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

Screen Capture

Mac OS-X - Do you want to use the built in Apple screenshot tool (cmd-shift-3 or 4) but can't because it creates images in weird file formats (usually png or pdf). It turns out that you can change the default file format. What you have to do is to open a terminal (unix) window and type the following command:

defaults write type jpg

Press return, then restart your computer and your screen shots will render jpgs.