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      Here are some websites that will help you in Physical Sciences.

      Instructional Resources for Physical Sciences

      American Institute of Physics*
      http://www.aip.org
      The American Institute of Physics acts as publisher, and provides services and resources promoting the advancement of physics knowledge and its application to society.

      American Chemical Society*
      http://www.acs.org
      The American Chemical Society Web site offers chemisty-related activities and resources for educators, students and parents in addition to links to professional journals and information about public policy.

      Common Molecules*
      http://www.reciprocalnet.org/edumodules/commonmolecules/index.html
      Reciprocal Net helps students connect their study of matter in the classroom to real world materials including vitamins, poison, nucleotides and more. (Physical Sciences, Benchmarks A, B, C).

      Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy*
      http://www.eere.energy.gov/
      The U.S. Department of Energy provides an extensive set of resources and information pertaining to energy concepts and energy use (Physical Sciences, Benchmarks E, F, G).

      Energy Quest*
      http://www.energyquest.ca.gov/index.html
      This interactive Web site from the California Energy Commission may be helpful for students struggling with energy concepts (Physical Sciences, Benchmarks E, F, G).

      Evidence Base for Science: Physical Sciences
      http://ims.ode.state.oh.us/ode/ims/rrt/research/Topic_Science.asp
      The Ohio Department of Education provides this research-based describing how common student misconceptions about physical sciences, how these misconceptions can be addressed, the roles of investigations, experiments and scientific inquiry, and implications for instruction of physical sciences.

      Little Shop of Physics*
      http://littleshop.physics.colostate.edu/
      The Physics Department of Colorado State University provides a variety of interactive online experiments and information for students to explore force, motion and energy concepts (Physical Sciences, Benchmarks D, E, F, G).

      MathMol*
      http://www.nyu.edu/pages/mathmol/
      MathMol provides an introduction to molecular modeling to help students explore such topics as physical properties, mathematical models, atomic structure and amino acids (Physical Sciences, Benchmarks A, B, C).

      Physics Help*
      http://www.launc.tased.edu.au/online/sciences/physics/tutes1.html
      Students can access tutorials to learn concepts related to force, motion, matter and energy (Physical Sciences, Benchmarks A, B, D, E, F, G).



      *This link contains resources or information that may be useful. These resources were not written to align specifically to Ohio's Academic Content Standards. The inclusion of a specific resource is not an endorsement of that particular resource, or any of its contents, by the Ohio Department of Education. Teachers are advised to preview all sites before using them with students.

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