Website Science
Science House summer workshop
July 14 - July 25, 1997
Leaders: Al Bodzin, Lisa L. Grable, John C. Park
30 hours Funded in part by the National Science Foundation


Syllabus:

Day 1:
Introduction to browsing the Web with Netscape Navigator
Use IMSEnet website to locate science resources on the World WideWeb
Adding bookmarks

Day2:
Introduction to the IMSE CD-ROM
Using the IMSE CD-ROM to locate science web resources
How to do page setup for printing web pages

Day 3:
Downloading and installing helper applications and graphics
Introduction to pay sites on the World Wide Web
Science content web browsing and evaluating

Day 4:
Introduction to Search Engines
Using data sets from the IMSE CD-ROM
Using WhaleNet as a classroom example
Science content web browsing

Day 5:
Introduction to WebWhacker 1.0 - harvesting web sites
Science content web browsing

Day 6:
Organizing bookmarks for classroom use
Downloading and installing plug-ins

Day 7:
Using Netscape Navigator Gold WYSIWYG editor to make a web page

Day 8:
Evaluating science content sites on the Web

Day 9:
Evaluating science content sites on the Web
Introduction to the SciTeach Forum

Day 10:
Evaluating science content sites on the Web


Homework readings:
Incorporating the the WWW in the Science Classroom
Evaluating Science Resources on the World Wide Web for Instructional Uses in the Classroom
Science WWW lesson plans
Science Datasets WWW Resources
Navigator Gold Quick Start for editing


Projects:
Write a simple web page with links and graphics
Write 4 annotations of science websites