for the Millenium
- In the tradition of a World's Fair, "Science for The
Millenium" is a multimedia science expo online. Developed
by NCSA at the University of Illinois, this website shares
examples of work in a variety of new technologies. Lots of
fun things to look at and a great breeding ground for
ideas on how regular websters might organize and develop
their online presentations.
- A lovely collection of wildflower photographs with
accompanying information about each photo. The
photographer is presently a sophomore at Swarthmore
College in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania.
the Nile: Online Kayak Expedition
- In January and February of 1996, a team of kayakers
will attempt a "first ever" descent of the Victoria Nile River in Uganda,
Africa. Paddlers have long avoided this great river. Its
remoteness and violent whitewater have defeated all
previous challengers -- not to mention its shores, as
Katharine Hepburn describes them, "carpeted with
crocodiles." The website allows you to follow along, with
pages specifically provided for educators.
- Learn about what it takes to be an Inventor. What
makes an Inventor successful? This online guide for
investigating the invention process offers activities,
ideas, and opportunities to collaborate.
anybody learn anything?"
- Assessing Technology Programs and the Learning Accomplished
- A thought piece for teachers adopting technology
- This commentary considers the impact thus far of
technology in the educational community.
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