October 5, 2009

Science World PowerPoints

This year, Science World is introducing PowerPoint presentations to go along with select feature articles. They are perfect for use on SMART Boards, as well as on your school computer, or as handouts. Click here to download FOSSILS, this year's first PowerPoint presentation, or click here for more information.

Teacher's Edition

Download this issue's Teacher's Edition here. Please note that the answer key has been removed.

Reproducibles from the Teacher's Edition

This issue's Web Extras:

Article-specific web links from this issue's Teacher's Edition:

  •  "Cures From the Field," p. 8
  • "Disease Detectives," p. 12
  • "Oyster Gardeners," p. 16
    • Find out more about the importance of estuaries around the U.S. at this interactive Web site. It is full of information, teaching tools, and interactive maps:
      www.estuaries.gov
    • Want to learn more about the history of oysters in New York City? Check out Mark Kurlansky’s book The Big Oyster, Random House, 2006.
    • Listen to estuary-related Podcasts produced by Florida’s Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve:
      www.rookerybay.org/Podcasts.html

  • "Operation Origami," p. 20
    • Watch a clip from a new documentary film, Between the Folds, which investigates the beauty of origami and how it relates to math and science:
      www.greenfusefilms.com
    • OrigamiUSA is an organization devoted to paper folding. To learn more about origami and the group’s activities in the U.S., visit its Web site:
      www.origami-usa.org
    • This site has everything you could ever want to know about origami! Check it out for history, folding patterns, cross-curricular ties, and more:
      www.origami-resource-center.com

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