Scientific Research Skills

VI. Resources for Teaching Science

Scientific and Mathematical Editors


(1) Equation Editors: Use a mathematics word processor such as Math Type or Equation Editor to generate the following equations. Submit a final printout. You may find additional useful equations at the Equation and Constant Page.

(A) From the integral tables:

(B) Theoretical Calculation of Equilibrium Constants:

(C) Rate Law for free radical mechanism:

(D) Newton's second law applied to transverse motion of a string:

(E) Fourier series f(x):


(2) Molecular Modeling

Download a program such as iMole for OS-X or Chime for Windows that can read pdb files. Download, view, edit and label molecules. Include a printout of five or more molecules and discuss how this software may be used in the science or math curriculum.

Protein Data Bank