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Timelines in the Science Curriculum
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Science Timelines
General

The Timeline Index - People, Periods, Places and Events in a chronological context, from The Timeline Index
http://www.timelineindex.com/content/home.php

Physics

Imaging Timeline - from Greatest Engineering Achievements of the 20th Century
http://www.greatachievements.org/?id=3753

Spacecraft - from Greatest Engineering Achievements of the 20th Century
http://www.greatachievements.org/?id=3642

Laser and Fiber Optics - from Greatest Engineering Achievements of the 20th Century
http://www.greatachievements.org/?id=2966

Nuclear Technologies - from Greatest Engineering Achievements of the 20th Century
http://www.greatachievements.org/?id=2967

Historical Timeline: Important Moments in the History of Nuclear Medicine - from Advancing Molecular Imaging and Therapy
http://www.snm.org/index.cfm?PageID=1107&RPID=924

History: Photovoltaics Timeline - from About.com: Inventors
http://inventors.about.com/od/timelines/a/Photovoltaics.htm

History of the Internet - from xtimeline
http://www.xtimeline.com/timeline/History-of-the-Internet

History of Astronomy - from xtimeline
http://www.xtimeline.com/timeline/History-of-Science-1

History of Transistors - from xtimeline
http://www.xtimeline.com/timeline/history-of-transistors

Biography of Albert Einstein - from xtimeline
http://www.xtimeline.com/timeline/Albert-Einstein

Chemistry

ChemSoc Timeline - from Royal Society of Chemistry
http://www.chemsoc.org/timeline/pages/timeline.html

Nuclear and Chemical Accidents - from Fact Monster
http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0001457.html

Atomic Alchemy: Nuclear Processes - includes Timeline, from ThinkQuest
http://library.thinkquest.org/17940/

Genetics

Genetic Timeline - from National Human Genome Research Institute
http://www.genome.gov/10506099

Genetics and Genomics Timeline - from Genome News Network
http://www.genomenewsnetwork.org/resources/timeline/

History of Genetics Timeline - from Access Excellence
http://www.accessexcellence.org/AE/AEPC/WWC/1994/geneticstln.html

Timeline of Genetics - from GlaxoSmithKline
http://genetics.gsk.com/history.htm

Cloning Milestones - from Fact Monster
http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0193002.html

Genetics - past, Present and Future - from xtimeline
http://www.xtimeline.com/timeline/History-of-Genetics

Genetic History - from xtimeline
http://www.xtimeline.com/timeline/Genetic-History

Earth Sciences

Geological Timeline - from San Diego Natural History Museum
http://www.sdnhm.org/exhibits/mystery/fg_timeline.html

Earthquakes and Volcanic Eruptions - from Infoplease
http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0001439.html

Geological Time Scale - from xtimeline
http://www.xtimeline.com/timeline/Geologic-Time-Scale-17

Timeline of Extinctions - from xtimeline
http://www.xtimeline.com/timeline/Timeline-of-Extinctions

Oceanography

Timeline (History of NOAA Ocean Exploration) - from Ocean Explorer, National Oceananic and Atmospheric Authority
http://www.oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/history/timeline/timeline.html

Oceanography through time - from Rutgers Marine and Coastal Sciences
http://www.coolclassroom.org/cool_projects/lessons/miniunits/lesson2.html

Medicine/Biology

Louis Pasteur - from xtimeline
http://www.xtimeline.com/timeline/Louis-Pasteur

Rocbert Koch - from xtimeline
http://www.xtimeline.com/timeline/Robert-Koch-1

Modern Medical Discoveries - from xtimeline
http://www.xtimeline.com/timeline/Modern-Medical-Discoveries-post-1800-1

Medical Advances Timeline - from Fact Monster
http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0932661.html

AIDS Epidemic (1981 - 1995) - from Fact Monster
http://www.factmonster.com/spot/aidstimeline1.html

AIDS Epidemic (1996 - present) - from Fact Monster
http://www.factmonster.com/spot/aidstimeline2.html

History of the AIDS epidemic - from xtimeline
http://www.xtimeline.com/technology/History-of-AIDS

Important Moments in the History of Nuclear Medicine - from Society of Nuclear Medicine
http://www.snm.org/index.cfm?PageID=1107&RPID=924

Evolution: From Radical Idea to Mainstream Science - from xtimeline
http://www.xtimeline.com/timeline/Evolution-From-Radical-Idea-to-Mainstream-Science

Astronomy and Space Exploration

Space Accidents - from Fact Monster
http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0001458.html

Space Exploration - from xtimeline
http://www.xtimeline.com/technology/Space-exploration

Milestones of Flight - from Smithsonian Institute
http://www.nasm.si.edu/exhibitions/GAL100/gal100.html

Logarithmic timeline of the universe - from The Robot Wisdom page
http://www.robotwisdom.com/science/logarithmic.html

Timeline: 40 Years of X-ray Astronomy - from Space.com
http://www.space.com/scienceastronomy/astronomy/xray_history_020618.html

History of Astronomy: Topics: Astrophysics - from Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Bonn
http://www.astro.uni-bonn.de/~pbrosche/hist_astr/ha_items_astrophys.html

Polar Science
History of polar research - from Science Poles, International Polar Foundation
Computer Science

Computer Chronicle: From Stone to Silicon - from ThinkQuest
http://library.thinkquest.org/22522/

The Silicon Engine: A Timeline of Semiconductors in Computers - from Computer History Museum
http://www.computerhistory.org/semiconductor/timeline.html

History of the Internet - from xTimelines
http://www.xtimeline.com/timeline/History-of-the-Internet

Food Technology

Coke - timeline from xtimeline
http://www.xtimeline.com/timeline/Coke

McDonalds - from xtimeline
http://www.xtimeline.com/timeline/McDonald-s

KFC - from xtimeline
http://www.xtimeline.com/timeline/KFC-1

Pepsi - from xtimeline
http://www.xtimeline.com/timeline/Pepsi

Agriculture and Food technology - from xtimeline
http://www.xtimeline.com/timeline/Timeline-of-agriculture-and-food-technology

Agriculture

History of Agriculture - from xtimeline
http://www.xtimeline.com/timeline/History-of-agriculture-1

Agriculture and Food technology - from xtimeline
http://www.xtimeline.com/timeline/Timeline-of-agriculture-and-food-technology

Web sites for creating simple timelines

Interactive timelines - from ReadWriteThink, students create editable timeline which can be printed either horizontally or vertically
http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/timeline/

Time Line Generator - from Teach-nology
http://www.teach-nology.com/web_tools/materials/timeline/

Tutorials for creating timelines

Creating a Timeline in Microsoft Word - from Microsoft
http://www.microsoft.com/education/timelinesword.mspx

Create a timeline using Microsoft Office Excel - from Microsoft
http://www.microsoft.com/education/createtimeline.mspx

Timelines in Excel - from The Excel Nexus
http://www.vertex42.com/ExcelTemplates/timeline.html

How to Create a Timeline in Excel - from The Excel Nexus
http://www.vertex42.com/ExcelArticles/create-a-timeline.html

Sample file - download in Excel

Planck/Einstein Timeline - created in Excel using the tutorial available from The Excel Nexus, now in pdf
http://science.uniserve.edu.au/school/profdev/timelines/timeline_ep1.pdf

Planck/Einstein Timeline - slight variation to above, created in Excel using the tutorial available from The Excel Nexus, now in pdf
http://science.uniserve.edu.au/school/profdev/timelines/timeline_ep2.pdf

Planet Timeline - showing distance from Sun, created in Excel using the tutorial available from The Excel Nexus, now in pdf
http://science.uniserve.edu.au/school/profdev/timelines/timeline_planets.pdf

Timelines in No Time - a Techtorial from Education World, uses Excel
http://www.educationworld.com/a_tech/techtorial/techtorial021.pdf

Create a Timeline In Inspiration! - from SONOMA STATE UNIVERSITY Education Technology Resources
http://www.sonoma.edu/edtech/center/inspiration_time.pdf

Interactive timelines

Timelines - from xtimeline, create your own with online application
http://www.xtimeline.com/

Timeline Creator - from Center for Educational Resources, Johns Hopkins University
http://timeline.cer.jhu.edu/

Community - samples (history) created with Timeline Creator
http://timeline.cer.jhu.edu/community.htm

Time Rime - online community that allows people to create, compare and upload information by creating timelines
http://www.timerime.com/

Plate Tectonic Timeline - development of the theory of Plate Tectonics, prepared by UniServe Science, created with Timeline Creator
http://science.uniserve.edu.au/school/profdev/tutes/timelines/pttimeline/timeline.html

Timeline Tool - from University of British Columbia
http://www.learningtools.arts.ubc.ca/timeline.htm

Dinosaurs - from SIMILE, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
http://simile.mit.edu/timeline/examples/dinosaurs/dinosaurs2.html

How to Create Timelines - from SIMILE, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
http://simile.mit.edu/timeline/docs/create-timelines.html

Examples for NSW curriculum

Plate Tectonic Timeline - development of the theory of Plate Tectonics, prepared by UniServe Science, created with Timeline Creator
http://science.uniserve.edu.au/school/profdev/timelines/pttimeline/timeline.html

Climate Change Timeline - sample timeline showing indicators of climatic changes observed over the last century, grouped by type of event, prepared by UniServe Science, created with Timeline Creator
http://science.uniserve.edu.au/school/profdev/timelines/pttimeline/timeline.swf

Climate Change Timeline - sample timeline showing indicators of climatic changes observed over the last century, grouped by region, prepared by UniServe Science, created with Timeline Creator
http://science.uniserve.edu.au/school/profdev/timelines/pttimeline/timeline.swf

Planck Einstein Timeline - Planck Einstein 'conflict', prepared by UniServe Science, created with Timeline Creator
http://science.uniserve.edu.au/school/profdev/timelines/pttimeline/timeline.swf

Planck vs Einstein - prepared by Uniserve Science, using xtimeline
http://www.xtimeline.com/timeline/Planck-vs-Einstein


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