Support Materials for Science Educators


Science Lesson Plans Teacher Productivity Tools on the Web Resources for Safe Science Teaching

Science Lesson Plans

Science Lesson Plans - from Ask Eric
http://askeric.org/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science

Lesson plans, Teacher tools and more - from Lesson Planet, search over 30,000 links to lesson plans, registration essential, limited access without subscription
http://www.lessonplanet.com/

Lesson Plans Page - from EdScope
http://www.lessonplanspage.com/


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Teacher Productivity Tools on the Web

Quia! - is a site that allows you to create and play educational games on-line. Games include matching, concentration, flashcards, word search, hangman, jumbled words, pop-ups game, challenge board (like jeopardy) and multiple choice quizzes (basic type). Any games you create are linked to your own personal games page (on the Quia! server) which is password protected.
http://www.quia.com/

Hot Potatoes is a freeware program which includes six applications, enabling you to create interactive multiple-choice, short-answer, jumbled-sentence, crossword, matching/ordering and gap-fill exercises for the World Wide Web. The program is able to be downloaded in both Windows and Macintosh from the site. Use of the program is limited unless you register and receive a 'key'.
http://web.uvic.ca/hrd/halfbaked/

Puzzlemaker - is a site that allows you to create puzzles and games for your newsletters, flyers, handouts, or classroom revision and assignments. Puzzles include Word Search, Word Search with a Hidden Message, Criss-Cross Puzzle, Double Puzzle, Cryptograms, Letter Tiles and Fallen Phrase.
http://www.puzzlemaker.com/

Filamentality - a web site that allows you to create and store hotlists, treasure hunts and webquests
http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/fil/


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Resources for Safe Science Teaching

The National Occupational Health and Safety Commission (NOHSC)
http://www.worksafe.gov.au/worksafe/01/010000.htm

Vermont Safety Information Resources, Inc (SIRI) web site
http://siri.org/ or http://hazard.com/msds/

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)
http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/

Envirofacts Master Chemical Integrator
http://www.epa.gov/enviro/html/emci/chemref/index.html

Material Safety Data Sheet Retrieval
http://www.umr.edu/~msdshtml/

Material Safety Data Sheets - from Cornell Planning Design and Construction
http://msds.pdc.cornell.edu/issearch/msdssrch.htm

Where To Find Material Safety Data Sheets On The Internet
http://www.ilpi.com/msds/index.chtml

Hazardous Chemical Database - The University of Akron, Department of Chemistry
http://ull.chemistry.uakron.edu/erd/

ChemFinder Searching
http://www.chemfinder.com/

Material Safety Data Sheets
http://www.phys.ksu.edu/area/jrm/Safety/msds.html


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