IMSE CD-ROM version 2

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The IMSE 2 resource CD-ROM contains some of the best science education web sites available on the World Wide Web today. This selection of exemplary science instructional teaching materials reflects concepts of content with an emphasis on primary and secondary school science.

The following Web sites are included on the IMSE 2 CD-ROM:

IMSEnet, a Network of Instructional Materials for Science Educators

The IMSEnet web site contains many annotated web links to the best science instructional materials on the World Wide Web for K-12 classroom instruction as well as a variety of K-12 interdisciplinary web resources. IMSEnet is brought to you by the SERVIT Group, Department of Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education, North Carolina State University.

IMSEnet's development team:
Alec M. Bodzin, Executive Producer
Lisa L. Grable, Science Education
Susan E. Curtis, Designer
John C. Park, Science Education

IMSEnet is available online at http://www.ncsu.edu/imse


NC State's Science Junction.

The IMSE 2 CD-ROM presents a sneak preview of NC State's Science Junction web site. The Science Junction assists learners and teachers of science by providing resources, communications and inquiry-based science activities.

Science Junction's development team:
John C. Park, Project Director
David G. Haase, Project Co-director
Lisa P. Barnett, Graphic Design
Alec M. Bodzin, Science Education
April J. Cleveland, Science Education
Susan E. Curtis, Graphic Design
Lisa Leonor Grable, Science Education
Scott B. Sams, Computer Science

NC State's Science Junction is available online at http://www.ncsu.edu/sciencejunction


Carolina Coastal Science

Carolina Coastal Science is an innovative, inquiry-based, science resource that utilizes the interactive technologies of the World Wide Web to explore science in coastal Carolina. Carolina Coastal Science has been created based on the goals stated in the National Science Education Standards.

© 1998, Alec M. Bodzin. All rights reserved.

Carolina Coastal Science is available online at http://www.ncsu.edu/coast


WhaleNet

The WhaleNet website focus is on whales and marine research. WhaleNet's goal is to foster excitement about learning and the environment.

WhaleNet is an interactive educational project sponsored by Wheelock College in Boston, Massachusetts with support from the National Science Foundation, Simmons College, and technical assistance from MuseNet--the Multi-user Science Education Network.

© 1998, Wheelock College and others. All rights reserved. J. Michael Williamson, WhaleNet Principal Investigator.

WhaleNet is available online at http://whale.wheelock.edu/


Athena, Earth and Space Science for K-12

Athena contains excellent K-12 science curricular resources for the topic areas of space, weather, earth, and oceans. Athena is a three year collaboration between Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) in the state of Washington, and the local school districts of Seattle, Bellevue, Northshore, and Lake Washington. NASA funds Athena as part of its Public Use Of Remote Sensing Data project.

© 1998, Hugh R. Anderson, Principal Investigator, SAIC. All rights reserved.

Athena, Earth and Space Science for K-12 is available online at http://athena.wednet.edu/


Hello Dolly, A Web Quest

Hello Dolly is an inquiry-oriented activity where learners interact with the Internet, evaluate information, and formulate a solution to a complex problem.

Project Design Team:
Keith Nuthall, Project Design, Poway Unified School District
Lynn Rankin, Contributing Science Teacher, Rancho Bernardo High School
DeVon Cutrell, Contributing Science Teacher, Rancho Bernardo High School
Ian Campbell, Surf Master, Rancho Bernardo High School

© 1998, Keith Nuthall, Poway Unified School District. All rights reserved.

Hello Dolly, A Web Quest is available online at http://powayusd.sdcoe.k12.ca.us/dolly/default.htm


Planet Earth

Planet Earth contains web-based ecology activities. These activities are a collaborative effort between the Poway Unified School District and The Museum of Television & Radio.

Project Design: Keith Nuthall
Contributing Organizations/People:
The Wolf People
Linda Grosskopf of Agri News
The Total Yellowstone
Stacey Campo

© 1998, Keith Nuthall, Poway Unified School District. All rights reserved.


Planet Earth is available online at http://powayusd.sdcoe.k12.ca.us/teaching_learning/mt&r/PlanetEarthMainPage.htm


The Particle Adventure
An Interactive Tour of the Inner Workings of the Atom and the Tools for Discovery.

The Particle Adventure introduces the theory of fundamental particles and forces, called the Standard Model. It explores the experimental evidence and the reasons physicists want to go beyond this theory. In addition, it provides information on particle decay and a brief history section.

Project credits:
Forerunner project by Andria Erzberger (with Michael Barnett and Helen Quinn)
Colorized by James Quinn
First version by Carolyn Mockett
Major revision by Charles Groom

Sponsored by the Particle Data Group with thanks to the Contemporary Physics Education Project.

The Particle Adventure is funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, the National Science Foundation, and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

© 1996, by the Particle Data Group. All rights reserved.

The Particle Adventure is available online at http://particleadventure.org/particleadventure/index.html


StarChild

StarChild is a learning center for young astronomers. The StarChild site is a service of the High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center (HEASARC) and Dr. Nicholas E. White (Director) within the Laboratory for High Energy Astrophysics (LHEA) at NASA/ GSFC.

StarChild Authors: The StarChild Team of Joyce Dejoie and Elizabeth "Libby" Truelove
StarChild Project Leader: Dr. Laura A. Whitlock
Technical Rep: Sherri Calvo

StarChild is available online at http://starchild.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/StarChild/StarChild.html


The Natural History of Genes home page

The Natural History of Genes provides teachers with genetic science activities and hands-on experiments to illustrate how DNA, genes, and chromosomes relate to disease, conservation, forensics and more.

The Natural History of Genes is sponsored by The University of Utah School of Medicine, The Eccles Institute of Genetics, and the Utah Museum of Natural History, and is funded by The Howard Hughes Medical Institute, The Precollege Science Education Initiative for Biomedical Research Institutions, and The National Institute for Human Genome Research.

© 1998, The University of Utah School of Medicine, The Eccles Institute of Human Genetics, The Utah Museum of Natural History. For the personal use of students, scholars and the public. Any commercial use or publication is strictly prohibited.

The Natural History of Genes is available online at http://gslc.genetics.utah.edu/


Mathmol's Molecular Library, Hypermedia Textbook, and K-12 Water Module

MathMol (Mathematics and Molecules) is designed to serve as an introductory starting point for those interested in the field of molecular modeling. MathMol is developed at the NYU/ACF Scientific Visualization Laboratory.

© 1998, MathMol. All rights reserved.

The MathMol Home Page is available online at http://www.nyu.edu/pages/mathmol/




The IMSE 2 CD-ROM was compiled by Alec M. Bodzin and John C. Park of the SERVIT Group, Department of Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education, North Carolina State University.
The IMSE 2 CD-ROM label was designed by Susan E. Curtis.

For information regarding the IMSE 2 CD-ROM, contact:

Alec M. Bodzin
The SERVIT Group
Dept. of Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education
Box 7801, 326 Poe Hall
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC 2769-7801
e-mail: ambodzin@unity.ncsu.edu
url: http://www.ncsu.edu/servit/bodzin.html



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