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This resource focuses on cells as the essence of life itself. You can explore the inner working so a cell with "The Cell Explorer," a set of interactive exhibits. You can download a pdf of a poster showing how your muscles contract. An interview with scientist/artist David Goodsell points out connections between art and science. An article discusses stem cells and their unique characteristics.

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Cells: The Stuff of Life

This resource focuses on cells as the essence of life itself. Examine the inner working of a cell with "The Cell Explorer," a set of interactive exhibits. Download a pdf of a poster showing how your muscles contract. An interview

Science Stuff

Science Stuff This site offers numerous interactive activities that allow users to deepen their understanding of Earth Science in an innovative way. For example, have you ever taken the continents and tried to fit them together as one land mass? Have you ever placed a pest in an environment to see how it

Literature and Life

Literature and Life PBS explores African-American literature, from slave narratives to the work of contemporary artists. This comprehensive site explores the authors, era, and impact of the literature. There are also audio clip readings and video clip interviews.

Global Warming is Hot Stuff

Global Warming is Hot Stuff Here's a great place for students to explore the concept of Global Warming. It explains the Greenhouse effect and discusses the results of global warming. Authors also explain ways that we can all help slow this process. Wisconsin

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Finding Free Stuff

Even with government stimulus packages and big grants, we teachers don’t see much money for our individual use.

The Story of Stuff

Activist Annie Leonard wrote and narrates this eye opening anticonsumerism video that traces the links between what we consume as finished goods and what is consumed in the production of those goods. The hidden costs of consumption costs attributable to

What's That Stuff?

What’s That Stuff? Find out what lightsticks, Silly Putty, Cheese Wiz, artificial snow, and JELL-O are made of. This collection of articles explores the chemistry behind a wide variety of everyday products. American Chemical Society • Pictures and/or Illustrations •

Interactive Life Science

LearningScience.org has indexed a large collection of interactive web based lessons through which K 12 students can explore organisms, life cycles, reproduction, heredity, ecosystems, cell structure, and other biology related topics. courtesy of netTrekker

Foundation for a Better Life

Foundation for a Better Life PSAs — Public Service Announcements — put a different twist on the commercial advertising messages typically analyzed in classes about media literacy. Find over two dozen PSAs at this site, where you can view segments on caring for the less fortunate, being