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Technology to Teach Science

Technology to Teach Science

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I am seeking science education sites that focus on interactive activities, such as games, 3D virtual world, and simulations. I welcome your recommendations. Thank you!

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Whitney Hoffman's picture
Whitney Hoffman
Producer LD Podcast, Digital Media Consultant, Author

what level science are you teaching?

There are tons of videos online- whether TED talks, you tube or more- my kids are both taking different level biology classes this year, and they both looked up videos online that had students singing various songs going over the parts of meiosis and mitosis- it really helped them alot.

I have a bunch of resources- are you looking specifically for simulations, such as virtual field trips and dissections, or demonstrations, or things like Quia, where teachers can make up their own interactive games?

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Shawn Beard
Virtual School Coordinator

Hi Erden,
I work as a Professional Development instructor. I teach classes on integrating technology in the classroom. One thing we have done where I work is create a web listing of interactive websites that contain games/activities/simulations. They are broken down according to subject area. Here is the link to our science page:

http://8thfloorsmartwiki.wikispaces.com/SMART+Science

terry's picture

I am teaching weather in kindergarten and need a culminating activity to expose students to the effects of hurricanes or tornados.

terry's picture

I am teaching weather in kindergarten and need a culminating activity to expose students to the effects of hurricanes or tornados.

Jewell Frogel's picture

I have found many great interactive games and resources for science at smarttech.com I hope this helps! Yours in education, Jewell Frogel

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