The National Academies
The National Academies Press
The National Academies bring together experts in all areas of scientific and technological endeavor. These experts serve pro bono to address critical national issues and give advice to the federal government and the public.
Four organizations comprise...
"The National Academies Press (NAP) was created by the National Academy of Sciences to publish the reports of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine" and now provides more than 8000 books in pdf form to read and download for...
The National Museum of Nuclear Science and History
An internet resource for nuclear history and science. Includes quality educational programs that convey the diversity of individuals and events that shape the historical and technical context of the nuclear age.
The Nervous System and the Senses
Detailed activity lesson on the nervous system and the senses. Focuses on locating the parts of the brain connected with the senses. Some parts of the plan require purchase of specific books.
The Science House
Science enrichment activities and lesson plans for K-12 teachers. The Science House, a learning outreach project of NC State University, works in partnership with K12 teachers to increase the use and impact of hands-on learning technologies in mathematics...
The Use of Inexpensive Contests to Teach Science Principles
Grade 1-Grade 8
This 2006 NAD Teachers Convention session is on how "problem solving" activities set up as contests can engage student interest in science. Emphasis is not on the competitive nature of the contest but on the science principles that can be learned...
The WWW Virtual Library
Although not the largest Web index, "the VL pages are widely recognised as being amongst the highest-quality guides to particular sections of the Web."
United Streaming is a great place to get online video from a huge database collection. Their website says, "Discovery Education streaming is a digital video-on-demand and online teaching service to help improve students' retention and test scores; it is aligned to U.S. state and provincial standards."
Using Literacy Support Strategies to Enhance Reading Comprehension in Science
Grade 1-Grade 12
“This article discusses methods for helping students understand—not just memorize—the scientific concepts presented in the textbook and reinforced by the activities.” Davidson and Overstreet note research that has found that “the...
Watch Know Learn- Educational Video Source
"WatchKnowLearn has indexed over 33,000+ educational videos, placing them into a directory of over 3,000 categories. The free videos are available to teachers in the classroom and to students at home 24/7. Users can dive into our innovative directory...
What Do Seventh-Day Adventist Students Need to Know About Science?
This article from the JAE special science issue claims that Adventist science education has the responsibility to guide students into an understanding of the issues involved in the controversy being waged between modern science and the Bible. Adventist educational...
When Science and Religion Meet - How Do We Keep the Faith?
This article explores the apparent tension between science and faith and provides some suggestions for helping students solve this problem. These include understanding: the nature of science, the scientific process and faith, where modern science came from,...
Why Do Different Scientists Interpret Reality Differently?
Following an introduction to a mini-series on Faith and Science, this article considers the impact of contrasting worldviews (theism, naturalism, pantheism, Biblical Christianity and Secular Humanism) on scientists interpretation of research.