Stuff for Science

Science is an imaginative adventure of the mind seeking truth in a world of mystery.    Sir Cyril Herman Hinshelwood (1897-1967) English chemist. Nobel prize 1956.

Chemistry teachers, Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams, from Woodland Park, in the US are interviewed by Alan November at ”november learning.com”. They explain how they use the “flipped classroom model in a very individualised and personalised way.

 

Andrew Douch is a biology teacher from Central Victoria.His blog has a huge amount of information and a link to his podcasts, covering just about every aspect of biology. You can also subscribe to them through Itunes.

 

 

 

Free Stuff For Science Teachers.

This site from “Science Inquirer” is absolutely chock a block full of every sort of science resource you could imagine. Well worth a look as I couldn’t begin to describe the huge range of resources there for you.

 

 

 

ASAP Science.

This great YouTube site has animations and simple explanations on just about everything from the power of a nap, the effect of marijuana on the brain to the science of superheros.  By subscribing you get, as they say “your weekly dose of science and fun” – too good to miss.

 

 

tedTyler DeWitt: Hey science teachers — make it fun

A brilliant TEDx talk – how the power of storytelling can engage students in learning science. Equally relevent to teaching any subject and well worth 15 minutes of your time

 

Screen Shot 2014-09-26 at 10.26.39 amPossible Worlds

A series of 4 free online games to play (with more to come) that teach scientific concepts in a very engaging and fun way. So far there is photosynthesis, electricity, heredity and heat transfer.

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