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Grade 12  
Science, Approved 2007  
1    Science as Inquiry
1    The student will demonstrate the abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry.   
3    The student actively engages in using technological tools and mathematics in their own scientific investigations.
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4 2 Explore -- Science Don't start with a search engine, start with 4 2explore! When you're learning something new, it's nice to have more than one resource to explore. This web project provides "four to explore" for each topic.
A Natural Fusion:Math/Science Across Curriculum By integrating science, mathematics, and language arts, teachers can create learning experiences for students, of all grade levels, that transcend the power of any one of them taught in isolation.
Animal Health Care Animal diseases cost U.S. agriculture $17 billion each year, according to the Congress Office of Technology Assessment. To help prevent these losses, animal scientists are using biotechnology to develop an array of products to diagnose, treat, and prevent disease in farm animals.
CyberBee Tools Curriculum Ideas -- Science Now that I have a connection to the Internet, what do I do with it? This is a very valid question that is asked hundreds of times on listservs, at conferences, and in school faculty meetings.
Forensic Science Society Forensic news and information
Hospital Soup All about Hospital, medical jobs, and healthcare.
International Association of Forensic Nurses IAFN is the only international professional organization of registered nurses formed exclusively to develop, promote, and disseminate information about the science of forensic nursing.
Introduction to the Scientific Method The scientific method is the process by which scientists, collectively and over time, endeavor to construct an accurate (that is, reliable, consistent and non-arbitrary) representation of the world. Learn more.
Invention at Play Invention at play is a highly interactive, engaging and surprising traveling exhibit that focuses on the similarities between the way children and adults play and the creative processes used by innovators in science and technology.
IPL: Science Fair Project Resource Guide Are you looking for some help with a science fair project? If so, then you have come to the right place. The IPL will guide you to a variety of website resources, leading you through the necessary steps to successfully complete a science experiment. If you have never done a science fair project before, it has been a while, or you just want to be sure you do a really great job be sure and look at the following websites for tips on what makes a good project before doing anything else. This way you will know ahead of time what will be expected of you.
Jason Project The JASON Foundation for Education is dedicated to inspiring in students a lifelong passion to pursue learning in science, math, and technology through exploration and discovery. This is an interactive site where students write a fractional addition problem and the program shows the graphical display and the solution.
Journey North a Global Study of Northern Migration Track Wildlife Migration and Spring's Journey North. The journeys of a dozen migratory species are tracked each spring. Students share their own field observations with classrooms across the Hemisphere.
keepkidshealthy.com Keeping kids healthy is the main goal.
McDougall-Littell Earth Science Resources Keyed to the McDougall-Littell Earth Science Texts.
Measuring Units Conversion Tables France uses the metric system of measurement. The tables provide for conversion from/to metric and imperial and US measurement systems.
Medical Encyclopedia Albinism
MedlinePlus Learn more.
NASA Quest Contains space and aerospace information for students, teachers, and parents.
Nature Nature is a science journal. Specific content will vary month to month.
Net Frog Digital Dissection Online Tutorial
Oncolink Cancer Resources and Links
Online metric converter US customary & metric conversions for unit measurements.
ONR Science and Technology Focus - OCEAN The site is packed with exciting ocean facts and information. Included are some cool naval discoveries. More than 70 percent of the planet is covered by water? So what are you waiting for?
Oobleck What are some of the properties of an unknown substance called "Oobleck"?
Powers of Ten View the MilkyWay at 10 million light years from the Earth. Then move through space towards the Earth in successive orders of magnitude until you reach a tall oak tree outside the buildings of the National High Magnetic Field.
Science Fair Project Welcome to the All-New homepage of the Science Fair Project on the web.
ScienceSpace Strengths and Limits of Virtual Reality for Science Education are Explored
Shodor Education Science The Shodor Foundation is a non-profit research and education organization dedicated to the advancement of science and math education, specifically through the use of modeling and simulation technologies.
Studying Cells Tutorial: The Scientific Method The scientific method is the experimental testing of a hypothesis formulated after the systematic, objective collection of data. A scientist who studies our immune system phrased this idea.
The Exploratorium The Exploratorium was one of the first science museums to build a site on the World Wide Web. Our site now contains over 12,000 pages exploring hundreds of different topics.
The Scientific Method The following steps make up the Scientific Method. These steps make up a method which may be used to logically solve problems in many other areas of life. Fran├žesco Redi and Louis Pasteur used the scientific method to disprove the idea of spontaneous generation.
The Star Trails Society The Star Trails Society is an initiative by Science@NASA to involve readers in scientific research.
The Unit Factor and Dimensional Analysis Use dimensional analysis to convert a series of metric units of measure.
Thematic Units/Lesson Plan Ideas These links are arranged by grade level and theme.
Vetgate Animal health information

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