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Discussion on the range of software programs that are used to draw physics diagrams, and their relative merits.
Understanding Scientific Journals and Articles
Using a brief history of scientific writing, this module provides an introduction to the structure and content of scientific journal articles. Key differences between scientific journals and popular media are explained, and basic parts of a scientific article are described through a specific example. The module offers advice on how to approach the reading of a scientific article.
Utilizing the Scientific Literature
Scientific literature is central to the development of science as a whole. This module explains what scientists mean when they refer to the scientific literature and offers specific examples of how scientists use it to (1) discover what other work has been done on a topic, (2) cite sources of their data, and (3) show how their interpretations relate to existing knowledge.
Franklin Institute Resources for Science Learning
The Franklin Institute Resources for Science Learning website, is an effort of the Educational Technology Programs team.
National Science Digital Library
The National Science Digital Library provides high quality online educational resources for teaching and learning, with current emphasis on the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines—both formal and informal, institutional and individual, in local, state, national, and international educational settings. NSDL does not hold content directly—instead, we provide structured descriptive information (metadata) about web-based educational resources held on other sites by their providers, who contribute this metadata to NSDL for organized search and open access to educational resources via NSDL.org and its services.
Open Helix - Free Tutorials
OpenHelix searches hundreds of genomics resources, tutorial suites, and other material to deliver the most relevant resources in seconds.
UN Atlas of the Oceans
An information system designed for policy-makers, scientists, students and resource managers for sharing, exchanging and consulting information on oceans and coastal areas.
PMC is a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM).
Encyclopedia of Life - Animals - Plants - Pictures & Information
Our knowledge of the many life-forms on Earth - of animals, plants, fungi, protists and bacteria - is scattered around the world in books, journals, databases, websites, specimen collections, and in the minds of people everywhere. Imagine what it would mean if this information could be gathered together and made available to everyone – anywhere – at a moment’s notice.
The EnviroLink Network
The EnviroLink Network is a non-profit organization which has been providing access to thousands of online environmental resources since 1991.
Periodic table of the elements
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