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Applied Science Programs to Build Environmental Literacy
The education team of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration(NOAA) offers innovative online materials that enlighten students and educators about the breadth of scientific research, technology, and activities. These resources include student activities, case studies, tutorials, and lesson plans for education audiences of all ages.
Tool for Animating Images While Exploring Math Concepts
With Choreo Graph, from the New York Hall of Science, learners explore and use mathematical concepts from coordinate geometry, angles, rotations, and translations as they make animations from simple dance moves to complex scenes. Suited to middle school and high school students, the Choreo Graph iPad app and accompanying curriculum activities address national standards by integrating content and mathematical practices.
Curriculum Tracing the Struggle for Women's Equality
The Bill of Rights Institute has launched a new curriculum, just in time for next year's 100th anniversary of the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment. Votes for Women: The Story of the Nineteenth Amendment tells the story of the fight for women’s equality, women’s right to vote, and the struggle, sacrifice, and hardship involved