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NASA professional development topics would you like to see offered? 2 Replies

Started by Richard Varner. Last reply by Richard Varner Jun 14, 2012.

Solubility of Gases 3 Replies

Started by Roger Jones. Last reply by Kim Lightle Oct 12, 2011.

Cornell Notes and cells 4 Replies

Started by Mary Henton. Last reply by Paul D. Boyer, Ph.D. Sep 25, 2011.

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Comment by John Libby on January 10, 2014 at 9:59am

Thanks!  I'll check it out....

Comment by Sandra Bureau on January 10, 2014 at 9:33am

That's why you would like diigo. You can search your bookmarks. You can annotate them also and search these.So, I annotate them with how I used them in class and then it makes it easy to find. I'm sure there are other services.

Comment by John Libby on January 10, 2014 at 7:59am

I just create folders to organize the type of bookmarked source...Student Resources, Teacher Resources, Sci Videos, etc.  Even then, I need to remember to scour a folder when I'm scratching my head over a topic.

Comment by Sandra Bureau on January 8, 2014 at 5:47am

On that note, what do people use to organize their bookmarks? I've been using diigo. I really like being able to access my bookmarks from the cloud, but it also has nice organization features, annotations and I like that I can share with a group.

Comment by John Libby on January 7, 2014 at 10:57pm

I know what you mean, Sandra.  I find a great source, bookmark it, then forget I have it!

Comment by Sandra Bureau on January 6, 2014 at 10:55pm

Ohh, thanks for reminding me. ACS's Middle School Chemistry website got lost in my abundance of bookmarks. I really like the activities they have associated with chemical change. I'm using right now with my 7th graders

Comment by John Libby on January 6, 2014 at 10:36pm

Kim, middleschoolchemistry.com is a great find!  Thanks!

Comment by Tom Jenkins on November 8, 2011 at 12:47pm
Was working with some folks from the Concord Consortium last week and they turned me on to these great interactive science simulations (they are also open source!). http://www.concord.org/activities

I'm always on the lookout for similar activities, so please feel free to share your own.

Comment by Mary Henton on June 2, 2011 at 8:10am

Just stumbled upon fascinating site for anyone interested in astronomy: eso.org

Virtual tours of the facilities, images, educational materials, SpaceScope (astronomy news for kids), information...Wow!

Also check out recent time lapse video from the Very Large Telescope (VLT) at the ESO site in Chile: http://youtu.be/wFpeM3fxJoQ

Comment by Kim Lightle on May 25, 2011 at 5:11pm
Looking for some summer PD? Here are some offerings from NSTA - http://learningcenter.nsta.org/products/online_courses/shortcourses...

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