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  • Here’s a little brain teaser straight from the files of Dr. Marbles’ hard drive. Can you find 13 ways to display a half?
  • This activity allows you to make three-dimensional shapes! To successfully make these 3D objects, all you need to do is print out the patterns and follow the directions.
  • Read this short autobiography of Kim Ennix to learn about what an aerospace engineer does. Kim works for the NASA Dryden Flight Research Center in California. If you like space, planes, or engineering this could be a good future career for you!
  • By watching this National Geographic video, you will learn about the earthquake that struck Santa Cruz, Chile on February 27, 2010. You will see how the 8.8 magnitude earthquake caused an apartment building in this small city to collapse.
  • This game is like connect four! To earn game pieces you must solve an algebraic equation. You can change the level of difficulty and the type of problem. There are five different types of problems: variable on both sides, distributive property, quadratic, two-step problems, and one-step problems.
  • Test your algebra skills in this quiz! This quiz asks you to solve algebraic linear and quadratic equations of one variable. You can choose your difficulty level, question types, and time limit.
  • Do you need help understanding how to use fractions when the numerators and denominators contain algebraic expressions? This simulation will help you to see that an algebraic fraction is the same as an ordinary fraction but with letters on the top or on the bottom. Test your knowledge out by taking a short quiz at the end.
  • In this anatomy version of jeopardy, you will be quizzed on the following topics: biomolecules, lipids, carbohydrates, DNA and RNA, and proteins. Good Luck!
  • In this anatomy version of jeopardy, you will be quizzed on the following topics: the great vessels, head and neck vessels, thoracic vessels, and limb vessels. Good luck!
  • In this anatomy version of jeopardy, you will be quizzed on the following topics: identification, connective tissue, cell biology, epithelial tissue, and histology. Good luck!

NSF logo This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. DUE-0840824. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.