Aerodynamics and Flight

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Aerodynamics and Flight


Aerodynamics sites for paper airplane research

http://www.geocities.com/paperplane_quest/

Building kites

htt
p://www.2020site.org/kite/

Paper Kites

http://www.ex.ac.uk/~jastaple/kites/projects/sled/sled.html

Newspaper Kite

http://www.clem
.freeserve.co.uk/

Introduction to Airplane Design

http://www.seeds2learn.com/airIndex.html

Dynamics of Flight

http://www.uee
t.nasa.gov/StudentSite/dynamicsofflight.html

Science Fun With Airplanes

http://www.ag.ohio
-
state.edu/~flight/

First Amateur rocket launch

http://www.space.com/missionlaunches/csxt_rocket_040512.html

Wright Brothers Flight and Simulation (NASA)

http://wright.nasa.gov/

National Air And Space Museum

h
ttp://www.nasm.si.edu/

The future of Air Travel

http://www.gaservingamerica.org/Future_of_GA.htm


U. S. Centennial of Flight Commission (history of flight, essays on impact of flight)

http://www.centennialofflight.gov/index.html



Virtual tour of the Cameron Balloon Factory

http://bized.ac.uk/virtual/cb/


Construct a gliding aircraft


http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/lessons/glide/index.html


Rockets Away
-

A fun approach to exploring the science of rocketry

http://www.ag.ohio
-
state.edu/~rockets/


Rocket Modeler interactive program

http://exploration.grc.nasa.gov/education/rocket/rktsim.html

Foilsim
-

educational software designe
d at the NASA Lewis Research Center to instruct
students in the basics of aerodynamics. (excellent!)

http://www.allstar.fiu.edu/aero/Foilsim.htm



Beginner's Guide to Aerodynamics

http://www.lerc.nasa.gov/WWW/K
-
12/airplane/bga.html


Kites and integrated lessons

http://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/les
son/lesson056.shtml

Aerodynamics in bicycles

http://www.princeton.edu/~asmits/Bicycle_web/bicycle_aero.html




Wind Tunnel Experiments

http://www.lerc.nasa.gov/WWW/K
-
12/windtunnel.html


Interactive Look at a Jet Engine

(http://wings.avkids.com/Tours/Engine/)


Kite Store

http://www.intothewind.com/



Online Interactive Lessons on Aviation and Aerodynamics (good stuff)

http://www.planemath.com/activities/pmactivitiesall.html


Extensive Aviat
ion Sites

http://www.erau.edu/libraries/virtual/Aviation/


Extensive Aerospace Sites

http://www.erau.edu/libraries/virtual/Aer
ospace/


Principles of Aeronautics Resources for Teachers and Kids

(http://wings.avkids.com/)


NASA Aerospace Team Online
-

brings you into flight simulators and wind tunnels to
see NASA employees doing aerodynam
ic design research

http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/aero/


World Wide Web Ballooning Pages

http://www.euronet.nl/users/jdewilde/index.html


Whitewing
s
-

High performance paper gliders

http://www.whitewings.com/


Lessons that deal with the physics laws of flight

http://www.wnet.org/wnet
school/origlessons/upup/index.html


Paper Airplanes


http://www.paperairplanes.co.uk/



FAA Aviation Education

http://www.faa.gov/education/index.cfm
.


Flights of Imagination
-

Wright Brothers and the first transatlantic flight, plus resources

http://www.fi.edu/flights/index.html


STARBASE Minnesota
-

Organization designed to motivate students in te
chnology,
math, and science through aerospace education

http://www.starbasemn.org/


NOVA Hot Cars: Lift and Drag

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh
/nova/hotscience/fastcars/index.html


Traveling faster than sound

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/barrier/



Agriculture

Food timeline

http://www.foodtimeline.
org/

Evolution of Crop Plants

http://agronomy.ucdavis.edu/gepts/pb143/pb143.htm

Antique farming machinery

http://www
.history.rochester.edu/appleton/a/agmac
-
m.html

Technology in Agriculture

http://www.pakissan.com/english/index.htm

History of American Agriculture

http://teach1.cses.vt.edu/Hist3124/index3124.html


Biotechnologically enhanced crops
-

benefits (click on publications for free materials)

http://www.whybiotech.com/index.asp

Agriculture
beyond 2000 video

http://www.ageducate.org/resources/video_2000.html

_2000.html

Ohio Farm Bureau Federation

http://www.ofbf.org/ofbweb/ofbwebengine.nsf/$LookupPageID/KLOS
-
5E4PCU/?OpenDocument

Facts on Ohio Farmi
ng

http://www.agclassroom.org/kids/stats/ohio.pdf

Ohio Bureau of Farming Learning Resources

h
ttp://www.ofbf.org/ofbweb/ofbwebengine.nsf/$LookupPageID/KLOS
-
5E4PCU/?OpenDocument


Agriculture and Children

http://www.campsilos.org/mod4/teachers/r_index.shtml

Agriculture Education Re
sources

http://ageducate.org/resources/


Animals

Virtual Grasshopper

http://www.ent.iastate.edu/ref/anatomy/ihop/


Virtual dissections of several

animals

http://biology.miningco.com/cs/dissections/

Cut
-
outs for animals in different habitats
-

just print, color, and insert into your diorama!

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/biomes/


Animal crafts out of common materials

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/crafts/animals/

Find animals that live in your zip code area

http://www.enature.com/


Architecture and Construction

Construction Skills for grades K


12 (UK)

http://www.constructionawards.co.uk/index.php?mode
=

Brid
ge building links

http://www.ic.sunysb.edu/Stu/ppoggio/

Native American Tipi


math calculations

http://www.hhs.helena.k12.mt.us/ILA
P/Tepees%20ILAP.htm

LEGO Digital Designer

http://www.lego.com/eng/factory/design/

Architecture web index

http://www.zeroland.co.nz/index0.html

A
History of Architecture

http://www.zeroland.co.nz/architecture_history.html

Architect3D online

http://www.architec
tstudio3d.org/AS3d/design_studio3d.html

LEOCad 3D modeling software

http://leocad.org/

Pictures of various structures

http:/
/www.dtonline.org/structures/index.html?_Action=search&_Where=AllValidated

Online create a city site

http://www.citycreator.com/build.city?city=3

kids building and learning about the community
-

good lessons

http://www.cubekc.org/catwab.html

K’nex construction projects

http://www.balmoralsoftware.com/knex/knex.htm
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Construc
tion careers

http://www.constructmyfuture.com/



Architecture Week Magazine

http://www.architectureweek.com/today.html

The History of the Toilet

http://www.plumbingsupply.com/toilethistoryindia.html


National Building Museum

http://www.building
-
america.org/


Bridges

http://eduscapes.com/42explore/bridge.htm


Toothpick (and other) bridges

http://archive.ala.org/ICONN/KCFAQ/bridges.html

Talks about building model
bridges from toothpicks, spaghetti, balsa.


How to get started.

http://www.abcdpittsburgh.org/kids/kids.htm

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http://www.edfac.usyd.edu.au/staff/fletcher/Files/Bridge_truss_project.html

http://ABCDpittsburgh.org/links2.html#usaa

One of many sales sites for hobby rail
roaders, these specialize in historical detail

http://www.bridgewerks.com/Pages/bridges.html

http://www.caboosehobbies.com/

Timeline/history of arc
hitecture (styles, periods of time)

http://library.thinkquest.org/26491/stylescat.php3?browser=3


American Institute of Architects, Columbus Chapter (includes design project for
HS
students)

http://www.aiacolumbus.org/index.php


Designing a skyscraper

http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/lessons/reach/


About Architec
ture

http://architecture.about.com/


Building a Dream Home with 3
-
D Geometric Shapes

http://www.lessonplanspage.com/MathGeometryDream
Home25.htm


Building with Geometric Shapes

http://www.lessonplanspage.com/MathArtGeometricArchitectureDeveloping46.htm

Bridges: Grades 6
-
8

http://school.discovery.com/lessonplans/programs/bridges


Structures Around the World: Activities for Elementary Schools

http://www.explor
atorium.edu/structures/index.html



The Skyscraper Page

http://www.skyscraperpage.com/

Take a tour of architecture and other resources on structure

http://www.fi.edu/structures/structures.html



Great Buildings and Architects

http://www.greatbuildings.com/



Interactive Bridge Building site

http://library.thinkquest.org/11686/index.html


Building Big
-

PBS

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/buildingbig/


On line roller coaster simulation

http://www.Funderstanding.com/k12/coaster/


Roller Coasters (3 sites)

http://dir.yahoo.com/Science/Physics/Mechanics/Amusement_Park_Ride_Physics/


http://www.ultimaterollercoaster.com/resources/


http://www.ultimaterollercoaster.com/



Future City Competitions

http://www.futurecity.org/


Construction Design Briefs for the Elementary Grades

http://www.cs.bsu.edu/homepages/kirkwood/resources/construct.htm


Building with Balsa

http://www.zimsweb.com/balsa


History of European Architecture

http://www.bc.edu/bc_org/avp/cas/fnart/arch/contents_europe.html


E
mpire State Building (2 sites)

http://www.columbia.edu/imaging/html/marc/empire/empire
-
marc.html


http://www.esbnyc.com/



Frank Lloyd

Wright
-

PBS

http://www.pbs.org/flw/


Geodesic Dome Teaching activities (2 sites)

http://www.cs.bsu.edu/homepages/kirkwood/zzGeodex.htm


http://www.exploratorium.edu/science_explorer/geo_gumdrops.html


Gothic Cathedrals (sidebar)

http://newyorkcarver.com/


Camping Shelter desi
gn brief

http://www.cs.bsu.edu/homepages/kirkwood/Hiking%20E4.htm


History of skyscrapers
-

History Channel

http://www.historychannel.c
om/

Engineering an Empire (Russian Engineering)


Discovery Channel

http://www.history.com/

K'Nex (2 sites)

http://www.cs.bsu.edu/homepages/ki
rkwood/Knex/Knxndx.htm


LEGO (2 sites)

http://www.weirdrichard.com/activity.htm


http://www.legomindstorms.com/fll/



Pop Ups or Paper Engineerin
g (3 sites)

http://www.flying
-
pig.co.uk/


http://www.makersgallery.com/joanirvine/index.html


http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/pyramid/explore/


http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/rul/libs/scua/montanar/p
-
ex.htm

Paper engineering


origami examples


Dutch desig
ner

http://www.ic.sunysb.edu/Stu/ppoggio/

Paper Architecture

http://members.aol.com/kselena/OA/oamainpg.html



Origami sites for students


http://www.stemnet.nf.ca/CITE/origami.htm


Covered Bridges in Kentucky

http://www.uky.edu/KentuckyAtlas/CoveredBridges/


Marble Ra
mps activity

http://www.col
-
ed.org/cur/sci/sci174.txt


Various bridge model sites

http://mvhs1.mbhs.edu/mvhsproj/bridge_mode
l/bridges2.html


Bridge resources

http://mvhs1.mbhs.edu/mvhsproj/bridge_model/bridges2.html


Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
-

PBS

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/sunken/wonders/


The Pyramids
-

PBS

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/pyramid/explore/


SodaConstructor (interactive construction site)

http://sodaplay.com/constructor/index.htm



On
-
Line High Rise Archive

http://www.xs4all.nl/~hnetten/index.html


West Point Bridge Designer download

http://bridgecontest.usma.edu/



Audio and acoustics


Science of sound

http://www.surfnetkids.com/sound.htm


History of recorded sound

http://www.bill78.btinternet.co.uk/history/hist0.htm

Acoustic and Vibration Animations

http://www.kettering.edu/~drussell/demos.html


Sound site

http://www.sci.mus.mn.us/sound/nocss/top.html


Sound waves

http://www.school
-
for
-
champions.com/science/sound.htm


Light and s
ound waves

http://www.physicsclassroom.com/mmedia/waves/wavesTOC.html


Faster than sound (sound barrier)

http://www.pbs.org/wg
bh/nova/barrier/


Wave Motion

http://www.explorescience.com/activities/activity_list.cfm?categoryID=3


Making musical instruments

http://www.pullmankids.com/articles/musical.html


Monitoring marine mammals with acoustics

http://www.pmel.noaa.gov/vents/acoustics/whales/bioac
oustics.html


Interactive web site about sound

http://library.thinkquest.org/19537/


Realplayer sites

http://realguide.real.com/




Careers


Skills and Compe
tencies Needed to Survive in Today's Workplace (SCANS)

http://www.ncrel.org/sdrs/areas/issues/methods/assment/as7scans.htm

http://www.ncrel.org/sdrs/areas/issues/methods/a
ssment/as7scans.htm


Exploring Careers (Minnesota)

http://www.iseek.org/sv/10000.jsp

Career Voyages
-

best jobs

http://www.careervoyages.gov/

Technology in You
r Future

http://www.gettech.org/default2.asp

Careers in Technology

http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/tech/


Career InfoNet

http://www.acinet.org/acinet/


Decision
-
making after high school

http://www.myfuture.com/


Vocational Education resources

http://www.ed.gov/f
ree/s
-
voced.html


Student guide to jobs, resumes, vocational interests

http://library.thinkquest.org/11720/


Vocational Technical Education Resources

http://dragon.ep.usm.edu/~yuen/votech.htm


Dream Job Lesson Plans

http://www.education
-
world.com/a_lesson/TM/WS_dreamjob.shtml


Occupational Outlook Handbook

http://www.bls.gov/oco/

Jobs for kids by interest

http://stats.bls.gov/k12/html/edu_over.htm


Mapping your future

htt
p://mapping
-
your
-
future.org/


Calculating the cost of living on your own activity

http://www.thirteen.org/wnetschool/origlessons/lifecost/



Communication


Remote sensing online adv
entures (elementary)

http://imagers.gsfc.nasa.gov/amelia

http://imagers/gsfc.nasa.gov/amelia/teachersguide/index.html

http://imagers.gsfc.nasa.gov/echohome.html

Media Clearinghouse


Critical Thinking About Media Messages

http://medialit.med.sc.edu/

The Satellite Site, build your

own satellite

http://www.thetech.org/exhibits_events/online/satellite/

How Radar Works (What's In a Box?)

http://
spaceplace.nasa.gov/en/kids/srtm_action1.shtml

Project Gutenberg is the first and largest single collection of free electronic books, or
eBooks.

http://www.gutenberg.net/cdproject/download.ht
ml

The History of Electronic Communication

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/onceandfutureweb/home.html


Web Tools Module
-

communication and information
-

web
-
based design brief on
modern communicat
ion

http://www.ic.sunysb.edu/class/est320/webtech/index.htm


Graphic Arts information

http://teched.vt.edu/gcc/


Communication Design Briefs

for elementary students

http://www.cs.bsu.edu/homepages/kirkwood/resources/communication.html


History of the World Wide Web

http://www.w3.org/History.html



Create your own newspaper

http://crayon.net/


Telecommunications

http://www.mse.cornell.edu/courses/engri111//
telecom.htm



The Evolution of Communication

http://library.thinkquest.org/26451/frames.html


Satellites

http://www.surfnetkids.com/s
atellite.htm



Computers


Co
-
next: integrate computers into curriculum

http://www.co
-
nect.com/

Imperata Computer Network Control software

http://www.div
ace.com/home.nsf/pages/imperata

Computers and Technology sites

http://www.ala.org/parentspage/greatsites/science.html

From Now On


Educational Technology for Engaged Learners

http://www.fno.org/

Association for the Advancement of Computers in Education

http://www.aace.org/

ISTE teacher resources

http://www.iste.org/inhouse/resources/asmt/msiste/index.cfm?Section=NETS_OTA&CFI
D=4242786&CFTOKEN=72956235

ISTE lesson plans

http://www.iste.org/Template.cfm?Section=Lesson_Plans&Template=/TaggedPage/Tagg
edPageDisplay.cfm&TPLID=23&ContentID=3359&CFID=4242786&CFTOKEN=7295
6235

The History Ch
annel: Computer History Timeline

http://www.pafko.com/history//h_intro.html


The Cultural Impact of Computer Technology

http://www.yale.edu/ynhti/curriculum/units/1999/7/99.07.07.x.html


Computer history museum

http://www.computerhistory.org/


History of computing science

http://lecture.eingang.org/toc.html


Privacy and security on the Internet

http://www.privacyresources.org/


How to navigate through web sites

http://
www.fi.edu/primer/setup.html

The Intel Museum

http://www.intel.com/museum/index.htm

International Telecomputing Consortium

http://www.itc.org/


Interactive journey

on how computers work

http://www.intel.com/education/journey/INDEX.HTM




Delaware, Ohio

Growth of Delaware County

http://www
-
agecon.ag.ohio
-
state.edu/programs/exurbs/Counties/DELAWARE.htm

History of Delaware Ohio

http://www.heritagepursuit.com/Delaware/delindex.ht

Facts about Ohio

http://www.50states.com/ohio.htm

Ghost towns of Delaware (OH) County

http://www.forgottenoh.com/GhostTowns/delawareco.html


Design

Design in
the Classroom (includes lessons and a great movie about design!)

http://ditc.missouri.edu/index.html

Kids Design Network

http://www.dupagechildr
ensmuseum.org/kdn2/

Design It! Curriculum materials from Center of Science Education (commercial)

http://cse.edc.org/curriculum/designit/

Intel Design Packet
-

Lesson Plans

http://www.intel.com/education/Design/index.htm

Core77: Design magazine and resources

http://www.core77.com/

Kids design the future

http://www.cs.umd.edu/hcil/kiddesign/design_process.shtml

Design and Technology Association, Britain

http://web.data.org.uk/data/index.php

What is design and the design proc
ess?

http://www.mech.uwa.edu.au/DANotes/design/home.html

Design companies directory

http://www.dexigner.com/directory/

Children as design

partners

http://www.cs.umd.edu/hcil/kiddesign/design_process.shtml

Hot Wheels: How Concept Cars Work

http://e
xpress.howstuffworks.com/express
-
concept
-
car.htm

Bad Human Factor Designs

http://www.baddesigns.com/index.shtml

University of Washington Universal Design

http://www.washington.edu/doit/Faculty/Strategies/Universal/

The Center for Universal Design

http://www.design.ncsu.edu/cud/

ProDESKTOP resources

INTAD resources for ProDESKTOP

http://www.intad.asn.au/prod/default.asp

http://ptcprojectlink.ptc.com/

Industrial Design Society of America

http://w
ww.idsa.org/

Rhino software

http://www.rhino3d.com/


What is Design Technology (From Industrial Technology and Design Teachers' Assoc)

http://www.intad
.asn.au/juniortech/default.asp




Earth Science

Underground Adventure on
-
line exhibit on soil at the Field Museum, Chicago (excellent)

http://www.fmnh.org/ua/default.htm


On line questions and answers ab
out soil

http://www.fieldmuseum.org/undergroundadventure/kidzone/index.shtml

Savage Earth (Changes to the Land)

http://www.thirteen.org/savageearth/index.html

Geologic Time Chart and the Fossil Record

http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/fosrec/

University of California, Berkeley, Museum of Paleontology

http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/index.html

Water pollution sources (interactive picture)

http://www.cleanwaterhonolulu.com/water.html

Soil science for high
school students

http://soil.gsfc.nasa.gov/

NASA Earth Observatory


simulated NASA experiments about Earth

http://Earthobservatory.nasa.gov

Rainforest curriculum

http://passporttoknowledge.com/students.html

Earth’s magnetosphere and the Aurora Borealis

http://image.gsfc.nasa.gov/poetry

Geology

www.usgs.gov

Geologic information

http://education.usgs.gov/common/primary.htm

Interactive sites for K
-
12 from the US Geological Survey

http://interactive2.usgs.gov/learningweb

Rock collecting for kids

www.rocksforkids.com

Google Earth

http://earth.google.com

Exploring Earth interact
ive website

www.classzone.com/books/earth_science/terc/navigation/home.cfm

Sea
-
viewing Wide Field
-
of
-
view Sensor

http://seawifs.gsfc.nasa.gov/SEAWIFS.html

Map sites

http://terraserver.microsoft.com

http://earth.google.com

www.mapquest.c
om

www.globexplorer.com

http://worldwind.arc.nasa.gov

Earthquake proof structure activity

NSF Earth and Environment Classroom Resources

http://www.nsf.gov/news/classroom/earth
-
environ.jsp

The Oceans

http://www.mos.org/oceans/index.html

EarthSim: Interactive 3D Earth Science

http://www.earthsim.tv/index.php?page=whatson

History of Agriculture in America

http://www.agclassroom.org/gan/timeline/index.htm

Model an Earthquake

http://quake.wr.usgs.gov/research/deformation/modeling/eqmodel.html

Make your own Seismograph

http://cse.ssl.berkeley.edu/lessons/indiv/davis/hs/Seismograph.html

Our changing world

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/4kids/learning

Internet resources on tsunamis

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/asia
-
pacific/4136289.stm

The 1995 Hyogoken
-
Nanbu Earthquake

http://www.seismo.unr.edu./ftp/pub/updates
/louie/kobe/kobe.html


Electronics


American Society of Electrical Engineering K12 resources

http://www.engineeringk12.org/default.cfm

Gibson Electronics

http://www.gibsonteched.com/main.html

Vintage Electronics

http://www.vcomp.co.uk/one_tube_1935/one_tube_1935.htm

Uses for electronics

http://www.howstuffworks.com/category.htm?cat=Elec


MadLab Electonics Kits

http://www.madlab.org/index.html


Timeline of Electronics

http://www.greatachievements.org/greatachievements/ga_5_3.html


History of electronics

http://www.ee.umd.edu/~taylor/Electrons.htm


Marconi Web Site

http://www.marconicalling.com/front.htm


Create your own crystal radio science fair projects

http://www.midnightscience.com/sciencefair.html



Build a si
mple electric motor

http://members.tripod.com/simplemotor/


Simple electric motor links

http://members.tripod.com/simplemotor/links.htm


Electronics information page

http://www.dtonline.org/apps/infopage/app.exe?3&1&1&0&1&0


Magnets and electronics

http://education.jlab.org/beamsactivity/6thgrade/magnetsandelectromagnets/stu01.l.html


Generator, interactive model

http://home.a
-
city.de/wa
lter.fendt/physengl/generatorengl.htm


Quaker Oats Radio

http://www.midnightscience.com/project.html


Kids sites on electricity

http://www
.surfnetkids.com/electric.htm



Radio Transmission activity (online)

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/tryit/radio/



Elementary Sites


Engineering is Elementary


Engineering curriculum from Boston’s Mu
seum of Science

http://www.mos.org/doc/1545

Pre K


12 Engineering activities based on Massachusetts standards

http://www.prek
-
12engineering.org/

National Scie
nce Foundation Engineering Classroom Resources

http://www.nsf.gov/news/classroom/engineering.jsp

eTSA elementary activities

http://www.tsaweb.org/files/05
-
06puborderform.pdf

Children Engineering Educators

http://www.childrensengineering.com/

Virginia Department of Education, Children's Engineering, A Teacher Resource Guide
f
or Design and Technology in Grades K
-
5

http://www.pen.k12.va.us/VDOE/Instruction/CTE/te/K
-
5/Engineering/

Children’s Engineering Council, Virginia Department of Ed

http://vtea.org/ESTE/

Discover Engineering Through Reading

http://www.eweek.org/2002/Library/reading.shtml

ITEA’s Technology Education for Children Council (TECC)

http://www.ncat.edu/%7Echildres/tecchome.html

Kids Design Network

http://www.dupagechildrensmuseum.org/servlet/kdn.Challe
nges

CityEngineering (City College of New York)

http://citytechnology.ccny.cuny.edu/Educators.html

Technology education for the elementary grades (James Kirkwood, Ball State U)

http://www.cs.bsu.edu/homepages/kirkwood/index.html

Article on Project
-
based learning by Terry Thode

http://www.edutopia.org/
php/article.php?id=Art_290&key=037

Children Design and Engineering

http://www.childrendesigning.org/home.html

Learning by Design, Middle School, Georgia Institute of Technology

http://www
-
static.cc.gatech.edu/projects/lbd/home.html

Design in the Classroom, Georgia Institute of Technology

http://ditc.missouri.edu/gettingStarted/i
ndex.html

Design and Technology Lessons for Elementary

http://www.naaidt.org.uk/resources/projects/index.html?All=3


Elementary Tech Ed course


Kirkwood

http://www.cs.bsu.edu/homepages/kirkwood/Syllabi/364/syllabus.html

Great Web Sites for Kids

http://www.ala.org/parentspage/gre
atsites/science.html

Dinosaurs (2 sites)

http://www.surfnetkids.com/dino.htm


Elementary tech ed activities (3 sites)

http://www.cs.bs
u.edu/homepages/kirkwood/index.html


http://www.cs.bsu.edu/homepages/kirkwood/resources.htm



Mars Madness

http://tqjunio
r.thinkquest.org/5579/splash.htm



Energy



AEP appliance calculator

https://www.aepohio.com/CustomerService/HelpfulInformation/Saving
Energy/energyCal
culator/applianceCSP.asp

Solar Energy (New Zealand)

http://staff.ace.ac.nz/Centres/Technology/kohia2002/kohia/adminpages/energylinks.html

Energy Hogs (includes teacher’s guide)

http://www.energyhog.org/adult/educators.htm

Ohio Windmaps

http://www.windexplorer.com/Ohio/ohio.h
tm

Ohio Clean Power Estimator

http://www.clean
-
power.com/ohio/

Ohio Renewable Energy Web Site

http://www.odod.state.oh.us/cdd/oee/renewables
.htm
_

Running a Gasoline Engine on Hydrogen

http://www.spiritofmaat.com/archive/watercar/h20car2.htm

Running your Car on Water Video

http://www.spiritofmaat.com/archive/feb2/watercar.htm

Fuel from water

http://www.fuellesspower.com/water2.htm

Northeast Sustainable Energy Association Education links

http://www.nesea.org/education/

Energy lessons and resources

http://www.eia.doe.gov/bookshelf/eer/kiddietoc.html

Solar Energy Resources

http://solarcooking.org/


U. S. Department of Energy
-

Photovoltaics (Solar Power)

http://www.eere.energy.gov/

Energy Guide

http://www.energy
guide.com/


Online Fuel Cell Information Center

http://www.fuelcells.org/


The Wind, Our Fierce Friend (with resources)

http://www.fi.edu/tfi/units/ene
rgy/wind.html


Center for Renewable Energy (CREST)

http://www.crest.org/


ABC's of Nuclear Energy

http://www.lbl.gov/abc/


Building the best windmill

http://www.fi.edu/tfi/units/energy/buildwindmill.html


Bioenergy information network

http://bioenergy.ornl.gov/


California energy educational resources

http://www.energyquest.ca.gov/


Energy resources for elementary students

http://www.energynet.net/resource/
elementary_level_resources.html


From Windmills to Whirligigs

http://www.sci.mus.mn.us/sln/vollis/index/frontvollis.html


General Motors Alternative Fuels

http://www.gm.com/automotive/innovations/altfuel/


Investigating Wind Energy

http://sln.fi.edu//tfi/units/energy/windguide.html


Mousetrap cars de
sign brief

http://www.cs.bsu.edu/homepages/kirkwood/resources/trans/Alternate%20trans.htm


Renewable energy basics

http://www.nrel.gov/learning/

Solar Cooker (2 sites)

http://www.wnet.org/wnetschool/origlessons/solar/index.html


The Old Windbag
-

wind lessons for children

http://www.fi.edu/tfi/units/energy/oldwind.html


Alternative Energy Information Center

http://www.wagonmaker.com/solar.html


History of Electric Vehicles

http://sloan.stanford.edu/EVonline/welcome.htm


Wind powered design activities

http://www.fi.edu/tfi/units/energy/design.html


Yah
oo sites for energy

http://dir.yahoo.com/Science/Energy/Renewable/



Engineering


Women in Engineering Program and Advocates Network

http://www.wepan.org/


Celebration of Women in Engineering

http://www.nae.edu/nae/cwe/cwemain.nsf


Engineering lessons

www.engineeringk12.org


IEEE (
Institute of Electrical
and Electronics Engineers)

virtual museum on electricity

http://www.ieee
-
virtual
-
museum.org/

Engineering resources, K
-
12 (UK)

htt
p://www.curriculumonline.gov.uk/Subjects/Eng/Subject.htm

PBS Engineering sites for Middle School

http://www.pbs.org/teachersource/science_tech/middle
-
engineering.html

PB
S engineering Sites for grades 3


5

http://www.pbs.org/teachersource/science_tech/35
-
engineering.html

PBS engineering Sites for High School

http://www.pbs.org/teachersource/science_tech/high
-
engineering.html

Intel’s Design and Discovery Curriculum on Teaching Design

http://www97.intel.com/discover/DesignDiscovery/DD_Overview/default.aspx

TryEngineering.org lesson plans for ages 8


18

http://www.tryengineering.org/lesson.php

NSF Engineering Classroom
Resources

http://www.nsf.gov/news/classroom/engineering.jsp

2006 ASEE workshop PowerPoints on Engineering

http://www.engineeringk12.org/k12workshop2006/program
-
proceedings.htm

American Society for Engineering Education

http://www.engineeringk12.org/

Engineer’s Week, events and activities

http://www.eweek.org/

National Engineers Week online activities archive

http://www.eweek.org/site/DiscoverE/activities/classroom_archive.shtml

Hands
-
on a
ctivities for engineering

http://www.eweek.org/site/DiscoverE/activities/archive.shtml

Discover engineering.org

www.discoverengi
neering.org

Society of Women Engineers


Engineering Expo

http://www.niar.twsu.edu/swe/ictcareerga.html

Society of Women Engineers


K
-
12 resources

http://www.swe.org/stellent/idcplg?IdcService=SS_GET_PAGE&nodeId=115&ssSource
NodeId=89

Engineering Education Newsletter

www.engineeringedu.com

Junior E
ngineering Technical Society

http://www.jets.org/

TeachEngineering teacher resources K
-
12

http://www.teachengineering.com/

Engineering Education Service Center

http://www.engineeringedu.com/

Pre
-
engineering Times archive (different engineering job profiles)

http://www.jets.org/publications/petimes.cfm

Free graph pape
r printout

http://www.pdfpad.com/graphpaper/

Graph paper printout


pdf

http://www.incompetech.com/beta/plainGraphPaper/

IEEE Pre
-
university
education lesson plans

http://www.ieee.org/web/education/preuniversity/tispt/lessons.html

Teach engineering websites for k12

http://teachengineering.com/index.php

Engineering is Elementary

http://www.mos.org/doc/1558

Engineering is Elementary lessons

http://www.mos.org/doc/1545

TeachEng
ineering resources for K
-
12

http://www.teachengineering.com/curriculum.php


E For Engineering

http://www.e4engineering.com/

Future Scientists and E
ngineers of America Club

http://www.fsea.org/


History of Chemical Engineering

http://www.pafko.com/history//h_intro.html



History of Civil Engineering

http://www.asce.org/history/hp_main.html


A sightseers guide to engineering

http://www.engineeringsights.org/


Ohio Society for Professional Engineers

http://www.ohioengineer.com/programs/Kids_Programs.htm

Zoom into Engineering

http://pbskids.org/zoom/too/engineering/


National
Academy of Engineering

http://www.nae.edu/nae/techlithome.nsf


Discover Engineering online

http://www.discoverengineering.org/ew
eek/cool_stuff.htm


Site for High School Students interested in Engineering and Engineering Technology
careers

http://www.asee.org/precollege/


Future Scientists and Engineers of America

http://www.fsea.org/


Greatest Engineering Achievements of the 20th Century

http://www.greatachievements.org/


Society of Women Engineers Activities

http://www.swe.org/iac/LP/index.html

Kids resources on Engineering

http://www.surfnetkids.com/engineer.htm


Engineering Successes and Failures

http://www.englib.cornell.edu/ice/lists/historytechnology/successfail.html


Civil and Coastal Engineering

http://www.ce.ufl.edu/index.html


Circular Archi
tecture (DomeSpace)

http://www.domespace.com/vinter/


Book: Block Building for Children : Making Buildings of the World With the Ultimate
Construction Toy, by Les Walker, Lester R. Walker, Witold Rybczynski


http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/stores/detail/
-
/books/0879516097/customer
-
reviews/ref=pm_dp_ln_b_7/107
-
0712895
-
1483723


Book: The Art of Construction : Projects and Principles for Beginning Engineers and
Architects by Saralinda Hooker

http://www.amazon.com/exe
c/obidos/ASIN/1556520808/ref=pd_ecc_rvi_b_2/107
-
0712895
-
1483723


Buildings that withstand earthquakes, research and design

http://www.wnet.org/wnetschool/origlessons/keepst
anding/index.html




Environment


Green Design

http://www.ce.cmu.edu/GreenDesign/

Environmental Quality websites (different organizations)

http://www.michigan.gov/deq/0,1607,7
-
135
-
3307_3580
-
105013
--
,00.html

Bucket buddies


comparing aquatic life around the world

http://www.k12science.org/curriculum/b
ucketproj/index.html

Square of life


compare animals and plants from your school to others worldwide

http://www.k12science.org/curriculum/squareproj/

Food Webs

http://www.mos.org/oceans/life/game.html

4empowerment E
-
learning on world issues

http://www.4empowerment.com/en/aboutus/

List of animal adaptations

http://www.uen.org/utahlink/activities/view_activity.cgi?activity_id=4750

BioKids envrionmental teacher resources

http://www.b
iokids.umich.edu/links/teachers.html

Waterwatch
-

daily stats on Alum Creek

http://water.usgs.gov/cgi
-
bin/dailyMainW?map_type=real&state=oh

Watershed lesson plans for Ohio

http://www.ofbf.org/ofbweb/ofbwebengine.nsf/$LookupPageID/KLOS
-
5JXPD9/?OpenDocument

Great site for pictures of insects for display

http://mcz
-
28168.oeb.harvard.edu/mcztypedb.htm

Very good interactive butterfly site

http://library.thinkquest.org/C002251/cgi
-
bin/default.cgi?mode=file&outputmode=0&path=default.src&language=english&javascri
pt=1&navmenu=1


The Butterfly Page

http://butterflywebsite.com/

Environ
mental Education Links

http://www.nacdnet.org/resources/Links
-
Education.htm

Ohio Trees

http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/fore
stry/trees/default.htm

Biomes of the World online interaction site

http://mbgnet.mobot.org/sets/index.htm

American Museum of Natural History Teacher resources

http://www.amnh.org/education/resources/index.html

Satellite Images of Environmental Change Over the World

http://edcwww.cr.usgs.gov/earthshots/slow/tableof
contents


Olentangy Watershed Alliance

http://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/


Fluid Power


Hydraulic robot arm project, with links

http
://www.ic.sunysb.edu/Stu/ppoggio/hydraulics/hydraulics.html

Fluid power at the forefront (definition, uses, future)

http://www.bfpa.co.uk/elearn/understandfp/index.htm


Fluid power: robo
tic arm

http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/lessons/fluid/index.html


Fountains

http://www.omsi.edu/explore/physics/ww/


Fluid
Power Education Foundation

http://www.fpef.org/


Pneumatics

http://www.dtonline.org/apps/infopage/app.exe?3&5&1&0&1&0


Hydraulics and hydrostat
ics

http://www.govictory.com/hydrauli.htm


Fluid dynamics links

http://www.princeton.edu/~gasdyn/Fluid_Dyn_Links/links.html


Design an air
-
powered machine

http://www.sci.mus.mn.us/sln/tf/p/pneumatic/pneumatic.html


Design a fluid power system

http://www.wnet.org/wnetschool/origlessons/fluid/index.html




Gender Equity in Tech Ed

Institute for Women in Trades, Technology, and Science

http://www.iwitts.com/html/iwitts.html

Women engineering programs

http://www.engineeringedu.com/wie.html

Girls Go Tech

http://www.girlsgotech.org/girls_go_tech.html

Introduce a G
irl to Engineering Day

http://www.eweek.org/site/News/Eweek/girlsdayinfo.shtml

Rural and Urban Images: Voices of Girls in Science, Mathematics, and Technology

http://www.ael.org/nsf/voices/

Women in Engineering at Ohio State University (includes camp for 8th grade girls)

http://wie.eng.ohio
-
state.edu/

National Academy of Engineering
-

lessons
for girls

http://www.engineergirl.org/


Grants


Technology Grant sites

http://www.weirdrichard.com/grant.htm

NEA grants

http://www.nfie.org/grants.htm

EDS Educational Technology Grants

http://www.eds.com/about/community/grants/

Martha Holden Jennings Grants

http://www.mhjf.org/grants/g
-
to
-
e_proposal.pdf


21st Century Community Learning Center grants

http://www.ed.gov/21stcclc/


Grants resources

http://www.geocities.com/world_of_websites/archive/fundraising.html



Health and Biotechnology

Hydroponics for Kids

http://www.growingedge.com/kids/

Basic Hydroponics Systems an
d how they work

http://www.simplyhydro.com/system.htm

Hydroponic Growing System

http://www.hydrostacker.com/

History of Food

http://www.foodtimeline.org/

A History of Biotechnology

http://www.biotechmedia.com/events.html


Biotech Chronicles

http://www.acc
essexcellence.org/AB/BC/


3D animal and plant cells

http://ofcn.org/cyber.serv/academy/ace/sci/cecsci/cecsci082.html


Biotech and You! Monthly online magazine

http://www.whybiotech.com/


An Interactive exploration of the heart

http://www.fi.edu/biosci/heart.html


People in Medicine and Health

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/databank/medhealth.html


Probe the brain
-

Interactive

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/tryit/brain/


A walk through the gut
-

student made simu
lation

http://www.accessexcellence.org/AE/AEC/AEF/walk.html


Oral health

http://www.mrreach.com/


The human brain and resources (3 sites)

http://tqjunior.thinkquest.org/4371/?tqskip=1


http://www.dana.org/brainweb/


DNA and genes for kids

http://www.eurekascience.com/ICanDoThat/dna_genes.htm


DNA workshop interactive

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/tryit/dna/


Doctor over time interactive

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/tryit/doctor/


Family food zone

http://www.familyfoodzone.com/

FDA kids home page

http://www
.fda.gov/oc/opacom/kids/default.htm


Food for kids

http://www.dtonline.org/apps/infopage/app.exe?3&4&1&0&1&0


Health and fitness for kids

http://www.bbc.co.uk/health/kids/btext.shtml


Journal of American Bioethics

http://bioethics.net/


Interactive body exploration

http://library.t
hinkquest.org/10348/


Girl power

http://www.girlpower.gov/girlarea/bodywise/index.htm


Cracking the genetic code interactive

http://w
ww.pbs.org/wnet/innovation/


Interactive skeleton puzzle

http://www.lhs.berkeley.edu/shockwave/bones.html


Medical instruments

http://www.mse.cornell.edu/courses/engri111//medical.htm


Health and Technological Advances

http://www4.nationalacademies.org/beyond/beyonddis
covery.nsf/web/homepage?OpenD
ocument


Debate: Should humans be cloned?

http://www.wnet.org/wnetschool/origlessons/clone/cloneov.html


Medicine and health 1900 to present

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/thenandnow/medhealth.html



History and Social Studies


Historical documents important to the American Colonists

http://www.edgate.com/d.pl?url=http://personal.pitnet.net/primarysources/

Ancient Civilizations sites

http://members.aol.com/donnandlee/


http://www.internet
-
at
-
work.com/hos_mcgrane/china/eg_china_intro.html


http://iam.classics.unc.edu/


http://ancienthistory.about.com/cs/schoolspages/


http://members.aol.com/WERedu/
/


Significant history of science, particularly chemistry

http://www.chemsoc.org/timeline/index.html


The Greeks

http://www.pbs.org/empires/thegreeks/

Roman Technology

http://www.bbc.co.uk
/schools/romans/tech.shtml

Exploring and collecting history online


science, technology and industry

http://echo.gmu.edu/index.php

Lewis and Clark Boats and Buoyancy

http://www.ali.apple.com/ali_sites/ali/exhibits/1000813/

History of energy

http://www.eia.doe.gov/kids/history/index.html

Historical Documents

http://historicaltextarchive.com/


Links to history and social studies for teachers

http://historicaltextarchive.com/


The Future (various topics)

http://www.globalchange.com/main.htm


Looking to the future in technology

http://www.futurefacing.com/


The future of technology, interesting file by topics

http://www.btplc.com/Innovation/Innovation/index.htm

Technology in 1900

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/kids/tech1900/


Science and Technology Timeline

http://explorer.scrtec.org/explorer/explorer
-
db/rsrc/783750933
-
447DED81.2.PDF


Middle Ages Math

http://142.3.219.38/RR/database/RR.09.96/gareau1.html


Technology timeline

http://in
ventors.about.com/od/timelines/Timelines_of_Invention_and_Technology.htm

History of time

http://physics.nist.gov/GenInt/Time/time.html


Medieval technology page

http://scholar.chem.nyu.edu/tekpages/Subjects.html


Virtural Tour of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World

http://www.cnn.com/TRAVEL/DESTINATIONS/9
705/seven.wonders/


Roman technology handbook

http://www.unc.edu/courses/rometech/public/content/art_handbook.html


The history of mankind's science

http://library.thinkquest.org/26533/start.html




Industrial Revolution and Colonial America


Industrial Revolution

http://members.aol.com/TeacherN
et/Industrial.html

Colonial Kids (WebQuest on children's life in 1700')

http://library.thinkquest.org/J002611F/


Colonial America links for middle school

http://www.theteacherscorner.net/thematicunits/colonial.htm


Colonial America Resources K
-
12

http://falcon.jmu.edu/~ramseyil/colonial.htm#K



Inventions

and Inventors


The Edison Papers

http://edison.rutgers.edu/index.htm

Inventing a new kind of pencil

http://www.noogenesis.com/in
venting/pencil/pencil_page.html

Bubble Wrap Competition

http://nmoe.org/bubblewrap/index.html

Ohio Inventors’ Index

http://staff.l
ib.muohio.edu/~shocker/ohist/index.html

Ohio Inventor game and biographies

http://www.oplin.org/famousohioans/inventors/puzzler.html#person1

The Great Idea Finder about

Inventions and Inventors

http://www.ideafinder.com/home.htm


Lemelson MIT Page on Inventions for Kids

http://web.mit.edu/invent/invent
-
main.html


Online Inventor Scavenger Hunt (elementary and middle school activities)

http://www.education
-
world.com/a_lesson/lesson120.shtml


U. S. Patent Office, Kids Pages

http://www.uspto.gov/go/kids/


Kids Inventor Resources

http://www.inventored.org/k
-
12/


Enchanted Learning inventors and Inventions (elementary)

http://www.enchantedlearni
ng.com/inventors/


Black Inventors

http://www.ncat.edu/~childres/blackinventors.html


Lemelson
-
MIT High School Invention Apprenticeship Award

ht
tp://web.mit.edu/invent


How stuff works

http://www.howstuffworks.com/


Invent America

http://www.inventamerica.com/



Women inventors of the 20th century

http://invention.smithsonian.org/centerpieces/ilives/womeninventors.htmlLeonardo home
page

Exploring Leonardo

http://www.mos.org/sln/Leonardo/LeoHomePage.html


History of the telephone

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/telephone/index.html


National Medal of Technology

http://www.thetech.org/nmot/


A science odyssey on invention

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/


Inventions (about.com)

http://inventors.about.com/science/inventors/index.htm?rnk=c1&terms=invention

Invention Convention

http://inventionconvention.com/


Inventions and Inventors for K
-
12

http://falcon.jmu.edu/~ramseyil/inventors.htm


Inventors and invention lessons

http://eduscapes.com/42explore/invent.htm


African
-
Americ
an Inventors

http://www.si.edu/anacostia/mccoy.htm


Smithsonian Institutes Inventive Americans Lessons

http://www.npg.si.edu/edu/b
rush/guide/unit2/index.html


National Inventors Hall of Fame

http://www.invent.org/


National Inventors Hall of Fame Search Engine

http://www.invent.
org/hall_of_fame/1_1_search.asp


Kid Cafe Guide for Young Inventors

http://kids.patentcafe.com/


US Patent and Trade Office for Kids

http://www.uspto.gov/go/kids/


National Inventors Day

http://members.aol.com/acalendar/February/11th.html


Students as designers

http://www.sci.mus.mn.us/sln/invent
/


Invention Creativity, Innovation and Problem Solving

http://www.quantumbooks.com/Creativity.html


Great Idea Finder
-

web sites on inventions and innovations

http://www.ideafinder.com/site/contents.htm



Lasers and Fiber Optics


Lasers and Fiber Optics Resources

http://www.princeton.edu/~milesgrp/links.html


The laser a
nd fiber optic revolution

http://www.beyonddiscovery.org/content/view.page.asp?I=2306

Lasers

http://www.thete
ch.org/exhibits_events/online/lasers/



Materials and manufacturing


Explore Materials Engineering

http://www.engr.sjsu.edu/WofMatE/

Lean Flow Manufacturing

http://www.mfgeng.com/leandes.htm

Wikipedia on Manufacturing

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manufacturing#Manufacturing_systems

History of the American Textile industry

http://invention.smithsonian.org/centerpieces/whole_cloth/

Manufacturing processes (Alliance for Innovative Manufacturing)

http://ma
nufacturing.stanford.edu

Cool Things Being Made Weekly Videos (National Association of Manufacturers)

http://blog.nam.org/archives/coolstuffbeingmadecom_weekend_video/

Manuf
acturing of pencils

http://www.pencilfacts.com/broadband.html

VW phaeton plant in Dresden Germany

http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothrea
d?id=1837641

History of materials technology

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_materials_technology

Manufacturing videos online

http://www.careervoyages.com/advmanufacturing
-
videos.cfm

History of American Industry

http://memory.loc.gov/learn/features/timeline/riseind/rise
of.html

Non
-
Living Things

http://www.zephyrus.co.uk/materials1.html

100 Things Made of Bamboo

http://www.bambus.de/infos/1000/indexx.php


Plastic Museum (other materials too)

http://www.plastiquarian.com/ind3.htm

Kids interactive site on wood

http://woodmagic.forprod.vt.edu/kids/

Paper

making cookbook

http://lifesciences.asu.edu/paperproject/pmathome/PP_cookbook.pdf

Paper fun

http://life
sciences.asu.edu/paperproject/paperfun.html

The future of manufacturing

http://www.ennex.com/publish/199407
-
MB
-
FreedomCreate.asp


Nanotechnology Overview

http://www.zyvex.com/nano/



Virtual tour of the Cameron Balloon Factory

http://bized.ac.uk/virtual/cb/


Manufacturing technology sites

http://legacy.ncsu.edu/classes/ted430/intro.htm

Exploring the material world

http://www.lbl.gov/MicroWorlds/module_index.html


Online manufacturing

http://www.dtonline.org/areas/7/1/index.htm


DuPont home page

http://www.dupont.com/


Educational resources for fabrics

http://www.fabriclink.co
m/


Strange matter

http://www.strangematterexhibit.com/whatis.html

Liquid Crystal Institute, Kent State

http://www.lci.kent.edu/


Making recycled pa
per

http://www.cs.bsu.edu/homepages/kirkwood/resources/man/Papermak.htm


Manufacturing is cool

http://www.manufacturingiscool.com/cgi
-
bin/mfgcoolhtml.pl?/home.html&


Materials by design

http://www.mse.cornell.edu/courses/engri111//index.htm



Slippery Substances for el
ementary students

http://www.eecs.umich.edu/mathscience/funexperiments/quickndirty/eric/slip.html



Mathematics

Everyday math resources (5 sites)

http://www.education
-
world.com/a_curr/curr148.shtml


http://www.learner.org/exhibits/dailymath/index.html


http://ericir.syr.edu/Virtual/Lessons/Mathematics/Applied_Math/APM0006.html


http://www.teachnet.com/lesson/math/rea
lworld/index.html

Ruler Random Worksheet Generator

http://themathworksheetsite.com/read_tape.html

Interactive math magazine

http://pass.maths.org/


Math

Resources (Technical Symbols, Metric
-
English Conversions, Solid Geometry
Calculations)

http://www.americantech.org/eresources/resources.cfm

Sci Tech Eng Math initiatives by professional

community

http://www.howardcc.edu/Seek
-
16/intro.htm

Gizmos:
ExploreLearning offers a catalog of modular, interactive simulations in math
and science for teachers and students in grades 6
-
12

http://www.explorelearning.com/index.cfm?method=cResource.dspResourceCatalog

Polyhedra Geometric Nets

http://www.k
orthalsaltes.com/index.html



Math and Aeronautics

http://www.planemath.com/

The Technology, Science, Math Integration Project

http://teched.vt.edu/html/Res
TSMintg.html


Mechanics and Physics

How Things Work
-

Physics

http://howthingswork.virginia.edu/

Popular Mechanics for Kids

http://www.pm4kids.com/0_0_1.ht
m


Popular Mechanics

http://www.popularmechanics.com/

Moving monsters and moving storybooks

http://www.teachingandlearn
ingresources.co.uk/learningdesigntech.shtml

Linkages and levers

http://www.enged.com.au/students/mecsys/mecsys18.html

The Physics Web

http://physic
sweb.org/

Lewis and Clark Boats and Buoyancy

http://www.ali.apple.com/ali_sites/ali/exhibits/1000813/

Buoyancy resources

http://www.emints.org/ethemes/resources/S00001459.shtml

History of buoyancy

http://www.dcn.davis.ca.us/go/explorit/science/bytes/float.html

History of Aristotle

http://www.engineering.usu.edu/jrestate/workshops/buoyancy/buoyancy.php


Pop
-
ups

http:/
/citytechnology.ccny.cuny.edu/kidspage/pages/popups/popups.html

Roller coaster contest

http://school.discovery.com/lessonplans/programs/rollercoaster/

Wild ride
-

interdiscipl
inary roller coaster lesson for middle school

http://www.intel.com/education/projects/wildride/index.htm

Gears program, much like Erector set

http://www.gearseds.com/files/gearsbrochure.pdf

Mousetrap Powered Cars

http://www.docfizzix.com/

Antique farming machinery

http://www.history.rochester.edu/appleton/a/agmac
-
m.html

The forgotten technology
-

moving large stones without hoists or pulleys

http://www.theforgottentechnology.com/Index.htm


Studen
ts learn about mechanical control by studying toyss (design brief0

http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/lessons/toys/index.html


Levers of the Body

http://www.horizonshelpr.org/science/levers/intro.html


Pop Ups or Paper Engineering (3 sites)

http://www.flying
-
pig.co.uk/


http://www.makersgallery.com/joanirvine/index.html


http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/pyramid/explore/


h
ttp://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/rulib/spcol/montanar/p
-
ex.htm


Automata (Mechanisms)

http://www.modernautomatamuseum.com/


(use www.altavista.com to find site, then use the translator to put it in Engl
ish)



Cabaret Mechanical Theater

http://www.cabaret.co.uk/


Barking Dog Automata

http://barkingdogsautomata.homestead.com/home.html


Sidewalk Ba
nner Automata

http://sidestreetbannerworks.com/automata/automata.html


Chomick and Meder Figurine Art and Automata

http://www.chomickmeder
.com/


Other Automata sites

http://www.flying
-
pig.co.uk/Pages/links.htm


Simple machines: teachers' corner

http:
//www.theteacherscorner.net/thematicunits/simplemachines.htm


Catapult lessons

http://www.rmcdenver.com/useguide/bank/5.htm


Interactive Steam Engine

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/monitor/engine2.html


elementary machines site

http://www.sasked.gov.sk.ca/docs/elemsci/gr3uhesc.html


Machine terminology

http://www.dtonline.org/apps/infopage/app.exe?3&6&1&0&1&0


The elements of machines

http://www.mos.org/sln/Leonardo/Inv
entorsToolbox.html


Work is simple with machines

http://www.ed.uri.edu/SMART96/ELEMSC/SMARTmachines/machine.html


Physics resources

http://theory.uwinnipeg.ca/mod_tech/node1.html


http://www.physicsclassroom.com/


Rockets on wheels

ttp://www.pbs.org/tal/race
cars/index.html


Franklin Institute simple machines

http://www.fi.edu/qa97/spotlight3/spotlight3.html


Toys with mechanical control

http://www.wnet.org/wnetschool/origlessons/toys/index.html



Miscellaneous


Bureau of Labor Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/home.htm

Module Maker
-

Helping Students Use Research Effectively

http://questioning.org/module/module.html

Free children's drawing software, and others

http://www.cs.uu.nl/people/markov/kids/index.html

How Stuff Works Express for Middle Schoolers

http://express.howstuffworks.com/


Federal Citizen Information Center

http://www.pueblo.gsa.gov/


The project approa
ch in early and middle childhood

http://www.project
-
approach.com/


Discover magazine

http://www.discover.com/




Museums and Institutes


National Air And Space Muse
um

http://www.nasm.si.edu/

American Museum of Natural History Teacher resources

http://www.amnh.org/education/resources/index.html


Museum of Science
, Boston

http://www.mos.org/index.html


Science Museum of Minnesota

http://www.smm.org/


Online USA museum information

http://www.museumca.org/usa/index.html


The Inventure Place
-

Inventors' Hall of Fame

http://www.invent.org/


Association for Career and Technical Education

http://www.ac
teonline.org/


Exploratorium

http://www.exploratorium.edu/


The Franklin Institute Online
-

Great resources for teachers of science on a variety of
topics (2 sites listed)

http://www.fi.edu/learning.html


http://www.fi.edu/tfi/activity/act
-
summ.html


The Tech Museum of Technology

http://www.thetech.org/


The Lem
elson Center of Innovation

http://www.si.edu/harcourt/nmah/lemel/Start.htm


Navigation and GPS


GIS and Geographic Inquiry

http://www.eschoolnews.com/resources/reports/gis/index.cfm

GPS resources

http://www.tnris.org/K
-
12/index.htm

ESRI lessons

http://gis.esri.com/industries/education/arclessons/arclessons.cfm

Navigation and GPS: timeline, uses, future

http://www.gaservingamerica.org/Future_of_GA.htm


Complete overview of
GPS

http://www.colorado.edu/geography/gcraft/notes/gps/gps_f.html


The Global Positioning System: The Role of Atomic Clocks

http://www4.nas.edu/beyond/beyonddiscovery.nsf/web/gps?OpenDocument


Location: Position on the Earth's Surface

http://www.ed.gov/pubs/parents/Geography/l
ocation.html


Interactive Satellite site

http://www.thetech.org/exhibits_events/online/satellite/


Lost at Sea: The Search for Longitude (PBS)

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/longitude/



Packaging


graph paper pdf

http://www.incompetech.com/beta/plainGraphPaper/

Packaging curriculum


http://www.iflweb.co.uk/incp/pages/pv.asp?p=incp45&v=0&fsize=0

Packaging: What a Waste (good and bad points of packaging, grades 4
-
6)

http://www.ciwmb.ca.gov/schools/Curriculum/CTL/Sampler2000/Packaging.pdf


Food Labels in the Classroom (grades 4
-
12)

http://www.askeric.org/Virtual/
Lessons/Health/Consumer_Health/COH0001.html


Writing a letter to company to complain of packaging techniques used in their product
(grades 3
-
8)

http://www.teachervision.com/tv/p
rintables/0876281390_287.pdf



Attractive food packaging and the nutritional value of its content (grades K
-
1)

http://www.healthteacher.com/lessonguides/nutrition/k
-
1/nut4elk1/index.asp


Attractive food packaging and the nutritional value of its content (grades 2
-
3)

http://www.healthteacher.com/lessonguides/nutrition/2
-
3/nut9e
l23/index.asp


Packaging: use it or lose it

http://www.geocities.com/ecosig_2000/packaging.html


Making recycled paper

http://pbisotopes.ess.sunysb.edu/esp/589_98/leibowitz/Lesson_Plan.htm


So Many Cookies...So Much Packaging (good for math)

http://www.csun.edu/~vceed002/BFI/less
ons/packaging.html



Paper Engineering

Paper Toys ready to print and fold

http://papertoys.com/


Robotics


Hydraulic robot arm project with links

http://www.ic.sunysb.edu/Stu/ppoggio/hydraulics/hydraulics.html

Syringe Robots

http://www.kyrene.k12.az.us/itech/amsitech/activities/syrrob/syrrob1.htm

http://gpss.wrdsb.edu.on.ca/academics/tech/student/designwork/robots/12%20work%20r
obot.htm

Cye the first personal robot

http://www.personalrobots.com/

First fully automated domestic assistant

http://www.irobotnow.com/index.php

FIRST Lego League

http://www.firstlegol
eague.org/

Bucknell's Robot Resources

http://www.eg.bucknell.edu/~robotics/res_frame.html


Fluid power: robotic arm

http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/lessons/fluid/index.html


Android World

http://www.androidworld.com/


Kranendonk Robotics, home of automated production systems (Holland)

http://www.kranendonk.nl/


Robotics sites

http://www.texoma.com/ghs/robotics.html


Robotics Internet Resources

http://www
-
robo
tics.cs.umass.edu/Robots/UBot

NASA Telerobotics site
-

cool robot of the week

http://ranier.hq.nasa.gov/telerobotics_page/coolrobots.html


Technology Education site
-

Robots

http://www.technologyindex.com/


LEGO Mindstorms

http://mindstorms.lego.com/


LEGO Robolab lessons based on programmable robots made from LEGOs

http://130.64.87.22/robolabatceeo/k12/cgi
-
bin/activity_index.cgi

MIT legged robots

http://www.ai.mit.edu/projects/leglab/ro
bots/robots.html


NOVA: Robots

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/robots/


Microrobots at MIT

http://www.ai.mit.edu/projects/ants/


Robot lesson plans gr
ades 6
-
8

http://school.discovery.com/lessonplans/programs/robbie/index.html


Robix robots for education

http://www.robix.com/


Robot
Science and Technology magazine

http://www.robotmag.com/


KISS Institute for practical robots

http://www.kipr.org/


RobotKits Direct

http://www.robotikitsdirect.com/


Kids sites for robots

http://www.surfnetkids.com/robots.htm


MIT Humanoid Robots

http://
www.ai.mit.edu/projects/humanoid
-
robotics
-
group/


The Tech Museum robots site

http://www.thetech.org/exhibits_events/online/robotics/


Roamer Robots from Valiant Technology

http://www.valiant
-
technology.com/ideas1.htm


Xavier the Robot

http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~xavier/



Science, General

PBS science and technology resources

http://www.pbs.org/teachersource/recommended/rec_links_science.shtm

Science lessons by Thirteen Ed

http
://www.thirteen.org/edonline/lessons/index_sci.html

Science materials for middle school students

http://www.mcps.k12.md.us/departments/eventscience/


Science Netlinks

http://www.sciencenetlinks.com/index.cfm

Applied Science: Our Technological World lesson plans (K
-
6)

http://www.msnucleus.org/membership/html/k
-
6/as/index.html


Cool science web sites

http://www.eskimo.com/~billb/amateur/coolsci.html


Science Toys you make at home

http://school.discovery.com/networks/junkyardwars/library.html

Science Education Partnerships (science projects)

http://www.seps.org/oracle/oracle.archive

Science, Technology, and How
Things Work

http://www.academic
-
genealogy.com/science.htm

Ohio Contributions to Science and Technology by County

http://www.ohios
ci.org/OHIOSCIENCE200APPENDIX.htm

Ohio Science and Technology

http://www.ohiosci.org/OHIOSCIENCE200.htm

Science Daily

http://www.sciencedaily.com/

Mr. R
eeko's Mad Scientist Lab

http://www.spartechsoftware.com/reeko/

Science, Technology, and Society links

http://www.ncsu.edu/chass/mds/stslinks
.html

Charles Edison Fund
-

good simple but engaging science activities

http://www.charlesedisonfund.org/thefund.html

Science Serve: advancing the understanding and appreciation of science

http://www.sciserv.org/


Ask a Scientist

http://www.newton.dep.anl.gov/


the WHYY Science Initiative: Teacher Science Websites

http://www.sciencestuff.org/

Elementary Science Lesson Plans

http://www.proteacher.com/110000.shtml

Water Science for Schools

http://ga.water.usgs.gov/
edu/


NASA SCI files (TV series on M/S/T)

http://scifiles.larc.nasa.gov/educators/index.html

Innovations in Science and Technology Education (INSciTE)

http://www.hightechkids.org/

National Science Foundation

http://www.nsf.gov/

The Why Files
-

issues of science, health, environment and technology from a unique
perspective

http://whyfiles.org/teach/index.php

Science News

http://www.sciencenews.org/

Sci Tech Eng Math initiatives by professional community

http
://www.howardcc.edu/Seek
-
16/intro.htm

Education Development Center k
-
12 Science curriculum

http://cse.edc.org/work/k12dissem/materials.asp

Hands
-
on Activities from the Exploratorium, San Fran
cisco

http://www.exploratorium.edu/explore/handson.html

Science Toys You Make at Home

http://scitoys.com/

National Academy of Engineers Teaching Resources

http://www.nae.edu/nae/techlithome.nsf/weblinks/CTON
-
557RLU?OpenDocument


K
-
6 junior engineering lessons

http://www.engineering.usu.edu/jrestate/lessons/descriptions.html

National Science Foundation Classroom Resources

http://www.nsf.gov/news/classroom/index.jsp

Gizmos:
ExploreLe
arning offers a catalog of modular, interactive simulations in math
and science for teachers and students in grades 6
-
12

http://www.explorelearning.com/index.cfm?me
thod=cResource.dspResourceCatalog

WISE


Web
-
based Inquiry Science Environment

http://wise.berkeley.edu/welcome.php

The Technology, Science, Math Integration Project

http://teched.vt.edu/html/ResTSMintg.html


Space


NASA resources for educators

http://education.nasa.gov/home/index.html

NASA info on living in space

http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/main/index.html

NASA kids club

http://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreduc
ators/k4/features/F_NASA_Kids_Club_Launch.ht
ml

Viewing the International Space Station

http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/realdata/sightings/index.html

Galaxies

http://www.nasa.gov/worldbook/galaxy_worldbook.html

Virtual Mars Mission

http://prime.jsc.nasa.gov/ROV/


Hubble telescope

http://hubblesite.org/sci.d.tech/

NASA Space Place

http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/en/kids/

Mars Rover 2004 homepage (PBS)

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/ma
rs/

National Air And Space Museum

http://www.nasm.si.edu/

NASA Explorer Schools project

http://explorerschools.nasa.gov/portal/site/nes/

Astrophotogra
pher's home page, Dayton, Ohio

http://www.galacticimages.com/


NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center (includes other NASA links)

http://www.msfc.nasa.gov/


Constellati
on stories by alphabet

http://www.hawastsoc.org/deepsky/constellations.html#o


An Inquirer's Guide to the Universe

http://www.fi.edu/pla
nets/


NASA aeronautics and space resources for educators

http://education.nasa.gov/home/index.html


Space Education Web Sites (Yahoo)

http://dir.yahoo.com/Science/Space/Education/K_12/


Overview of the Solar System

http://www.seds.org/billa/tnp/overview.html


Build a solar system

http://www.exploratorium.edu/ronh/solar_system/


Destination Mars: Transportation brief

http://school.discovery.com/lessonplans/programs
/destinationmars/index.html


Educational Space Simulation Project

http://chico.rice.edu//armadillo/Simulations/simserver.html


The Hubble Space Telescope

http://www.thetech.org/exhibits_events/online/hubble/


The Satellite Site

http://www.thetech.org/exhibits_events/online/hubble/


The Intern
ational Space Station

http://www.discovery.com/stories/science/iss/overview.html


http://www.shuttlepresskit.com/ISS
_OVR/index.htm


Life Beyond Earth (PBS)

http://www.pbs.org/lifebeyondearth/


Materials by Design
-

Spacecraft

http://www.mse.cornell
.edu/courses/engri111//space.htm


Multmedia tour of the solar system

http://trackstar.4teachers.org/trackstar/;jsessionid=00C9B465E92DA8E9FFB4B3AC083
EA63F


Mysteries of deep space (PBS)

http://www.pbs.org/deepspace/


NASA human spaceflight

http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/


Space Station PBS

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/station/


Terror in Space PBS

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/mir/


Design a house and vehicle for a planet

http://www.cs.bsu.edu/homepages/kirkwood/resources/trans/New_Planet.htm


Space Day 2001

http://www.spaceday.org/index.html


Orono, Maine Middle School Sp
ace Shuttle Simulator

http://riceinfo.rice.edu/armadillo/Simulations/horizon.htm


Stephen Hawing explains mysteries in space

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/hawking/strange/html/stuff.html


Kids sites on astronomy and space

http://www.surfnetkids.com/space.htm


Kids sites on satellites

http://www.surfnetkids.com/space.htm


Kids sites on space mysteries

http://www.surfnetkids.com/spacemysteries.htm


How we affect the environment and it affects us (techn
ological innovations)

http://www.howstuffworks.com/category.htm?cat=Envir


Searching for extraterrestrial intelligence

http://www.seti.org/game/



Teaching Resources

Virtual Field Trips (including making your own)

http://www.field
-
trips.org/trips.htm#teacher

http://www.uen.org/tours/

http://www.efieldtrips.org/Schedules/searchResults.cfm?searchType=all

http://homepage.mac.com/cohora/ext/int
ernethunts.html

Classroom Clipart

http://www.proteacher.com/cgi
-
bin/outsidesite.cgi?id=16147&external=http://classroomclipart.com/cgi
-
bin/kids/imageFolio.cgi?direct=Animals&original=http://www.proteacher.com/110006.s
html&title=Animal%20Clip%20Art

http://www.awesomeclipartforeducators.com/

Webquests

http://www.webquest.org/

ThinkQuest Library

http://thinkquest.org/library/

A TON of miscell
aneous websites

http://mtn.merit.edu/technology.html

Time for Kids (Time magazine articles for kids with searchable archives)

http://www.timeforkids.com/

Educa
tional Websites Links

http://www.pacificnet.net/~mandel/EducationalResources.html


TimeSaver Lesson Plans
-

all categories

http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/lessons/technology.htm
l


Library Spot Reference Site (online library references)

http://www.libraryspot.com/


Educational Hotlists

http://www.fi.edu/tfi/hotlists/hotlists.html


LessonPlanner
-

lessons on every subject

http://www.lessonplanspage.com/index.html

ProTeacher Resources

http://www.proteacher.com/


TeacherVision lesson plans

http://www.teachervision.com/lesson
-
plans/lesson
-
5818.html

Lesson Plans Page

http://www.lessonplanspage.com/index.html

Michigan teacher websites

http://mtn.merit.edu/

Teacher corner lesson ideas

h
ttp://www.theteacherscorner.net/index.htm

UK search engine on curriculum resources, any subject

http://www.eduscan.info/

Gateway to 21
st

Century Skills Teaching Resources

h
ttp://www.thegateway.org/

Busy Educator teaching resources

http://www.ebookdestination.com/estore/search

Ball State University electronic field trips

http://www.bsu.edu/eft/home/00front.htm

Cosmeo teaching resources

http://www.cosmeo.com/

TSA competition activities

http://www.tsaweb.org/f
iles/05
-
06puborderform.pdf

Teacher Desktop reference guide for grades k
-
12

http://www.ohedtools.com/index.htm

Teacher.net

http://teachers.net/

Differentiating Instruct
ion techniques

http://www.ascd.org/cms/objectlib/ascdframeset/index.cfm?publication=http://www.ascd.
org/ed_topics/cu2000
win_willis.html

TEAMS teaching resources for all grades and subjects

http://teams.lacoe.edu/teachers/index.asp

National Geographic Magazine online

http://magma.nationalgeographic.com/ngm/0312/index.html

Making gizmos (odd things to make)

http://www.makegizmos.com/

How to make colors with chemistry

http://www.chemsoc.org/pdf/LearnNet/rsc/nk
-
pigment.

How Everyday Things are Made

http://www.epl.ca/EPLPathfinder.cfm?id=HOWEVERYD2

Teacher's Resource site

http://www.glavac.com/

Chemistry in Our Lives

http://www.chemforlife.org/

American Museum of Natural History Teacher resources

http://www.amnh.org/education/resources/index.html

The Imagination Factory (Kids and Art from recycled materials)

http://www.kid
-
at
-
art.com/

Blue Web'n teaching resources

http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/bluewebn


Teaching resources from the federal government

http://www.ed.gov/free/


This To That
-

what adhesives to use to for different materials and situations

http://www.thistothat.com/


Technology Education Resources Page (references as to why we need to teach tech ed)

http://techedlab.com/tech
-
ed.html


Teachers First resources

http://www.teachersfirst.com/


Tech ed website of a school (videos)

http://gets.gc.k12.va.us/schools/page/rwest/

Technology Lesson Plans Library K
-
12

http://school.discovery.com/lessonplans/tech.html


Book: Exploring the Designed World
-

Todd

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0787901784/internationalt0b/002
-
6453437
-
1917660


Whelmers
-

science activities for the most indifferent student

http://www.mcrel.org/whelmers/index.asp
?

Popular Science

http://www.popsci.com/popsci/


The Tech ed Lab resource
-

great resources

http://www.techedlab.com/k12.html


Educational web adventures

http://www.eduweb.com/


Thousands of teaching materials for K
-
12 math and science

http://www.enc.org/resources/


Virtual Encyclopedia

http://www.refdesk.com/myency.html


Gallery of tech ed module enhancements

http://teched.vt.edu/ElectronicPortfolios/ReedP.ep/HTML/gallery.html


Telecollaborative Teaching techniques

http://www.2learn.ca/Projects/Together/thow.html

Tesselations with Cla
risWorks

http://www.hipark.austin.isd.tenet.edu/mainframegallery.html


Kathy Shrock's Guide for Educators

http://school.
discovery.com/schrockguide/


The Hot List (science teacher resources)

http://www.fi.edu/tfi/hotlists/hotlists.html


Science plans and resources

http://www.surfnetkids.com/directory/Science/


Stock Market Simulation Game online

http://library.thinkquest.org/3088/


Students through secondary school join global projects

http://www.kidlink.org/KIDPROJ/


Spotlights of sites for science students and teachers

http://www.fi.edu/qa96/spotindex.html


PBS Teacher Source

http://www.pbs.org/teachersource/


NOVA Teaching Resource

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/hslibrary.html


K
-
12 inquiry
-
based teaching units that focus on Internet resou
rces

http://www.onlineclass.com/


This site is for the specific purpose of preparing Middle School students for OPEN
-
ENDED problem solving on standardized tests (Philadelphia)

http://www.fi.edu/school/math2/index.html


Sites found by TIES magazine

http://www.tcnj.edu/~ties/links.html


Discovery lesson plans

http://school.discovery.com/lessonplans/index.html


Ask ERIC lesson plans

http://ericir.syr.edu/Virtual/Lessons/index.shtml#Search

Best online collabora
tive learning

http://www.gsn.org/


Technology

Science, Technology and Learning

http://www.enged.com.au/students/home.html

Design and Technology Ideas (Great Br
itain)

http://www.naaidt.org.uk/resources/projects/index.html?All=3

Freebies for Technology Education

http://wvte
ched.k12.wv.us/resources/freebies.php

PBS science and technology resources

http://www.pbs.org/teachersource/recommended/rec_links_science.shtm

Warren East Tech Ed (Middle

School)

http://www.warren.k12.ky.us/Schools/WEMS/TECHNO~1.HTM
Tech Ed Lessons for
Middle School

http://www.wn
et.org/wnetschool/origlessons/technology.html

Technology lessons

http://www.kyrene.k12.az.us/itech/amsitech/activities/ACT1.HTML

Technology Lessons by Thirteen Ed

http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/lessons/index_tech.html
Technically Speaking: Why
Americans Need to be Technologically Literate (National Academy of Engineering)

http://www.nae.edu/nae/techlithome.nsf

http://www.iit.edu/~smile/index.html

Ohio Contributions to Science and Technology by County

http://www.ohiosci.org/OHIOSCIENCE200APPENDIX.htm

Ohio Science and Technology

http://www.ohiosci.org/OHIOSCIENCE200.htm

Science, Technology, and How Things Work

http://www.academic
-
genealogy.com/science.htm

Pennsylvania Technology with activities linked to standards

http://www.bc.k12.pa.us/science_techn
ology/Technology/

Technology Student.com

http://www.technologystudent.com/

Resources for Teachers from Pitsco

http://www.pitsco.com/Resources/res
frame.htm

the Harrow Group Technology Report

http://www.theharrowgroup.com/articles/20031124/20031124.htm

Science, Technology, and Society links

http://www.ncsu.edu/chass/mds/stslinks.html

Olentangy Tech Ed

http://www.olentangy.k12.oh.us/teacherweb/rathje/index.htm


TechLearning magazine

http://www.techlearning.com/index.html


ITEA’s HITS and KITS of classroom technology resources

https://www.iteaconnect.org/HitsKitsOnlineForm
.html

Technology for kids

http://kidscience.about.com/kids/kidscience/msub14.htm


Akira Toki Middle School Tech Ed, Madison, Wisconsin

http://www.madison.k12.wi.us/toki/teched/teched.htm

Grandville High School Tech Ed

http://www.geocities.com/CapeCanaveral/6973/


International Technology Education Associati
on

http://www.iteaconnect.org/

Journal of Technology Education

http://scholar.lib.vt.edu/ejournals/JTE/


Wisconsin Tech Ed Newsletter

http://www.wtea
-
wis.org/newsletter.html

Toshiba's Exploravision Contest on the Future of Technology

http://www.exploravision.org/

Technology tidbits of the week

http://www.alteich.com/tidbits/subindx.htm

National Technology Achievement Award

http://www.technology.org/

Georgia Tech resources

http://www.gitea.org/Web%20Sites.htm

Teach
-
nology teacher resources

http://www.teach
-
nology.com/teachers/lesson_plans/

TechDirections

http://www.techdirections.com/
TECC site (elelmentary tech ed organization)

http://www.ncat.edu/~childres/tecchome.html


TIES Magazine online

http://www.tiesmagazine.org/


http://www.tiesmagazine.org/archives.html

Tech Ed Resources from the National Academy of Engineering

http://www.nae.edu/nae/techlithome.nsf/weblinks/CTON
-
557RLU?OpenDocument


The Tech Ed Lab Tech Ed resources

http://www.techedlab.com/tech
-
ed.html


The College of New Je
rsey Tech Ed resources

http://www.tcnj.edu/~teched/index.html

Innovations in Science and Technology Education (INSciTE)

http://www.hightechkids.org/

Tec
hKids site

http://www.techedlab.com/k12.html


Tech Teens site

http://www.techedlab.com/techteens/


Junior Engineering Technical Society (JETS)

http://www.jets.org/

Yahoo: How things work

http://yahooligans.yahoo.com/science_and_nature/machines/how_things_work/

Technology, culture
, and nature

http://eserver.org/cyber/mainfram.html


The Ohio State University Tech Ed web site

http://ed1.eng.ohio
-
state.edu/


Technology and Invention

Magazine

http://www.americanheritage.com/inventionandtechnology/

Journal of Technological Studies

http://scholar.lib.vt.edu/e
journals/JTS/


Technology Review Magazine

http://www.techreview.com/magazine/jul01/mag_toc.asp


Technological Studies at the College of New Jersey

http://www.tcnj.edu/~teched/index.html

Helix: Australian Science and Technology magazine for kids

http://www.publish.csiro.au/helix/cf/home/index.cfm?sid=0

Scienc
e, technology and engineering for students

http://www.enged.com.au/students/home.html

Nuffield Design and Technology lessons for stages 1 and 2

http://ww
w.primarydandt.org/

S.T.E.P. Design and Engineering Help on Classroom Projects

http://www.sln.org.uk/d&t/datafile/

Design and Technology research papers from IDATER

http://www.lboro.ac.uk/departments/cd/docs_dandt/idater/searchbrowse.html

Sci Tech Eng Math initiatives by professional community

http://www.howard
cc.edu/Seek
-
16/intro.htm

ProBase: ISU tech curriculum for 11 and 112 grades

http://www.probase.ilstu.edu/

National Center for Technological Literacy

http://www.mos.or
g/doc/1505

Opening the Gateway


technology/engineering programs for K
-
12

http://www.mos.org/doc/1956

CATTS for Ohio

http://www
.iteaconnect.org/EbD/CATTSresources/CATTSresourcesOH01.htm

What’s up in Technology video


Thirteen Ed

http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/tech/

Brain Pop Technology activities

http://www.brainpop.com/technology/seeall/

High school design and technology resources (UK)

http://www.design
-
technology.org/TVS.htm

Search for Design and Technology
resources, K
-
12 (UK)

http://www.curriculumonline.gov.uk/Subjects/DT/Subject.htm

Design and Technology online (British)

http:
//www.dtonline.org/apps/menu/app?1&0

Numerous information sheets and exercises to enhance the study, understanding and
teaching of DESIGN and TECHNOLOGY.

http://www.technologystudent.com/index.htm

Technology lessons

http://www.kyrene.k12.az.us/itech/amsitech/activities/ACT1.HTML
International Society
for technology in education

http://www.iste.org/template.cfm

TIES magazine for design and technology education (online only)

http://www.tiesmagazine.org/

TechDirections magazine for technology education and careers

http://www.techdirections.com/

LINKS design and problem solving activities, College of New Jersey

http://www.tcnj.edu/~links/

Kelvin Tech Ed and science supply house

http://www.kelvin.com/

The Technology, Science, Math Integration Project

http://teched.vt.edu/html/ResTSMintg.html


Transportation


Maglev resources

http://www.ic.sunysb.edu/Stu/ppoggio/maglev/page5.html

Pre
-
school transportation activities

http://www.first
-
school.ws/theme/transportation.htm

Elementary transportation sites

http://edtech.kennesaw.edu/web/transport.html

Hot Wheels: How Concept Cars Work

http://e
xpress.howstuffworks.com/express
-
concept
-
car.htm

Lewis and Clark Boats and Buoyancy

http://www.ali.apple.com/ali_sites/ali/exhibits/1000813/

EV World (electronic vehicles)

http://evworld.com/index.cfm


History of Electronic Vehicles

http://sloan.stanford.edu/EVonline/welcome.htm


Rocky Mountain Institute: HyperCars

http://www.rmi.org/sitepages/pid386.php


Automotive learning online

http://www.innerauto.com/default.htm


Human powered hydrofoil

http://lancet.mit.edu/decavitator/


Transportation design briefs for elementary grades

http://www.cs.bsu.edu/homepages/kirkwood/resources/trans
portation.html


mousetrap powered vehicles

http://docfizzix.com/


Inside a jet engine

http://wings.avkids.com/Tours/Engine/

The science of cycling

http://www.exploratorium.edu/cycling/index.html


GM and alternative fuels

http://www.gm.com/automotive/innovations/altfuel/


Solar powere
d scooters

http://www.mse.cornell.edu/courses/engri111//scooter.htm


Third grade design brief on motorless transportation

http://www.cs.bsu.edu/homepages/kirkwood/resources/trans/Pumpkin%20E3.htm


Mousetrap car design brief

http://www.cs.bsu.edu/homepag
es/kirkwood/resources/trans/Alternate%20trans.htm


Soapbox car out of recycled material

http://www.cs.bsu.edu/homepages/kirkwood/Soapbox.htm


National Transportation Library

http://ntl.bts.gov/


Transportation history museums and libraries

http://www.sae.org/misc/links.htm


Transportation sites (mostly businesses)

http://www.rockets.org/links/db.html


The Financial Side of buying a car for students

http://www.mcli.dist.maricopa.edu/pbl/ubuystudent/index.html


So you want t
o build a car
-

a look at the automotive industry for students

http://www.ipl.org/autou/


Electric and solar cars

http://www.geocities.com/MotorCity
/Factory/1723/


Fast cars
-

NOVA online

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/fastcars/


Planet vehicle design brief

htt
p://www.cs.bsu.edu/homepages/kirkwood/resources/trans/New_Planet.htm



Visual


Visual kids club

http://www.adobe.com/education/digkids/lessons/main.html

interactive light site

http://www.learner.org/teacherslab/

Project Learning Activities in Multimedia

http://pblmm.k12.ca.us/PBLGuide/Activities/Activities.html

High School Video Production Course

http://www.camas.wednet.edu/chs/tech/video/chs_video.htm

Find a picture of any topic on the web

http://ditto.co
m/


300,000 graphic arts icons for web sites

http://www.free
-
graphics.com/


Searchable Index of internet graphics

http://www.ncrtec.org/picture.htm


How a ca
mera works

http://www.azuswebworks.com/photography/index.html


The Digital Camera page

http://www.dcresource.com/


Kids and Digital Photography

http://www.surfnetkids.com/digitalphoto.htm


American Photography: a Century of Images (PBS)

http://www.pbs.org/ktca/americanphotograp
hy/


Photo gallery by 7 great photographers

http://www.artsmia.org/get
-
the
-
picture/


The technology of photographic imaging (history)

http:/
/www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/cameras/index.htm


Land Escapes
-

photo exhibit

http://gcc.bradley.edu/exhibit/98/home.html


Images from Kodak available for downloading

http://www.kodak.com/digitalImages/samples/imageIntro.shtml


Kodak Lesson Plans

http://www.kodak.com/global/en/consumer/ed
ucation/lessonPlans/indices/art.shtml


Digital Photography resources

http://www.resourcehelp.com/qserphoto.htm


Kids sites on photography

http:
//www.surfnetkids.com/photo.htm


American Museum of Photography

http://www.photographymuseum.com/


Photography sites directory

http://dir.yahoo.com/Arts/Visual_Arts/Photography/Museums_and_Galleries/


Articles on video editing

http://www.videonics.com/articles/


Weather

Weatherbug Achieve interactive weather lessons

http://www.weatherbugachieve.com/

Weather

www.kidsgardening.com/growingideas/projects/aug03/pg1.html

Weather tools

http://www.miamisci.org/hurricane/weathertools.html

Urbanization effects on climate

http://www.nasa.gov/vision/earth/e
nvironment/urban_effects.html

Weather and math activities

http://www.pbs.org/teachersource/mathline/concepts/weather.shtm


Making an elementary grade weather station

http://www.miamisci.org/hurricane/weatherstation.html


U.S. Geostationary satellite pictures

http://www.goes.noaa.gov/


El Nino

http://www.fi.edu/weather/nino/nino.html


Weather information and activities for students

http://www.fi.edu/weather/index.html


Glacier/Weather lesson plans

http://www.sd5.k12.mt.us/glaciereft/gwlesson.htm


Investigating climate activity, math and social studies integration

http://www.u
ps.edu/community/tofu/lev1f/intframe.htm


Kidsweb: Weather resources

http://www.npac.syr.edu/textbook/kidsweb/Sciences/weather.html


NASA Atmospheric Sciences Data Center

http://eosweb.larc.nasa.gov/


NOAA central library sites for teachers and students

http://www.lib.noaa.gov/docs/education.html


Meteorology online guide

http://ww2010.atmos.uiuc.edu/(Gh)/guides/home.rxml


Tornado safety

http://www.usatoday.com/weather/askjack/watorsaf
.htm


Demonstration of how various forms of precipitation form

http://www.sd5.k12.mt.us/glaciereft/precip38.htm


Basic Cloud formations

http://vortex.plymouth.edu/clouds.html


Stormy weather art project

http://www.arts.ufl.edu/art/rt_room/sparkers/stormy/storm.html


Acid Rain
-

EPA

http://www.epa.gov/airmarkets/


Kids sites for weather

http://www.surfnetkids.com/weather.htm


Lightning

http://wvlightning.com/


Tornado

resources

http://www.tornadoproject.com/index.html


Weather forecast for your specific location

http://www.weather.com/weather/local/43015


What forces affect our weather

http://www.learner.org/exhibits/weather/


Weather and related weather plans

http://www.uen.o
rg/utahlink/weather/teacher_links2.html


Weather instruments and scales

http://www.sd5.k12.mt.us/glaciereft/weather.htm


Weather rhymes and verses

http://www.sd5.k12.mt.us/glaciereft/wlore.htm


The Weather clasroom
-

Weather.com

http://www.weather.com/education/index.html


Weather maps, all topics

http://www.weather.com/maps/


Wind and Sea internet sites

http://www.lib.noaa.gov/docs/windandsea2.html


How meteorologists make predictions based on data activity

http://www.wnet.org/wnetschool/origlessons/weather/index.html


WeatherWatch 2010 CD

http://ww2010.atmos.uiuc.edu/(Gh)/h
ome.rxml


Wind socks activity

http://www.sd5.k12.mt.us/glaciereft/windk
-
8.htm


Weather related lesson plans

http://www
.uen.org/utahlink/weather/teacher_links2.html