Archive for the ‘Environmental Studies’ Category

Amazing animated graphic (Flash needed – sorry iPads) on the scale of cells, etc.

August 30, 2011 Leave a comment

Great interactive graphic from the U of Utah that shows the size of things (giant coffee bean off-screen to the left here; grain of salt lower right)


Intute – probably the greatest link I’ve ever posted

August 25, 2011 Leave a comment


This is a ridiculously well organized collection of links for teachers… sorted by subject, and then more specific subject.  You ought to check it out and browse.


This site has “closed”, but they will remain open and viewable for another 3 years.  Apparently they lost funding.   Let’s take advantage of it while we can.  I have a suspicion that they will find funding to maintain the site beyond three years.  Time will tell.

HippoCampus – A broad and deep set of resources across the curriculum

June 21, 2011 Leave a comment

Vital check out – funded by the Packard Foundation – free multimedia courses and deep resources right there, plus online collaboration tools for classrooms. PLEASE look this over.


Apple’s App Store for Education

June 15, 2011 Leave a comment

Apple’s homepage for apps that deliver media-rich resources for just about every academic subject – a must-visit as you plan your i-pad enabled courses.


Interactive Global Water Comparisons

June 5, 2011 Leave a comment

A group of Harvard students built this very cool interactive map of the world’s water use. You can click around to compare water statistics, country to country.

U.S. Household Profiles, decade by decade, 1950-2000

June 5, 2011 Leave a comment

Woman’s Day magazine put together this great infographic with lots of statistics about earnings, gender roles, TV watching, discretionary spending, and more.

Water Usage “Footprints”

June 5, 2011 Leave a comment

Great Wall Street Journal interactive graphic – roll-over items to see data – about how much water is needed to produce a bunch of ordinary  foods and products.