# MERLOT Materials

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1-24 of 51 results for discipline "General Science"

#### Genetics, Cloning, and Gene Therapy

From the University of Utah. Learn about genetics, cloning, and stem cell research. This site provides virtual labs and... see more

#### Interactive Media Center

The Interactive Media Center frequently publishes new materials to add to our series of online reference resources and... see more

#### Literature Reviews: An Overview for... Literature Reviews: An Overview for Graduate Students

This video tutorial is geared towards graduate and professional students, but could also be helpful for undergraduate... see more

#### Significant figures and rounding off

Digits, significant and otherwise; rules for rounding off and the reasoning behind them; some special cases such as... see more

#### The meaning of a measurement:... The meaning of a measurement: accuracy and precision

How to deal with error and scatter in measured values; absolute and relative uncertainty. An elementary but thorough... see more

#### The Scientific Method

The Scientific Method page gives a comprehensive description of how the method works and gives several examples. It... see more

#### Optics for Kids: Science and... Optics for Kids: Science and Engineering

This site provides a very clear and organized overview about optics, the science of light. There is a table of contents... see more

#### ALLSTAR

website that contains materials in the history of aeronautics, science principles of aeronautics and careers in... see more

#### Measurements: drawing conclusions... Measurements: drawing conclusions from data

The bell-shaped curve, confidence intervals, using statistical tests of make conclusions, how to lie with statistics.

#### Research: What Is It?

Explains the difference between information gathering, secondary research, and primary research

#### Basics of Force and Newton's Laws

This is an interactive PowerPoint presentation to be used in Kiosk mode with students. It is intended to be a stand-alone... see more

#### Newton's Laws of motion

Newton's Three laws of motion

#### Drinking Water

Lots of links on the common material of water. Very kid friendly site with some great factoids.

#### Ground Water and Drinking Water

Lots of links on the common material of water. Very kid friendly site with some great factoids.

#### How to Make a Tomato Glow

Instructions and a video showing you how to make a tomato glow. A great way to capture your class's attention!

#### Interactive Periodic Table

Really outstanding pictures and thumbnail encyclopedic information (ie. date discovered, where, by whom).

#### Magnets

Lots of information and links to vocabulary and experiments about magnets and magnetism

#### Water Cycle

Very kid friendly site. There are actual pictures of the various vocabulary and examples of places where water exists or... see more

#### Classroom Notebooks (Notebooks, Part... Classroom Notebooks (Notebooks, Part 2)

This tutorial explains the value of taking your own notes in class and how to organize those notes.Â  This is part 2 of a... see more

#### Measurements: can you believe them?

Reliability of a measurement; an introduction to simple statistics for science students. Average, mean, deviation from... see more

#### neoK12

This website provides a collection of fun and interactive educational videos, lessons, quizzes, games, and puzzles on... see more

#### What is a Planet and Why is Pluto Not... What is a Planet and Why is Pluto Not in the Planet Club Anymore?

A brief article for educators and the interested public on what happened with the "demotion" of Pluto and what the... see more

#### Physics Section A: Mass and Weight

This site is a good informational tool to better understand the difference between mass and weight using the relationship... see more