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

Research - Example of the types of resources

Example: Research topic - air pollution

Category Desired content
Other Features
offered by resource
Encyclopedias General background Wikipedia
Radio & Television Broadcast News Audio archive of the history of air pollution in America NPR
National and International News Articles on air pollution in cities today BBC
Local News Local air pollution & weather reports LA Times
News Magazines Health effects of air pollution US News
Almanacs Historical air pollution data AirNow
Government Databases Pollution information for my neighborhood EPA
World or Interactive Maps dynamic air pollution maps for your local city

Google Maps

Book from a Library book for students to read on air pollution LAPL
Research Databases encyclopedia article on the history of air pollution Scholar
Dictionaries /Lexicons, etc. definitions of air pollution terms (e.g. ozone, PAN, carbon monoxide, etc.) Onelook
Quotations quotations from leaders Brainyquote
Video databases Videos on air pollution Youtube