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Science in the "Real World"

CNN Student News - Read current news about chemistry and other science topics.

Smithsonian Institution - Online articles including virtual tours, online exhibits, and pictures addressing a variety of science topics. (Sponsored by Hold, Reinhart, and Winston)

 

Chemistry Sites

Calvocade o' Chemistry - Visit the Helpdesk for tutorials, extra practice problems, and more.

Chemistry Tutor - Check out this site for helpful info!

WebElements Periodic Table - One of many great online periodic tables.

Measurement Tutorials and Drills - Use the drills to practice or get more help with this collection of sites on units, sig figs, scientific notation, and more. (Some activities require paid membership.)

Come Together: An Internet Sampler on Chemical Bonding - An interactive activity that provides an introduction to the different types of bonding.

Balancing Equations - Great tutorial with animations and practice problems.

ChemBalancer - Game format to practice balancing equations.

Chemical Structures - View VSEPR shapes and examples.

Molecular Modeling - Download the Chime plug-in to view and rotate 3D molecular models! Includes a tutorial on VSEPR Theory, polartiy, and intermolecular forces.

Gas Laws Tutorial - Great tutorial with animations.

Gas Laws Practice - Drill and practice all types of gas law problems with immediate feedback.

Gas Laws and Ideal Gas Law & Gas Stoichiometry - PowerPoint practice problems.

Phase Changes & Heating Curves - Watch this QuickTime movie representation of what happens as a substance is heated.

 

Physics Sites

Multimedia Physics Studios - Explanations of key concepts enhanced by animations.

Physics Zone - Check out the Lessons area for great interactive tutorials. (Some activities require paid membership.)

Interference Beats - Iinteractive demonstration of beat formation.

Doppler Effect - Interactive look at variables that influence the Doppler Effect.

Interference - Animations of constructive and destructive interference.

Mixing Primary Light Colors - Java Applet that allows you to mix RGB in different proportions.

Light Filters - Java Applet that allows you to manipulate different colored light & filters.

Light Refraction - Explanations of the fish hunter and broken pencil examples. .

 

Texas and Northside ISD

NISD Science - The Northside ISD page devoted to science curriculum and instruction.

NISD Science TAKS Review Site - Brief reviews and self-quizzes of TAKS topics in biology, chemistry, and physics.

NISD Academic Standards - District standards for chemistry and many other courses.

IPC TEKS - State of Texas guidelines for Integrated Physics & Chemistry.

 

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