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A collection of simulations and virtual labs focusing on first-year college physics.  PhET provides fun, interactive,... see more

WOW lessons are designed for infusion into the existing science curriculums for college freshmen and advanced high school... see more

People have misconceptions about evolution. Some are simple misunderstandings; ideas that develop in the course of... see more

This set of applets features illustrations of quantum mechanics through interactive animations in the following domains :... see more

Computer literacy is critical to student success in higher education today. Assessment of student knowledge related to... see more

It has been suggested that the use of active learning instructional strategies, both in traditional face-to-face... see more

A lesson on whale evolution based on DNA, geological, paleontological, physiological and morphological evidence. Students... see more

Here you can find various activities and lesson plans to help teach students about how animals and plants are able to... see more

Offers resources for undergraduate biology that support inquiry-based learning activities.

General Chemistry Experiment Simulations, Tutorials and Conceptual Computer Animations for Introduction to College... see more

This is great as a visual reinforcement when teaching about phase changes. This could easily be used to construct an... see more

The Virtual Genetics Lab (VGL) is a simulation of transmission genetics that approximates, as closely as possible, the... see more

The interactive web-based simulation activity engages students in an inquiry-based study of the principles of genetic... see more

This site provides an on-line manual specially designed for the novice who wishes to use zebrafish, Danio rerio, for... see more

Biology is designed to cover the scope and sequence requirements of a typical two-semester biology course for science... see more

Cell Biology and Cancer—developed with the National Cancer Institute (NCI)—is a creative, inquiry-based instruction... see more

This is a collection of over fifty interactive Excel Spreadsheets (aka - simulations) or Excelets for discovery learning... see more

Explore this virtual kitchen and perform online experiments to solve a puzzle and get a reward.

This free online textbook/course was designed "to present students with the opportunity to learn about the science... see more

Can you teach radioactivity using inquiry?  Yes!  To beginning science students? Of course! Topics include general... see more

The Science Education and Nutrition Education programs at Teachers College Columbia University collaborated to develop... see more

Offers web-based instructional modules based on cutting-edge scientific discoveries. Topics include cell biology &... see more

New teachers should start teaching with exemplary instructional materials. Each fall, three new curriculum supplements... see more

Test the pH of things like coffee, spit, and soap to determine whether each is acidic, basic, or neutral. Visualize the... see more