Saturday, September 26, 2009

Noble Prize winner makes science fun for kids

An FSU professor has turned to video lessons and the Internet to revolutionize the way schoolchildren learn science and math. The three-minute video is one of hundreds that Kroto is collecting in a free digital database that represents a sort of YouTube, Google, Wikipedia hybrid for science, math and technology instruction.

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Sunday, September 13, 2009

Cool Science from Howard Hughes Medical Institute


Access: Cool Science

"At Cool Science, we entertain questions of all kinds (Ask a Scientist). We encourage young scientists to get their hands dirty-virtually (Curious Kids). We offer high school and college students new approaches to cutting-edge science topics (BioInteractive). We provide educators with a host of innovative resources they can use in their classrooms (For Educators). We reveal what it takes to become a scientist (Becoming a Scientist). And we showcase an undergraduate science discovery project that may one day change the way science is taught (SEA)."

See also: Biointeractive video clips and Cool Science for Curious Kids