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

Interactive Web-Based Tools for Teaching

"The term "Web 2.0" refers to a perceived second generation of web development and design, that aims to facilitate communication, secure information sharing, interoperability, and collaboration on the World Wide Web. Web 2.0 concepts have led to the development and evolution of web-based communities, hosted services, and applications; such as social-networking sites, video-sharing sites, wikis, blogs, and folksonomies." (Wikipedia reference.). Google docs are Web 2.0 resources with great potential for enhancing cooperative projects in the science classroom. Create a Google Account.

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Web 2.0 Tools for teaching

Experimental Data Entry and Analysis - Examples

Collaboration on Writing a Project or Lab Report

Answering "What if?" Questions - Spreadsheets

Collecting Data from Students - Forms

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