Infotopia

http://www.infotopia.info/

From the site, “Infotopia is an academic search engine designed for “students, teachers, and especially homeschoolers.” Created by Dr. Michael Bell (former chair of the Texas Association of School Librarians) and Carole Bell (former middle school librarian and director of libraries), Infotopia uses a Google custom search to provide access to previously vetted websites selected by librarians, teachers, and educational professionals.” Infotopia provides tabs to different subject areas. These include: Arts, Biography, Games, Health, History, Images, Languages, Literature, Math, News, Reference, Sci/Tech, and Social Sciences. Under each tab, a topic can be selected from different websites, besides the Google-like search that can be done. Citation sources and search tips are also shown on the site.

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Appitic

http://www.appitic.com/

Appitic is a website that provides over 1800+ apps for education from the Apple Distinguished Educators.  The apps are sorted into math, science, reference, and others. Different grade levels, from preschool to grade 12 are shown. Apps for SPED/Autism, MI, Bloom’s, and NETS are listed. Teachers resources include television/radio apps, translation apps, flash card apps, e-reader apps, music apps, and others. How to create an app is also included.

Khan Academy

http://www.khanacademy.org/

Khan Academy is a library of learning videos. It includes over 3,000 videos covering such topics as “K-12 math, science topics such as biology, chemistry, and physics, and even reaches into the humanities with playlists on finance and history” from the site. Each video allows you to work at your own pace. Practice exercises and assessments are included. Videos are around 10 minutes each and are geared towards watching on the computer.

Science Videos Search Engine

http://sciencehack.com/

Science Hack is a search engine for science videos, which can be very helpful for students working on science projects.  Fields covered include: Chemistry, Physics, Space, Psychology, Computer Science, Robotics, Biology, Mathematics, Nature and more.  The site states that each video is screened by a scientist to verify accuracy and quality.