Useful Links

www.tryengineering.org 
This website features information about engineering careers,lesson plans that relate classroom activities to real life issues in the engineering world, and games that challenge students to use engineering skills to create and build, or solve problems.

www.spice.centers.ufl.edu/LessonPlans.html
Website provided by the University of Florida Science Partners in Inquiry-based Collaborative Education. This website provides lesson plans and modules for different science concepts for middle and high school.

www.geogebra.org/cms/
This is a free Mathematics (geometry) Software for teaching and learning. Users may download program for free or use the program completely online using an Applet.

nlvm.usu.edu
This website is the home of the National Library of Virtual Manipulatives. Students and teachers can use this website as a resource or supplement for classroom activities using manipulatives. Users may choose the desired grade and Content Strand (Domain).

www.wolframalpha.com
This is a search and “knowledge” engine. Type in a math problem, concept, or vocabulary word and the engine will solve, explain, define, and/or extend.

coolcosmos.ipac.caltech.edu
NASA’s website about infrared astronomy for teachers and students. It offers infrared science activities and lesson plans for teachers.

www.innerbody.com
This is a guide to human anatomy online. This site offers animations and great information about each of the systems of the human body.

illuminations.nctm.org
This is an NCTM website that offers wonderful activities, lesson plans and weblinks for teaching math.

www.mytestbook.com
Awesome website for teachers!!! It provides activities, lessons, worksheets and assessments for 1st-8th grade in math, science and language arts!

http://bcramond.myweb.uga.edu/home/DiscrepantEvents.htm This website is great for science teachers. It gives a list of discrepant events that students will love! It also provides an explanation for the events.

www.google.com/earth/index.html
This website is Google Earth. It is a free download and is a great tool to use with your class!

 

Professional Societies

American Mathematical Society (AMS):www.ams.org

American Statistical Association (ASA):www.amstat.org

Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM):www.awm-math.org

Mathematical Association of American(MAA):www.maa.org

Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS):www.sacnas.org

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics(SIAM):www.siam.org