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Infuse your curriculum units-in-progress with amazing online resources.

Step 6. Continue refining your own online research capabilities by culling resources from distant libraries.
Take the opportunity to contact expert scientists and mathematicians online.
Step 7. Build your students' confidence in relying upon the sources on their reference desk.
Help prepare them to submit publications to online 'zines.
Step 8. Map these virtual links onto traditional school subjects:
 
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Science

Physics
Chemistry
Biology
Marine Life
Botany
Astronomy

Physical Science
Geology
Oceanography
Modeling
Museums
Ask An Expert

Mathematics

Problem-solving
Patterns
Stories and Jokes and Puzzles

Calculus
Applications: Math and Arts
Networked Projects

Social Sciences

History
Special Period Collections
American Memory-Library of Congress
Primary Sources
Eyewitness Accounts
Trips
Audio archives
Archaeology

Economics
Geography
Environmental Education
Treks
National Links
Astronomy
Biography
Field Trips

Humanities

Literature
Art
Music
Foreign Language

Performing Arts: Theater
Multi-media Creation
Public Television
National Projects

Step 9. Integrate contents from links in these entries into your curriculum:

  • World Languages
    • Student ESL/Foreign Language Sites
    • Answers for Foreign Language and Bilingual and ESL Teachers
    • ESL Resources
  • Humanities
    • History: Primary Sources (sampler)
    • Library of Congress
    • Art and Music Creation
    • Art Education
    • Archaeology
    • Performing Arts
    • Bibliography & Fiction and Biography
    • (Note: The whole domain of literature is underrepresented on the Web in contrast to other subject matters.)
  • Integrated Studies
    • Constructing Environments, e.g., Virtual Modeling
    • Mathematics, e.g., New Visualization Tools, Problem Solving, Math Resource Sites (like The Math Forum at Drexel)
    • Physics, e.g., Hands-On
    • Biology, e.g., Inside Story, Genetics & Genomes
    • Astronomy and Airplanes

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