Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Scitable - Collaborative Learning Space for Science

Scitable, produced by Nature Education, looks like a good resource for high school and college students studying genetics. On Scitable students can find more than 150 articles and overviews of key genetics concepts. If a student has a particularly tough question, they can ask an expert on Scitable.

Scitable is designed as a collaborative learning space. To that end, Scitable offers students the opportunity to join groups studying alike topics. Scitable also provides educators with space to create a course group through which they can deliver lessons to students.

Thanks to Skip Z for the Twitter tip about Scitable.

Applications for Education
Scitable is designed for use by college students, but some of content could be used in some high school settings.

Here are some related resources that may be of interest to you:
Dr. Saul's Biology in Motion
Science Activities for Elementary Students
The Wild Classroom - Science Videos and Podcasts

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