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Science literacy maps are a great new concept that continue to garner significant attention by teachers, students, and the general public. This specific site was created by the National Science Digital Library (NSDL) and features concept maps that illustrate connections between thematic science and math concepts, including "The Living Environment" and "The Nature of Mathematics." The Getting Started area provides a fine tutorial on how to use these materials, along with several short, helpful videos. Additionally, there is a purely text-based version for those interested in the subject matter, but a little wary of diving into the literacy maps themselves. Once brave enough to jump in, there are over 12 sections to explore.

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SubjectsChemistry, Education, Engineering, Geoscience, Mathematics, Physics, Technology
Education levelElementary School, High School, Higher Education, Informal Education, Middle School, Vocational/Professional Development Education
Resource typesAudio/Visual, Collection, Instructional Material, Reference Material, Service, Tool
Resource formattext, text/html
Languageen
PublisherNational Science Foundation (U.S.) National Science Digital Library.
DOIhttp://dx.doi.org/2200/20070525123437812T

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Internet Scout ProjectAMSER: Applied Math and Science Education RepositorycomPADRE: Resources for physics and astronomy education
Title Internet Scout Project
Link http://scout.wisc.edu/
Description The Internet Scout Report provides evaluation and annotation of high-quality online resources, particularly those that will be of value to the education community. Each resource is selected, researched, and annotated by a team of professional librarians and subject-matter experts, who evaluate sites on the basis of their content, authority, upkeep, presentation, availability, and cost. Published since 1994, the Report is one of the internet's oldest and most respected publications. The Internet Scout Project is part of the College of Letters and Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison.