Math, Science, STEM

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI) FOR K-12 INITIATIVE - ON-LINE RESOURCE DIRECTORY
https://ai4k12.org/
From the website: "This initiative is developing (1) national guidelines for AI education for K-12, (2) an online, curated resource Directory to facilitate AI instruction, and (3) a community of practitioners, researchers, resource and tool developers, focused on the AI for K-12 audience." Check out the site. 


BEST WEB SITES FOR LEARNING GEOGRAPHY – BLOG
https://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/2008/03/07/the-best-websites-for-learning-teaching-geography/
The writer describes different web sites that he recommends for teaching and learning geography.  This can be a great resource for any tutor, mentor, learner or teacher.   While the publication date of this article is 2008 it looks like the writer has kept the links updated.


CLASSROOM RESOURCES - NATIONAL COUNCIL OF TEACHERS OF MATHEMATICS
https://www.nctm.org/classroomresources/
From the web site:   "We are teachers, mathematicians, researchers, students, and parents using the power of the Web to learn math and improve math education.  We offer a wealth of problems and puzzles; online mentoring; research; team problem solving; collaborations; and professional development. Students have fun and learn a lot. Educators share ideas and acquire new skills."

COOL MATH, AN AMUSEMENT PARK OF MATH ... AND MORE
https://www.coolmath.com/
From the web site: "Cool Math is broken down into an elementary section (that covers topics like computation, fractions, geometry and problem solving) and a secondary section (that covers fractals, calculators, functions and calculus). Both sections include games and engaging activities that help develop a greater understanding of sophisticated concepts. The Science page has lots of real world Math connections, and the Parent and Teacher pages round out a very creative site." 

ECONOMICS EDUCATION RESOURCES FROM FEDERAL RESERVE
https://www.federalreserveeducation.org/
This Federal Reserve Education website provides a wide range of learning materials for educators, students and consumers.  

EXPERT CHEMISTRY ONLINE TUTOR AND HOMEWORK HELP
https://www.chemtopper.com/myblog/study-tips-for-good-grades/
This on-line tutoring site offers a variety of study resources in Chemistry and Free Homework Help up to High School level. Read the blog. Look at the page on study tips, which this link points to.

FIGURE THIS! MATH CHALLENGES FOR FAMILIES
https://figurethis.nctm.org/index.html
From the web site: "'Figure This!' features more than 70 interesting math challenges for middle school families to solve at home. Problems can be searched by the type of math they cover: geometry, measurement, statistics, graphing, number relationships you name it! Each problem comes with tips to get started, hints, an answer and bibliography for further research. There is a section for teachers that includes letters, video and a PowerPoint presentation designed to inspire families to explore math together. Challenges and parent information are also available in Spanish."

HELP WITH FINITE MATHEMATICS AND CALCULUS
https://www.zweigmedia.com/tcpage.php?book=combo&lang=en&ed=7
This web site  can be a big help to tutors and parents who are trying to help students with higher math concepts such as Finite mathematics & Applied calculus.

HELPING WITH MATH
https://helpingwithmath.com/
Printable math worksheets, tables, charts, number lines, flashcards etc plus online activities including equivalent fraction matching exercises. All resources can be modified and reused under a Creative Commons license.

HOW TO TEACH KIDS ABOUT MONEY
https://www.thesimpledollar.com/financial-wellness/how-to-teach-kids-about-money-from-toddlers-to-teens/
This is useful resource for mentors,  parents, educators.

HUBBLE MADNESS - ENGAGE YOUTH IN STAR GAZING
https://www.flickr.com/photos/hubble-heritage/sets/72157642356592763/
This page shows images of the universe from the Hubble Space Telescope. They are shown as part of a 2014 "Hubble Madness" event that has encourage viewers to look at the images and vote for their favorites.  If you're looking for a way to engage youth in science this is an innovative approach. 

LYNDHURST PUBLIC SCHOOL STEM CLUB FOR GIRLS - RESOURCE PAGE
https://lyndhurststem.org/resources.html
The Lyndhurst schools are trying to introduce STEM education to students when they are very young, in elementary school or even earlier.  That's why they created the STEM CLUB. They have aggregated an extensive library of STEM activities, which you can find in this link.  

MATH AND SCIENCE INTERACTIVE LEARNING
http://www.shodor.org/students/activities/
From the web site: "The tools below can be used to  better understand science and math , to  practice math skills, or simply to  explore and experiment.  Most of these tools are  developed and maintained by students, working as interns or apprentices at Shodor.

MATH AND SCIENCE LINKS - OAKTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE
https://www.oakton.edu/user/4/pboisver/mcpweb/internet.html
This site is a resource for any student, tutor, teacher or parent looking for help with math and science. (Note: you can probably find a similar resource list on the website of every high school, junior college and college in the UISA)

MATH CAMPS AND RESOURCES
http://www.mathcamps.org/resources/
This web site contains an extensive list of math camps around the country as well as a resource page for helping students learn math. Take a look.

MATH GOODIES - GET HELP WITH MATH
https://www.mathgoodies.com/
From the web site: "Math Goodies is a math help website featuring free interactive lessons, worksheets, games and puzzles. A pioneer of interactive instruction, our goodies have received rave reviews from the media! Today, we have hundreds of instructional resources for educators, students and parents.

MATHFLIX - USE QUICKTIME MOVIES TO BUILD MATH SKILLS
https://mathflix.luc.edu/
From the website: "MathFLIX = 1000 FREE instructional math movies covering a wide range of math concepts including Number & Operations, Algebra, Measurement, Geometry, Data Analysis & Probability, Connections and Technology. In addition to MathFLIX’s valuable video resources, the site also features 400 downloadable worksheets that reinforce concepts and provide valuable practice.  The MathFLIX website is created and maintained by Loyola University Chicago School of Education in partnership with The Chicago GEAR UP Alliance." 

MATHSTORIES.COM (TM)
http://www.mathstories.com/
From the web site: "The goal of this math website is to help elementary school (Grade 1st through 6th) children boost their math problem solving and critical-thinking skills. MathStories.com has over 15,000 online and Common Core compliant math word problems for children to enjoy! Word problems are available in both English and Spanish. MathStories.com is the website for busy teachers, eager students, and involved parents. MathStories.com is comprehensive and easy to navigate."

SCIENCE BUDDIES - PROJECT IDEAS, MORE
https://www.sciencebuddies.org/about/us
From the web site: "The award-winning, non-profit Science Buddies empowers K-12 students, parents, and teachers to quickly and easily find free project ideas and help in all areas of science from physics to food science and music to microbiology. Whether your goal is to find a fun science activity for your kids or win the international science fair, sciencebuddies.org puts comprehensive, scientist-authored tools, tips, and techniques at your fingertips."

 

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