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InformED provides user-friendly teaching tools and resource packs for teachers. From educational infographics to Study Tips, Trainer Talks and special subjects of interest, informED provides educators with free, quality, easy-to-consume resources designed to provide new ideas for a classroom or learning environment.  
Rick Nordal's origami folding games are good fun for every student, teacher, or game lover out there. Challenge your mind and your hands today!
Find useful resources for teaching and science on SEED's Pinterest Page.  Start your own Pinterest Boards if you don't already have an account.  Warning! Pinterest is addicting!
The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Our Reference tab includes: maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, a World Oceans map, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map. 
Online courses given by top universities worldwide in different languages for free!
Sponsored by the George Luca Foundation, Edutopia highlights "what woks in education." "The George Lucas Educational Foundation is dedicated to improving the K-12 learning process by documenting, disseminating, and advocating for innovative, replicable strategies that prepare students to thrive in their future education, careers, and adult lives." The site includes a wide variety of education resources. It is especially useful for teachers and administrators.
GOOD's Web site provides information on good things happening everywhere.  The education module on their Web site provides endless ideas and education resources from around the world for teachers and students to ponder together.
With Gooru, a free search engine for learning, you can quickly find topic-relevant, standards-aligned resources and organize them into teachable and sharable “collections” — all in one place. And did we mention that Gooru is free?  Just type in the topic you are teaching about and you are given a list of online resources, lesson plans, articles, to videos, interactive content, and even great websites.  Create a free account to save these resources so you can find them later.great web sites. 
Khan Academy is an organization on a mission. We're a not-for-profit with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education for anyone anywhere. All of the site's resources are available to anyone. It doesn't matter if you are a student, teacher, home-schooler, principal, adult returning to the classroom after 20 years, or a friendly alien just trying to get a leg up in earthly biology. Khan Academy's materials and resources are available to you completely free of charge.
Free online courses from the world's leading universities. Princeton, MIT, Stanford, Harvard, and many others are sharing lectures and videos with lifelong learners from all around.


Projet Clearinghouses

Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) is a worldwide network of students, teachers, and scientists working together to study and understand the global environment.
iEARN (International Education and Resource Network) is the world's largest non-profit global network that enables teachers and youth to use the Internet and other technologies to collaborate on projects that enhance learning and make a difference in the world.
The Scratch Web site is the official Web site for Scratch, in which users can upload their projects, view other users' projects, communicate in the Scratch Forums, view the Front Page, and much more; it is a very large place.


Science & Technology

The Conrad Foundation is the only not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) organization of its kind whose programs combine education, innovation and entrepreneurship to inspire solutions for achieving global sustainability.
The Google Science Fair is an online science competition, open to students between the ages of 13 and 18. Students will have the opportunity to explore an area of science or engineering that they're really passionate about, and share their work with people from all over the world. The "hang out on air" section also allows students and teachers to view live seminars, hosted by science professionals.
ScienceDaily is one of the Internet’s most popular science news web sites. Since starting in 1995, the award-winning site has earned the loyalty of students, researchers, healthcare professionals, government agencies, educators and the general public around the world. Now with more than 3 million monthly visitors, ScienceDaily generates nearly 15 million page views a month and is steadily growing in its global audience.
Spark engages people in the wonder and relevance of science. They focus on scientific literacy, workforce development, and community engagement.
Veritasium is a science video blog that covers topics from atoms to astrophysics!
This Web site has 360 views of places all over Earth. Great resource for teachers and students to use in school to see a new view of the world. Stunning pictures give the user a virtual experience unlike any other I have found on the internet. Site is available in English and Russian.
The American Geosciences Institute is a nonprofit federation of geoscientific and professional associations that represents more than 250,000 geologists, geophysicists, and other earth scientists. Founded in 1948, AGI provides information services to geoscientists, serves as a voice of shared interests in our profession, plays a major role in strengthening geoscience education, and strives to increase public awareness of the vital role the geosciences play in society's use of resources, resilience to natural hazards, and the health of the environment.
Learn the basic concepts of Computer Science with drag and drop programming. 15-25 hours of "unplugged" classroom activities interspersed with game-like, self-directed tutorials starring video lectures by Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Angry Birds and Plants vs. Zombies. Learn repeat-loops, conditionals, basic algorithms, functions, and variables. US students earn awesome prizes for completing all stages!
This Web site provides a news roundup of technologies that use alternative fuels or are environmentally sound.
A very informative site on all things engineering. Complete with games, discipline overviews, and much more.


Organisme scientifiques éducatif

The ASE is an independent and open forum for debating science education, with unique benefits for members. It provides a unique range of services to promote high quality science education by developing resources and fostering high quality Continuing Professional Development.
Brainpop is a really cool and unique site full of animated health and science movies, and fun quizzes.
The Khan Academy was started when founder Salman Khan started making videos to help his cousins with math homework. As he made more videos, he began to attract an audience outside his immediate friends and family. He has since branched out into science, history and economics and he quit his day job as a hedge fund analyst in 2006. He’s created more than 2,600 videos and attracted fans and financial backers like Bill Gates and Google's philanthropic arm.
OLPC's mission is to create educational opportunities for the world's poorest children by providing each child with a rugged, low-cost, low-power, connected laptop with content and software designed for collaborative, joyful, self-empowered learning.
Worldfund uses education to fight poverty in Latin America.  Through cutting-edge training programs, they put great teachers and great principals in schools that badly need them.  Their vision is for every child in Latin America to benefit from exceptional educators who inspire them to learn the skills necessary for dignified work and life.  
This is an award-winning Canadian website consisting of two parts.  The first part is games and acitvities for kids  targeted at enviornmental awareness.  The second part is resources for teachers such as lesson plans, articles, and print-outs.
Their mission is to advance excellent teaching in schools through the development and distribution of multimedia resources for teaching and learning. This Web site, though only available in English, contains some really neat science resources that can be used in the classroom, such as their amusement park physics section. Fun!
Launched in 2008, this four-year pilot program enables selected Hughes investigators to join with scientists outside HHMI to undertake projects that are new and so large in scope that they require a team covering a range of fields. Eight projects support research by 33 scientists from 15 institutions in the United States and 1 in Chile. 
McMaster Science School Outreach is for anyone interested in science. Whether you are a science student or educator, you are welcome to join us!  Check out our classroom activities, resources, and opportunities to visit us here at McMaster University.
SPACE.com, launched in 1999, is the world's No. 1 source for news of astronomy, skywatching, space exploration, commercial spaceflight and related technologies. Our team of experienced reporters, editors and video producers explore the latest discoveries, missions, trends and futuristic ideas, interviewing expert sources and offering up deep and broad analysis of the findings and issues that are fundamental to or understanding of the universe and our place in it. SPACE.com articles are regularly featured on the web sites of our media partners: MSNBC.com, Yahoo!, the Christian Science...


Informations techniques sur l'Internet

This site offers technical information for schools setting up networks and servers and getting connected to the Internet. There are also pointers to other useful information about the World Wide Web.