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MERLOT Favorites (Bidlack)

by Jim Bidlack
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These sites are my favorites in MERLOT. They include the cool and nifty animations and simulations that get students interested in learning!

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The Auscultation Assistant

Added 12/30/2006
Audio examples of various hard beat sounds are provided by this site.

The Dancing Paul Site

Added 12/30/2006
This has got to be one of the most enjoyable and entertaining sites in MERLOT, complete with music and dance moves you will remember.

Online Payroll Calculator

Added 12/30/2006
This calculator can be used to determine how deductions will affect paychecks and hence, net pay in California.

The Cameron Balloon Factory

Added 12/30/2006
The Cameron Balloon Factory guides users through a virtual adventure through a real balloon factory.

Plagiarism and Academic Integrity

Added 12/30/2006
This is an awesome, real-life, simulation that explains the concepts of plagiarism and academic integrity.

Mathematics Animated

Added 12/30/2006
This site provides animations that make mathematics come alive. Very cool depictions of things such as the Pythagorean Theorem, trigonometric functions, and analytical geometric are shown.

The Bells Applet

Added 12/30/2006
This is a cool applet that allow users to play with sound. You can edit the pitches of the bells, the sharpness of the hammer striking the bell, and the number of modes.

Virtual Autopsy: The Ice Maiden, Emissary to the Gods

Added 12/30/2006
This is an interesting site that provides background information about the remains of the Ice Maiden, as well as a virtual autopsy to learn the cuase of her death.

The Vikings. The North Atlantic Saga

Added 12/30/2006
This is a really cool animation / simulation that takes users through the voyage of Viking exploration of the North Atlantic.

DNA from the Beginning

Added 12/30/2006
This site, called DNA From the Beginning, is a MERLOT Classic that goes through the history of the discovery of DNA, along with video clips of scientists and neat animations to show how the experiments were done.

Ideal Gas Law Simulation

Added 12/30/2006
This ideal gas law simulation is a MERLOT Classic and a great way to show what sort of learning objects are available on the Internet.

Hermitage Museum

Added 12/30/2006
This is an incredible site, where users can enter and actually "walk around" the Hermitage Museum in Russia. It's a little slow and requires HotMedia to view, but it is downloadable at this site and worth the wait.

Diego Rivera

Added 12/30/2006
This site includes photographs and video clips about the famous Mexican artist, Diego Rivera.
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