- Britain’s STEM Network at http://stemnet.org.uk/
- PBS’s STEM resources at http://www.pbs.org/teachers/stem/
- Gifted Children’s STEM page at http://www.nagc.org/index.aspx?id=1484
- STEM for students with disabilities at http://www.washington.edu/doit/Stem/
- DOE’s Office of Vocational & Adult Ed STEM page at http://www.stemtransitions.org/
- Tennessee Dept of Ed STEM resources at http://www.stemresources.com/
- NASA’s page on STEM careers at http://stemcareer.com/
- National Institute for Science Ed’s homepage at http://www.wcer.wisc.edu/archive/cl1/
- Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education’s STEM Learn and Earn site at http://www.completionmatters.org/summary/STEMLearnandEarn
- The NSF funded center for case study teaching in science has a searchable online collection at http://sciencecases.lib.buffalo.edu/cs/collection/.
- My students rave about how easy it is to quickly do math stuff at http://www.wolframalpha.com/.
- A large collection of useful physics simulations and explanations organized by topic can be perused at http://www.collegeonline.org/library/articles/physics-professor-resources.html.
- A compendium of physics lecture demonstrations can be found at Harvard University’s site starting at http://sciencedemonstrations.fas.harvard.edu/.
- A variety of science videos are online at http://www.veritasium.com/ although a few are a bit fluffy. Another bunch of physics videos are at http://www.physics.org/article-interact.asp?id=59.
- Haverford College has posted a good bunch of electronics, optics, and quantum laboratory writeups at http://www.haverford.edu/physics/Amador/AdvancedLabTeachingResources.php.
- Some of your students are probably interested in medical physics. The American Association of Physicists in Medicine has a page of links at http://www.aapm.org/links/medphys/.
- NASA’s Messenger spacecraft is currently orbiting the planet Mercury. View images and learn about its mission at http://messenger.jhuapl.edu/index.php.
- AIP is attempting to increase science news content in syndicated media. You can visit its news service at http://www.insidescience.org/.
- Alice is a package used to teach computer programming with 3D graphics at http://www.alice.org/.
- I’m starting to hear the term “Problem-Based Learning” more and more often. One resource devoted to the idea can be accessed at http://www.makinglearningreal.org/.
- The textbook “Physics of Light and Optics” is online at http://optics.byu.edu/textbook.aspx.
Carl Mungan is a physics professor at the United States Naval Academy
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