Walking the Amazon is about Ed Stafford, who spent over 2 years walking the length of the Amazon river in South America from the source to the sea, from April 2008 to August 2010. Photos, videos, and a record of all his blog posts are available on the site.
Developed by a music student, this application helps users learn music theory concepts and improve their ear. It also includes a basic score editor for composition students.
Kidopo offers an innovative coloring application for coloring pages, which simulates a real coloring experience. Other sections of the site includes kids' printables, games and craft videos.
FreeSFX is a repository of free sound effects. Enter a search term or browse the categories, and preview and use the sound effects in your A/V projects. Most sound effects are available as MP3s or WAVs.
AudioTool allows you to create and mix your own music, generated from a range of tools that you select and plug in, complete with cables. Each tool looks and operates like its real life counterpart, enabling great levels of control and creativity for your students.
CAST Science Writer is a tool that supports students in writing science lab and class reports. This tool is geared toward middle school and high school students. All parts of a science or lab report are broken into small steps so the author can concentrate on one part of the report at a time.
Curriki is a free online community for educators, boasting numerous teacher-created resources that are being shared freely. Content includes tests, single lessons, units, and even full courses.
Google Scholar provides a great way to search through the full text of peer-reviewed scholarly literature from all fields and formats. A "cited by" feature makes it easier to find related materials and gather sources.
Alice is software that was created at Carnegie Mellon University, and is designed to teach junior high school and high school students computer programming in a 3d environment. Create animations, interactive games, videos, and share them.
ArtBabble was conceived, initiated, designed, built, sculpted, programmed, shot, edited, painted and launched by a cross-departmental collection of individuals at the Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA). It is intended to showcase video art content in high quality format from a variety of sources and perspectives. ArtBabble was created so others will join in spreading the world of art through video. Educator resources are available as well.
A simple yet effective plagiarism checker. Simply copy/paste your text, or upload a Word document, and The Plagiarism Checker will scan the document and report on possible plagiarism. Click the links to see the infringed document.
This math site contains great information on basic math skills. Interactive quiz-based activities are included to help students test their knowledge of the concepts.